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MADONNA, LADY GAGA, TAYLOR SWIFT ARE 2013'S HIGHEST-PAID WOMEN IN MUSIC

Madonna has been named the highest-paid woman in music in 2013 by Forbes.

She was estimated to have earned $125 million during the past year, making her not only the highest-paid woman in music, but the highest-paid musician overall.

A majority of her cash come from the success of her "MDNA World Tour," which grossed $305 million.

Lady Gaga was second on the list with $80 million, after her "Born This Way Ball" world tour made $168 million.

Taylor Swift came in at is at three with $55 million after selling 1.2 million copies of her "Red" album in the US alone. Beyoncé was fourth with $53 million.

Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj were both tenth on the list with $29 million.

Here is Forbes' Top 10 Highest-Paid Women in Music:

1. Madonna ($125)

2. Lady Gaga ($80m)

3. Taylor Swift ($55m)

4. Beyoncé ($53m)

5. Jennifer Lopez ($45m)

6. Rihanna ($43m)

7. Katy Perry ($39m)

8. Pink ($32m)

9. Carrie Underwood ($31m)

10. Mariah Carey ($29m)

10. Nicki Minaj ($29m)

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