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Published:Monday | November 14, 2016 | 11:00 AM

Up to $40,000 for VIP passes to Bieber's New Year's Eve concert 

Justin Bieber's fans can pay up to $40,000 for a VIP ticket to his New Year's Eve concert.

The 22-year-old singer is headlining a party at the Fontainebleau five-star hotel in Miami Beach, Florida, on December 31, and the most expensive ticket will set a fan back a whopping $40,000.

The VIP package is available for ten fans of the Sorry hitmaker who have the cash to spend on the event, and includes a five-night stay at the luxury hotel.

According to the Daily Star Sunday newspaper, the package also includes: "Butler service, a private chef, and a party of a yacht."

The deal also boasts "unlimited use" of a range of super-cars, including a Ferrari 488 Spider, a Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, and a Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Even the cheapest tickets aren't for the light-hearted, as general admission will still set one fan back $500.

However, despite the hefty price tag for the VIP package, the price doesn't include a meet-and-greet with the What Do You Mean? singer himself.

A spokeswoman revealed to the publication: "We hope the VIP fans enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But sadly that won't include sayinghi to Justin or shaking hands with him backstage."

The news of the pricey show comes after the Baby hitmaker recently caused controversy when he took to the stage in Manchester, England, as he hit out at fans' "obnoxious" screaming.

 

CHILL PILL

 

He said on stage: "Just try to show me you love me in a different way. I get it. The screaming is just so obnoxious. I get it. It's been in our blood and it's been grand, you go to a concert and scream and stuff. But if we could just ... scream after the song, enjoy the songs... the screaming is awesome, it's fine, and then we take a chill pill for a second and we just listen to me speak. Because ... I don't feel like I'm being heard sometimes and it's getting a little pressuring. So, if when I'm speaking you guys could not scream at the top of your lungs. Is that cool with you guys?"

Ellie Goulding dates her personal trainer?

Ellie Goulding is reportedly starting up a relationship with her personal trainer.

The 29-year-old musician has been getting close to judo champion Bobby Rich - who has also worked on fitness regimes for the likes of David Beckham and Guy Ritchie - and although she is reportedly "still single", the chance of a budding romance between the pair is "very promising".

A source told the Sunday Mirror newspaper: "[Ellie and Bobby] are getting on very well. Ellie is still single.

"They're very close and both very keen on personal fitness and get on well with each other's friends, too, so it looks very promising."

But Bobby will have to fight off competition from the Still Falling For You hitmaker's former beau, Dougie Poynter, as the 28-year-old McFly bassist previously claimed that he and Ellie both still "love each other very much", despite splitting in March this year.

He said: "We love each other very much. We are the best of friends. We hung out at Coachella, like all day, with her friends and my friends.

"It was really, really cool. Everything is totally fine. It's just both being all over the place. Like I said, we still get on really well.

 

HOPEFUL

 

"She's one of the most amazing people I've ever met. But just right now, it's hard. I'm single now."

The news also comes after the Starry Eyed singer previously claimed she felt her relationship with the Love Is Easy musician was "unfinished", and hinted she was hopeful they could reconcile.

She said: "I hope so. We have something I know is special and I think other people see it - my friends see it; my family sees it ... but I think some things are just kind of unfinished, an unfinished story. I hope so - he's a real gem and he's doing so well and he's keeping busy, as am I. I hope so. He's a great guy."