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Beyonce Highest Paid Woman in Music

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Bey on top again! As reported by Forbes, Beyonce is the highest paid woman in music this year, taking in $105 million before tax. She was followed by Adele with $69 million and Taylor Swift with $44 million.

Beyonce released Lemonade last year which became her sixth solo No. 1 album.  Her highly successful Formation Tour took in an estimated $250 million!

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The list is made up of pre-tax earnings from June 1st, 2016 to June 1st of 2017.

Who else made the list? Rihanna is the only other black woman on the list at #7, taking in $36 million this year.

 

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