This Major Star Just Dethroned Taylor Swift As The Richest Woman In Music

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Looks like Taylor Swift's just gonna have to shake this one off. Forbes recently released this year's list of highest-paid women in the music industry—and the name that clinched the number-one spot? You guessed it: Beyoncé. (Are you even surprised?)

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The Lemonade superstar amassed an insane $105 million before taxes, with her Formation world tour taking home a quarter of a billion dollars. (Be still, our bank accounts.) But not all is lost for T-Swift: Following Adele's second place, the Reputation songstress raked in $44 million—a figure we can't imagine earning in our wildest dreams. Here, a definitive ranking of music's biggest boss ladies:

  1. Beyoncé
  2. Adele
  3. Taylor Swift
  4. Celine Dion
  5. Jennifer Lopez
  6. Dolly Parton
  7. Rihanna
  8. Britney Spears
  9. Katy Perry
  10. Barbra Streisand