In an exciting development for fans, global superstar Beyoncé is rumored to be considering a residency at the recently unveiled Las Vegas Sphere. Reports suggest that the 42-year-old singer has put forth a request for a staggering $10 million budget to orchestrate her show, a figure parallel to the one allegedly granted to rock band U2 for their acclaimed concert series.
The Las Vegas Sphere, having recently hosted U2 for their residency, is apparently keen on securing Beyoncé as the next headlining act. Madison Square Garden CEO James Dolan is said to be actively pursuing the iconic singer, with sources revealing that both her husband, Jay Z, and mother, Tina Knowles, have already explored the state-of-the-art venue during separate visits.
Beyoncé’s schedule appears conducive to such an opportunity, especially following the conclusion of her record-breaking “Renaissance Tour” last month. As no subsequent shows have been announced, negotiations for the Las Vegas residency might be on the horizon. However, the success of this potential collaboration hinges on whether Dolan is willing to greenlight the substantial budget. Reports indicate that the proposed figure might be perceived as high, considering artists typically receive a guaranteed portion of the venue’s ticket sales, with a capacity of 20,000. The venue itself relies heavily on revenue generated from suite sales and advertising displayed on its distinctive dome-shaped LED screens.
Should the parties fail to reach an agreement, sources suggest that Dolan has alternative artists in mind, with Lady Gaga and Bon Jovi among the names circulating. While nothing has been confirmed as of yet, the prospect of Beyoncé headlining a Las Vegas residency at The Sphere adds an exciting dimension to the entertainment landscape.