Elton John is in the money !
50 Cent demands £250,000 (U.S. $500,000.) to perform at a private party. The hip-hop star was paid the enormous fee for just 30 minutes work the last time he rapped at a private bash, to celebrate a Jewish boy reaching the age of maturity. 50 insists he isn't prepared to appear for anything less than the staggering fee. He told Blender magazine: "The last bar mitzvah I booked, I got paid half a million for 30 minutes. That's not a fixed rate, but it's in the ballpark." 50 is not the only music star making a fortune from private performances. The Rolling Stones charge an astonishing £4 million (U.S. 8 million) per show - making them the most expensive party music act in the world. American band The Eagles come a close second in the price per performance stakes, charging £3.75 million (U.S. 7.5 million). Canadian singer Celine Dion demands almost 7 million (U.S.) for a private show and Sir Elton John asked one British multi-millionaire to pay him £1 million (U.S. 2 million)to play at his wedding reception. Further down the scale, Beyoncé Knowles offers her services for £650,000 (U.S. one million 300 thousand) while Aerosmith will entertain you for £550,000 (U.S. one million one hundred thousand).
Labels: 50 CENT, ELTON JOHN, GOSSIP, JAMES EDSTROM