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The last tour of Katy Perry had to be postponed.
USA TODAY

Katy Perry is the best paid woman in music, Forbes announced this week, thanks to the $ 83 million before taxes it earned in 2018.

Perry's payday is courtesy of the recent tour, titled Witness: The Tour, with Forbes reporting he raised more than $ 1 million per night, as well as his evaluation period on "American Idol."

Swift took second place with $ 80 million, and the Forbes list acknowledged that he could have placed first if many of the dates of his Reputation stadium tour were not out of the time window from June 2017 to June. of 2018.

Beyonce ranks third on the list with $ 60 million, thanks to her quiet year after the birth of her twins, Rumi and Sir, in June 2017. Like Swift, many of the dates of the Beyonce tour in On The Run II were out of the scoring period of the list, impacting their position.

Rounding out the top five places is Pink in fourth place with $ 52 million and Lady Gaga in fifth place with $ 50 million.

See the full list below,

1. Katy Perry ($ 83 million)

2. Taylor Swift ($ 80 million)

3. Beyoncé ($ 60 million)

4. Rosa ($ 52 million)

5. Lady Gaga ($ 50 million)

6. Jennifer Lopez ($ 47 million)

7. Rihanna ($ 37.5 million)

8. Helene Fischer ($ 32 million)

9. Celine Dion ($ 31 million)

10. Britney Spears ($ 30 million)

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