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World Championship: Rod Stewart turned down $1 million check for performance in Qatar

He turned down a large check. Rock star Rod Stewart told The Times this week that he turned down a million-dollar offer to perform at the World Cup in Qatar.

“15 months ago I was offered a lot of money, over a million dollars, to play there,” the singer, who is also a football fan, told The Times. But, according to him, singing in Qatar “was wrong. »

He’s not the only one to boycott the competition: singer Dua Lipa has also made it clear she won’t be participating in the opening ceremony. “I have no intention of doing this and have never negotiated about it,” the star wrote on Instagram.

An anthem composed by South Korean BTS.

“I look forward to visiting Qatar when it fulfills all the human rights promises it made when it won the right to host the World Cup,” the singer said.

Others answered the call. South Korean K-pop group BTS will compose and sing the national anthem in collaboration with the Target of the Century program of the Hyundai brand, the official global partner. And it is expected that there will be several bands throughout the competition such as Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams, Maroon 5, Major Lazer, Fatboy Slim or David Guetta.

Source: Le Parisien

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