Ariana Grande and Beyoncé Were Paid the Same for Coachella — $4M Per Weekend for Total of $8M: Report

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Ariana Grande and Beyoncé Were Paid the Same for Coachella — $4M Per Weekend for Total of $8M: Report

Ariana Grande and Beyoncé both made history with their respective Coachella headlining performances.

And both women were reportedly paid the same $8 million, despite rumors that 25-year-old Grande, who became the youngest ever act to headline the festival, made double the amount as 37-year-old Beyoncé, who is the first black woman to headline Coachella.

According to The Blast, the women were paid $4 million for each weekend and the contracts for Grande and Beyoncé were “structured exactly the same way.”

Reps for both Grande and Beyoncé did not return PEOPLE’s requests for comment.

Neither Coachella nor Goldenvoice, the company who operates the music festival, immediately responded to PEOPLE’s requests for comment.

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With her weekend one performance last week, Grande became only the fourth woman to ever headline Coachella, after Björk, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé.

On April 14, the pop star surprised fans by bringing out Nicki Minaj, Diddy and ‘NSYNC, who reunited (minus Justin Timberlake) for a collab of Grande’s “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” — which samples an old ‘NSYNC song, “It Makes Me Ill,” from their 2000 album, No Strings Attached — as well as a remix of their 1997 classic, “Tearin’ Up My Heart.”

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Meanwhile, the Bey Hive is once again talking about Beyoncé’s 2018 Coachella set, thanks to the release of her Netflix documentary film, Homecoming.

The doc offers a rare glimpse into Beyoncé’s family life with husband JAY-Z, 49, their daughter Blue Ivy, 7, and their twins Rumi and Sir, who turn 2 in June.

Beyoncé also put on a reunion of her own for both Coachella weekends: Destiny’s Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams joined the mother of three on stage for a medley of their classics.