Beyoncé Surpasses Taylor Swift as the Highest-Paid Woman in Music

The singer earned $105 million between 2016 and 2017. Adele, Rihanna and Celine Dion also made the Forbes list.

Bypassing Taylor Swift and Adele, Beyoncé is the highest-paid woman in music, according to Forbes. Queen B earned $105 million, ahead of Adele ($69 million) and Taylor Swift ($44 million), who ranked first on last year's list.

The high value is explained by the huge success of the singer's latest album,Lemonade, as well as her Formation World Tour and her Ivy Park athletic-wear line.

See Forbes's top ten list below:

1. Beyoncé: $105 million

2. Adele: $69 million

3. Taylor Swift: $44 million

4. Celine Dion: $42 million

5. Jennifer Lopez: $38 million

6. Dolly Parton: $37 million

7. Rihanna: $36 million

8. Britney Spears: $34 million

9. Katy Perry: $33 million

10. Barbra Streisand: $30 million



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