Katy Perry Is 2015's Highest-Paid Woman in Music
Katy Perry's roar just keeps getting louder! Forbes has named her the world's highest-paid women in music 2015.
According to the magazine, the "Firework" singer raked in a total of $135 million this year, which means she nabbed the top spot by a landslide. Behind her, Swift claimed the No. 2 spot with a cool $80 million.
Perry owes most of her financial success to her Prismatic World Tour, which grossed more than $2 million per city over the course of 126 shows during Forbes's scoring period. Lucrative deals with Coty, Claire's, and Covergirl also substantially drove up her income.
"I am proud of my position as a boss, as a person that runs my own company," Perry told Forbes for their Celebrity 100 story this past summer. "I'm an entrepreneur. ... I don't want to shy away from it. I actually want to kind of grab it by its balls."