Adele is Las Vegas’ newest performer in residence.
The Grammy-winning singer on Tuesday announced her residency during an exclusive four-month Las Vegas concert titled Weekends With Adele. The show, which will run from January 21 to April 16, will see the singer give two shows nearly every weekend at the Colosseum of Caesars Palace Hotel, which has a capacity 4,100 crowds and has been home to fellow major artists. Celine Dion, Elton John, Bette Midler, Cher, Mariah Carey and more.
Currently, there is only one weekend, February 18 and 19, where Adele has no scheduled performances. As scheduled by Caesars, Van Morrison – who has spoken out publicly against the vaccine missions – will perform at the venue.
In a December cover story for Rolling StoneAdele shared that she has no major tour plans for her latest album due to the ongoing pandemic. While she was filming two live specials for 30 in October and is already planning to do a couple of big shows next year – including two appearances at Hyde Park in London – the singer explained that it’s currently not possible to do a major tour. as she has done for her previous albums.
“It was so unpredictable, with all the rules and stuff,” she said. “I don’t want anyone who comes to my concert to be scared. And I don’t want to get COVID either.”
The singer also noted that, at least at the time, she had not applied for residency in Las Vegas because “there was nothing”.
The Hollywood Reporter Contacted Adele’s rep for comment.
The news of the residence comes after a stellar week in disc sales for the singer’s latest and long-awaited release, 30. Adele’s fourth studio album not only topped the Billboard 200, but also became the best-selling album of 2021 in just three days, surpassing Taylor Swift Always, based on Billboards. Amid breaking various records, Adele is also credited with asking Spotify to remove the music player’s default shuffle feature from her latest LP, allowing fans to listen to her tracklist in the order she intended.