Las Vegas residencies have become the hottest ticket for pop#8217s biggest divas: Mariah Carey#8217s just opened, Britney Spears just extended hers and Jennifer Lopez officially announced hers Tuesday on American Idol after months of speculation.
Lopez#8217s show will kick off Jan. 20 at the Axis theater at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, where Spears currently performs, and continue for 19 more shows in January, February, May and June. A pre-sale begins Wednesday before opening up to the general public Saturday. In addition to these dates, Lopez will have to juggle her judging commitments for American Idol#8217s fifteenth season, which Fox announced this week will be its last.
J. Lo, who said her sold-out New Year#8217s Eve show in Vegas warmed her up to the idea of residency, hinted that the show would revisit all eras of her career, from her #8220Waiting for Tonight#8221 days to more recent material.
#8220There#8217s a lot of different things over the years people have come to know me as [and] so many different things we can delve into,#8221 she says. #8220We haven#8217t started exactly, but in my mind, I know it#8217s going to be a multifaceted, high-energy kind of block party.#8221The Brief Newsletter Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. View Sample Sign Up Now
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