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post Feb 7th 2006, 3:17 PM
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I'm pretty sure the contstants are paid for the show and tour.

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post Feb 7th 2006, 3:20 PM
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I've always wondered this myself. tongue.gif


At least they get free stuff all the time and they get to keep the clothes they wear for their performances. sorcerer.gif


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post Feb 7th 2006, 3:39 PM
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Even if they're not, they get alot of cool free stuff.


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It seems likely that they get paid. Contestants on shows like Survivor, Big Brother, etc are paid to compensate their losses for their time away from work, home, etc. I'm sure they probably are paid.


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post Feb 7th 2006, 5:45 PM
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All their expenses are paid basically i think..

They might get stuff for doing commercials and stuff like that.. but otherwise, no..


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They are paid. A contestant said it once.
I dont think it's anything amazing, but its something.


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I think they get paid after they get eliminated or after they win. lol. And they get paid for the tour when it's over, I know that for sure.

QUOTE(Mel_CI @ Feb 7th 2006, 5:45 PM) *

All their expenses are paid basically i think..

They might get stuff for doing commercials and stuff like that.. but otherwise, no..

Yeah, their food and clothes are paid for by the company/show, that was confirmed.


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post Feb 7th 2006, 6:35 PM
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I remember in an interview, that Simon said that even the losers were getting rich off the show. Im not shure if that meant that they were paid for doing the show, or if he meant that they were all getting exposure and record deals and such.


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post Feb 7th 2006, 11:17 PM
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I think they do get paid since they are considered as "actors" and as such are covered by the same rights as actors in TV shows. One of the rights of course is getting paid. I believe it depends on how long they are on the show that determines their pay.


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QUOTE(thescene @ Feb 7th 2006, 11:17 PM) *

I think they do get paid since they are considered as "actors" and as such are covered by the same rights as actors in TV shows. One of the rights of course is getting paid. I believe it depends on how long they are on the show that determines their pay.



It's true , they do get paid , along with expenses. One of last years contestants has said he knew it was his last week because he didn't get his check that week he was eliminated.


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QUOTE(thescene @ Feb 7th 2006, 8:17 PM) *

I think they do get paid since they are considered as "actors" and as such are covered by the same rights as actors in TV shows. One of the rights of course is getting paid. I believe it depends on how long they are on the show that determines their pay.


I think so too, they get actors scale.


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How do the top 12 contestants pay their personal bills such as rent, car payments, medical insurance, food and insurance. Does FOX pay these? Do the contestants get an "allowance"?


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QUOTE(middleagedAIfan @ May 1st 2006, 2:38 PM) *

How do the top 12 contestants pay their personal bills such as rent, car payments, medical insurance, food and insurance. Does FOX pay these? Do the contestants get an "allowance"?


They get paid a huge "allowance" for the summer tour. Last year I read $10,000 each per show, and there's a lot of shows. Not a bad summer job. I don't know about now other than their room, board, and clothing stipen.


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They also get paid per episode of the show. I read on AJC.com's Idol blog around 2,000 per show.


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QUOTE(bradwalk @ May 1st 2006, 3:48 PM) *

They get paid a huge "allowance" for the summer tour. Last year I read $10,000 each per show, and there's a lot of shows. Not a bad summer job. I don't know about now other than their room, board, and clothing stipen.


Since thier doing 39 shows this year they should get 390,000 after the tour is done


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QUOTE(bradwalk @ May 1st 2006, 3:48 PM) *

They get paid a huge "allowance" for the summer tour. Last year I read $10,000 each per show, and there's a lot of shows. Not a bad summer job. I don't know about now other than their room, board, and clothing stipen.


I don't buy that. That figure is WAY too high. wacko.gif

There is no way they are getting paid almost half a million dollars to be on the tour. To put it into perspective, that is more than the President earns in one year! Remember they ARE still amateurs.

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^^^^^^^^
I can believe it that they can get paid $10K a show, although I thought it was slightly lower than that.

Remember, in these days of free music on the Internet, barring a few freak albums
(Jagged Little Pill, etc.) touring has again become how artists make the *most* of their
money. That's why the Rolling Stones still tour in their feeble old age (joking).

That's $400K x 10 singers = $4M. That's pretty cheap for 39 shows, I think.
Conservatively, say the average concert attendance is 20K multiplied by the average ticket price of, say $50. That's 1M gross right there, and they only pay all of them $100K a night.
Add that to all the money selling the merchandise, etc. The producers probably make at least a
million dollars each show.

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They get paid?! haha..wow i feel dumb. I thought they only get like 4000 to go clothes shopping, they get a free hotel room plus free food service..and all that jazz. hmm...i'd leave the show after i've gotten some money haha!


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Do they get royalties from the Top 12 cd???

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i wouldn't be surprised if they were paid 10K.. if it seems high that explains why only the top 10 go on tour and not the top 12.. i also heard the longer you last on the show the more you get paid..

like if you were top 8.. you get 2k.. if you made top 5.. maybe 10k (not necessarily that high but just using those numbers as examples)


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