Lady Gaga is number one on this year’s Top Earning Women in Music List.

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According to, the Marry the Night singer earned more than double of any other female pop stars over the past 12 months, raking in an impressive $90 million in 2011.

Country singer Taylor Swift was second with $45 million with Katy Perry closely behind her on $44 million. Beyonce Knowles and Rihanna finished off the top five, earning $35 million and $29 million respectively.

Gaga’s impressive earnings were mainly down to her Monster Ball tour, which grossed $1.3 million a night as well as many endorsement deals, which include the likes of Polaroid, Virgin Mobile, Monster Cable and

Highest placed British contender was Adele, at number nine.’s Top Earning Women in Music Top Ten:

1. Lady Gaga
2. Taylor Swift
3. Katy Perry
4. Beyonce Knowles
5. Rihanna
6. Pink
7. Carrie Underwood
8. Celine Dion
9. Adele
10. = Alicia Keys
10. = Britney Spears