Taylor Swift Is Highest-Paid Female Artist, According To Forbes!

It’s no surprise that Taylor Swift is this year’s highest-paid female artist, according to Forbes!


The 1989 singer, who has built her music empire through sold-out tours (the 1989 tour drew in over $200 million!), high-profile endorsements, top-charting albums and a massive social media presence, has apparently raked in $170 million (approximately 8.2 billion php) the past year, taking over pop star (and rival) Katy Perry in the ranking!

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Behind Taylor Swift is Adele, who made a memorable comeback last year, earning $80.5 million. Ever the reinvention queen, Madonna shows that her music is timeless with the massively successful Rebel Heart tour, trails behind with $76.5 million. Rihanna slides in fourth place with $75 million, while Beyoncé rounds up the top 5 with $54 million.

Other stars who made it to the top 10 list include:

10. Celine Dion, $27 million
9. Shania Twain, $27.5 million
8. Britney Spears, $30.5 million
7. Jennifer Lopez, $39.5 million
6. Katy Perry, $41 million

Thoughts on this? Who is your favorite pop star?