Lady Gaga tops Forbes music celebs list
By Chris Cooke | Published on Thursday 27 June 2013
Forbes has published its latest Celeb 100 list, which aims to identify the most powerful celebrities based on earning power, media profile and social media reach. And while Oprah Winfrey tops the poll, Lady Gaga comes in second, leading a top ten dominated by music stars and the ladies.
And the top ten list of most powerful music celebs, according to Forbes, is also dominated by female talent, proving again that on stage the women of music are leading the way, even if behind the scenes the industry remains dominated at the top by aging white men.
The top ten music types from Celeb 100 are as follows – or click here to read why Forbes has rated them so highly.
1. Lady Gaga
4. Taylor Swift
5. Bon Jovi
6. Justin Bieber
7. Jennifer Lopez
10. Katy Perry