Madonna

Forbes magazine recently released their list of top paid female musicians and Madonna came out as the top earning woman in music. In fact, she was actually the top earning musician or celebrity of any stripe, regardless of gender. According to Forbes magazine she raises her income through merchandise sales of her “Truth or Dare” fragrance and her “Material Girl” clothing line, but the majority of her millions came from her MDNA Tour, which grossed $305 million. Check out who else made the list.

FORBES TOP-EARNING WOMEN IN MUSIC 2013:
1. Madonna ($125 million)
2. Lady Gaga ($80 million)
3. Taylor Swift ($55 million)
4. Beyoncé ($53 million)
5. Jennifer Lopez ($45 million)
6. Rihanna ($43 million)
7. Katy Perry ($39 million)
8. Pink ($32 million)
9. Carrie Underwood ($31 million)

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