Forbes.com reported yesterday that Lady Gaga has topped their “Top Earning Women in Music” list. Gaga reached this coveted spot thanks in large part to her Monsters Ball Tour pulling in a nightly gross of $1.3 million in 2011. As a result she ended up pulling the hefty total of $90 million to cap off the year. This was more than double the gross of any other female pop star this past year.
Taylor Swift scored the runner up position with a still very impressive $45 million dollars earned this year. Bitting at Taylor’s heals was Katy Perry with $44 MILLION. Rounding out the Top 5 were Beyonce Knowles with $35 million, and Rihanna. with $29 million. To see the article’s full list, Click here.