Britney is # 13 on the Forbes List Of Most Powerful Celebrities of 2009, according to

13. Britney Spears – $35 million

Pay Rank 42
Web Rank 10
Press Rank 16
TV/Radio Rank 11


“Britney released Circus last November; the album became one of the fastest-selling records of 2008, moving 1.5 million copies in three months. Launched a new tour in March; grossing $24 million with the first 13 concerts.”

According to the site, Earnings estimates are from June 2008 – June 2009, and includes dollars earned solely from entertainment income.

“Management, agent and attorney fees have not been deducted. Figures rounded off where appropriate.

Sources include Billboard, Pollstar, Adams Media Research, Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BookScan.

Rankings are generated by combining earnings with other metrics: Web mentions on Google press clips compiled by LexisNexis; TV/radio mentions by Factiva; and number of times a celebrity’s face appeared on the cover of 25 major consumer magazines.”

Congrats, Jamie Britney!

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