Want [lastfm]Rascal Flatts[/lastfm] to play your birthday party? [lastfm]Keith Urban[/lastfm] to sing at your wedding? Here’s what it’ll cost you:
The Smoking Gun website is revealing the minimum amount top stars will play for. Usually, with ticket sales and merchandise sales, they’ll make a lot more. But the next time you see them at the Palace or DTE you’ll know why they smile the whole time they’re performing:
$487,500 for [lastfm]Keith Urban[/lastfm]
$40,000 for [lastfm]Kellie Pickler[/lastfm]
[lastfm]Kris Allen[/lastfm] is yours for $12,500
[lastfm]Chris Young[/lastfm]: $7,500
[lastfm]Steve Azar[/lastfm]: Actually, if he likes you, he’ll play for dinner and a round of golf. Kidding. Just checking to see if Steve’s paying attention.
And finally, here’s what it costs for country’s current top-earning band:
Joe Don, Gary and Jay will set you back $702,500
Best thing to do is to get four or five of your friends to go together and hope you have enough for [lastfm]Jypsi[/lastfm]. Kidding.