Britney Spears Headed to Las Vegas to Headline New Show!
ExtraTV confirms that Britney Spears is headed to Las Vegas to headline an all-new show. According to the report, the pop star is currently deciding between two casinos, one being part of Caesars Entertainment Group. Spears' manager, Larry Rudolph, told "Extra" that once the decision is made, the deal will be finalized.
Negotiations for the deal have been ongoing for the last several months. An official announcement is expected to me made in the upcoming weeks.
Spears's first and second studio albums ...Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!... I Did It Again (2000) became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" became international number one hits and broke sales records. In 2001, Spears released her third album Britney and played the Starring role in the film Crossroads. She assumed creative control of her fourth studio album, In the Zone (2003), which yielded chart-topping singles "Me Against the Music", "Toxic" and "Everytime".
Her fifth album Blackout (2007) spawned hits "Gimme More" and "Piece of Me". In 2008, she released her sixth album Circus, which included global chart-topping lead single "Womanizer" and hits "Circus" and "If U Seek Amy". Her supporting tour The Circus Starring Britney Spears was the highest-grossing global concert tour in 2009.
Later that October, chart-topping single "3" became Spears's third single to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Her seventh album Femme Fatale (2011) became her first to yield three top ten singles in the United States: "Hold It Against Me", "Till the World Ends" and "I Wanna Go". The same year, she gained her fifth number one single as the featured artist on the remix of Rihanna's "S&M".
Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including a Grammy Award, six MTV Video Music Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award, nine Billboard Music Awards, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, Billboard ranked her as the 8th overall Artist of the Decade,and also recognized her as the best-selling female artist of the first decade of the 21st century.
She has sold over 100 million albums worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Forbes reported that Spears was the highest paid female musician of 2012, with earnings of $58 million, having last topped the list in 2002.