Kylie Minogue Locks In Las Vegas Residency
It’s official: Kylie Minogue is heading to Vegas.
The Princess of Pop will light it up on the Strip later in the year, for her first-ever U.S. residency.
Kylie will call The Venetian home for several months, as the inaugural headline act for a new club night, Voltaire.
“Everything about Kylie reflects the essence of Voltaire. Her music is fun. Her spirit is absolutely infectious,” says Patrick Nichols, president and chief executive officer of The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.
“And she’s at the top of her game, which makes this a truly special moment for fans to connect in such an intimate environment.”
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The Melbourne-raised, London-based pop veteran will open the 1,000-capacity Vegas space on Nov. 3 with a set that’ll include “many of her greatest hits,” including “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” and “All The Lovers,” and cuts from her forthcoming album, Tension, due out Sept. 22 via Liberator Music / BMG.
Tickets are available from next week.
“The creative team has designed an environment where people can get up and dance at their tables and revel in the night,” says Minogue in a statement. “That’s what Voltaire is and I can’t wait to perform in this intimate and exciting setting.”
Sin City will provide the launch pad for Kylie’s long-overdue breakthrough into the U.S. mainstream, a market she hasn’t yet managed to conquer.
She’s landed seven songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Just two of those have cracked the top 10, 1988’s “The Loco-Motion” (peaking at No. 3) and 2002’s “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” (No. 7). Her 2002 album Fever made a top 10 impact on the Billboard 200, reaching No. 3.
Now is a fine time to roll the dice.
Kylie’s hypnotic hit “Padam Padam” is hot Stateside, where it recently cracked the top 10 of the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs survey, her first top tier effort on that ranking, and became her first No. 1 on the Dance/Electronic Digital Song Sales chart.
Minogue has always been hot in the U.K., where she’s revered with “legend” status and scored two Brit Awards. Across her career, she’s bagged 35 U.K. top 40 hit singles, including seven No. 1s. Also, eight Kylie albums have led the national albums chart, including her latest studio LP, 2020’s Disco.
She’s the only female artist in U.K. recorded music history to bag a No. 1 album in five consecutive decades.
Minogue will be joined in Vegas by fellow Australian Keith Urban, who is currently performing his Caesars Palace residency until late November, and Human Nature, who’ve booked South Point Casino for dates in September, October and November.