HIGHEST PAID WOMEN IN MUSIC OF 2012

From Taylor Swift to Sade, there's an interesting mix of lovely ladies in Forbes' Top 10 Highest Paid Females in Music list this year.

NB: To make the cut, these singing sweeties had earnings counted from May 2011 to May 2012 (including tours, record sales, merchandise, endorsements, etc) before taking out legal fees, management fees and taxes (which can chew through a lot of these stars' large pay checks).

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HIGHEST PAID WOMEN IN MUSIC OF 2012

From Taylor Swift to Madonna, we have Forbe's 10 highest paid women in music of 2012. Taylor Swift comes in at number two this year, so who took out her highest paid crown?

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