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Dolly Parton Is the Highest-Paid Woman in Country Music

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Dolly is bringing in the dough.

The world-renowned star ranks highest among country artists on Forbes’ new list of the highest-earning female performers, raking in a whopping $37 million for 2017.

The publication cites Dolly’s Tennessee theme park, Dollywood, as well as her recent Pure & Simple Tour as big moneymakers for the “Coat of Many Colors” singer.

Also making the list of highest-paid females this year are Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Rihanna and former country star Taylor Swift, who drops to No. 3 after taking the top spot in 2016.

Adele’s $69 million earnings land her at No. 2, while Beyonces’s $105 million paycheck nabs the No. 1 spot.  

See the full list here.

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