The most highly paid singer - 2014
American Forbes November 4 introduced a list of the most highly paid female musicians in the period from June 2013 till June 2014. The list was headed by singer Beyonce Knowles. It earned $ 115 million The top three also includes the young country-pop star Taylor Swift. (Revenue - $ 64 million) and an eccentric of Pink ($ 52 million).
Aggregate singers income includes proceeds from the concert tours, record sales, advertising contracts and his own business. Edition of Forbes uses data Pollstar, RIAA, Nielsen SoundScan and calculations industry insiders - agents, managers, producers and lawyers. Read more about the highest paid female musicians read on.
Revenue: $ 115 million
American pop diva has issued the most commercially successful year of his career. The driver of the performer's livelihood has become a concert tour - average revenue of each performance wife of rapper-producer Jay-Z was $ 2, 4 million in December Beyonce also without any advertising campaign "fired" the new album, which quickly became a bestseller in the iTunes store..
Revenue: $ 64 million
Country-favorite American audiences are increasingly drifting towards the classic pop, and this has a beneficial effect on the income of the performer. Swift was saved for a record year for yourself the amount that has evolved not only from sales of recordings and live performances, but also from lucrative advertising contracts with Diet Coke, Keds and CoverGirl. But the album in 1989 promises to be a major commercial blockbuster of the year - only for the first week sales record gained over 1 million listeners.
Revenue: $ 52 million
Let the name of Pink and rarely gets into the headlines of tabloids, on the singer's income is not affected. On the contrary, the performer continues to grow - in the reporting period, she gave 85 live shows, revenue from each of which exceeded $ 1 million In addition, of Pink earns on sales of their albums and participation in advertising campaigns of famous brands, including CoverGirl..
Revenue: $ 48 million
26-year-old native of Barbados - one of the most popular pop stars of our time. Rihanna has not only regularly releases sverhuspeshnyh singles and combines creative efforts with other stars of the scale of Jay-Z and Eminem, but skillfully maintains popularity through the social network - its Twitter-account collected has 37 million subscribers, and the official singer page in Facebook "layknuli" 90 million users.
Revenue: $ 40 million
While Katy Perry in the reporting period has given a total of 20 concerts in the ranking remains high. Multimillion-dollar earnings of the singer in many fold due to large advertising contracts - c CoverGirl, Pop Chips and other companies. The performer also actively practicing performances at private parties, the fees for which is usually, seven figures.
Revenue: $ 37 million Losing popularity American Idol show again called Lopez on the jury, even though it has not brought the program of long-awaited success. And the singer released a new album A.K.A., which sang rapper Pitbull We Are One, FIFA official anthem of the World Cup in Brazil in 2014.
Revenue: $ 36 million
New singer takeoff contributed to a radical change of image: images of a modest graduate Disney factory and Hannah Montana in the past - now the name of Miley gets the headlines after provocative "tverka" at the MTV ceremony and shooting nude in the video Wrecking Ball. Scandals, however, only contributed to sales it has already become a platinum album Bangerz. And the young singer continues to receive a substantial fee on your tour of the plate support.
Revenue: $ 36 million
Celine Dion can not boast of such press attention as Miley Cyrus, but continues to perform successfully and earn. First of all, thanks to its permanent show in Las Vegas and touring in Europe. Canada also supports native Dion - and the attention and money.
Revenue: $ 33 million
"Queen of the Monsters" for the past three years, began to earn an order of magnitude lower than at the start of his solo career. The peak of its popularity and commercial success came in 2011 when she received $ 90 million One of the reasons for failure:. The third studio album by the most provocative artist of our time Artpop not live up to expectations of critics and fans. A thigh injury prevented Gaga complete world tour, and deprived her of her multimillion-dollar fees. Yet its potential is not yet realized the singer: she's only 28, she is still one of the most popular pop singers of our time, and she had plenty of time to return to the top ranks of our rating.
Revenue: $ 20 million
The latest album of singer Britney Jean, despite good reviews and a successful sale - the first album Britney, who does not went platinum in the US. But the financial success of Britney is not greatly affected. Main income Spears brings permanent show in Las Vegas. At the beginning of the season the singer paid $ 315,000 for the show, but it is rumored, and now the amount was increased to $ 500,000.