24. Janet Jackson
Earlier this year, Jackson launched one of her largest world tours yet in support of her album “Number Ones,” which, as the title suggests, contains a staggering 33 of her chart-topping hits. When not repackaging her music for mass consumption, she has been busy with projects ranging from producing a Barbie doll modeled after herself to writing a new self-help book (which topped the New York Times Best Seller list) to signing a film production contract with Lionsgate.—Jeff Royer
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