Tuesday, singer Britney Spears announced that she will move to Las Vegas for the next two years and has signed a contract with “Planet Hollywood” and will perform 50 shows each in 2014 and 2015; Spears new album, “Britney: Piece of Me” will debut on Dec. 27, 2013. The new shows will contain some of her old music and songs from the new album. Tickets go on sale Sept. 20 and prices will range from $59-$179 each, according to the Washington Post.
Monday, TMZ leaked that Britney Spears will earn $30 million over the two year contract…some $310,000 per show.
Britney Spears, 31, made the announcement on “Good Morning America” and appeared just outside Las Vegas to make the announcement. The first 16 show dates were also announced. Spears plans to live at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino while living in Las Vegas.
Britney Spears said that she is ready to do this and that she has been training for five hours a day while getting ready. 1,300 people showed up for the announcement and they held a 10-story-tall photo of the star while a helicopter flown overhead.
Tuesday afternoon Britney Spears tweeted:
“Y’all that will be the last time u EVER see me in a helicopter. Love u @GMA & that was INCREDIBLE but helicopters are not for this girl :(,”
The theater at “Planet Hollywood” is on the smaller size and has more of a nightclub feel to it.
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Sources: TMZ and Washington Post