Lady Gaga leaps onto the new Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful women at #7. The magazine says she made a whopping $62 million last year and reinvigorated the music industry.
Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey comes in at #3 and Hillary Clinton at #5.
Beyonce actually beats out Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The 29-year-old pop star is listed at # 9, while Pelosi is rated at #11.
Sarah Palin is on the list at #16.
Arianna Huffington came in at #28, but was given the place of honor on the magazine's cover. She just nosed out Madonna, who came in at #29.
So who did the magazine name the world's most powerful woman?
Michelle Obama is #1. Forbes says she has made the office of First Lady her own.