Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey And Shonda Rhimes Make Forbes' List Of Most Powerful Women In Entertainment

These women are the power holders in the entertainment industry.
Paula Rogo Dec, 05, 2018

Forbes released its 2018 list of the most powerful women in entertainment, revealing that some of our faves like Oprah Winfrey and Beyoncé, made the top 10.

Topping the list, unsurprisingly was Oprah Winfrey, who has been an influential mainstay in the world of entertainment for years. Beyonce comes in at No. 6, as one of few musicians on the list. She was highlighted for her groundbreaking Vogue cover, shot by the youngest and first African-American photographer Tyler Mitchel, and her iconic Coachella performance.

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Shonda Rhimes, with her trailblazing Netflix deal, comes in at a strong No. 12. Forbes described her multi-million dollar deal with the streaming platform as a move that “cemented her place at the forefront of entertainment’s digital future—and pioneered Netflix’s handsome producer paydays.”

And Serena Williams came in at a respectable 14th place, having enjoyed a big year following her return to the tennis circuit after giving birth to daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.

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You can view the full list here.