Beyonce Is Not Doing a Las Vegas Residency




 

Click here to read the full article.

Beyonce is not doing a Las Vegas residency, her rep has confirmed to Variety.

It's "absolutely not true," the rep stated.

Rumors that Queen Bey would be hitting the strip began circulating Saturday after website LoveBScott posted a story citing "sources" that said she would announce the residency in the first half of 2020. The report said the residency would have made Beyonce the highest-paid entertainer in the city.

The "Lemonade" mastermind has performed in Vegas before, releasing the "I Am… Yours: An Intimate Performance at Wynn Las Vegas" album, which was recorded over a few dates during her "I Am…" world tour, in 2009.

The news had, predictably, gotten Beyonce fans riled up, with some claiming that there was no way the star would agree to a residency rather than releasing a new album and touring in support. Others felt that the mother of three might like the steadiness of a residency as opposed to a world tour.

Beyonce's most recent work includes "The Lion King: The Gift," her companion album to the "Lion King" soundtrack, as well as her track "Spirit" for the blockbuster film. She's up for four Grammy awards, including pop vocal album for "The Gift," pop solo performance and song written for visual media for "Spirit," and music film for her documentary "Homecoming."

"Homecoming" was nominated for six Emmys, including pre-recorded variety special, directing for a variety special, and writing for a variety special. It also received nods in the music direction, production design for a variety special, and costumes for a nonfiction, variety, or reality program.

Best of Variety

COMMENTS

More Related News

Ewan McGregor Addresses Obi-Wan Kenobi Script Problems:
Ewan McGregor Addresses Obi-Wan Kenobi Script Problems: 'It's Not As Dramatic As It Might Seem'

Shooting of Disney Plus's Obi-Wan Kenobi has been pushed to next year following the news that show's writer is being replaced. "I think we start shooting early next year as opposed to summer this year," Ewan McGregor, who will reprise his role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the series, told Variety at the "Birds of Prey" […]

Obi-Wan Kenobi Series at Disney Plus Loses Writer, Seeks to Overhaul Scripts
Obi-Wan Kenobi Series at Disney Plus Loses Writer, Seeks to Overhaul Scripts

Pre-production on the Obi-Wan Kenobi-focused TV series in the works at Disney Plus has been put on hold as the streamer and Lucasfilm look to overhaul early scripts and find new writers, sources tell Variety. Hossein Amini had been attached to write. The news follows recent talk that the entire series was being scrapped altogether. […]

Young, gifted and unique, top Grammy contenders march to their own tune
Young, gifted and unique, top Grammy contenders march to their own tune
  • US
  • 2020-01-23 12:28:22Z

From Billie Eilish to Bon Iver and Rosalia, the top contenders at Sunday's Grammy Awards are turning traditional music genres on their head with a striking fusion of styles. Teen sensation Eilish, body-positive singer Lizzo and gay, black country rapper Lil Nas X lead nominations for the highest awards in the music industry in a list that favors women and newcomers over established stars like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Bruce Springsteen. Although rap and R&B surpassed rock in 2017 as the dominant music genre in the United States, the field for the four top Grammy prizes - album, record, song of the year and best new artist - is made up of artists who defy neat labels.

NFL draft becomes a Las Vegas extravaganza
NFL draft becomes a Las Vegas extravaganza

Five years ago, the NFL strong-armed players from participating in a fantasy-football convention organized by Tony Romo in Las Vegas, because it was going to be held at a property owned by a casino (but not actually in a casino). The football world has changed dramatically since then. Now, Las Vegas

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: Entertainment