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    Forbes.com has released their Top 20 "Cash Queens of Music," a list that compiles concert grosses, merchandising revenue, album sales and any other endorsements, from clothing lines to fragrances. Madonna emerged on top with $72 million earned between June 2006 and June 2007, thanks to her Confessions tour and deals with H&M and NBC.

    Rounding out the Top 5 were Barbra Streisand on the comeback trail ($60 million), Celine Dion in Vegas ($45 million), Shakira ($38 million), and Beyoncé ($27 million).

    And now, for the remaining 15:

    6. Gwen Stefani ($26 million)
    7. Christina Aguilera ($20 million)
    8. Faith Hill ($19 million)
    9. The Dixie Chicks ($18 million)
    10. Mariah Carey ($13 million)
    11-13. Hilary Duff/Avril Lavigne/Martina McBridge ($12 million each)
    14. Britney Spears ($8 million)
    15-16. Carrie Underwood/Nelly Furtado ($7 million)
    17-19. Fergie/Jennifer Lopez/Sheryl Crow ($6 million)
    20. Norah Jones ($5.5 million)

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    01.30.08



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