The list: The top Vegas headliners
Britney Spears is reportedly at the center of a bidding war between at least two Las Vegas establishments vying for her to sign on as a headliner. The deal could earn the newly-single pop princess upwards of $100 million a year.
With the news of Britney possibly taking over Vegas, we’re taking a look at other famous faces who have graced the Vegas stages. Check them out in the list at the top of this article.
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Britney Spears is currently at the center of a bidding war between at least two Las Vegas properties. She is rumored to be worth $100 million for her first year as a headliner.
We know Britney has bid farewell to the X Factor, but is a Vegas show the best choice for a career move? Only time will tell.
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Love him or hate him, Carrot Top is one of the most successful Vegas performers of our time.
Consistently selling out shows at the Luxor, he has certainly made a name for himself in the comedy world. Carrot Top has crossed over into many TV and movie appearances as well.
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Celine Dion started performing in Las Vegas in 2003, and was reportedly paid $100 million for five 90-minute concerts per week over three years.
That first contract must have worked out well for her, because Celine is still performing at the Colosseum, and regularly sells out her shows.
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Wayne Newton earned the nickname “Mr. Las Vegas” by performing on the strip since 1980.
Today, Newton is riddled with financial troubles and lawsuits, but the performer can still be found hitting the stage around the globe.
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With his trademark black cowboy hat, Garth Brooks performed at the Wynn Las Vegas for three years, wrapping up his final show in November of 2012.
The singer earned a cool $100 million for his solo shows at the Wynn, and had access to a private jet to make frequent visits to his family.
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Elvis had a seven year run in Las Vegas from 1969-1976. The Vegas life took a toll on the singer, who died in 1977 following a heart attack.
Today, Las Vegas is the home to countless Elvis impersonators, and if you’re looking for memorabilia and can’t make it to Graceland, Vegas has everything you could ever imagine.
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Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Molina Baeza (she’s also known around the globe as Charo) began headlining in Las Vegas back in 1971. Her unique comic sense, buxom looks and funny accent drew in the crowds.
Although she is no longer performing in Vegas, fans can see her on an occasional guest spot on TV, cruise ships and red carpets.
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Liberace first appeared in Las Vegas in 1944. Known for his flamboyant excess both on and off the stage, Liberace was known as Mr. Showmanship.
Liberace was reportedly raking in $300,000 a week in the early 1980s. Liberace’s final performance was in New York in 1986. He died following complications from pneumonia and HIV in 1987.
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Siegfried and Roy
Siegfried and Roy are the owners of what was called the most-visited show in Vegas history. After performing at the Mirage for years, the duo took a hiatus in 2003 after Roy Horn was attacked by one of their tigers. Horn defended the actions of the tiger, saying Montecore thought he was protecting him when he fell over.
They performed together for the final time (with their tiger Montecore) on a TV special which aired in 2009.
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