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When it comes to top-earning women in the music world, Katy Perry reigns supreme!

On Monday, Forbes revealed their Highest-Paid Women in Music list for 2018 and the “Hot N Cold” singer once again took the top spot by earning $83 million between June of 2017 and June of 2018.

Most of her cash flow comes from her Witness tour which included 80 dates in that time period, earning over a million each time.

This is the first time she’s claimed the top spot since 2015, when she embarked upon the Prismatic tour and raked in $135 million that year.

Coming in second place for 2018 is Perry’s sometimes friend, sometimes frenemy, Taylor Swift, who earned $80 million over the same period with her Reputation album and its subsequent tour.

Placing third is none other than Beyonce, who made $60 million. If you’re wondering why neither she nor Swift came out on top —  seeing how all three were on tour this year — it’s because most of Beyonce and Swift’s tour dates fell after June, meaning both will be vying for No. 1 next time.

Pink came in fourth place with $52 million and newly proclaimed movie star Lady Gaga, thanks to A Star Is Born, filled out the top five with $50 million. 

Check out the full list below:

1. Katy Perry ($83 million)

2. Taylor Swift ($80 million)

3. Beyoncé ($60 million)

4. Pink ($52 million)

5. Lady Gaga ($50 million)

6. Jennifer Lopez ($47 million)

7. Rihanna ($37.5 million)

8. Helene Fischer ($32 million)

9. Celine Dion ($31 million)

10. Britney Spears ($30 million)

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