Madonna Loses Out To Beyonce In Highest Paid Pop Stars List

Beyonce Knowles and The Police are the richest musicians according to a poll in Forbes magazine to find the World’s Best Paid Music Stars.

The Police came top after pocketing a hefty $115 million over the past 12 months.

Beyonce is next up with her impressive dollar stack of $80 million, compared with Madonna’s $40 million earnings.

The rockers were crowned as the wealthiest when their reunion tour shows brought in $28.3 million alone.

Other stars who have money rolling in include Justin Timberlake ($44 million) and new mum Gwen Stefani ($27 million).