If you insist on knocking on the outside of the plane before you board it, or if you won’t wear red on the day of a big presentation, you’ll have something in common with these megastars. Celebrity performers are often on stage in front of tens of thousands of people, and understandably, that can come with a lot of nerves no matter how many times they do it. Over time, many of these performers develop pre-show rituals whether out of, habit, superstition, or both. Here are ten of the most interesting pre-show rituals your favorite performers do.

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper insists on eating Skittles and watching Kung-Fu movies before he performs.


Chris Martin

The Coldplay frontman says he needs to brush his teeth before he takes the stage or he just doesn’t feel right about it.

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