Beyonce Earned Almost Double Any Other Female Singers In The Past Year

November 5, 2014 2:47 PM

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Beyoncé topped Forbes' list of 2014's highest-paid female musicians, earning nearly double what runner-up Taylor Swift did ($64 million). Beyoncé also doubled her own earnings from 2013, reportedly climbing from $53 million to $115 million. As outrageous as those figures may be, it still falls short of Madonna's $125 million earnings from 2013. (Conversely, the $58 million that put Britney Spears atop 2012's list seems like relative chump change.)

Beyoncé's grand fortune comes largely from The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, the surprise album she released in December and endorsement deals with brands like Pepsi and H&M, Forbes reports. (Calculations were tracked from June 2013 to June 2014.)

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