Beyonce Knowles' show fortune

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 3 July 2008

Beyonce Knowles' show fortune

Beyonce Knowles is set to receive £500,000 for a one-off performance.

The 'Crazy in Love' singer - who recently married rapper Jay-Z - is set to receive £250,000 for an appearance at the Bermuda music festival, with a further £250,000 to cover her expenses.

Beyonce will join Alicia Keys and UB40 as headliners of the festival, which will also feature a performance by Beyonce's sister Solange and a host of other acts and comedians.

Rock Newman, a producer of the music festival, said securing Beyonce will help put the tiny North Atlantic island - a British overseas territory - on the map: "This event will garner more worldwide attention for Bermuda than anything that has ever happened here. Folks around the world are going to say 'Bermuda has got it going on!' "

Last month, troubled singer Amy Winehouse also reportedly received a huge pay day for a one off gig.

The singer was paid an undisclosed sum - believed to be £1 million - by Chelsea soccer club owner, billionaire Roman Abramovich to perform at a private concert in a converted bus depot in Russia.

Super producer Mark Ronson also raked in £1 million last month to perform at a 21st birthday party.

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