Superstar singing sensation, Mrs Beyonce Knowels-Carter saw one of her best years in recent history, financially at least, in 2013 when she pulled in a total of $53 million. Now in 2014 she’s proven herself unstoppable, earning more than double what she made last year – a cool $115 million and cementing her spot as the top earning woman in music. According to the report, the songstress played a total of 95 concerts during her sold out Mrs. Carter Show World Tour. Forbes estimated that Beyoncé pulled in approximately $2.4 million for each city included in the tour. Here is a list of the remaining members of the 2014 Top Ten female musician ballers club, along with the precise amount earned by each.
  1. Beyoncé – $115 Million
  2. Taylor Swift – $64 Million
  3. Pink – $52 Million
  4. Rihanna – $48 Million
  5. Katy Perry – $40 Million
  6. Jennifer Lopez – $37 Million
  7. Miley Cyrus – $36 Million
  8. Celine Dion – $36 Million
  9. Lady Gaga – $33 Million
  10. Britney Spears – $20 Million
Forbes says that its figures for this annual list are calculated by looking at income from musician’s tours, record sales, publishing and merchandising sales, endorsements and other ventures. Earnings are calculated from June 2013 to June 2014 and are based on data from Pollster, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Nielson SoundScan, and from interviews with mangers, lawyers and executives.

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