Beyonce named music's 'top-earning woman' of 2014


Beyonce has been named as the top-earning woman in music by Forbes Magazine beating the likes of Taylor Swift and Pink, it has been revealed.

The 33-year-old singer has raked-in $115 million in 2014, BBC has reported.

According to Forbes, the American singer had the biggest year of her career, where she played 95 shows and cashed-in in average $2.4 million per city.

Taylor Swift with $64 million and singer Pink with $52 million grabbed the second and third spot respectively whereas Rihanna grabbed the fourth spot with $48 million.

Other female celebs in the list were Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez, Miley Cyrus and Celine Dion.

Forbes Magazine calculated the earnings by looking at income from touring, record sales, publishing, merchandise sales, endorsements and other ventures between June 2013 and June 2014.