Forbes has unveiled its list of the highest-paid women in music in 2017, and Beyoncé has handily taken the top spot. Queen Bey managed to pull in a massive haul of $105 million pretax, a sum aided in large part by her 'Formation' Tour, which earned a quarter of a billion dollars worldwide.

Coming in second place was Adele with $69 million, a total boosted by her own respective tour, her first in years. Taylor Swift came in third with $44 million, though the scoring period put in place by Forbes has made the mammoth-sales of her new album Reputation ineligible for consideration until next year's tally.

See the full list of artists below:

1. Beyoncé - $105 million 2. Adele - $69 million 3. Taylor Swift - $44 million 4. Celine Dion - $42 million 5. Jennifer Lopez - $38 million 6. Dolly Parton - $37 million 7. Rihanna - $36 million 8. Britney Spears - $34 million 9. Katy Perry - $33 million 10. Barbra Streisand - $30 million

In other music news, CyHi the Prynce has stated in an interview that Kanye West overpays people. See his comments here.

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