Madonna tops Forbes' 2013 list of top-earning women in music, making a whopping $125 million this year.

Is she robbing banks or something?

Most of Madonna's earnings came from the last leg of her MDNA Tour, which grossed $305 million. She also rakes it in with merchandise sales, her Material Girl clothing line and her fragrance, Truth or Dare.

That's whole lot of Madonna, right there.

Lady Gaga finished No. 2 on the list, making $80 million. According to Rolling Stone, that number was calculated before the release of her latest record, "Artpop," and includes earnings from her "Born This Way Ball" tour, which was shortened after the singer canceled a number of shows due to an injured hip that required surgery.

Madonna performs during her concert in Belgrade, Serbia, on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. ()
Madonna performs during her concert in Belgrade, Serbia, on Monday, Aug. 24, 2009. () (AP Photo/(AP Photo/Srdjan Ilic)

Taylor Swift finished third, pulling down $55 million, thanks to the huge sales of her last record, "Red" (1.2 million in its first week), while Beyonce came in fourth, with $53 million. Jennifer Lopez finished fifth, with $45 million.

The rest of the top 10 included Rihanna ($43 million), Katy Perry ($39 million), Pink ($32 million), Carrie Underwood ($31 million) and Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, who tied for the 10th spot with $29 million each.

Forbes calculated earnings between June 1, 2012 and June 1, 2013. The total figures include concert ticket sales, royalties for recorded music and publishing, merchandise sales, endorsement deals and other big business ventures.


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