Melbourne: Bad blood thickens! Katy Perry beats Taylor Swift to become the highest-earning woman in the music industry this year.
According to Forbes, the 31-year-old earned USD 135 million in the past 12 months with her endorsements deals with beauty companies like Coty and CoverGirl and the worldwide 'Prismatic tour,' News.com.au reports.
At second position, Taylor Swift earned a total of USD 80 million, despite 8.6 million sales of her '1989' hit album.
Since its release in 2013, Perry's latest album 'Prism' has sold some four million worldwide since its release and the 'Dark Horse' singer has been touring for most of the year.