Madonna and Lady Gaga have been subtly throwing shade at each other for years, but the Material Girl has loudly trumped Gaga in one department: money! Madonna was confirmed by Forbes magazine to be the highest-paid musician of 2013, raking in $125 million overall. Although Lady Gaga came in at second place, Madonna made $45 million more this year than the Little Monster trailblazer.

Her worldwide MDNA tour grossed $305 million overall, while Madonna also made significant income from merchandise sold at shows, her clothing line and fragrance, and a partnership with vodka company Smirnoff. Last March, her personal net worth officially exceeded $1 billion, allowing Madonna to join Oprah Winfrey, Janet Jackson and J.K. Rowling as the only three women in the entertainment world to reach that milestone.

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Madonna’s ticket sales were also likely boosted by the endless controversy that the MDNA Tour found itself in. She shouted out “We love you Poland” at a concert in London that also saw hundreds of fans walk out due to poor sound quality and Madge not performing the bulk of her classic hits. While on stage at a concert in Istanbul, Madonna flashed her right breast to a crowd of 55,000 people. She also caused outrage in Israel with a video montage featuring conservative French politician Marine Le Pen, comparing him to a Nazi by displaying an image of her with a swastika on her forehead.

But while Madonna was easily the highest-paid musician of 2013, Lady Gaga could have had that distinction if it weren’t for her hip injury. Her tour brought in $168 million, despite the final 22 shows of the North American leg being cut due to her injury that required surgery and months of rest. Billboard reported that it cost $25 million to refund the tickets for these shows, in addition to the cost of sending 130 cast and crew members home, as well as getting rid of mountains of staging and production gear. Her latest album ARTPOP was not taken into account because it was released after June 2013.

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Bon Jovi came in at third on the list with $79 million, while Toby Keith and Coldplay rounded out the top five with $65 million and $64 million. Not every musician on the Forbes list made their income from touring, though. Sean “Diddy” Combs finished at No. 11 with $50 million in income, but the bulk of that money comes from a deal with Ciroc vodka.