Music·Posted on Jul 13, 2015The 17 Saddest Concerts EverBad ticket sales happen to good people.by Matt StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. In 2013, Brandy played a concert in South Africa at an arena with 90,000 seats. Forty people were in the audience. Most of those people were probably maintenance workers. Gallo Images / Getty Images Kabomo is a South African musician. He was there. He had "no words" for what he witnessed. Via bellanaija.com 2. Fifth Harmony once played a concert at a Sam's Club shareholders meeting. Yes, like the bulk food store. This Vine says so much about how that went: View this vine on Vine vine.co 3. In 2014, Carly Rae Jepsen held an event at a DavidsTea shop. Twenty people showed up. One was a fan. Nineteen were just random people. They had a goal to sell 30,000 cups of tea that day... View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 4. Another time, Carly Rae Jepsen performed at a school gymnasium. Watch this: View this post on 5. This year, Ashanti was supposed to have a concert on the 4th of July. She told her fans her concert was canceled because the police said it was unsafe. *Maury Povich voice* That was a lie. Via idolator.com The promoter chimed in on an Instagram thread and said it was because no one bought tickets. Via idolator.com 6. This is a picture taken five minutes before an Azealia Banks concert. She didn't show up. ugly @cherdelrey AZEALIA BANKS IS PLAYING HERE IN 5 MIN PMG 07:11 PM - 03 Jul 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 7. Nelly once played a concert in Iraq. It was pretty much empty. Most awkward version of "Hot in Herre" ever. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 8. Keri Hilson was paid $100,000 to play to an empty arena in Dallas. Via bossip.com 9. Another time she played a Walmart parking lot. Via wmcactionnews5.com 10. Khia now plays at cookouts and reunions. This video is iconic: View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 11. Jon Gosselin DJs at empty bowling alleys. He also performs at middle school dances. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 12. In 2014, Mase had a "comeback concert" in the U.K. Only 80 people showed up. Via youtube.com GQ @ATLREPPA Damn only 80 people came to see Mase ? Damn that's sad 07:32 PM - 04 Nov 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 13. Here's a picture of a Fifth Harmony concert. It may be a soundcheck. Either way, it's still funny: Laurence Collin @aphextwink BREAKING: @FifthHarmony (hew? 2014 VMA winners for #BestNewArtist) SLAYING all 15 fans at free concert. 3 per girl! 10:34 PM - 23 Nov 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 14. Karmin had a free show on a bus. Four people watched. View this vine on Vine vine.co 15. Lady Gaga had a show in Peru. She said 50,000 people showed up... Lady Gaga @ladygaga hope monsters are happy today, night everyone have sweet dreams. show for 50,000 in PERU 2moro night (NO VACAY FOR GI GI) #whocares #iloveit 09:37 AM - 23 Nov 2012 Reply Retweet Favorite This is what it looked like supposedly minutes before the show began. pawsdownlittlemonsters.tumblr.com 16. Here's a video of Jewel singing "The Walmart Song" at a Walmart meeting or something. : / View this video on YouTube youtube.com 17. And lastly, this was a real concert. Via instagram.com I don't think anything further needs to be said. Have a good day!