Miley Cyrus has restarted talks for a Las Vegas residency.
The 31-year-old pop star recently announced that she was not planning to tour any time soon but is now said to have restarted negotiations to follow in the footsteps of Adele, Britney Spears and Celine Dion with a residency concert in Sin City after a “higher offer” was made.
A source told The Sun newspaper’s “Bizarre” column: “Miley has been in talks about making her Sin City debut for quite some time. She initially declined an offer from MGM but while she hates life on the road, she still loves being on stage. Talks resumed recently after a higher offer was put on the table.”
If the “Flowers” hit-maker accepts the offer, she will be taking over from U2 at the Sphere but the insider went on to add that the main problem is that because bosses paid the “With or Without You” rockers a reported $1 million per show, artists are now “digging their heels in” in the hopes of getting a high fee.
Miley started touring at the age of just 14 when she embarked on the Best of Both Worlds Tour, in which she starred as both herself and her Disney Channel alter-ego Hannah Montana, and went on to stage a string of further tours over the years.
But after performing a small set of dates for the Attention Tour in 2022, the “Wrecking Ball” singer explained that while she feels “more connected” to fans than ever, life on the road is not what is “best” for her at this point in time.
She wrote on Instagram: “For clarity, I feel connected to my fans NOW more than ever. When I win we win. Even if I don’t see them face to face every night at a concert, my fans are felt deeply in my heart. I’m constantly creating and innovating new ways I can stay connected to the audience I love – without sacrificing my own essentials.
“Performing for YOU has been some of the best days of my life and we will continue this journey together as we have for the last almost two decades. This has nothing to do with a lack of appreciation for the fans and everything to do with I simply don’t want to get ready in a locker room. Which is the reality of life on the road.
“These looks I’ve been turning don’t travel well. The archival looks don’t fold. I just don’t want to sleep on a moving bus. It isn’t what’s best for me right NOW.”
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