Madonna tops 'Cash Queens' list


Pop star Madonna is still the material girl, earning $72 million in a recent 12-month period to top a list of female singers whom the financial Web site dubbed "Cash Queens of Music."

Madonna, who rose to recording superstardom in the 1980s as the "Material Girl" after her hit song of that name, beat out Barbra Streisand, who was No. 2 with annual earnings of $60 million, and Celine Dion at $45 million, according to