Who runs the world? In entertainment, it’s Beyoncé. The singer has climbed to the No. 1 spot on the Forbes Celebrity 100 after an amazing year featuring a massive tour.
Queen B played 95 shows, bringing in an average $2.4 million per stop, according to Pollstar. She also dropped her most innovative album. Titled simply Beyoncé, the album hit iTunes with barely any publicity and was billed as a “visual album” becausejay there was already a music video for each of the 14 songs. All together we estimate that Beyoncé earned $115 million between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014. Jay Z also places high on the Celebrity 100 this year, in sixth place with an estimated $60 million in earnings.
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