The top earning woman in the music business has been cashing in on a massive world tour, a steady stream of hit singles, and a string of contracts with a number of big companies. Katy Perry, in large part due to her World Tour, the artist made more than $ 135 million in 2015. “I am proud of my position as a boss, as a person who runs my own company,” Perry told Forbes, where She added: “I am a businesswoman and she does not want to move me away from that role.”
Second, Taylor Swift has also had a great season, earning close to $ 80 million. With over 3.6 million copies sold his latest single, “Wildest Dreams,” has risen to the top of the charts, fueled by a music video featuring Scott Eastwood. But it was the start of his epic “1989 World Tour” that put Swift at the top.
Christine McVie shared the third spot on this list alongside Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac, who brought in revenues totaling $ 59.5 million. For their part, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé also managed to enter the first five places with earnings of 59 and 54.5 million dollars, respectively.
Gaga had 66 shows and worked on campaigns for Versace and MAC, while Beyoncé hosted a successful tour with her husband Jay Z, which grossed more than $ 100 million.
The rest of the list includes Britney Spears ($ 31 million), Jennifer Lopez ($ 28.5 million), Miranda Lambert ($ 28.5 million), Mariah Carey ($ 27 million) and Rihanna ($ 26 million). .