Swift pulled in $170 million during the magazine's scoring period of June 2015 to June 2016. Forbesrecognized the singer's unsurpassed earning power earlier this year, announcing in July that Swift was their highest-earning celebrity of any stripe.
And now, we know Swift's closest competition in the music realm. Not even the four members of
Last year, the highest-paid musician title went to Swift's archrival
Coming in fourth on the 2016 musicians list was Madonna ($76.5 million), earning revenue from her
Where's Beyoncé, you ask? While her Formation World Tour grossed nearly $5 million per city, most of its dates fell outside of Forbes' scoring period. Nevertheless, she still landed at No. 17 with $54 million. Expect to see her towards the top of Forbes' 2017 list.
Deeper on the list were rock names
In the realms of pop and hip hop, top earners included Diddy (No. 10, $62 million),