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Lionel Richie performed 23 times at the Axis at Planet Hollywood in 2016, launching his All the Hits residency in April and finishing his first Vegas year on December 30. Just before that last show, Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment presented the legendary hitmaker with a plaque commemorating his show's success, which includes selling more than 85,000 tickets and bringing in more than $10 million in revenue. ... Recent hip-hop headliners Ludacris and Tyga didn't just stop by Light—they're both resident artists for 2017 at the Mandalay Bay club. Meanwhile, DJ Mustard shifts from Light to Marquee for the new year and makes his debut at the Cosmo club on January 23. ... Speaking of Cosmopolitan hot spots, sushi haven Blue Ribbon closes on January 15 to make room for the Bromberg brothers' American bistro concept. ... DJs have been swapping venues in the new year, and concerts can play that game, too—Rock & Roll Hall of Famer John Fogerty will take his Fortunate Son in Concert residency from its recent home at Venetian to Encore Theater for 10 performances this spring. n o t e b o o k I N D U S T R Y W E E K L Y | J A N U A R Y 1 2 - 1 8 , 2 0 1 7 P H O T O G R A P H B Y D e n i s e T R u s c e l l O

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