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Besides grossing $2 million per city on each of her 126 tour stops, Perry’s other ballsy business moves included deals with Coty, Claire’s and CoverGirl.
The “Roar” singer isn’t the only woman bossing up on the esteemed list. Taylor Swift landed the No. 2 spot on the list, earning $80 million, followed by Fleetwood Mac ($59.5 million) and Lady Gaga ($59 million). Beyonce rounded out the top five with earnings of $54.5 million. Last year, she took the highest honor, bagging more than $115 million courtesy of her joint On the Run tour with husband Jay Z and deals with Pepsi and L’Oreal.
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View the full Forbes list here.