Thursday, June 21, 2012
Earning for a talent is itself a blessing and when it comes to singing, we come across of thousand names but there are only few for whom their passion turned into a resource; a resource too big to make them one of the top richest singers. Just like in other domains, women have contributed somehow equally in music, earning in Millions and ruling the hearts of their fans. Being a music freak myself too, the idea of sharing that who are the richest female singers in the world of 2012 sounded interesting. With the increasing fan following of rappers, the following female singers are giving a tough time to all the male candidates with the combination of their talent, beauty, voice and high level performances.
Following are the richest Female singers in 2012, according to the latest release, based on their earnings from studio contracts, albums and sold-out performances.
Age 53 Yrs
Net Worth $1.1 Billion
Hit Track “like a virgin”
The one and only, Madonna comes on number 1. She is probably the only Billionaire on the list. With her experience and fan following, Madonna up to date has been able to produce 300 Million records out of which 200 Million rule the hearts of her fans, she has been listed as the world’s top selling female recordings in the Guinness World records. She is a singer by nature, but also known for her songwriting, acting and entrepreneurship
Net Worth $750 Million
Hit Track “ Memoirs of an imperfect Angel ”
Following the pace of Madonna, Carey has given 200 Million tracks to her fans that have been appreciated throughout the world. Her net worth, at a age of 42 is considerably large, which is up to $750 Million as revealed. The lady has taken up the market not only as a singer but also for lyrics writer and producer.
Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.Mariah Carey career spanning over two decades, Carey has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
Net Worth $625Million
Hit Track “Love is the answer”
The winner of 15 awards by now, Barbra Streisand is one of those blessed singers who have had won the black lady-the Oscars. She is known for her production, direction and of course for her exceptional singing. Even at this age, the lady has maintained her long lasting charm.
Net Worth $600 Million (approx)
Hit Track “My Heart will go on”
Now that’s the song I have grown up listening to. Celine Dion has the privilege of singing the world famous “my heart will go on” of the movie Titanic in 1997. She has a good record of selling her 140 Million albums.
Age 30 Yrs
Net Worth $500 Million
Hit Track “Baby one more time”
Britney Spears knows how to stay in limelight; she is on and off found in some controversy, sometimes for her singing and sometimes for her personal life. Appearing as a child artist since a small age, Britney has been ruling the hearts as an actor, producer and singing. Having sold 100 million albums, she has a medal of selling 33 million certified albums, which is an achievement itself.
Age 65 Yrs
Net Worth $450 Million
Hit Track “Want you Back”
It’s again America, The goddess of pop, the winner of many awards; Cher is an amazing, television personality, actress, director, record producer and philanthropist.
Age 33 Yrs
Net Worth $400 Million
Hit Track “Poker Face”
Starting her career in 1998 Ayumi is entertaining her followers consistently by producing worth listening tracks. She has sold above 50 million records in Japan only, and becoming japans’ first best selling singer.
Age 30 Yrs
Net Worth $390 Million
Hit Track “Dangerously in love”
This young, attractive and talented singer has sold 75 million records worldwide. She is a great lyricist, producer and actress a part from being a singer.
Age 45 Yrs
Net Worth $360 Million
Hit Track “Control”
.Known for her contemporary music, Janet Jackson has sold over 100 million records. According to the reviews,The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) lists her as the eleventh best-selling female artist in the United States, with 26 million certified albums.
Net Worth $350 Million
Hit Track “let’s stay together”
The senior one, having a smooth career of 50 years, Tina has by now sold 180 Million copies around the globe. She is widely regarded as an icon of modern music who has been hailed as ‘One of the Greatest Artists of all time’ by the Rolling Stone magazine
Singer and actress Tina Turner. She began singing professionally with her husband Ike Turner as part of the Ike and Tina Turner Revue. As a solo artist, Tina Turner is best known for singles like “Lets Stay Together” and “Private Dancer”. Thanks to a music career spanning five decades, Tina Turner is believed to have a net worth of $350 million.
United States, being the richest state of the world has even in this domain, has captured 80% of the total worth of these top 10 female singers. With the developing countries getting pace in music, a revolution might hit the world, bringing new faces and thus changing the history in coming years.