CELINE DION A New Day... Shows: 717 (2003-07) Highlights: Nearly 3 million people saw this game-changing show, a spectacle of Cirque du Soleil theatrics and dramatic rendition that led to a 210-show sequel (Celine) and a new paradigm for pop career arcs.
ELTON JOHN The Red Piano Shows: 242...
ELTON JOHN The Red Piano Shows: 242 (2004-09) Highlights: Conceived with David LaChapelle, John's five-year spectacular led to an international tour, an NBC special and a second residency, The Million Dollar Piano, which closes April 15.
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BETTE MIDLER The Showgirl Must Go On...
BETTE MIDLER The Showgirl Must Go On Shows: 170 (2008-10) Highlights: The Divine Miss M brought dirty jokes and her backup singers to this revue (which cost $10 million to produce). "I survived!" cheered Midler on closing night.
CHER Cher at the Colosseum Shows: 19...
CHER Cher at the Colosseum Shows: 192 (2008-11) Highlights: Her three-year extravaganza featured 17 costume changes (courtesy of legendary designer Bob Mackie), four aerialists, a golden chariot and its star's bare bottom.
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ROD STEWART Rod Stewart: The Hits Sh...
ROD STEWART Rod Stewart: The Hits Shows: 100-plus (2010-present) Highlights: Feb. 6 marked the 100th performance of Stewart's best-of showcase, which features lots of pink and occasional cameos from his daughter Ruby.
SHANIA TWAIN Shania: Still the One S...
SHANIA TWAIN Shania: Still the One Shows: 105 (2012-14) Highlights: In two years, 337,500 guests witnessed the country superstar serenade a white horse with her mega-ballad, "You're Still the One." There also was a campfire singalong and a flying motorcycle.
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MARIAH CAREY Mariah Carey #1's Begin...
MARIAH CAREY Mariah Carey #1's Begins: May 6 Highlights: Mimi has 18 No. 1 Hot 100 singles and promises to sing them all at her inaugural residency, starting this spring. "It's going to be really cool having her here -- like real girl power," Britney Spears tells Billboard.