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State Fair Headliners Get Thousands for Performances

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Headliners at this year's Illinois State Fair are making hundreds of thousands of dollars.

State records show top acts like Toby Keith, John Mayer and Journey will each get $300,000. They'll also share a chunk of the gross box office receipts from their shows.

Pop star Ke$ha will receive $200,000. The Band Perry's contract is for $125,000.

Other acts include Billy Currington earning $80,000, Gary Allan bringing in $75,000 and Styx will receive more than $73,000.

Gary Allan performs Friday night, Ke$ha is on Saturday night and Journey closes the fair on Sunday.

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