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Jamaican Billionaires Paid $40,000 For Tessanne Chin To Sing Three Songs

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.

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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.

Tessanne Chin pic

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.


  1. That just proved how cheap they think she is…. If billionaires would pay a token of $40,000 for someone like Tessanne to perform… That’s an insult and being taken for granted.

    • COME ON!! You can’t be serious saying such nonsense!!

      Now If they ask her to sing and strip for free. Then you have a point, otherwise… YAWN!!

  2. Well done. hope their friends will get jealous and follow suite.

  3. That’s no money if that money is used for a good cause . He is a billionaire .