‘Dark Horse’ hitmaker Katy Perry may not be riding hits to the top of the charts in ways she’s been accustomed to in the past, but the absence of her chart dominance has by no means minimized her number of rides to the bank. Case in point? Her ‘American Idol’ pay.
As we reported last week, the Grammy-nominated songstress was not only the first confirmed judge of ABC’s ‘Idol’ reboot, but she was set to pocket a cool $15 million for the gig. While Perry has yet to confirm if the reports are true, what she did recently confirm (via an interview with New York’s KTU radio) was that the sum she negotiated was higher than any male judge has ever received over the show’s 15-season history.
Hear her relish in the accomplishment below: