Alicia Keys, Kanye West + More Reportedly Boycotting Florida Performances

Stevie Wonder and the Florida judicial system may cost the state of Florida tens of millions of dollars. AURN’s April Ryan first reported that “a source close to Wonder” has revealed that more than 10 of the biggest names in music will boycott Florida following the George Zimmerman verdict and the controversial “Stand Your Ground” laws.


The original report listed Jay-Z as one of the artists boycotting the state. However, local Florida news outlet Local10 reports “an executive affiliated with the ‘Legends of the Summer’ tour” confirmed Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake’s scheduled August 16th performance at Miami, FL’s Sun Life Stadium will still happen.

Here is the full list of the artsits reportedly boycotting Florida:

  •     Mary Mary
  •     Eddie Levert
  •     Rod Stewart
  •     Madonna
  •     Usher
  •     Pattie Labelle
  •     Kanye West
  •     Mary J
  •     Trey Songz
  •     Rolling Stones
  •     R. Kelly
  •     Alicia Keys
  •     Joe
  •     Will I AM
  •     Keyshia Cole
  •     Young Jeezy
  •     Erykah Badu
  •     Wale
  •     Frankie Beverly
  •     Parliament