Forbes releases their 2019 list for ‘The World’s Highest-Paid Women in Music’ and occupying the top 3 spots: Taylor Swift, Beyoncé and Rihanna!



So how did Taylor become ‘The World’s Highest-Paid Woman in Music?’  According to Forbes, “Taylor pulled in $185 million pretax over the past year.  Much of it came from her Reputation Stadium Tour, which grossed a U.S.-record $266 million.  She also cashed in on a new-nine figure deal with Universal’s Republic Records, and her new album Lover, released last week, is poised to add addition dollars to her coffers after a prime-time performance to kick off the 2019 VMAs.”  And this isn’t the first time Taylor topped a Forbes list for 2019 – a few months back, Taylor topped the ‘Highest-Paid Celebrity List.’


Check out the complete, top-10 list below.


10. Shakira

Earnings: $35 million



9. Celine Dion

Earnings: $37.5 million



8. Lady Gaga

Earnings: $39.5 million

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7. Jennifer Lopez

Earnings: $43 million

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6. Ariana Grande

Earnings: $48 million



5. P!nk

Earnings: $57 million

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4. Katy Perry

Earnings: $57.5 million



3. Rihanna

Earnings: $62 million


2. Beyoncé

Earnings: $81 million


1. Taylor Swift

Earnings: $185 million



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