The singer was supposed to a headline a celebration hosted by online marketplace Alibaba, which allows millions of shoppers to participate in China's biggest shopping event of the year, Singles Day. Let's just say this homage to consumerism is much bigger and profitable than any of America's Black Friday events.
While Perry failed to go into detail as to why she had to cancel, she cited a "family emergency" as the reason for bailing.
The yearly music fest, which takes place September 23-24 at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena, has no shortage of stars coming even beyond those big three, and the two-day event promises to be an incredibly promising weekend to see some AH-Mazing music!!
In addition to those three big timers listed above, other acts that are going to take part in the first day of the fest include
The 39-year-old crooner has taken a bit of a hiatus as he finishes up his next album, The Search For Everything, due out April 14. But in a new interview with The New York Times, the Gravity singer is opening up about the inspiration behind his new songs -- and being ready to settle down.
"Who else would I be thinking about? And by the way, it's a testament to the fact that I have not dated a lot of people in the last five, six years. That was my only relationship. So it's like, give me this, people."