Top 10 Highest Grossing Las Vegas Residencies Of All Time: Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Elton John and More


As Lady Gaga’s ‘Enigma’ residency launches, Billboard appears to be like again on the top-grossing Sin City residencies.

Musicians have been organising store in Las Vegas for prolonged live performance engagements for many years, stretching again to Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack to Elvis Presley within the 1950s and '60s.

The trendy Vegas residency continues as we speak in full swing, with present ongoing productions by Celine Dion, Backstreet Boys, Diana Ross, and George Strait. On Dec. 28, Lady Gaga will premier Enigma on the Park Theater on the Park MGM resort, whereas Aerosmith and Britney Spears can even launch new reveals in 2019 on the Park Theater.

On the eve of Mother Monster’s Vegas debut, we’re wanting again on the very best grossing residencies within the historical past of Billboard Boxscore (which dates again to 1990). The full listing, under, represents the highest grossing Las Vegas residencies, excluding any reveals which can be a part of a touring manufacturing. The knowledge is in line with figures reported to Billboard Boxscore.

Celine Dion tops the listing and is her personal runner-up because the queen of Sin City. Combined, her two residencies, each at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, have grossed a colossal $630.6 million and bought four,335,032 tickets throughout 1,089 reveals. The Celine residency continues with greater than 30 dates scheduled in 2019, presumably tacking on one other $20-30 million to her tally. 

Elton John additionally seems twice within the high 5, at No. three with The Red Piano and at No. 5 with The Million Dollar Piano, each at The Colosseum. His mixed gross of $297.6 million simply makes him the second-biggest earner in Las Vegas.

With extra reveals on the books for Cher's Classic Cher manufacturing on the Park Theater, might the multi-generational diva develop into the third act so as to add a second title to the highest 10? Her merely titled Cher present sits at No. 7. Or, might Britney Spears' Domination (set to debut on Feb. 13, 2019) be a part of Piece of Me (No. four) within the high 10? And, as the Oscar buzz round A Star Is Born hits a fever pitch, will Lady Gaga conquer Las Vegas in her latest inventive rebirth as Enigma? 

Outside the highest 10 are some staples of the strip. Mariah Carey descended upon Sin City with the Number 1 to Infinity residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, grossing $25.eight million from 2015-17. She lately launched The Butterfly Returns at The Colosseum, which has pulled in $three.6 million thus far with extra reveals scheduled all through 2019.

Shania Twain made her comeback to the stage with Shania: Still the One in 2012 at The Colosseum. Across three years and 105 reveals, Twain grossed $43.6 million. Another legendary nation residency was Together in Vegas, additionally at The Colosseum, combining the star energy of Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn. They pulled in $25.four million and bought 205,159 tickets between 2015 and 2018.

Donny & Marie Osmond have been constantly taking part in in Vegas during the last decade, racking up $31.three million at The Showroom at Flamingo. While most main Las Vegas residencies play The Colosseum (four,000 seats), Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood (7,000) or Park Theater (5,200), Donny & Marie’s 332,961 tickets bought is an much more spectacular determine when contemplating they’ve stored their reveals intimate, taking part in to 750 followers every evening.

Below are the 10 highest-grossing Las Vegas residencies, in line with figures reported to Billboard Boxscore.

1. Celine Dion

A New Day… (2003 – 2007)

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

$385.1 million

2,814,577 tickets bought

714 reveals

2. Celine Dion

Celine (2011 – current)

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

$245.5 million

1,520,455 tickets bought

375 reveals

three. Elton John

The Red Piano (2004 – 2009)

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

$166.four million

982,090 tickets bought

247 reveals

***Top Residency by a Male Artist

four. Britney Spears

Piece of Me (2013 – 2017)

The Axis at Planet Hollywood

$137.7 million

916,184 tickets bought

248 reveals

5. Elton John

The Million Dollar Piano (2011 – 2018)

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

$131.2 million

776,518 tickets bought

189 reveals

6. Jennifer Lopez

All I Have (2016 – 2018)

Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood (previously often known as The Axis)

$101.9 million

487,303 tickets

120 reveals

***Top Residency by a Latin Artist 

7. Cher

Cher (2008 – 2011)

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

$97.four million

697,765 tickets

192 reveals 

eight. Bette Midler

The Showgirl Must Go On (2008 – 2010)

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

$71.eight million

537,817 tickets bought

170 reveals

9. Rod Stewart

The Hits (2011 – 2018)

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

$57.four million

441,794 tickets bought

117 reveals

10. George Strait

Strait to Vegas (2016 – current)

T-Mobile Arena

$47.9 million

333,352 tickets bought

20 reveals

***Top Residency by a Country Artist