Our favorite superstar Cher is set to seal her pop comeback this year (12) with a new tour and her first album in more than a decade.
The Believe hitmaker’s last record Living Proof was released in 2001, and she declared Living Proof: The Farewell Tour would be her last trek.
She later signed up for a three-year Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum theatre, and last year (11) she revealed she was working on a new album.
The as-yet-untitled record is set to hit shelves this year (12), and Cher has thrilled fans by revealing she wants to accompany the release with a tour.
When asked by a follower on Twitter.com if her new album is finished yet, she replied, “God no, but it will b (sic) out this year, maybe to coincide with (X (cross) Our Fingers) Tour?!”
Elton John reached a major career milestone on Saturday by performing his 3,000th public show with his “million dollar piano” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Elton’s first ever public concert was on March 25, 1970 (his 23rd birthday), at the Revolution Club in London. Since then, the music superstar has given thousands of performances all over the world, including 1,608 shows throughout the United States.
Elton will play an additional nine shows of his “Million Dollar Piano” show at The Colosseum before heading out on an international tour for the rest of the year.
Elton has always been known for his flamboyant style and elaborate costumes and now his “million dollar piano” is also a big star in his show. The piano — named Blossom after jazz singer Blossom Dearie — lights up with vivid colors and imagery to reflect the mood of each of his songs.
Today, legendary rock icon Rod Stewart confirmed his long-rumored return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for the first 18 concerts of his two-year Las Vegas residency, kicking off on August 24, 2011. Rod Stewart: The Hits. will be a concert celebration featuring a set list of the rock and R&B favorites which have defined Stewart’s unparalleled five-decade-long career. The spectacular, state-of-the-art production, presented by AEG Live, will be a culmination of Stewart’s seminal hits like “Maggie May,” “You Wear it Well,” “Hot Legs,” “You’re in My Heart,” and “Some Guys Have All the Luck” mixed with a few surprise rarities and sizzling covers. Rod Stewart: The Hits. is being designed to give audiences that intimate, only in Las Vegas concert experience – with no fan more than 1 20 feet from the magnificent stage.
Stewart’s triumphant return to Las Vegas continues one of the most successful and critically-acclaimed 12 months of his career, highlighted by his just-wrapped The Heart & Soul Tour with Stevie Nicks – which is currently the #2 highest grossing tour on Billboard’s 2011 Boxscore chart. The tour has garnered Stewart enormous critical praise including The New York Post which declared Stewart “Forever Young,” US Weekly, which called his set list “…a non-stop jam session” and The Globe and Mail, which declared, “Rod Stewart competes with no one…” In addition to praise for his concert performance, Stewart was just honored with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award for his songwriting and received his 16th Grammy nomination for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.” Stewart’s incredible year began with his chart-topping, 33-date 2010 European summer t our – which included four sold-out dates at London’s O2 Arena – and continued with a sold-out, eight concerts at The Colosseum in Las Vegas in November of 2010.