The coming back-to-back weekends in Coachella Valley, California are gonna be crowded and star-studded! Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Harry Styles, Karol G, and so many more will be in attendance... but not Ye. The artist formerly known as Kanye West has backed out of the show; Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd have stepped in to take the open slot.
But of course, negotiations had to have taken place... and reportedly, Abel wanted the exact figure Ye was about to go home with – $8.5 Million!
“Even after Coachella announced the new lineup on Wednesday, a deal wasn’t in place for The Weeknd. Faced with the prospect of a second headline act pulling out of Coachella at the last minute — they caved and agreed to pay The Weeknd $8.5 million.”