Weird Requests Artists Have Made on Tour

You know you’ve made it as an artist when you’re able to make ridiculous requests during a tour or appearance.  Like when VAN HALEN famously requested a bowl of M&Ms with the brown ones picked out for each tour stop.

Here is a list of other weird requests artists have made:

1.  Weird Al Yankovic:  He requested one “garish” Hawaiian shirt at every appearance.  Eventually he stopped when he collected too many.

2.  Cher:  She likes a separate room for her wigs.

3.  Jennifer Lopez:  She prefers an all-white dressing room to keep her mind and spirit at ease.  So, white candles, couches, tables, and flowers.

4. Rihanna:  She likes to have a plush, animal print rug to walk barefoot on.

5.  Justin Timberlake:  He has doorknobs sanitized every two hours.

6.  Beyoncé:  She has her dressing room set to 78 degrees and likes to have well-seasoned chicken.

7.  Selena Gomez:  After her breakup with Justin Bieber in 2014, she had those on her team named Justin go by different names.

8.  Jay-Z:  During a 2009 tour, he requested SEVEN dressing rooms and high-quality peanut butter and jelly.

9.  Britney Spears:  At a 2011 London show, she requested McDonald’s cheeseburgers without the buns, 100 figs and prunes, toothpaste, fish and chips, and a framed photo of Princess Diana.

10.  Metallica:  During their 2004 tour, they requested bacon to be served with every meal.

(If you could make any special request, what would you ask for?) 

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