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
Sara Beltran-Hernandez, a 26-year-old mother-of-two, was awaiting an emergency surgery for a brain tumor this week -- but was instead forcibly moved by federal agents from the hospital to a detention center following Donald Trump's immigration ban.
A little background: Beltran-Hernandez was seeking asylum in the United States as a victim of domestic abuse in El Salvador back in November 2015 when she was picked up by immigration agents on her way to New York to visit her mother.
She's been detained in Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, Texas ever since -- until she was hospitalized in Fort Worth after a doctor discovered the brain tumor.