Canadian-Jamaican billionaires Michael Lee-Chin and Raymond Chang got into a bidding war for Tessanne Chin to performed.
Tessanne Chin, the winner of The Voice season five, was being honored at a University of the West Indies fundraising banquet at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto last weekend.
But Michael Lee-Chin and Raymond Chang who are two very wealthy Jamaican natives bid a total of $40,000 for Tessanne Chin to perform three songs. That’s a whopping $13,333 per song.
Initially the bidding started at $1,000 and stalled at $4,000 at one point before Michael Lee-Chin stunned the audience by bidding $10,000 if Tessanne Chin would perform just one song.
Raymond Chang then matched the $10,000 bid if Tessanne would performed two songs. But Lee-Chin bid another $20,000 to make the grand total of $40,000 for Tessanne Chin to perform three songs.
The eventually performed “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Redemption Song,” and her smash hit single “Hideaway.”
“I hope you don’t mind if I sing a cappella,” Tessanne Chin said.
The proceeds will go towards a scholarship fund at the University of the West Indies.
Watch the performance below.