2009 Rank: 3
The Material Girl isn't quite ready to cede her spot in pop music's hierarchy to Lady Gaga or Britney Spears just yet. The 52-year-old singer had the fourth highest-grossing tour of 2009, bringing in $6 million a night and $138 million overall. An episode of the Fox hit sitcom "Glee," which featured cast members singing several of her songs, added to her already high profile and cushioned her significant earnings from publishing royalties. (Photo: Getty)
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