Have you ever seen the gorgeous people on magazine covers, and thought “I know they’re air-brushed, but damn they still look good”?
Or, you may have thought, “If I had an army of people working for me, I could look like that too!”
Well, I recently read an article on Jennifer Lopez which included the following:
Her last album cover alone cost $60,000 in hair and makeup, lighting, photographers, re-touching, etc.
And that’s just what it costs to get the album out the door. Lopez performed on “Good Morning America” earlier this year, and all the costs were absorbed by the label.
Epic had to eat the cost for that entire performance. From her makeup — which typically costs in the neighborhood of $8,000 per day — to the backup singers, to the rigging, lighting and sound.
Makeup at typically $8,000 a day?!
Evidently, the woman requires everything short of flying dogs to get on a stage.
I think it’s safe to say musicians aren’t only selling music.
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