As it is in their custom, Forbes has just released its annual list naming Beyonce the highest paid woman in Music for 2017.
It was further revealed that the hit album “Lemonade” and her world tour made her the highest-paid woman in music.
On the list, Beyonce was tops followed by Britain’s Adele and pop star Taylor Swift.
Apart from music Beyonce also has an IVY park fashion line and other business interests. however, Forbes clearly stated that she earned 105 million dollars from the hit album as well as the world concert tour.
“Adele, whose “25” album broke first-week U.S. sales records in 2015 and who completed her first major tour since 2011, made second place with an estimated 69 million dollars, despite having no major endorsements for other products”.
“Swift, who topped the last year’s list with 170 million dollars in estimated earnings, raked in 44 million dollars this time despite having finished her “1989” world tour.”
Celine Dion took the No.4 spot, earning some 42 million dollars after taking a break from her Las Vegas residency following the death of her husband Rene Angelil in January 2016.
“Forbes compiled the list after estimating pre-tax income for the 12 months from June 2016 to 2017, based on interviews with managers, agents, lawyers and some of the stars.”