The 32-year-old singer played 95 shows this year, bringing in an average $US2.4 million per stop, according to Pollstar. Additionally, Beyoncé’s single “Drunk in Love,” off of her surprise iTunes “Visual Album,” went platinum after selling more than 1 million copies.
Forbes reports Beyoncé “earns millions endorsing companies like H&M and Pepsi” and “has a line of fragrances … then there’s her clothing company House of Dereon, which features jeans, shoes and accessories. All together we estimate that Beyoncé earned $US115 million between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014.”
Here’s who else made Forbes’ Top 10:
2. LeBron James
3. Dr. Dre
6. Jay Z
9. Katy Perry
Forbes calculates its rankings based on a mixture of estimated earnings, Internet presence, marketability, and press mentions.
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