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  1. The Queen of Las Vegas is returning and she is not messing around this time! Britney has already begun rehearsing for her new Las Vegas residency show “Domination”! Queen B posted a video of her rehearsing today with her new dancers for her show. Check out her new posts below: We are living for these rehearsal videos!!!! We can’t wait to see “Domination” in February 2019! Have you purchased your tickets yet?!?!? View the full article
  2. Britney Spears manager Larry Rudolph spoke to pollster about his journey with Britney Spears and also what Britney’s new residency is going to be about. Larry also touched upon on Britney started in her career and memories! Britney also spoke about her love for Vegas, memories and her children. Check out their interview below: “The biggest pro to doing a residency is that it’s much easier on my kids,” Spears tells Pollstar. “My kids are my everything, so having a show in one place gives me more time with them. Residencies are also easier on myself and my team. It can get exhausting and can be disorienting when you travel every day – but that’s not to say that it’s not a ton of fun, too.” Spears, 36, would know: she’s been touring, recording and churning in the media spotlight her entire adult life while generating a massive career touring gross. According to Pollstar Boxoffice reports, Britney’s generated some $455 million with 442 shows and 6.2 million tickets sold, none of which would have been possible without a certain someone. She walked into my office with her family when she was 13 years old,” recalls Larry Rudolph, who managed Britney from 1998 to 2004 and again from 2008 to today. “They played me some VHS tapes, which shows how long ago it was, of her on the new ‘Mickey Mouse Club.’ I didn’t know really anything about it – I’m not talking about Annette Funicello. I thought she had a lot of talent and showed a lot of promise, but she was 13 years old. And if you go back and look at the charts from 1995, you’ll see they were dominated at the time by urban pop. There weren’t any young white females on the pop charts. That had kind of ended a few years earlier with Tiffany.” A few years later, according to Rudolph, with a pop surge on the charts from the likes of Spice Girls, Hanson and Backstreet Boys in full swing, he felt “the door was wide open for a solo artist.” Rudolph, then a lawyer, brought Spears, who was now 15, to New York with a demo of her singing over a Whitney Houston track along with a leftover Toni Braxton song. He pitched her to the heads of four different record labels, three of which passed, but Jive Records, which was run by Clive Calder – who Rudolph calls “the singular most successful human being who’s ever lived in the music business” and a “business genius” – said yes. There’s good reason for Rudolph’s hosannas: It was Calder who recognized Rudolph’s managerial talents and told him that, “Even though you don’t think you’re a manager, you’re a manager,” and proceeded to help guide his career. “He would call me up a few times a week,” Rudolph recalls, “and tell me to come up and see him. We’d spend hours and hours together listening to music, going over marketing plans, going over everything related to Britney. He was very committed, as was I.” In the late-1990s, Rudolph says he was listening to Robyn, the Swedish pop genius whose songs were produced by fellow Swede Max Martin. Calder, it turned out, had Martin’s publishing through Zomba Music Publishing and a ditty he’d written, that was rejected by TLC, called “…Baby One More Time,” remained unrecorded. After something of a bidding war with Rudolph’s friend and then-competitor Simon Cowell, Spears in March 1998 flew to Cheiron Studios in Stockholm, Sweden, to record the song. “We put out the ‘…Baby One More Time’ single in September or October of ’98, and then the album in January of ’99, and both were enormously successful.” That might be something of an understatement considering the album sold more than 25 million copies and the massive impact Britney would have on music, culture and the world at large. It’s hard to fathom, then, that for her first tour Spears performed at malls across the country with just two back-up dancers. “We were like, if we take Britney to the malls, which is where America lives, and they see her, they’ll connect with her,” Rudolph says. “I remember going to one of these shows at Macy’s Herald Square in New York. We were performing in the middle of the Calvin Klein section and there were underwear racks around us. People were just shopping and not realizing that 10 feet away from them was Britney Spears, who was about to become the biggest star in the world.” Spears’ first proper tour was opening for *NSYNC’s 1998 tour, which Rudolph described as a “favor.” But it was on that tour, after the ‘Baby One More Time’ video came out, that everything changed. “All of a sudden she went from unknown to everybody knowing her,” he says. “I saw the change day-to-day but it was almost overnight. You would see it go from 5 percent of the house knowing her, to 15 percent, then one in five, to 50 percent, to 75 percent, to 100 percent. By the end of that little tour, in which she only did three or four songs with no production whatsoever, the album opened at No. 1 and she was a big star on her own. Then we planned for her actual first headlining tour.” Critics can say whatever they want about Britney Spears’ hit-filled catalog, but what separates her from the pack of pop piffle is her preternatural ability to connect with fans, whether on record, video and especially live. “You can teach people to sing, you can teach them to dance, you can write a joke for them to say, but you can’t teach charisma,” says Rob Light, the Head of CAA Music and Britney’s agent for the past seven years. “You either have it or you don’t and Britney Spears has it. Her charisma fills the room to the back wall. She walks out and the way she struts, the whole room is energized. She doesn’t have to say anything or do anything.” But finding the right milieu for that gift, in this day and age of over-heated touring markets and mega-festival, is no easy feat for an artist of Spears’ caliber in the throes of motherhood yet still in her prime – that’s where Rudolph’s and Light’s expertise and foresight came into play. “I had been spending quite a bit of time in Las Vegas and seeing a big transition in the demographic patterns,” says Rudolph, who early on recognized a new, emerging Sin City market. “It was moving away from the traditional middle-aged couple getting dinner, seeing a show, doing a little gambling and going to sleep, and moving towards a much younger person with a very different reason for being in Vegas.” The pathology for this emergent demo of 20- and 30-somethings, according to Rudolph, was different: They check into the hotel, make a beeline for the pool where they drink, party and listen to DJs; return to their room, order room service (instead of going out to restaurants) and take a disco nap; then wake up at 11 p.m. and club the night away without ever hitting a gaming table. Team Britney’s vision was to break into that pre-clubbing time. While identifying an emerging market isn’t easy, harder still is convincing others to invest in your vision. Fortunately, Light, who’s booked Vegas “forever,” with such artists as Bette Midler and Shania Twain, got it right away. “When we were talking about what was the next live move for Britney, Larry – who truly is one of the great managers – and I talked about going to Vegas and what that would look like,” Light recalls. “We reached out to a bunch of properties, and the first responses – and remember it wasn’t like it is today – were lukewarm at best. It certainly didn’t fit the model at the Colosseum, there was no Park Theater, and the only other room was at Planet Hollywood.” “It was a white elephant,” Rudolph says of the underutilized Planet Hollywood theater, which seated 7,000. “When I walked in there, it was dusty and looked like shit. I basically said, ‘Hey, this looks like it hasn’t been touched in 40 years.’ And they basically said, ‘Well that’s because it hasn’t been touched in 40 years.’ So I said, ‘Alright, the only way we’re going to do this theater and do this new show is if we do get some money for capital improvements.” Caesars also saw the vision. “The CEO was Gary Loveman, who was a really bright guy,” Light recalls. “He made a bet that this was gonna work and put $20-something million into this theater. 18 months later you couldn’t get a date in the room. It was booked out for two years.” “We invested heavily into the production,” Rudolph adds, “for a show in a 4,400-seat theater. And we built it the right way. We made it spectacular.” This included having Baz Halpin (whose clients have included Taylor Swift, Pink, Black Sabbath and Katy Perry) as creative and stage director for the show, Marco Morante as the costume designer, and a 360-degree video wall. Light compares the show to a more historical antecedent. “Think back to Donn Arden’s ‘Jubilee,’ without the showgirls and huge headdresses of the old days,” he says, “but it was taking those big production shows and bringing it into the 21st century for that audience and done just brilliantly.” “Here’s what I remember about the first night more than anything,” Light continues. “When she came out, everyone stood up, which was unheard of for a Vegas show. It was a party from the second it started. I was surprised because I’m so used to a Vegas audience sitting in their seats and being like, ‘Entertain me.’ It was not that.” So what do Lady Gaga, Dave Chappelle, Bryce Harper, Danica Patrick, Bobby Flay, Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello, Shania Twain, Nasim Pedrad, Peaches, Jeff Dunham, Jeremy Scott, Julianne Moore, Nuno Bettencourt, Minka Kelly, Melissa Joan Hart, Tamar Braxton, Skrillex, Abby Wambach, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Miss USA Nina Sanchez and the late Florence Henderson have in common? Not much, really, but they were among the million ticket holders clamoring to see Britney’s “Piece of Me” Vegas residency. “One night I was standing with Britney backstage,” Rudolph recalls, “and I was walking her to the stage, and as I literally said goodbye to her I said, ‘Oh, and Jay-Z and Beyoncé are sitting in the front row.’ She said, ‘No! What!? Why didn’t you tell me? I can’t go out there.’ And I go, ‘That’s why I didn’t tell you. I didn’t want you to have time to think about it, now just go out and perform.’ And she was like, ‘You motherfucker,’ with a smile on her face. And then of course, she went out and Jay and Beyoncé are sitting right there. And Dave Chappelle was there that night also. But that’s the way it rolled. Everybody wanted to see it.” After the close of the show on Dec. 31, 2017, Spears embarked on the “Piece of Me” summer tour for a number of reasons. “Number one,” says Rudolph, “we were done with the show, and she had an entire year off. And she wanted to do something. So we spoke about it. A lot of people on the East Coast and in Europe didn’t get to come see the show. because not everybody has the ability to get on a plane and come to the West Coast.” And as CAA’s Light pointed out, the majority of the show was already built. “Think about the cost of just building a stage and rehearsing it,” he says, “that’s a big part of the cost. We didn’t take the exact show from Vegas, you never could because it was built into a theater, but we took a lot of those elements, so the show was built and rehearsed, so the normal costs that get amortized were gone.” While the tour set records in disparate locales between its trans-Atlantic venues, Rudolph recalls one show in particular: “She loved playing at Radio City,” he says. “And it’s funny, because I reminded her when we got there. ‘You know what happened the last time you were here?’ She said, ‘No, what?’ I said, ‘You kissed Madonna.’ And she started laughing and said, ‘Oh my God, I’m going to say something about that when I go out there.’ And she did and it was really cute. She said something like, ‘Hey everybody, guess what I did last time I was here?’ The audience paused, and she said, ‘I made out with Madonna.’” The “Piece of Me” tour set records from the Sands Bethlehem Event Center to Brighton, U.K.’s Preston Park to Göransson Arena, Sweden, where it broke a long-held record held by the Scorpions. The tour is also up for a People’s Choice Award. All of which brings us to her just-announced new residency at the Park Theater, which Team Britney is hard at work putting together. “We just had our first full session yesterday with NappyTabs for a few hours yesterday morning,” says Rudolph referencing Tabitha and Napoleon D’umo of Funky Monkey Productions, the new residency’s creative directors who not only developed lyrical hip-hop dance but worked on “So You Think You Can Dance,” “America’s Got Talent,” and Jennifer Lopez’s “All I Have” residency, in addition to other productions. “We went through our first draft of creatives, We sat down, spitballed ideas and Britney came up with a million of them. They came up with a million ideas. We have a tentative title, narrative, visuals, set lists and everything right now. But it’s far too early to talk about it. I can tell you this: It’s going to different from the ‘Piece of Me’ show. It’s going to be a little bit more street. A little bit more rhythmic. It’s going to feel a little cooler. But it’s still going to be a classic Britney great hits show. You’ll know every song, the visuals will be incredible, she’ll be at 110 percent in terms of her performance. You’re going to have amazing dancers, costumes, set pieces, video, sound – amazing everything.” But beyond all of Spears’ topnotch production values, strong content and universally-lauded performances, the crux of what connects her to legions of fans who flock to Vegas is something far more visceral, personal. “To a huge swath of a generation Britney represents something incredibly important to their lives,” Light says. “Her performance takes them back and makes them feel great. She connects on that level.” Source View the full article
  3. Hit us Britney one more time! Epic rights just announced Britney’s “Baby One More Time” 20th anniversary collection and let us tell you its ICONIC, probably the best merchandise we have ever seen so far from Britney. Check it out below: Click here to purchase yours!!! View the full article
  4. Britney spoke about her plans for her new upcoming Las Vegas residency, Britney: Domination, at The Park Theater at the new Park MGM resort in February 2019! Spears said: “I am so happy to be returning to my second home – Las Vegas!” said Britney. “I’m working on a brand-new show and I’m so excited for my fans to see it! It’s going to be so much fun being back on stage and I can’t wait to perform at Park Theater.” An official press release states that Britney’s new show will “embody her strong, take-charge attitude when she returns to the city with her new show” and that it is “designed to give her fans and concertgoers an immersive experience, this show will bring them closer to the excitement than ever before as they party, dance and sing along to her amazing catalogue of hit songs.” We can’t wait to see the NEW show! Be sure to give Britney a tweet on what songs you think she should add onto her new show, she is always looking for ideas. We started a tweet already, click here! Source View the full article
  5. The Queen of Las Vegas is returning to her throne! Britney Spears just announced her new Las Vegas residency “Britney Domination” which will be held at The Park MGM, which is the same venue where Lady Gaga, Cher, Bruno Mars and Aerosmith will be performing their respective shows. Britneys first show is scheduled in February 2019. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 26th at 10AM PT! Click here to see Britney’s live announcement! View the full article
  6. #BritneyArmy! Britney is coming to slay! Britney Spears announced her new Vegas show via Ellen’s YouTube channel and it’s called “Domination”! It opens February 2019 and tickets go on sale October 26th! It will be at the Park MGM! WHAT A NAME! WE STAN! View the full article
  7. Britney Spears will hit us baby one more time with announcing her new Las Vegas residency on Thursday, October 18th at 7:00pm on the Las Vegas Strip at Toshiba Plaza at the front of T-Mobile Arena on Thursday night, according to the reviewjournal. Spears is set to appear on the Las Vegas Strip at Toshiba Plaza at the front of T-Mobile Arena on Thursday night. Her arrival is scheduled for 7 p.m. Get there at 6 p.m., if not earlier, if you want to be a part of this frivolity. Because of the location, it is expected Spears will announce an upcoming residency at The Park Theater at Park MGM, next door to Toshiba Plaza and T-Mobile. The event will be broadcast live on Ellen DeGeneres’s YouTube channel. Reports in the U.S. and internationally report Spears’ base guarantee at The Park Theater will be $500,000 per performance. The show’s anticipated 2019 opening coincides with the 20th anniversary of Spears’ breakthrough album “… Baby One More Time.” Spears’ Las Vegas manager, Larry Rudolph, offered no details on what Spears will impart Thursday. “We can’t specify exactly what it is just yet,” Rudolph said. “But I can say she is very excited and can’t wait to share this news with the world on Thursday!” Thursday’s event is free and open to the public, similar to the announcement of the Vegas Golden Knights’ nickname at Toshiba Plaza in November 2016. Get ready for the QUEEN OF Las Vegas to return!!!! View the full article
  8. What are you up to Britney?! Apparently our queen, Britney, has a BIG announcement coming on October 18th according to fans that attending “The Ellen Show” today! Britney was on set today filming a segment on “The Ellen Show today”! Fans also said that Britney was on set with Ryan Gosling. Looks like Britneys NEW Vegas residency announcement is coming soon or do you all think it could be something else ?!!!! Something tells us that she is announcing her new Vegas residency. Are you all excited?!?!?! We can’t wait for the new Brit-ERA! View the full article
  9. It’s Britney Bitch! The Queen of Pop just launched her new fan merchandise! Click here to purchase your merchandise! Rumor has it the store will continue to add more VERY soon! What do you all think of the new merchandise?! We are LOVING it so far! View the full article
  10. Hi B-Army!! So, there have been a lot of rumors circulating in reference to Britney’s Meet and Greets in the UK. We want to clear the air on some things in regard to those rumors. FIRST, let’s all put our feet in Britney’s shoes for a hot minute. Imagine being Britney Spears: The iconic Queen of Pop (chills). Picture going on tour non-stop, with no breaks and no sleep. Imagine traveling all over the place, having to get used to the time change, having to deal with jet lag and most importantly, not getting to spend time with your children during the summer. Imagine trying to balance your work life with your personal life, anxiety, thinking of the next perfume to release, planning to release new music, a new Vegas deal coming up, feeling homesick. I think its pretty safe to say that we all get the picture. Now, after all of that being said, imagine YOU (being Britney Spears) meeting almost one hundred fans a day during your meet and greets with NO break at all. Imagine after that, going on stage and performing a show. How do you think you would feel? The truth is.. we don’t know about you, but we are getting anxiety just thinking about it. The thought of meeting fifty to one hundred fans during a meet and greet alone is enough to cause an anxiety attack. Imagine all of the fans approaching you and imagine how fast the time would pass! All of that is exhausting and an absolutely crazy amount of work for one person on her own. Then, to add fuel to the fire, how would you feel if a stranger came up to you without asking your permission and touching you or hugging you. We would snap too! The bottom line and the point that we are trying to make, is that you should never believe everything you read when it comes to “Bad” fan meet and greet experiences. Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear. What we all might seem to forget, and that’s okay because we are human, is that Britney is shy and expects respect. We all want respect. There is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting respect. When we aren’t given the proper respect that we deserve, we get angry too. Don’t allow any dramatic experiences or one-sided stories freak you out or make you question meeting Britney! Each and every one of us is our own person and we have to appreciate the fact that Britney feels and has emotions just like us. Put yourself in her shoes and try to understand her situation before judging. She is just as nervous about meeting us if not more. We know the true Britney and she LOVES the B-army so much! View the full article
  11. WWE.COM DIGITALS | TELEVISION CAPTURES NXT North American Title Match: Adam Cole © vs. Ricochet They avoided some strikes then locked up and exchanged headlocks. Ricochet caught him with a drop kick then faked an outside dive that popped the crowd. Cole taunted him outside of the ring. Cole tossed him out of the ring to the floor after avoided a strike. Cole also tossed him into the apron. Back in the ring, Cole landed a series of strikes then hit a neck breaker for 2. Ricochet fought back and was able to land a drop kick that sent Cole to the floor and then hit an outside dive. Back in the ring, Ricochet hit a head kick then a spring board uppercut for 2. Ricochet with a back elbow then a spear, kick to the back and a spring board shooting star press. Ricochet hit a phoenix splash off the middle rope for 2. Cole landed some back elbows and they exchange shots. Ricochet went for a spring board move but Cole caught him with a back breaker for 2. Ricochet with a big right hand but blocked a superkick and hit a forearm strike. Ricochet went for a spring board moonsault but Cole hit a superkick out of nowhere then a powerslam for 2. Cole missed a kick and Ricochet rolled him up for 2. Cole with a forearm shot but they then exchanged. Ricochet with an uppercut and Cole with a head kick. Cole with a knee strike, head kick and Ricochet fired right back with Cole following on him for a near fall. Ricochet hit a reverse hurricanrana then went to the top rope but Cole rolled out of the ring. Ricochet hit a hurricanrana over the top rope to the floor. Back in the ring, Ricochet went to the top rope where he hit 630 splash for the win! Winner: Ricochet – NEW Champion View the full article
  12. WWE.COM DIGITALS | TELEVISION CAPTURES We are back and the Undisputed Era stands over Ricochet after attacking Ricochet on the ramp. Adam Cole says he is not a coward and he does not hide behind anyone. You lay here battered and beaten while Adam Cole stands tall. The one and only NXT North American Champion. After he mangles you in Brooklyn, that will still be undisputed. View the full article
  13. Britney Spears spoke with Vogue about her beauty regiments, fitness and much more. Check out the interview below: On fragrance I haven’t put out a fragrance in a very, very long time and I wanted to do something different. It’s empowering, I like the name of it, it’s basically no judgment. I like that when you’re wearing it you feel confident and that’s the message that it sends. I have a good group of people around me and I have my kids, so I’ll even ask them what they like so I can open my mind to different things and what people feel. I’m pretty proud of it and a lot of my friends and family like it too. On her different beauty personas I like it when I change it up and there’s no specific character, you know? When there’s a bunch of different characters involved. I think one character is kind of boring and that’s what most people do for videos and stuff like that. So I think “Toxic” is one of my favourite looks because it was like a superhero and imagination type thing. There were so many superheroes she turned into, kind of like a superwoman. So it’s kinda cool. On make-up I like to experiment with different things. I like to use mascara but for a show I’ll darken it up. I think it’s fun to use different pale shades and pinks in eyeshadows. I like a kind of gothic look in most situations but I think it’s better to use light colours to open up your eyes. On her ultimate beauty advice Less is more. I don’t really like a lot of make-up. I have to do that for my show, for presentation, but in my day-to-day life I’m a T-shirt kind of girl. Because I have to wear so much make-up in the shows, when I’m off I wear mascara and that’s it. Too Faced’s Better Than Sex is my favourite. On fitness and health There’s beautiful gyms at each place I go to – the place I’m at now actually has a spectacular gym – so I do go to the gym but then my show is such a workout in itself too! And I love spas. I have a really great place that I usually go to where they do everything. On skincare I like toners. I’m all about a good astringent toner before I put my moisturiser on. I can’t just put moisturiser on – I have breakouts because I work out. I don’t actually get zits or acne, I just get these red marks where it’s, like, about to break out and it shows up like a rash on the side of my face. So I like for it to feel like zingy clean with astringent. Then I like La Mer – I think it’s beautiful – but I haven’t founds an astringent that goes with La Mer yet, actually. I usually use Elizabeth Arden astringent, or I use Neutrogena… I use a couple of different astringents actually. And I love to play with products too. Source View the full article
  14. #BritneyArmy! Lenny Kravitz’s daughter, Zoe Kravitz, posted a rare picture of Britney Spears and Lenny Kravitz! Judging by Britney’s outfit, it looks like it was possibly shot the same day as her “Oops!… I Did It Again” album cover photoshoot (or sometime during the Oops era). Check out the pic here: We LOVE this! We definitely need an iconic collab! RockNey will slay us! View the full article
  15. #BritneyArmy! Britney Spears has returned to the stage for a 3rd night in Hollywood, Florida (Hard Rock) on July 29th with her flawless #PieceOfMe show and she slayed it! This was her last #PieceOfMe tour date in the U.S.! We have the #PieceOfMe Tour pictures and videos for you to check out and enjoy! See them here: Clumsy aka ClumSlay: Make sure to check out our main website, as well as all of our social media platforms for the latest updates on all things Britney and #PieceOfMe! View the full article
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