Top female earners in music

Britney Spears has topped the year by being name the music industry's queen of cash.

The pop princess tops Forbes's list of top earning women in music.

Spears brought in $58 million in music, endorsements and her the Elizabeth Arden perfume line.

Singer Taylor Swift, earned $57 millions and took the second spot.

Third spot went to Rihanna. 

She made $53 million.

Lady Gaga came in fourth this year with $52 million.

Gaga took the top spot in 2011.

Katy Perry cashed in $45 million.