Popstars And Artists To See When Going To Las Vegas Gambling

People travel across the world to visit Las Vegas to play at the casinos and also to see the Las Vegas shows. Concerts and shows are some of the biggest attractions that draw in massive crowds apart from gambling in the best casino. I live in Canada, and I do like to sit at home and play Las Vegas-style games like online casino slots, but gambling in Vegas is just more fun, and there is also so much great music there.

Las Vegas has been popular for hosting some of the biggest names in the music industry. 

From Popstars to country artists, there are residency artists that suit everybody’s taste. Each year, these popular artists bring live shows and perform for tourists. You can choose your favorite ones and watch their shows while you are in the town. Here are some popular artists you can see when going Las Vegas gambling.

Derek Hough

Talented choreographer and 2-time winner of Emmy Award, Derek Hough has danced all the way to the so-called Entertainment Capital of the world with his brand new show called No Limit to be featured at Flamingo Las Vegas. This dance-centric show incorporates all the new elements explicitly designed for Derek’s attractive stage presence.

People worldwide get to see the journey through a fusion of music and dance, while Derek explores different styles that vary from tap and ballroom to hip-hop, salsa, and everything that comes in between. Derek Hough is a judge at the famous dance reality show called World of Dance. 

Derek has made appearances in a few movies, stage, and television as an actor. Other partners on the show Dancing with the Stars’ included Ricki Lake, Jennifer Grey, Amber Riley, Jennie Garth, Bindi Irwin, Brooke Burke, and so on, Derek is best known for his daring and innovative choreography on the show.

Also, Derek Hough is the best-selling author and has a list of credits in his name. His book called Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion’ hit the stands in August 2014 and became so popular that it was featured on the New York Best-Seller list twice.

Keith Urban

Awarded four times with Grammy, Keith Urban brings in the “Keith Urban Live” to the Colosseum. The concerts held at Caesars Palace are regarded as once in a lifetime’ event, and you can’t miss the thing. The live concert makes use of the Colosseum’s new admission capability on the original floor intended for a reimagined and dynamic experience. 

Keith Urban is one of the most electrifying live performers in music. All his concerts are popular across the world and feature many of the top charted songs. The songs include Ripcord’s Wasted Time, Graffiti U’s Coming Home, The Fighter’s Blue Ain’t Your Color, and seminal No. 1, including Stupid Boy, Long Hot Summer, Days Go By, and many more similar hits. 

Truly unpredictable in nature, crowds have seen Keith performing with fans, special guests, performing solos, and giving away old guitars. The ACM and CMA Entertainer of the Year and Grammy Award winner released his first single “We Were” in 2019. 

The song quickly made its way to the Billboard Country Airplay chart and made it to the 40th top song. Besides winning the Grammy, Keith won 15 Academy Country Music Awards, 13 Country Music Awards, 4 American Music Awards, and 4 People’s Choice Awards. He is an active member of Grand Ole Opry. 

Bucky Heard and Bill Medley: The Righteous Brothers

Join the legendary Bill Medley and Bucky Heard, his new partner, for a magical evening. The Righteous Brothers are back in action than ever before at the beautiful Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The show features a rhythm section, three outstanding female vocalists, and a four-piece horn section.

Along with other female vocalists, you get to see Bill’s talented daughter, McKenna Medley. You can’t miss hearing the musical hits that have spanned across several generations. This may include Unchained Melody (the one featured in the film Ghost), Rock and Roll Heaven, Soul and Inspiration, and Time of My Life (the one featured in the film Dirty Dancing).

Also, you get to hear the classical hit that has been the most played song in the American radio history, which is You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin (the one featured in the film Top Gun). You may feel like you have been transported back to the old school, classic Vegas experience, while watching the Righteous Brothers show. All you need to do is join the concert and have a real good time in your life. 

My Songs: Sting

Seventeen times Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and composer Sting cast his magic during My Songs in Las Vegas residency The Colosseum. Being a part of The Police’ in the 70s and 80s, Sting and his group was popular for their hits, Roxanne, Every Breath You Take, and so on.

His solo hits like Desert Rose, Field of Gold, Brand New Day, and some more have contributed to his successful career. Until now, Sting has sold over 100 million albums in the world. Sting is one of the world’s most amazing and distinctive solo artists. 

The singer-songwriter has received about 11 Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, 4 Oscar nominations, two Brits, and many more nominations and awards. In his illustrious career, Sting has sold over 100 million copies from the combined work as being a solo and part of The Police.

Sting support several human rights organizations like Live Aid, Amnesty International, and Rainforest Fund. In cooperation with his wife, Sting founded the Rainforest Fund to protect the world’s rainforests and the natives living there. Rainforest Fund has been promoted to many interconnected organizations working in over 20 countries spread over three continents.

Sin City Nights: Scorpions

One of the most influential and iconic hard rock bands the world has ever seen, Scorpions have made it clear that they would be taking part over the Vegas Strip with their headlining residency show. Promoted by Caesars Entertainment and Live Nation, Sin City Nights by Scorpions kicks off at Zappos Theater situated at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

With more than 110 million albums sold worldwide, you get to see the band play their favorite tracks for the fans. Their catalog may include Send Me an Angel, Rock You Like a Hurricane, Still Loving You, Wind of Change, and many more hit singles. 

Scorpions were among the first wave of metal rock bands in the 1970s who debuted Lonesome Crow in the year 1972. During the 80s, the band amassed a lot of Billboard chart hits from Blackout and Love at First Sting along with other hits such as No One like You, and so on. 

Scorpions were ranked on number 46 on VH1s Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. Their single hit Rock, You like Hurricane, landed on number 18 on VH1s long list of 100 great hard rock songs. Most recently, the band was honored with the prestigious Lower Saxon State Award.

The Hits: Rod Stewart

This legendary rockstar returns to his fans with Rod Stewart: The Hits. The concert is held at Caesars Palace at the Colosseum in collaboration with Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas. The concert was first premiered in the year 2011, and since then, Rod Stewart: The Hits has been one of the must-see and the best-viewed concerts on the entire Vegas trip.

The hit singles of this legendary rockstar include Maggie Day, and Tonight’s the Night, You Wear It Well, Hot Legs, ‘Da Ya Think I’m Sexy’, and so on. The concert gets filled with energy and treats the audience to an intimate celebration. Rod Stewart is another best-selling artist with albums that sold more than 200 million copies in the world.

The signature voice, songwriting, and style of Rod Stewart have transcended many popular music genres, such as R & B, folk, rock, and the American Songbook. As such, he became one of the stars who enjoyed chart-topping albums throughout the year for a few decades. He became Sir Rod Stewart after he received a knighthood from Prince William of Britain at the Buckingham Palace.

Together in Vegas: Reba, Brooks, and Dunn

Entertainers Reba, along with Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks, join together for a unique country music residency called Reba, Brooks, and Dunn: Together in Vegas. The event is all about the pinnacle of musical and friendship admiration this trio has shared since their first touring way back in 1993. 

The show features over 30 action-packed hits that are backed by ten players of their crews. If you are in Vegas, try to see the longest-running show in Las Vegas. Reba has become a multimedia entertainer and has a successful career in television, retail industries, theater, films, and music. 

Reba has earned lots of awards during her entire lifetime. Brook and Dunn, the superstar duo, released their maiden album in 1991. They have earned lots of appreciation, and the awards are proof of their popularity. Brooks & Dunn are among the country’s few popular touring acts.


Las Vegas houses some of the popular names in music. There are very few cities that invite the top headliners frequently. The long-running residencies continue to gather bigger crowds, and new acts are being prepared to put the stage on fire for the first time. Next time you’re in Vegas to play casino games, make sure gambling and watching Popstar performing goers hand to hand. 

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