SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY TO PERFORM FOR JUST £1
22nd July 2012
By Daily Star reporter
MUSIC superstars including Sir Paul McCartney and One Direction are being paid £1 to sing at the Olympic opening and closing ceremonies.
All of the headlining acts will pocket the minute nominal fee to appear, regardless of fame or status.
Performers such as Jessie J, George Michael, and Take That will initially be out of pocket as they still have to pay full rates for their band, backing singers, make-up artists and crew.
Our source said: “Macca could earn up to £1million for a one-off gig but even he is being paid a token pound coin.
“But with four billion people watching around the world, potential earnings from record sales could be huge.”
All acts will have to sing live thanks to a condition in their Olympics contracts.