Taylor Swift, is the most paid women in the music industry in 2016 with earning of $170 million.
Last year, the Swift came in second to Katy Perry with an approximate of $80 million.
Swift was been praised with the first ever “Taylor Swift Award” at the BMI pop awards in May. Taylor stated that, “she would feel insulted if the award had been gone to someone else”.
On Forbes list, Adele was ranked second with $80.5 million, that is her highest total yet. Her”25″ swiftly became best seller in 2015.
In 2013, Madonna was named the highest paid women in music, this year she is ranked number 3. Her latest, “Rebel Heart” tour earned $170 million.
Over the 12 months, Madonna made a total of $76.5 million. Rihanna, who earned $75 million was praised with life time achievement award at the MTV Video Music Awards on August 28.
Beyonce, was positioned fifth at $54 million.