Cardi B is having quite the year. But apparently she is sick of answering why she doesn’t like touring. After being asked countless times by fans, she took to Instagram to share her reasons, and leaked her summer earnings. To be honest, the numbers are absolutely insane. Her earnings range from a guaranteed $400,000 at Bonnaroo, to $750,000 at Vestiville in Belgium (private jet included). Cardi took to Instagram herself in a now deleted post saying:
“Let’s say if I go on tour and I do 600K a night right… sounds good but let’s get in the touring business shall we?” she continued. “Stage production gotta be massive since the fans pay massive so just on stage and production I will have to put about 450K maybe more a night since you know Bardigang deserve everything. Don’t forget, outfit, makeup, hair, I’ll be left with like 150k a night”
Leaked Earnings Show Success in Festivals
The whole point of Cardi B’s post is to show that she makes more money from festivals than touring. Although risky, leaking her earnings from the festival circuit shows this loud and clear. Why go on tour when you have a guaranteed $900,000 to perform at the Open Air Frauenfeld in Frauenfeld, Switzerland. Some of the earnings from her post include:
- 6/30/19 at Vestiville in Belgium – $750,000 guarantee plus private jet from USA
- 7/2/19 in Norway – $400,000 guarantee
- 7/3/19 at Roskilde Dyrskueplads in Roskilde, DK – $750,000 guarantee
- 7/5/19 at Wireless UK in London, UK – $750,000 guarantee
- 7/11/19 at Open Air Frauenfeld in Frauenfeld, CH – $900,000 guarantee
- 7/20/19 at Mid City State Fair in Paso Robles, CA – $750,000 guarantee
- 7/26/19 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE – $450,000 guarantee
- 8/3/19 at Veld Music Festival in Toronto, ON – $500,000 guarantee
Would you go on tour if you didn’t have to with numbers like these? Furthermore, with her summer schedule alone, Cardi will be pocketing close to $10 million. As a very outspoken artist at times, she seems to know what she is doing here to maximize her time and money, even if it means letting down supportive fans along the way without having her own tour.
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