Beyoncé named music's most powerful woman

BY: bbc.com

She says she's a "black Bill Gates in the making" who "ain't never seen a ceiling in my whole damn life".

So it's hardly surprising that Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

The superstar came first in a list of the industry's 40 most influential women, thanks to her feminism, activism and empowering musical messages.

Taylor Swift, Adele and Dua Lipa were also included on the power list, which was unveiled as part of BBC Music Day.

She says she's a "black Bill Gates in the making" who "ain't never seen a ceiling in my whole damn life".


So it's hardly surprising that Beyoncé has been named music's most powerful woman by BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

The superstar came first in a list of the industry's 40 most influential women, thanks to her feminism, activism and empowering musical messages.

Taylor Swift, Adele and Dua Lipa were also included on the power list, which was unveiled as part of BBC Music Day.