KATY Perry has been revealed as the top-earning woman in the music industry for 2015.
According to Forbes, the U.S. popstar’s global Prismatic tour, which earned US$2 million per city over 126 show dates, alongside her hit singles and commercial partnerships with accessories chain Claire’s, fragrance company Coty and Covergirl cosmetics, combined to earn the musician US$135 million over the course of the year.
In second place is the country-turned-pop-princess Taylor Swift, who is on track to take home US$80 million, following the success of her star-studded 1989 tour.
Fleetwood Mac comes in at third place with US$59.5 million, while Lady Gaga claims the fourth spot with a paycheck of US$59 million.
Beyonce rounds out the top five with earnings of US$ 54.5million.