Cha-Ching: Forbes Names Beyonce Music's Highest-Earning Woman - NBC4 Washington

Cha-Ching: Forbes Names Beyonce Music's Highest-Earning Woman

Forbes has crowned Beyonce as the highest paid woman in music

    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    13121035
    2
    Germany
    137525
    3
    Canada
    97824
    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Mother of Five Scared Straight After Heart Attack in her 40s
    Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TIDAL, File
    Beyonce's earnings were boosted by her "Formation" world tour last year, which Forbes says grossed $250 million.

    Forbes has crowned Beyonce as the highest paid woman in music.

    Forbes magazine says the singer earned $105 million over a yearlong period stretching from June 2016 to June of this year. Beyonce's earnings were boosted by her "Formation" world tour last year, which Forbes says grossed $250 million.

    Runner-up Adele also enjoyed a successful year on the road. Her tour helped contribute to $69 million in earnings.

    Taylor Swift, Celine Dion and Jennifer Lopez complete the top five highest female earners in the business.

    Take a Peek Inside Tara's and Johnny's Olympic Hotel Wardrobes

    [NATL] Take a Peek Inside Tara's and Johnny's Olympic Hotel Wardrobes

    Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are known for their style. But being on the road nearly a month for the Olympics means they need to bring a lot of clothing and accessories. We had the chance to take a look around the NBC Olympic analysts' hotel rooms to see just how much they brought with them.

    (Published Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018)

    Dolly Parton is a surprising sixth. Forbes says the 71-year-old brought in $37 million with the help of 63 shows during the yearlong period.