Beyoncé And Rihanna Bring In The Bucks On Forbes List Of Highest Paid Women In Music

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Forbes List Of Highest Paid Women In Music For 2016

In 2016, the ladies who run the music industry were gettin’ paid! Record sales, tours, multi-million dollar endorsements and more have some of the world’s biggest songstresses walkin’ around with fat pocketbooks. Green, bills, dividends is what we talkin’ ’bout.

Forbes has released their list of the highest paid queens of C.R.E.A.M. for 2016 and while the ladies on the list should come as no surprise, how much they made and margin of difference between each might.

Flip the page to see where your fav ranks at at the bank.

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Celine Dion signs autographs for fans as she leaves Hotel George V

10. Celine Dion $27 million

Drake Shania Twain

9. Shania Twain $27.5 million

Kauai, HI Britney Spears vacation Hawaii scrappy white bikini, hot pink shorts cowboy hat toned body beach kids played sand FameFlynet/AKM-GSI

8. Britney Spears $30.5 million

InStyle/Warner Bros Golden Globes after party

7. Jennifer Lopez $39.5 million

Jeremy Scott and Katy Perry Hand Print Ceremony

6. Katy Perry $41 million

SplashNews Beyonce pink butterfly sweater pink pleated skirt red velvet scrappy sandals pink studded leather jacket gucci hat and clutch outside mom Tina Lawson's apartment

5. Beyoncé $54 million

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    Rihanna Shows Off Major Side Boob While Wearing "F***IN AWESOME" Hoodie

    4. Rihanna $75 million

    Damn! Rih-Rih bust Bey a$$ like THAT??? $21 milli is a bigger gap than we would have expected.


    3. Madonna $76.5 million

    Brits 2016

    2. Adele $80.5 million

    Any idea who ranked #1? The money gap between her and Adele is WIDE. Flip it over to see who was crowned queen in 2016.


    1. Taylor Swift $170 million

    Hate her, REALLY hate her, or love her, “T-Swizzle” (God, she’s corny) clocked MAJOR dollars this year with her record-breaking 1989 Tour which brought in $200 million worldwide.

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