Ne-Yo Tour Rider: Ketel One 'for Cleaning'

Singer gets $175K per gig

September 23, 2011 2:50 PM ET
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Ne-Yo attends Nas' birthday party in New York City.
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R&B star Ne-Yo has a very unusual request written into his tour rider – a bottle of Ketel One vodka to be stocked in his wardrobe room not for drinking, but to be "used for cleaning," according to a tour rider obtained by the Smoking Gun.

The singer reportedly makes $175,000 per gig and has plenty of routine requests in the rider, including six bottles of wine and two bottles of Ace of Spades champagne.

It was unclear exactly what kind of cleaning he or his staff do with the vodka.

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