And it seems not even a ridiculous sum of money could tempt the rapstar, who sold out shows in Sydney and Melbourne.
According the New Zealand Herald, bosses behind the annual ‘Big Day Out’ festival had offered the comeback King a massive $6 million fee to headline the event in January.
"It was la la land to think he could ever do the Big Day Out, even though we offered $6 million," Music Promoter Ken West told the New Zealand Herald.
But Em wasn’t the only superstar to turn down the chance to appear at one of Australia’s biggest music festivals.
"We got asked a year ago — over a year ago — by Prince's representation, saying 'We really want to do the Big Day Out," added West.
"So we spent a year, working that forward."
"At the same time we had Blink-182 chasing us for a year. Saying, 'This'll get Travis on the plane.' Neither happened."
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