Forbes 2021: Rihanna, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift are the most powerful women in the music industry

Singer Rihanna, Beyoncé, and Taylor Swift among Forbes‘list of 100 most powerful women in the world in 2021.

On Tuesday (December 7), Forbes released its annual list and a total of 15 women from media and entertainment were honored.

Rihanna, who was recently named National hero of the newcomers Republic of Barbados, which comes in at number 68 on the list.

Forbes also revealed that the “Diamonds” singer is now a billionaire, thanks to the success of her Fenty Beauty cosmetics line.

Co-owned by French luxury retailer LVMH, The beauty brand took in more than $550 million (about £415 million) in 2020.

Singer Beyoncé of “Single Ladies” is ranked 76th on the Forbes list. The business magazine has recorded the former Destiny’s Child singer has grossed a total of $250 million (about £189 million) during her run. On The Run II stadium tour with billionaire husband Jay Z.

Hyphen also announced a global partnership agreement between her sportswear brand Ivy Park and Adidas in 2019.

She teases the first look of their fifth collaboration collection Ivy Hall on Instagram last week.

The campaign features celebrity children, including Reese Witherspoonson of Deacon Phillipe and daughter Ava Phillipe, and the late Kobe BryantNatalia’s daughter.

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Finishing at 78th, Swift has broken many music records this year.

Her 2020 album Folklore became the first album of the pandemic year to sell one million copies.

Synthesize the singer’s re-released music Red (Taylor’s version) became the singer’s 10th album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Furthermore, her 10-minute song after an overhaul Red, “All too good” became the longest song ever to reach No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 US list.

While, Oprah WinfreyAn estimated total net worth of $2.6 billion (£1.7 billion) has put her at number 23 on Forbes’ list, as the philanthropist, talk show host and The media mogul has been awarded the title of the most powerful woman in media and entertainment this year.

Actor Reese Witherspoon comes in at 74th, after her women-oriented content company Hello Sunshine was acquired in August of this year, for an estimated value of $900 million (£679 million). ).

The top spot goes to the author, philanthropist and ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, MacKenzie Scott with an estimated net worth of $59.2 billion (about £44.6 billion) and a 25% stake in the e-commerce giant.

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Emma Bowman

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