Watch out, Vegas — Jenny from the block is coming to town! J. Lo announced that she will be taking up a residency at the Planet Hollywood resort in Las Vegas starting in Jan. 2016. So exciting!
Move over, Britney Spears — Jennifer Lopez is headed to Las Vegas in 2016. J. Lo, 45, announced the huge news on May 12’s American Idol after teasing a “huge” announcement. And get this, she’s performing at the same hotel and in the same theater as Britney!
Jennifer Lopez’s Las Vegas Residency: Singer’s Announcement On ‘American Idol’
Who’s ready for a J. Lo takeover in Vegas? We certainly are.
The American Idol judge got her fans super excited when teasing on Instagram that she had a “HUGE” announcement earlier in the day, before announcing she was getting a residency at Planet Hollywood during Idol. How epic is her Instagram announcement?
Beginning Jan. 20, 2016, we can expect J. Lo to perform sold out shows five night a week, and that means we get to experience many classic hits along with new ones. J. Lo is pretty excited, too!
“I’ve been preparing for this moment my entire life,” Jennifer said in a statement. “The show is going to be a multifaceted high energy Jenny from the Block party, mixing all aspects of what my fans and I love – Dance, Hip Hop, Latin and Pop. It’s going to be the show I’ve always dreamt of creating.”
OMG — we seriously can’t wait. Tickets go on sale May 16.
J. Lo’s career is on fire, too. In addition to her Vegas residency she’ll also be starring in a new TV show, a police drama called Shades Of Blue, according to PopSugar.
What do YOU think, HollywoodLifers? Are you excited J. Lo is headed to Vegas? Tell us how you feel below!
— Julianne Ishler