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Taylor Swift, Beyoncé & Rihanna Top Forbes’ 2019 List of Highest Paid Female Musicians in the World

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 26: Taylor Swift attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for MTV)

The list of the highest-paid actors and actresses was previously released by Forbes, and now they’re here with the list of highest-paid female musicians 2019.

Dominating the top spot on the list is Taylor Swift, with a total earning of $185 million in the past year. This is as a result of her Reputation Stadium Tour, her nine-figure Universal Republic Records deal, and her new album Lover.

LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 14: Beyonce Knowles-Carter attends the European Premiere of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Odeon Luxe Leicester Square on July 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)

Sitting on the second position is Beyoncé, who made a whopping $81 million with her Homecoming Netflix special and album, together with her “On The Run II” tour.

Rihanna rounds off the top three position with $63 million despite not releasing an album in three years.

PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 22: Rihanna hosts Fenty Launch on May 22, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien Hekimian/Getty Images for Fenty)

See the complete list below:

1. Taylor Swift – $185 million
2. Beyoncé – $81 million
3. Rihanna – $62 million
4. Katy Perry – $57.5 million
5. Pink – $57 million
6. Ariana Grande – $48 million
7. Jennifer Lopez – $43 million
8. Lady Gaga – $39.5 million
9. Celine Dion – $37.5 million
10. Shakira – $35 million

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