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Britney Spears Offered $12 Million to Extend Residency

Britney SpearsBritney Spears is close to extending her Las Vegas residency.

The "Perfume" singer, whose show Piece of Me at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino has been a huge success, has reportedly been offered $12 million to continue performing until 2016. According to New York Daily News, the pop star is close to securing a deal with Ceasers Entertainment, the parent company of Planet Hollywood, to stay on at the venue.

"Britney Spears has been a great success for the company and will be extended, if she wants to do it, and I cannot see why not. She has been filling the place every night, and she is enjoying it and is in good health," said Ceasers Palace President, Gary Selesner.

The 32-year-old star was scheduled to perform 50 shows per year in 2014 and 2015 as part of the initial deal, earning her an impressive $30 million, and Gary admitted it was a "gamble" in the beginning but he is now happy with how popular the show is and wants her to return for further dates.

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Guns N’ Roses Announce Residency

Guns N' RosesGuns N' Roses will perform nine shows in Las Vegas later this year.

Axl Rose and his bandmates have inked a deal with The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to return for a short residency, dubbed No Trickery! An Evening of Destruction, in May and June.

The "November Rain" rockers, who previously performed a series of concerts titled Appetite for Democracy at the venue in 2012, will take to the stage at The Joint again on May 21, 24, 25, 28, 30, 31, and June 4, 6 and 7, 2014.

"If some is good, more is better! That's our take on welcoming back Guns N' Roses (GNR) to The Joint. Our first residency with GNR was fantastic in every way imaginable. The band and the fans loved the venue, and the business was great for everyone else involved. We want all of the Guns N' Roses fans across the globe to come see what one of the iconic rock 'n' roll bands can do when they have the best venue in the world to do it in, in a city made to party. We are gearing up for another epic residency," said Bobby Reynolds, vice president of booking for concert promoters AEG Live Las Vegas.

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Britney Spears and Lady Gaga to Collaborate?

Britney Spears and Lady GagaIt's about time!

A duet between Britney Spears and Lady Gaga may be in the works soon, a source close to the pop stars said: "It'll happen soon."

Gossip of the collaboration began when Lady Gaga attended one of Britney's Las Vegas shows, after which she posted a photo of the two of them on her Twitter, captioning it, "Me and Brit Brit. She looked so gorgeous, the show was so much fun, and her dad gave us THE BEST BBQ. It was a #MonsterParty!"

"During the song 'Till the World Ends,' Gaga walked to the pit and tossed Britney roses... Brit blew her a kiss!" an eyewitness at the concert noted.

Back in December, Britney expressed interest in getting together with Lady Gaga for a track: "I would do a duet with Lady Gaga. I think that would be a lot of fun. I think she's very different and interesting and intricate, and I like her as an artist."

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Britney’s Las Vegas Show Is a Hit

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Concerts / Tours, Industry News, Pop,

Britney Spears in Las VegasBritney Spears' residency is already the best-selling Las Vegas show of the year.

The "Perfume" singer, who kicked off Britney: Piece Of Me at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino on December 27 last year, has already outsold Las Vegas residencies by Celine Dion, Elton John, Shania Twain and Rod Stewart. It is also the third highest-selling residency ever, behind Elton John's, which began in 2009, and Celine Dion's show, which started in 2011.

The 32-year-old star has only performed four shows so far, but tickets are on sale for concerts through to September. According to ticket website StubHub, 14 per cent of all tickets sold for Britney's show so far this year were for her February 14 concert, although they have declined to provide exact sales figures.

A number of big names have already been to see Britney live in Las Vegas, including Katy Perry, Adam Lambert and Miley Cyrus, who was seen dancing on the front row during the first 90-minute show in December.

Spice Girls Offered $41 Million Las Vegas Reunion

Spice GirlsThe Spice Girls have been offered $41 million for a Las Vegas reunion but only if Victoria Beckham is part of the show.

The iconic pop group would love to reform to celebrate their 20th anniversary this year, with several major venues keen to host the comeback. "A Spice Girls reunion in Vegas could easily generation $100 million worth of PR in a few weeks and earn the group $41 million in the process. There's huge interest from various major casinos and hotels so it's just a case of whether the girls can persuade Victoria to change her mind on the project," a source said.

The fashion designer - nicknamed Posh Spice during her time in the "Wannabe" group - is said to have given her former band mates permission to reform as a four piece, but the deal is only for a full reunion. "Posh is more than happy for the four girls to do it without her but the problem is the offer is only on the table for all five of them," the source added.

Leona Lewis: I Want a Las Vegas Residency

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Leona LewisLeona Lewis wants her own residency in Las Vegas.

The "One More Sleep" singer aims to follow in the footsteps of pop star Britney Spears, who started her two year stint at Planet Hollywood last month.

"You get paid so much money to just go and do your show every single night. It would be amazing! I would love that. I want to go and see Britney. I am wondering how great that will be, though, as she is only performing two nights per month which I don't really understand. Two shows a month? Probably $10million per show!? I'm sure it will be incredible but I am intrigued to see how that would work."

After the success of her Christmas With Love album, the 28-year-old star is taking inspiration from Motown for her next record and says she no longer cares what people think about her or her success: "I couldn't give two craps what people think. I know what I do comes from the heart, so whatever other people say is irrelevant. People are always going to have an opinion of you. I just concentrate on the love I get from the fans."

Heidi Klum Spends New Year’s Eve in Disguise

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Heidi KlumHeidi Klum went out in disguise on New Year's Eve.

The 40-year-old catwalk beauty saw in 2014 at the Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub with her boyfriend Martin Kristen and some friends earlier this week dressed in a wig and sexy devil ears.

"She was dressed incognito in a short black wig, feather boa and light-up devil ears. Others in her group had a boa or ears, but no one else was wearing the whole get-up," a source said.

This isn't the first time the Project Runway host has gone all out on a costume for an event as she dressed up as a wrinkled old lady for her spooky Halloween bash last year. The stunning model wore a pearl necklace, a suit skirt and blazer, as well as latex skin with wrinkle effects. Prosthetic effects and make-up were remarkably added to age spots and raise veins in her legs to give her skin an aged appearance. She also covered her luscious blonde locks with a white wig.

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Britney Spears Teases ‘I Am Britney Jean’ Documentary

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Britney Spears has unveiled a sneak preview of I Am Britney Jean.

The "Work B***h" singer teased fans on Twitter before posting a link to a short 30 second clip today, in which her crew members reveal she has been under "pressure" in the lead up to her residency in Las Vegas which launches later this month. The 32-year-old singer is seen performing a series of complicated dance routines before a crew member explains, "There is a lot more people watching which creates a lot more pressure for her. I'm actually worried about whether the show is going to be ready."

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Britney to Retire after Las Vegas Shows?

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Britney SpearsBritney Spears is thinking about retiring after she completes her Las Vegas residency.

The "Work B***h" hitmaker, who has just released her eighth studio album Britney Jean, has revealed she might give up music after her two-year stint at Planet Hollywood and wants to expand her brood.

"I might [retire], who knows... I may have two more kids and get married... I'd like to have more kids," she said in an interview with Mario Lopez for Extra.

The 32-year-old has been dating lawyer David Lucado for eight months after splitting from then fiance Jason Trawick and has two sons with ex-husband Kevin Federline, Sean Preston, eight, and seven-year-old Jayden James. The Saved By The Bell star wanted to know if Britney wants girls or more boys, but the singer said "as long as they're healthy," she doesn't mind: "I think it does kind of help with dating someone not in the business, I could kinda understand if you're dating someone in the business they'd understand what you're going through every day and stuff. I feel like the chemistry kinda [sic] speaks for itself when you date someone out of the industry."

Britney Spears: Las Vegas Residency Is Ideal

Britney SpearsBritney Spears believes her Las Vegas residency is "ideal" as she won't have to travel too much.

The "Work Bitch" hitmaker is set to launch Britney: Piece of Me at Planet Hollywood next month, and she is looking forward to the short commute between her home in Los Angeles and Sin City after three "grueling" years of touring:

"I've done two tours in two years in the past three years and it's so grueling, being on the road and staying in a different bed every night. The schedule is insane. I thought it would be ideal to have one place I could go to and I could just travel back and forth to my home after the show. It's going to be different but I'm excited."

The 31-year-old star - who has sons Sean Preston, eight, and Jayden James, seven, with ex-husband Kevin Federline - also opened up about writing her new album, Britney Jean, which she says was like "therapy." Britney admits to feeling "reclusive" at times and having "harder" days in her life, but writing her eighth studio album sparked her creativity.

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