Taylor has made Forbes’ Celebrity 100: World’s Most Powerful Musicians 2013 list! Taylor is one of the six musicians who made the overall Forbes Celebrity 100 list alongside artists such as Madonna and Lady Gaga. The Forbes 100 list was compiled according to money earned as well as mentions on both print and television, social media rankings, album sales and touring figures. Congratulations to Taylor on this honor!
Who says the music industry is dead? Swift released her fourth studio album, Red, in October 2012 and sold 1.2 million copies in week one. The album’s first single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” became her first to top Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Lady Gaga have been hailed as the strongest women in music after being named in Forbes magazine’s annual Most Powerful Celebrities list.
Taylor Swift is a new entry at number six while Jon Bon Jovi comes in at seven and ‘Boyfriend’ hitmaker Justin Bieber, who is now the most followed celebrity on Twitter, at number nine.