With her powerhouse voice, Celine Dion was one of the most popular singers of the 90s. By the early 2000s, Dion took a break from making music to focus on being a mother. But soon Celine got the itch to perform again and in 2011 she booked a residency for Las Vegas. The deal was originally for three years, but after earning over $110 million her residency was extended. The *My Heart Will Go On* singer received positive feedback from critics as fans flocked to see her perform. After performing in over 1,000 shows, Celine Dion’s residency at Caesars Palace came to an end on June 8, 2019.
Backstreet Boys were one of the hottest acts in music from 1996 to 2001. After the release of their greatest hits album in 2001, the band decided to take a break. Members of the band went on to have solo careers and pursue other musical projects. In 2012, all five members of the band reunited as they went on tour. Their reunion sparked excitement from their fans, and it also lead the band to scoring a residency at Zappos Theater. In March 2017, the boys performed their first show. Even though their residency only lasted two years, it was one of the most successful and fastest selling shows in the theater’s history.
Former teen pop star Britney Spears experienced a career resurgence with her Las Vegas residency. The star went through a troubling ordeal, but sought help and reignited her music career. After the release of her album Femme Fatale in 2011, Spears was offered a residency at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. In December 2013, Spears made her debut and kicked off a successful residency. Britney’s performance received critical acclaim and earned over $130 million in revenue. Her 4-year residency not only was a financial success for the resort, but it also helped reignite her career.