Van Halen demanded all the brown M&M’s be removed from the group’s candy bowl. Turns out that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to music stars’ backstage demands.
Outlets like The Smoking Gun and Defamer have reported on a variety of leaked backstage documents known as tour riders. A tour rider sets the terms that a venue must fulfill for an artist’s performance. We sifted through 20 such riders to see what major musicians want in their dressing rooms. It can get pretty weird.
Some celebrity requests may confirm diva suspicions – as with Kanye West’s various requests for a barber’s chair and a Coke and Hennessy slushy machine. But we were more surprised by other requests, like one rap star who demanded Lunchables.
From specific scented candles to organic honey bans, see what the biggest artists ask for backstage:
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