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Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga Among the Best Paid Acts of 2010

Madonna, Miley Cyrus, and Taylor Swift also ranked on Forbes’ highest-earners list

December 29, 2010 5:40 PM ET
Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga Among the Best Paid Acts of 2010
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The list of 2010’s highest-grossing tours may have been dominated by male artists, but all of the musicians on Forbes’ list of the highest earners in show business for the year are female pop icons.

Of the six musicians on the list, Beyoncé is ranked highest, pulling in a staggering $87 million in 2010, placing her ninth on a list topped by the likes of Oprah Winfrey, James Cameron and Tyler Perry.

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Britney Spears is 13th on the list with $64 million, followed closely by Lady Gaga, who earned $62 million. Madonna, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift also placed in the top 20, raking in $58, $48 and $45 million respectively.

Musicians Top Forbes' Earners List [Grammy.com]

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