Katy Perry Tops Forbes 2015 “Top-Earning Women In Music”
Move over Taylor Swift and Beyonce, there's a new queen: Katy Perry.
The pop star topped her rivals to land the No. 1 spot on Forbes' 2015 list of "Top-Earning Women in Music."
Perry is estimated to have earned $135 million over the past year, thanks largely to her Prismatic World Tour, which is now just winding down. She grossed more than $2 million per city over the course of 126 shows in our scoring period.
Also adding to her wallet was deals with Coty, Claire's and Covergirl.
Swift lands at the No. 2 spot, with estimated earnings of $80 million; Fleetwood Mac comes in third with $59.5 million; Lady Gaga is fourth with $59 million; and Beyonce closes out the top 5 with $54.5 million.
Check out the breakdown below and read more at Forbes.com.
1. Katy Perry - $135 million.
2. Taylor Swift - $80 million.
3. Fleetwood Mac - $59.5 million.
4. Lady Gaga - $59 million.
5. Beyonce - $54.5 million.
6. Britney Spears - $31 million.
7. Jennifer Lopez - $28.5 million.
8. Miranda Lambert - $28.5 million.
9. Mariah Carey - $27 million.
10. Rihanna - $26 million.