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Beyonce, Mariah Carey & Rihanna Among World’s Highest-Paid Women In Music 2015


Columbia RecordsSeveral R&B powerhouses appear on Forbes‘ annual list of the World’s Highest-Paid Women In Music 2015.

Beyoncé raked in $54.5 million to place fifth, thanks to her On the Run tour with husband Jay Z, which grossed over $100 million, as well as endorsement deals with Pepsi and L’Oréal, and revenue from her own Heat fragrance.

Elsewhere, Jennifer Lopez comes in at number seven, $28.5 million while Mariah Carey places ninth, with $27 million, mainly due to the success of her Las Vegas residency. Closing out the top 10 is Rihanna, who earned $26 million even without releasing her long-awaited  album, ANTI.

Katy Perry tops the list after earning 135 million dollars this year.

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