Lizzo, Bruno Mars Among Vegas New Year’s Eve Headliners

3-time Grammy winner Lizzo set to ring in 2022 in Las Vegas

Virgin Hotels may be a virgin brand in Las Vegas, but leadership knows that if there’s one night a year to go big, it’s New Year’s Eve.

The former Hard Rock has tapped Lizzo to ring in 2022 from The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. Tickets to the one-night-only affair go on sale October 22 for $99.50 and can be purchased via AXS. An American Express presale runs October 19-21.

This won’t be the first time Lizzo has lit up Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve. The artist played The Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea theater on New Year’s Eve 2019, the same year her third studio album, “Cuz I Love You,” took over the world. Fans are still waiting for the follow-up, though Lizzo teamed with one-time Vegas headliner Cardi B this year for the chart-topper “Rumors.”

Bruno Mars is Back for New Year’s Eve and More

Lizzo joins a lineup of Las Vegas New Year’s Eve performers that includes the recently announced Bruno Mars. The 36-year-old, 11-time Grammy winner is returning for his fifth New Year’s Eve performance, this time at a familiar venue with an unfamiliar name.

Mars will headline December 30 and 31 at Dolby Live at Park MGM (formerly Park Theater). His New Year’s performances are part of a four-concert swing through the city in December. He’s also tapped to play Dolby Live on December 17 and 18.

Previously, Mars played New Year’s Eve concerts at T-Mobile Arena, Park Theater, and The Chelsea.

Tickets to Mars’ Dolby Live performances start at $99.50 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster beginning October 22 at 10 a.m.. An M Life Rewards presale will be held on October 21.

Tale of the Tape

Lizzo

Award Worthy: 3-time Grammy winner, 8-time Grammy nominee

Sellout: 2016’s “Good as Hell” is certified Platinum by the RIAA (3x), ARIA (3x), BPI (2x), MC (2x), and RMNZ.

Big Deal: Since entering the music scene, Lizzo has received acclaim for her female empowering lyrics, flautist skills, charismatic performance style and iconic collaborations with artists like Cardi B, Missy Elliot, Ariana Grande and others. 

Fact Sheet: In 2019, Lizzo earned her first No. 1 Single with “Truth Hurts” on the “Billboard Hot 100” and hasn’t looked back, continuously climbing the charts with smash hits “Juice” and “Good As Hell,” achieving three GRAMMY Awards in 2020, including “Best Urban Contemporary Album,” “Best Pop Solo Album,” and “Best Traditional R&B Performance.” 

Bruno Mars

Award Worthy: 11-time Grammy winner, 27-time Grammy nominee

Sellout: Sold more than 180 million singles worldwide

Big Deal: Mars’ critically acclaimed RIAA certified triple-platinum album 24K Magic album swept the 2018 GRAMMY Awards taking the most coveted trophies for Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year. The album also marked his highest first week sales debut, remaining in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 for an impressive 44 consecutive weeks; and the lead hit single “24K Magic” is certified four-times Platinum by the RIAA. 

Fact Sheet: Mars is the first artist to have two songs spend 24 or more weeks in the Hot 100’s Top 5 (“That’s What I Like” and “Uptown Funk”). He is the only artist in the past year to have both a four-time and six-time platinum single from the same album. Also, Mars is one of the few artists to have written and produced all of his No. 1 hits and has had a No. 1 song on the Hot 100 from each of his first three studio albums.

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