As entertainment hot spots go, few are as prestigious or enduring as Las Vegas.
However, over the last decade, Sin City has experienced a transformation within itself.
Once deemed the desert where seasoned careers tread for their ultimate sunset, the strip was given a bolt of lightening when a succession of contemporary chart titans strutted onto the scene and shook things all the way up.
Celine Dion set the precedent with her 2002 residency ‘A New Day’ and again with her 2011 ‘Celine’ show – which is still going strong today (with a growing total gross of over $200 million).
In the years since, Vegas has welcomed the likes of Britney Spears (‘Piece Of Me’), Jennifer Lopez (‘All I Have’) and Mariah Carey (‘#1 To Infinity’).
More recently, Lady Gaga revealed that she’ll turning up the heat at the MGM Park Theater with her own show. The as yet untitled special sets sail at the end of the year.
With many tipping Mother Monster to deliver the best results yet, the names and numbers she’ll have to top have now been revealed.
Head below to find out who’s currently ruling the roost…
Per Betway, here’s how the diva stats stack up…
Celine Dion – The Colosseum – $229,086,433
Britney Spears – Planet Hollywood – $132,450,099
Jennifer Lopez – Planet Hollywood – $50,421,950
Mariah Carey – The Colosseum – $23,912,616
Of course, there are additional variables – such as number of shows, size of venue, and other acts (including non-musical).
Peep the chart below for the full scope…