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Lady Gaga ‘will return to her Las Vegas residency raking in £750k a night’


Lady Gaga ‘will return to her Las Vegas residency this month following two-year hiatus… with Oscar winner raking in £750k a NIGHT and wearing £7m worth of custom-made gowns’


Lady Gaga is returning to her Las Vegas residency at MGM’s Park Theater after nearly two years, according to reports.

The Oscar-winning star, 35, is set to earn an eye-watering ‘£750k a night’ when her Jazz & Piano residency kicks off on October 14 and Gaga’s wardrobe features custom-made designer gowns ‘that cost £7 million to assemble’.

The star has a busy few months ahead and will also begin promoting her duet album with Tony Bennett before the release of Ridley Scott’s film House Of Gucci – in which Gaga stars – on November 26.

Exciting: Lady Gaga, 35, is returning to her Las Vegas residency at MGM’s Park Theater after nearly two years, according to reports

The Mirror reports that Gaga’s shows will open with a recorded message from Bennett, 95, and that the star’s set will be ‘sprinkled with jazz renditions of her most famous hits including Poker Face, Bad Romance and Born This Way’.

MailOnline has reached out to Gaga’s representatives for comment.

Speaking of her early connection to jazz, Gaga said: ‘My very earliest memories of hearing jazz music are from when I was a very little girl and my mother would make me a cup of tea, and she would put on Billie Holiday,’ according to The Mirror.

She added of the genre: ‘I found out very quickly in the music business that people like to tell you what to do.

Eye-watering: The Oscar-winning star is set to earn an eye-watering '£750k a night' when her Jazz & Piano residency kicks off (pictured during her 2018 Las Vegas residency)

Eye-watering: The Oscar-winning star is set to earn an eye-watering ‘£750k a night’ when her Jazz & Piano residency kicks off (pictured during her 2018 Las Vegas residency)

‘And what is so great is that when I get to sing jazz, I get to tell everybody what I want to do and tell everybody to kick rocks.’

As for the star’s eye-wateringly expensive wardrobe, Gaga’s clothes are ‘guarded by bouncers and kept in safe’.

At one point, Gaga takes to the stage in a custom-made dress boasting more than 53,000 Swarovski crystals, with each piece made in collaboration with the megastar’s fashion house, Haus of Gaga.

Gaga – real name Stefani Germanotta – enlisted the help of her fashion designer sister Natali for her opening look.

Close friends: Gaga's shows will open with a recorded message from close friend Tony Bennett, 95, and the star's set will be 'sprinkled with jazz renditions

Close friends: Gaga’s shows will open with a recorded message from close friend Tony Bennett, 95, and the star’s set will be ‘sprinkled with jazz renditions

On top of her £750k per night fee, Gaga will take home a percentage of merchandise sales.

The paper adds that MGM ‘provides private jet travel, access to the VIP Suites at all their properties from the Bellagio to Park and a complimentary beverage and food expense card’.

Brodie Cooper of US entertainment agency PRrrpd (CORR) also told The Mirror that the extravagant show is ‘worth every penny’ as attendees spend money on hotel suites, restaurants and of course gambling.

Years in the making, Gaga worked closely with bandleader Brian Newman to father a 30-person orchestra for the event.

Gaga and Newman are close friends, having spent time together in New York, and has branded him ‘an absolute legend’.

Big figures: On top of her £750k per night fee, Gaga will take home a percentage of merchandise sales

Big figures: On top of her £750k per night fee, Gaga will take home a percentage of merchandise sales

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