Music News

Kylie planning baby spending spree
Kylie Minogue hopes her new album sells well, so she can afford to spoil her sister's baby.

The 'Wow' singer can't wait to welcome Dannii Minogue and Kris Smith's first child into the world this summer and is already planning a spending spree for gifts for the new arrival – but admits she is concerned about the cost.

She is quoted by website Absolute Now as saying: 'I haven't bought anything yet but trust me, I will be. My album better sell because I will be getting so much stuff. I am so excited.'

Kylie, 41, must be planning a particularly huge spending spree if she needs to save up for it, as her accounts reveal she earned an average of over £11,000 a day – around £4.1 million over the year - in the UK tax year 2008 to 2009.

Much of the money made by Kylie in this time was through her 'KylieX2008' world tour, which netted £2.8 million. The rest was made by record sales and royalty payments.

A financial expert told the Daily Mail newspaper: 'For a singer who has been around for quite a long time it is incredible to be still earning money at this level. There are few pop stars who can sustain themselves at the top for so long. This shows that Kylie Minogue is among that select band.'

Kylie first hit the UK charts with single 'I Should Be So Lucky' in 1988 and after an initial chart run lasting into the 90s, lapsed into obscurity in Europe.

She successfully launched a comeback in 2000 and is now regarded as one of the most successful pop acts in the world.

Kylie's as-yet-untitled next album is set for release this summer.
Source: music-news
Kylie Minogue
Kylie Minogue:

More news

Kylie Minogue going Gaga for new album
Kylie releases 'Into The Blue' video
Kylie Minogue 'plans to shock people'
Kylie Minogue: My butt is old news
Kylie Minogue reworks Nick Cave duet
Kylie Minogue: The Abbey Road Sessions
Kylie Minogue dreamed of stardom
Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan back together
Kylie Minogue: Future is bright
Kylie Minogue performs 'Timebomb' on The Voice
Bio

Bio
This page was last updated 15.03.2010 03:36:56 PM
Please support Slow Radio!
Please enter amount.
   
No   Yes I would like this donation to be anonymous. (don't list my name on the Slow Radio website)

August 2017
There are each month considerable costs to keep Slow Radio going. Some of the expenses include royalty payments for the music, bandwidth costs, server hosting costs etc.

We depend completely on the generous voluntary support that we get from listeners like you.

If you enjoy what we do, please become a supporting listener. Thanks!
Donate safely and securely through PayPal. A PayPal account is not required.