Forbes: Madonna is the 3rd World’s Highest-Paid Woman In Music 2016

According to Forbes, Madonna is at #3 of the World’s Highest-Paid Women In Music 2016 with $76.5 million, much of it comes from her Rebel Heart Tour, which grossed $170 million bringing her career total on the road to $1.4 billion! In addition she makes millions on perfume and clothing.

There are plenty of artists who earned double-digit millions, but not quite enough to land on the list. Among them: Carrie Underwood, Nicki Minaj, Mariah Carey, Dolly Parton, Miranda Lambert, Selena Gomez, G.E.M. and Halsey. Many of them, including the latter, are working on new projects that could catapult them onto next year’s list.

Here’s the complete Top 10:

1. Taylor Swift $170 million
2. Adele $80.5 million
3. Madonna $76.5 million 
4. Rihanna $75 million
5. Beyonce $54 million
6. Katy Perry $41 million
7. Jennifer Lopez $39.5 million
8. Britney Spears $30.5 million
9 Shania Twain $27.5 million
10. Celine Dion $27 million