Katy Perry Tops a List of the Highest-Paid Women in Music

November 20, 2018

Forbes.com has released their annual list of 'The Highest Paid Women in Music,' and this year, Katy Perry is #1, after raking in $83 million over the past year or so. 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  (Who?!?  She's a big deal in Germany.)

9. Celine Dion, $31 million

10. Britney Spears, $30 million

Others who didn't make the cut, but still made eight figures include: Janet Jackson, Halsey, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Mariah Carey, and Madonna.