Beyonce tops Forbes list

And beats Jay Z

As if she needed another accolade. Beyonce, pop megastar, sometime actress, designer and mother can now add another title to her CV – she has topped this year’s Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

Bey first appeared on the list of the world’s most influential A-listers back in 2004 but this year marks her first as it’s leader. As for her husband? Jay Z also makes the top 10, appearing at a respectable no.6.

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Proving that we have excellent taste former ELLE cover stars are well represented (deep breath); Rihanna (8), Katy Perry (9), Miley Cyrus (17), Lady Gaga (19), Pharrell Williams (38), Amy Adams (81) and Natalie Portman (100) all made the cut.

In order to compile the list the earnings of the A-list are estimated and combined with their media and social media influence and all round impact. Of course Beyonce wins.

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