Female singers come from different backgrounds, countries and even professions but, with so many out there a few have managed to make an impact on the global scene.
Each is recognized for their individual talent, voice, and performance that has earned them a spot on the global market.
The number of female artists with good vocals, talent and even beauty has grown in these past few years however, only a few have been successful in the business.
Spur brings to you it’s top 10 highest paid female singers of 2016;
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The 10 highest paid female singers of 2016
10. Lady Gaga (net worth: $220 Million)
Since her appearance to the music scene, this American pop star has had album sales worth US$ 28 million. She is a 6-time Grammy award winner and also one of the best-selling musicians of all times.
9. Cher (net worth: $305 Million)
Cher is known for her goddess like voice and talent, plus she is also an actress, singer, and fashion icon. The Academy and Grammy Award winner became famous for her single; I got you, Babe and has continually topped the Billboard charts in each of the past decades.
8. Jennifer Lopez (net worth: $315 Million)
The stylish and sexy, Jennifer Lopez is not only among the highest paid female singers in the world but also stands among the hottest women alive on the planet.
She has sold more than 55 million records worldwide and is highly in demand for her multi-talent.
7. Barbra Streisand (net worth: $340 Million)
Barbra is the only recording artist in history to have a #1 release in 6 consecutive decades. She is also one of the best-selling female artists of the Recording Industry Association of America’s Top Selling Album Artists list.
With two Academy Awards, five Emmy Awards, and eight Grammy Awards, Streisand has sold more than 245 million records on a global scale.
6. Shania Twain (net worth: $350 Million)
Being one of the few female artists to have consecutive platinum selling albums, Twain has a powerful remarkable voice. She has captured the hearts of many and is among the best-selling artists of all time which earns her a spot in the list.
5. Dolly Parton (net worth: $450 Million)
The queen of country music and the mother of them all, Dolly Parton’s expected net worth is $450 million. She has won 7 Academy awards, 8 Grammy’s and has continued to top the charts at Billboard Country list.
4. Mariah Carey (net worth: $535 Million)
Mariah’s exceptional talent coupled with her beautiful voice, made her as one of the favorite music artists of all time. She has sold more than 200 million records worldwide and as per RIAA, she is ranked as the third best female artist.
3. Beyoncé (net worth: $536 Million)
The American R&B star, actress and fashion designer has sold more than 75 million as a solo artist as well as more than 60 million with her band Destiny’s Child.
Beyonce is known for her determination and exceptional dancing skills and is considered one of the most influential people in the world by TIME.
2. Celine Dion (net worth: $700 Million
This multi-talented beauty is number 2 for a reason. Not only can she sing in 5 languages, she has earned the respect of the international community.
Celine’s music ranges from rock and R&B to gospel and classical, and can sing all her songs in German, Latin, Japanese, Italian, and even Mandarin Chinese.
1. Madonna (net worth: $800 Million)
Crowned as, “Queen of Pop”. Madonna has sold more than 300 million records worldwide which lands her to the top. She is the best-selling female recording artist of all time as recorded by Guinness World Records and owns around 64.5 million certified albums.
Madonna owns a clothing line and a fragrance brand which has doubled her net worth of to $800 million.
These exceptionally talented women, have continued to break records and will forever remain in our hearts as one of the best female singers of all time.
Author: Allan Bangirana
Allan Bangirana is a freelance writer for Newslibre & Spur Magazine. He is passionate about tech, games and occasionally writes about entertainment, lifestyle and so much more.