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
He reportedly was busted for minor in possession of alcohol in 2001 (when he was 19-20 years old), for unlawful use of a license in 2002, and seven times for speeding between 2000-2012. He was even charged with leaving the scene of an accident once before in 2002, but that was later amended.
But those violations pale in comparison to the bust that could damn him to a murder charge. As we previously reported, he's already been busted for a DUI (though it was called an OWI in Iowa) back in 2005. He got 60 days in jail, a year probation, and a fine of $500.
Doesn't seem like much of a penalty to us. But it could change everything for him now. Legal expert Troy Slaten explained to E! News why: