Pop star Lady Gaga has topped the Top Earning Women in Music List of 2011 beating the likes of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry.

According to Forbes.com, the singer earned $90 million which is more than double any other female pop star earned over the past 12 months.

Singer Taylor Swift was on second position with $45 million, while Katy Perry grabbed third position with $44 million. Beyonce Knowles and Rihanna rounded off the top five with $35 million and $29 million, respectively, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Gaga's earnings were mainly due to her "Monster Ball" tour, which grossed $1.3 million a night as well as many endorsement deals.