This is the eye-watering fee Ariana Grande was paid for Coachella 2019

If reports are true....

Ariana Grande has raked in $8 million for her two headline slots at Coachella festival.

The ‘7 Rings’ singer, who is the festival’s youngest ever headliner, performed at the event on Sunday (April 14) and is due to play again this Sunday (April 21).

During her first weekend set, the 25-year-old singer brought P Diddy, a reunited NSYNC, and Nicki Minaj onto the stage for duets.


Grande was added to the Coachella bill a few months prior to the festival after Kanye West pulled out over production disagreementsThe New Yorker says that headliners are usually paid between £3 and 5 million, but Grande has received significantly more at a reported $8 million.

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INDIO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 14: Ariana Grande (second from R) performs with members of NSYNC Lance Bass, JC Chasez and Joey Fatone on Coachella Stage during the 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 14, 2019 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AG)

Childish Gambino, The 1975, Janelle Monae, Tame Impala, Pusha T, Khalid, and more also perform on the main stage at Coachella this weekend (April 19-21).

In other Ari news, the singer is reported to have signed away 90 percent of the royalties from ‘7 Rings’ to the estates of Rodgers and Hammerstein, after it sampled their iconic track ‘My Favourite Things.

Grande’s track borrows the tune of the song, which was written by the pair for The Sound Of Music in 1959.