Chris’ list: Highest paid women in music

Chris' List
Chris' List

Despite controversy over her inaugural lip-sync just two weeks ago, Beyonce quieted critics Sunday night when she rocked the Super Dome with an electric halftime show.

But believe it or not - maybe due to a slower performance schedule after the birth of her daughter with Jay-Z last year–Beyonce just missed the top five in Forbes’ list of the ten highest paid women in music in 2012, coming in at number six.

Here are the top 5:

5.  Katy Perry: $45M

4. Lady Gaga: $52M

3. Rihanna: $53m

2. Taylor Swift: $57M

1. Britney Spears: $58M

…check out the whole list here!