Touring Idols: What are they worth? | Idol Gossip

Most of us know that a musician makes the bulk of their money touring and doing private gigs. These are the going rates for the Idols per gig in 2009-2010.

Fact: out of 1515 acts only 116 earn 100K or more. That is only 7.7%.

Fact: out of 14 viable touring Idols, only 5 start at 100K or more per gig.

Carrie Underwood – 500,000+

Kelly Clarkson – 250,000+

Daughtry – 150,000-200,000

Clay Aiken – 100,000-150,000+

Jennifer Hudson – 100,000+

Jordin Sparks – 75,000-125,000

David Archuleta – 40,000+

David Cook – 30,000-50,000

Kellie Pickler – 30,000-40,000

Bucky Covington – 20,000-25,000

Taylor Hicks – 15,000-30,000

Josh Gracin – 15,000-25,000

Bo Bice 10,000

Blake Lewis – 10,000

Kris Allen and Adam Lambert are listed as “call for price”. It won’t be set until their draw has been determined. Do you think either of them will break into the 100K club?


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