Every year, Forbes creates a list of the highest paid personalities in different fields, from cinema to politics, based on a set of data which, in the case of the music world is collected by the Recording Industry Association of America, Pollstar, Nielsen SoundScan, but also on based on several interviews with agents, attorneys, managers and other musician colleagues.

Result? Beyoncé is, at this time, the highest-paid woman in the music world.

The magazine has estimated that Queen B.’s gross income for the 12 months from June 2016 to 2017 exceeds $ 105 million, earned primarily thanks to the amazing success of her 'Lemonade', 'Formation tour' and her line of sportswear 'Ivy Park'.

It's a wonderful year for Bey, featuring excellent results in the field of work and great satisfaction in private life with the birth of twins Rumi and Sir.

The second place in the Forbes ranking, with $ 69 Million, Adele, who in the period under review published '25' and embarked on a world tour since 2011.

Behind the British singer is the blonde Taylor Swift last year was the highest-paid and has now slipped to number three on the list.

The other ten highest paid women there are also Celine Dion, in 2017 became fashion icons and Jennifer Lopez, new girlfriend of former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and always committed to combining a singing career with that of an actress.


1. Beyoncé – $105 Million
2. Adele – $69 Million
3. Taylor Swift – $44 Million
4. Celine Dion – $42 Million
5. Jennifer Lopez- $38 Million
6. Dolly Parton – $37 Million
7. Rihanna $36 Million
8. Britney Spears $34 Million
9. Katy Perry $33 Million
10. Barbra Streisand $30 Million