While Beyoncé‘s year gets better, her pockets only get fatter. Due to the record-breaking release of her surprise self-titled album, two blockbuster sold-out tours and a wide range of high-profile endorsements, Queen Bey reigns supreme as this year’s highest paid woman in music, according to Forbes.
Beating out the likes of Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Jennifer Lopez by a landslide, Bey earned a staggering $115 million this year, thanks largely in part to the platinum success of Beyoncé and the top-performing Mrs. Carter Show World Tour and the On the Run Tour.
During Forbes‘s scoring period, the “Flawless” entertainer played 95 shows, raking in an average of $2.4 mllion per city. In addition to her on-stage ventures, Bey dominated the business market as well, securing endorsement deals from the likes of HM and Pepsi.
Coming second to Beyoncé is Taylor Swift, who earned $64 million, and rounding out the top three is P!nk, who earned $52 million. Coming in later on the list are Rihanna (No. 4), J.Lo (No. 6) and Miley Cyrus (No. 7).
Though the year is coming to a close, Bey has no plans of slowing down. Beyoncé: The Platinum Edition will be released on Nov. 24 and will feature additional songs, remixes, performance videos and more treats for the BeyHive.
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