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Forbes names Beyonce as 2017 highest-paid woman in music

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American R&B singer, Beyonce’s has made her the highest-paid woman in music in 2017, according the annual Forbes list released on Monday.

The self acclaimed Queen Bee’s hit album ‘Lemonade’ and world tour has been attributed to have won her that position in Forbes list.

Beyonce earned roughly $105 million from record sales and from her concert tour tagged ‘Formation’.

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The international singer has a fashion line called Ivy Park, along with other businesses.

Following closely in second place is Adele, with an estimated $69 million largely made from her “25”album, though the British singer had no major endorsements for other products.

Taylor Swift took the no. 3 spot as she made a whopping $44 million this time even though she recently finished her “1989” world tour.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am