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Lady Gaga To Take Up Two-Year Las Vegas Residency

Fans of Lady Gaga will be excited to hear that the pop star has announced a two-year residency in Las Vegas and will be joining other big names such as Celine Dion, Britney Spears and Shania Twain who have recently taken up their own residencies.

Gaga said that she will begin the two-year engagement at the5,300-seat Park Theater at the Park MGM in December next year, part of the transformation of the MonteCarlo hotel in to the new Park MGM resort.In a statement Gaga said that it has been a life-long dreamof hers to play in the home of Elvis, Tony Bennet, Frank Sinatra, the Rat Pack, Elton John and so on.She said that the honour of playing in Vegas is humbling and that she intends to create a “new showunlike anything Vegas has ever seen before.”

Over the last decade Gaga, in addition to gaining popularityfor her songs, she has become known for stunts such as setting her piano on fire and wearing a raw meatdress. Last February she began the Super Bowl halftime show by singing “God Bless America” from thetop of Houston’s NRG Stadium.She had a health scare a few months ago and postponed the European legof her world tour until early 2018 citing severe pain. In 2013 she was hospitalised for a hip injuryand she also revealed that she suffers from the musculoskeletal disorder fibromyalgia.A number of topmusicians are drawn to Las Vegas residencies as they allow the performers to remain in one location andstill draw in large crowds without the need to tour.