Celine Dion, Garth Brooks, Britney Spears, Prince, Mariah Carey: They have more in common than just platinum albums.

The latter will be making a splash at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Monday (April 27) for her own welcome party to Sin City. On May 6, Carey kicks off her very first Vegas residency "Mariah #1 to Infinity," following in the footsteps of some notable names in pop music to revive the Las Vegas Strip as a destination for top-tier music talent.

Today, acts from rock bad boys Motley Crue to EDM artists like David Guetta to resurgent star Cher to "American Idol" finalist Taylor Hicks have signed on years-long contracts in Vegas. Prince even started his own Vegas club. Garth Brooks got his own plane out of the deal.

Check out the gallery below, for fun facts and strange significance to some of the biggest signees to this still-experimental music career move. Would you be interested in seeing Mariah, for her "fan-favorite album cuts, never-before-performed selections and many more musical surprises," in Las Vegas?

After five years as a columnist and editor at Billboard, Katie Hasty joined HitFix in 2009 for music and film reporting out of New York. The Midwest native has worked as a writer, music promoter and in A&R since 1999 and performs with her band Numbers And Letters.