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Posted: November 20, 2018

Katy Perry Tops Forbes Highest Paid Women In Music List

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07:  Katy Perry attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Katy Perry attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

By MJ (Dana Parisi)

  Forbes.com released their annual list of “The Highest Paid Women in Music” for 2018 & this year was an unexpected #1. Katy Perry tops the list making $83 mil over the past year.  Here's the Top 10, along with the money they made from things like: Album and merchandise sales, licensing, publishing royalties, endorsements, and touring.    1. Katy Perry, $83 million   2. Taylor Swift, $80 million   3. Beyoncé, $60 million  4. Pink, $52 million  5. Lady Gaga, $50 million  6. Jennifer Lopez, $47 million  7. Rihanna, $37.5 million  8. Helene Fischer, $32 million (She's a big deal in Germany.) 9. Celine Dion, $31 million   10. Britney Spears, $30 million     Others who didn't make the top 10, but still made eight figures include: Janet Jackson, Halsey, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Mariah Carey, and Madonna. —

 


 
 
 

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