On Wednesday, it was announced by Forbes that Taylor swift was No. 1 on their ‘Highest-Paid Women in Music’ list. Taylor has earned a whooping $170 million within the past 12 months, which put her at the No. 1 spot.
Taylor has taking the mantle from Katy Perry who was in the No.1 spot last year. According to reports most of her earnings came from her 1989 tour, in which she bagged over $200 million during its North American leg. Also,T Swift’s endorsement from like Apple(Remember her hilarious Taylor vs Treadmill ad), CoverGirl, and Diet Coke helped increase her income.
Swift, is also the youngest artist in the list’s top 10. T Swift is young and getting ( YAGI), but hope she doesn’t name her next album YAGI, before Nigerians go crazy again and say she is stealing Lil Kesh’s name. (we don’t want a repeat of the Weeknd vs Wizkid drama.)
Check out the list of the top 10 Highest Paid Women below ,to see which of your favorite stars made the list.
- Taylor Swift- $170 million
- Adele- $80 million
- Madonna- $76.5 million
- Rihanna- $75 million
- Beyoncé – $54 million
- Katy Perry- $41 million
- Jennifer Lopez-$39.5 million
- Britney Spears – $30.5 million
- Shania Twain – $27.5 million
- Celine Dion -$27 million.
Written by Bashir Umar