It didn’t come as much surprise to find Taylor Swift at the number 1 spot of the highest paid woman in music and so the others too.
Taylor swift is the highest paid woman in music 2016, earning more than twice the amount of Adele,w ho is the second highest paid woman on the forbes list.
The singer topped the Forbes magazine list by raking in an impressive $170 million .
According to Forbes, most of the 26-year-old singer’s earnings came from her 1989 world tour, which grossed a total of $250 million.$200 million came from her North American leg alone.
Forbes’ 10 Highest-Paid Women in Music of 2016:
1. Taylor Swift ($170 million)
2. Adele ($80.5 million)
3. Madonna ($76.5 million)
4. Rihanna ($75 million)
5. Beyoncé ($54 million)
6. Katy Perry ($41 million)
7. Jennifer Lopez ($39.5 million)
8. Britney Spears ($30.5 million)
9. Shania Twain ($27.5 million)
10. Celine Dion ($27 million)