Katy Perry named Forbe’s highest-paid woman in music for 2015

Singer, Katy Perry is the highest-earning non-boxer on Forbes 2015 Celebrity top 100 list.

Perry grossed more than $2 million per city over the course of 126 shows 75 of them overseas while pulling in an astounding $20 per head in merchandise sales.

She also earned through deals with Coty, Claire’s and Covergirl, and from a new Perry-themed mobile game due out soon which combined to earn her $135 million this year.

    “I am proud of my position as a boss, as a person that runs my own company,” Perry told Forbes. “I’m an entrepreneur… I don’t want to shy away from it. I actually want to kind of grab it by its balls.”

Taylor Swift earned the No. 2 spot on the list, nabbing $80 million. Her album “1989” sold more than 3.6 million copies and was the top release of 2014.
Top 10 female earners:

    1. Katy Perry – $135 million
    2. Taylor Swift – $80 million
    3. Fleetwood Mac – $59.5 million
    4. Lady Gaga – $59 million
    5. Beyoncé – $54.5 million
    6. Britney Spears – $31 million
    7. Jennifer Lopez – $28.5 million
    8. Miranda Lambert – $28.5 million
    9. Mariah Carey – $27 million
    10. Rihanna – $26 million

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