The Price Of Fame: The 10 Most Ridiculous Celebrity Appearance Fees

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Dec. 8 2014, Updated 7:26 p.m. ET

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Want to party like an A-lister? It'll cost you. Celebrities are increasingly amenable to making appearances at public events, as long as organizers cough up cold, hard cash. RadarOnline.com takes a look at what some stars can get just for showing up.

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Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian is the queen of the party appearance. She reportedly made more than $500,000 from various clubs the week she turned 30, but her usual price hovers around $50,000, according to reports.

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Lindsay Lohan

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Lindsay Lohan reportedly got $350,000 to party at Pure Nightclub in Vegas on her 21st birthday. Unfortunately for her, she checked into rehab and had to give it all back. And it's only been downhill from there!

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Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino

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This is an unbelievable situation. Jersey Shore star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino reportedly earned up to $50,000 to fist pump with the people during his heyday, before going to rehab.

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Cher

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Do you believe … in paying for A-list party guests? If so, Cher can be yours for $1.5 million, according to reports.

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Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey once reportedly earned a cool million for singing just four songs at a bash.

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Elton John

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Elton John's reported minimum fee of $1.5 - $2 million would buy a lot of funky glasses.

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Aerosmith

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Dream on if you think you can hire Aerosmith for less than $1.5 - 2million, according to Celebrity Talent International.

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Jay Z

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Is Jay Z your holy grail of party hosts? CTI says his minimum fee hovers between $1 - $1.5 million. That's how much he reportedly got for a New Year's bash at the Cosmopolitan Resort in Vegas.

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Beyonce

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Beyonce once charged $2 million to perform at a private New Year's Eve party, according to reports.

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Vanilla Ic

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One insider says even Vanilla Ice demands $15,000 to show up at a club.

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Christina Aguilera

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Christina Aguilera reportedly got $1 million for an hour-long performance at a private Halloween party in San Diego. That's roughly $16,666 per minute!

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