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Taylor Swift Tops Forbes' List of Highest-Paid Celebs

The singer-songwriter tops Forbes' annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with $170 million

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    Taylor Swift arrives at the 64th annual BMI Pop Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on on May 10, 2016, in Beverly Hills, California.

    There's no "Blank Space" in Taylor Swift's bank account.

    The singer-songwriter tops Forbes' annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with $170 million.

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    Swift is ahead of fellow chart-topping pop stars Adele at No. 9 with $80.5 million, Madonna at No. 12 with $76.5 million, Rihanna at No. 13 with $75 million and Katy Perry at No. 63 with $41 million.

    The "Shake It Off" crooner's star-studded "1989 World Tour" earned more than $200 million last year.

    Swift's DJ ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris landed at No. 21 on the magazine's list with $63 million.

    Other top 10 earners included boy band One Direction at No. 2 with $110 million, actor-comedian Kevin Hart at No. 6 with $87.5 million and self-proclaimed "king of media" Howard Stern at No. 7 with $85 million.

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    Kim Kardashian is featured on the magazine's cover. She's No. 42 on the list with $51 million. Forbes says 40 percent of her paycheck this year came from her mobile game "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood."

    The game's maker, Glu Mobile, is scheduled to release an app starring Swift next year.