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Kylie Minogue to headline BST Hyde Park

BST Hyde Park has revealed Kylie Minogue as its latest headline act, marking her return to the iconic London venue for the first time in nine years.

Minogue will take to the BST Hyde Park stage on 13 July, with a number of yet-to-be-announced support acts. BST’s 2024 schedule also includes headline shows by K-pop stars Stray Kids, operatic tenor Andrea Bocelli, Robbie Williams, and Shania Twain, making it one of the most eclectic line-ups in the event’s 12-year history.

Her appearance at the 65,000-capacity outdoor venue follows a highly successful year for Minogue. Earlier this month she won the second Grammy of her career when she collected the pop dance recording trophy for her single Padam Padam at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles – 20 years after winning her first award at the event.

“I can’t wait to return… my last appearance at this iconic event was in 2015 and it was a truly unforgettable experience”

She has also been named as the recipient of the BRIT Awards’ global icon award, which she will receive at the ceremony on 2 March. Minogue will also perform at the televised show, and may leave with more than one gong, as she is additionally nominated for international artist of the year.

Minogue’s latest album, Tension, was released last year, and topped the charts in multiple countries, including the UK, where she holds the unique distinction of being the only female artist to score a number-one album in five consecutive decades. Globally, she has sold more than 80 million records across her storied career.

“I can’t wait to return to BST Hyde Park this summer,” says Kylie. “My last appearance at this iconic event was in 2015 and it was a truly unforgettable experience. So excited to see you all again!”

Tickets for her BST Hyde Park show go on sale at 10am on Wednesday 21 February.

 


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Kylie Minogue signs with UTA for US & Canada

UTA has signed pop icon Kylie Minogue for live representation in the US and Canada, and acting worldwide.

The Australian singer has sold more than 80 million records worldwide over the course of her career, racking up five billion streams and nine UK No. 1 albums. She is the only female artist to score a No. 1 album and top 10 singles in five consecutive decades in the UK.

Minogue won the inaugural Grammy for best pop dance recording for her viral smash Padam Padam at this month’s awards.

It was also revealed today that the 55-year-old will receive the BRIT Global Icon Award and perform at this year’s BRIT Awards at The O2 in London on 2 March. Dua Lipa and Raye have also been confirmed for the ceremony.

“Her music is fun. Her spirit is absolutely infectious. And she’s at the top of her game”

The BRITs Icon is the highest accolade given by the BRIT Awards, with previous winners being Elton John, Robbie Williams, David Bowie and Taylor Swift.

Minogue is currently performing her maiden Vegas residency at The Venetian Resort’s new 1,000-seat venue, Voltaire. Launched in November, the sold-out More Than Just a Residency show will extend through May.

“Everything about Kylie reflects the essence of Voltaire,” said show producer Michael Gruber. “Her music is fun. Her spirit is absolutely infectious. And she’s at the top of her game, which makes this a truly special moment for fans to connect in such an intimate environment.”

Minogue, who is represented by CAA for the rest of the world, is managed by Polly Bhowmik of A&P Artist Management.

 


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Kylie Minogue to play Las Vegas residency

Kylie Minogue has been named as the first headliner of The Venetian Resort Las Vegas’ new 1,000-seat venue, Voltaire.

The venue’s opening on 3 November will mark the start of the Australian pop icon’s first Vegas residency, where she will perform tracks from her upcoming new album Tension, alongside many of her greatest hits.

Billed as “blurring the lines between an intimate club, concert, and non-stop entertainment venue”,  Voltaire is the vision of producer Michael Gruber.

“Everything about Kylie reflects the essence of Voltaire,” says Gruber. “Her music is fun. Her spirit is absolutely infectious. And she’s at the top of her game, which makes this a truly special moment for fans to connect in such an intimate environment.”

Voltaire, which will showcase top DJs, cabaret, burlesque and headline talent, also boasts table service including fine spirits and champagne to caviar and cookies.

“Voltaire will lead a revival in high-calibre nightlife giving guests an unexpected night out, but also the opportunity to see some of their favourite artists in an intimate way”

“Voltaire will lead a revival in high-calibre nightlife giving guests an unexpected night out, but also the opportunity to see some of their favourite artists in an intimate way. It’s a pretty remarkable shift for the market,” says Patrick Nichols, president and CEO of The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.

The space itself “brings to life an immersive key-hole themed room design, centred around modern-day art deco fantasy” by Emmy and Tony Award winning production designer Derek McLane, who has credits for shows such as Moulin Rouge and MJ on Broadway, the Academy Awards, and most recently as designer for the 2023 Met Gala.

“I really wanted it to feel like an escape from the environment of the casino floor. Something that felt like a completely different world. An intimate, exciting, and inviting world,” says McLane.

Tickets, tables, and packages for Kylie’s opening show and ongoing residency go on sale 9 August.

Other ongoing Vegas residencies include Kelly Clarkson at Bakkt Theater at Planet Hollywood, Maroon 5 at Dolby Theatre, Park MGM, Adele at the Colosseum, Caesar’s Palace and Luke Bryan at Resorts World Theatre, Resorts World, with U2’s UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere run due to launch MSG Entertainment’s 17,500-seat/20,000-cap Sphere at The Venetian in September.

 


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