First Britney, then Mariah and now J-Lo! Yes Jennifer Lopez has become the latest pop diva to score a Las Vegas residency, announcing the big news on last night’s edition of ‘American Idol’.

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez has announced her 2016 Las Vegas residency.

Lopez’s series of shows begins next year on January 20th, at Planet Hollywood’s Axis theatre and is currently set to run for 20 performances taking place in January, February, May and June. Right now in Vegas, Britney Spears is the diva in residence at Planet Hollywood with her 'Piece of Me' show which runs until August.

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The singer later shared her excitement for the shows on Instagram, posting a preview video and telling fans, ‘So excited!!! This is going to be the show I've always dreamed of creating. Tickets on sale Saturday, May 16. #JLoVegas.’

Speaking to People magazine Lopez elaborated on how the residency will enable her to create the show she’s always wanted. "It's just the idea of creating the show that I've always wanted to create," Lopez said.

"You know, touring is an animal, and to get to be in one place and really build a show exactly how I've always imagined – I feel like I've been waiting for this moment my whole life. I'm very excited about it."

As for what fans can expect from the J-Lo Vegas experience, Lopez said she’ll be using a bit of everything from her varied career, "It's going to be everything I think the fans have come to know me for on stage, the singer added.

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“I'll have dance. I'll have Latin. I'll have pop. I'll have hip-hop. I'll have all of it," Lopez explained. "It will be a high-energy amazing show that anybody could go see – my fans and everyone else." More details about Lopez’s Vegas residency can be found at