Top 10 Earning Female Musicians for 2016 As Taylor Swift Overtakes Adele

According to Forbes’ Highest-Paid Women in Music list for 2016, 26-year-old US Pop star Taylor Swift is the richest female musician. Swift amassed earnings of 170 million US dollars (£137.8m) over the past year. Her earnings are mainly due to her 1989 World Tour raking in a quarter of a billion dollars. She also has lucrative endorsement deals with brands such as Diet Coke, Apple and more.

Full List Of Top Earning Female Musicians for 2016

1) Taylor Swift – $170m (£137.8m)

2) Adele – $80.5m (£65.2m)

3) Madonna – $76.5m (£62m)

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4) Rihanna – $75m (£60.8m)

5) Beyonce – $54m (£43.8m)

6) Katy Perry – $41m (£33.2m)

7) Jennifer Lopez – $39.5m (£32m)

8) Britney Spears – $30.5m (£24.7m)

9) Shania Twain – $27.5m (£22.3m)

10) Celine Dion – $27m (£21.9m)

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