The highest paid woman in music
American Forbes November 5 presented an annual ranking of the highest paid women in the music industry. The list was headed by singer Katy Perry, ahead of main rival - Taylor Swift. In third place was surprisingly legendary group Fleetwood Mac. Read more about the leaders and other ranking member, visit our gallery. To assess the Forbes took into account the income of both the star concerts and album sales, as well as from related business enterprises and sponsorship deals.
1. Katy Perry
Revenue: $ 135 million
Win the first line of the rating and the first to the obvious favorite of the season - Taylor Swift - Katy Perry was possible thanks sverhuspeshnyh round Prismatic World Tour. In the reporting period, the singer has given 126 concerts, including 75 - outside the United States. According to Forbes, the average revenue of a single show in the tour - more than $ 2 million as income sources and performer Roar Last Friday Night -. This contract with cosmetics brand Coty, and Covergirl, and Claire's accessories manufacturer.
2. Taylor Swift
Revenue: $ 80 million
Taylor Swift over the past few years shy of the country singer has grown rapidly in the major pop icon of America. Her latest album 1989 in 2014, became a bestseller, which sold 3, 6 million copies. And Wildest Dreams single conquered the charts all over the world. Reinforced the success and self-titled album tour: proceeds from the concert reached a fantastic level of $ 4 million.
3. Fleetwood Mac
Revenue: $ 59, 9 million
Group Fleetwood Mac got into the list thanks to his two female vocalists - Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie. In the reporting period, they gave 86 concerts at the average price of the ticket for the show in the $ 300. This is despite the fact that Fleetwood Mac was founded in the late 1960s and since then has repeatedly changed the composition and style of music. Both groups were present soloist in collective not in its first incarnation personnel and content.
4. Lady Gaga
Revenue: $ 59 million
Although the peak of the popularity of Lady Gaga was at the end of the 2000s, it remains one of the brightest stars in the world. In 2014, the singer gave 66 concerts, has released her own line of perfume Fame and acquired favorable contracts with Versace and Mac.
Revenue: $ 54, 5 million
In 2014, Beyonce Knowles and her husband, rapper and producer Jay-Z, gave 19 concerts in the tour On The Run. The show brought the couple about $ 100 million. Also, Beyonce has endorsement deals with Pepsi and L'Oréal and several of their own business projects, including the production of clothes and perfumes.
6. Britney Spears
Revenue: $ 31 million
Through continuous show in Las Vegas, the main star of the 2000s, still makes millions. Britney released with Iggy Azalea Pretty Girls single has also proved successful. The singer and has its own line of underwear The Intimate Britney Spears.
7. Jennifer Lopez
Revenue: $ 28, 5 million
Concert activity for Jennifer Lopez has long been the main source of income. In the reporting period, it has given a total of six shows. Millions of dollars was brought to her work in the program American Idol judges, and roles in the films "fans" and "Shades of blue". Soon, in Las Vegas, Lopez launched his own show in the "Planet Hollywood".
8. Miranda Lambert
Revenue: $ 28, 5 million
2014 turned out to Lambert's success: she won Academy Awards Country Music in the categories of "Best Singer", "Best Album" and "Best Song". Also, the singer has his own line of clothing and accessories for pets. Help it prosper and advertising contacts. The singer even engaged in venture investments.
9. Mariah Carey
Revenue: $ 27 million
"Golden Voice of America" in 2015 entered into a pool of stars awarded their own super-profitable show in Las Vegas on a regular basis. Singer gives the show in May 2015. In addition, during the reporting period, she successfully re-released the album # 1, so that the appearance of Mariah Carey in this rating may not be limited to one time.
Revenue: $ 26 million
The singer has released seven albums, but the last one was released in 2012. And during the period that takes into account the Forbes, Rihanna gave nine concerts, which, of course, affected the revenue. But all things must change soon: the eighth album of the singer under the name Anti and tour planned for the coming months, be sure to be corrected its position in the ranking.