Britney Spears beats Lady Gaga's earnings

Britney Spears is pictured in this undated photo, posted on her Twitter page. (Photo courtesy of

November 12, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Britney Spears is back. The singer is the third highest paid woman in Hollywood, according to Forbes Magazine.Spears raked in an estimated $65 million for the year ending in June.

That puts her ahead of pop sensation Lady Gaga, who came in fourth.

Talk show titan Oprah Winfrey topped the list with earnings of $324 million.

Number two on the list was singer Beyonce who made $89 million, followed by Spears at $65 million and Lady Gaga at $64.5 million.

Madonna rounded off the top five with $59.9 million.