Michael earn $985,000 for performing at a British
billionaire's birthday party.
'Careless Whisper' singer will earned around $16,000 a minute
for the hour-long show at TopShop boss Philip Green's 55th
birthday next Tuesday.
source told Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, "Philip
wanted someone with real wow-factor. He knows George will keep
everyone more than entertained."
- worth an estimated $4.8 billion - has also asked Ricky
Martin to perform and it has been rumored Michael Jackson will
make a guest appearance.
Manilow was reportedly asked to sing, but turned the offer
down due to his busy schedule.
billionaire has told 100 friends to meet at London's Stansted
Airport and prepare for a long-haul flight next week. The
celebrations are believed to be taking place in the Maldives.
Moss, Simon Cowell and Formula One boss Eddie Jordan are
expected to attend and will stay in a $13,000-a-night
luxurious Indian Ocean resort.
who is one of Britain's richest men, is no stranger to lavish
parties. Rod Stewart and Tom Jones performed for 200 guests at
his 50th birthday in Cyprus.
isn't the first time Michael has earned a small fortune for a
private concert. The singer was paid $2.2 million to perform
13 songs at Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin's New Years'
Eve party last year.