Beyoncé is the highest paid woman in the music industry this year, raking in an astonishing £71.8m. The international super star has earned double the money she did last year having performed to millions on her sold-out world tour ‘Mrs Carter.’
The 33 year old also fared well from her ‘On the Run Tour’ with husband Jay Z, which saw the power couple generate over $95 million through ticket sales .
According to Forbes the ‘Drunk in Love’ singer’s estimated income was based on her record sales, concert tickets and merchandise.
For the full list of the music industry’s leading ladies, see below:
2. Taylor Swift
5. Katy Perry
6. Jennifer Lopez
7. Miley Cyrus
7. Celine Dion
9. Lady Gaga
10. Britney Spears.