Beyonce tops Forbes' 2017 highest paid musician list, Adele on second

Pop sensation Beyonce has added another feather in her cap! The 36-year-old American singer has been crowned by Forbes as the 2017's highest paid women in music. According to an annual Forbes list, R and B sensation has earned USD 105 million over a year long period stretching from June 2016 to June of this year. Her earnings were boosted by her 'Formation' world tour last year, which according to Forbes grossed USD 250 million. Adele, whose '25' album broke first-week U.S. sales records in 2015, occupied the second position with an estimated USD 69 million. Taylor Swift, who topped the last year's list with USD 170 million in estimated earnings, secured third position with USD 44 million this time, despite having finished her 1989 world tour. Canadian singer Celine Dion with USD 42 million, and Jennifer Lopez with USD 38 million stand at fourth and fifth, respectively.