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Monday By the Numbers: J.Lo’s dates, a legendarily rich magician … and puppets

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Jennifer Lopez performs during Day 2 of the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

This week, Monday By the Numbers hits on Jennifer Lopez (wait, that came out wrong) and her added added dates at Planet Hollywood, David Copperfield and his untrammeled wealth and some puppet action at the Venetian.

Let’s roll the data:

#$64 million: The position of MGM Grand headliner David Copperfield on the latest Forbes 100 list of top-earning celebrities from June 2015 to June 2016 (Copperfield is the highest-ranking Vegas headliner in that list, topped by Taylor Swift with $170 million in earnings).

20: Copperfield’s ranking in the 2016 Forbes list.

20: Copperfield’s ranking in the 2015 Forbes list.

638: Dates performed by Copperfield at MGM Grand from June 2015 to June 2016.

21: Dates added to J.Lo’s residency at Axis theater at Planet Hollywood, as announced today. Those dates: Dec. 14; Feb. 8, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25; May 24, 26, 27, 28, 31; June 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 11.

$59-$416: Prices for tickets to J. Lo’s shows (fees not included), available at JLoVegas.com, or at the Planet Hollywood box office.

4,200: Seating capacity of Axis theater.

740: Seating capacity in Sands Showroom at Venetian.

3,000: Seating capacity at Star Event Centre in Sydney, where Sands Showroom headliners Human Nature are performing a sold-out show Saturday night.

60: Puppets used in the new show “Puppet Up! Uncensored” at Sands Showroom.

6: Puppeteers onstage in “Puppet Up!”

5: Weeks that Antonio Sabato Jr., speaking tonight to help open the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, performed as a celeb guest host in “Chippendales” at the Rio (from May through June).

6,000: Shows performed by the Chipps since opening at the Rio in 2003.

10: Years since Dixie Chicks headlined a North American tour prior to their swing through T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night.

9,500: Attendance at the Dixie Chicks’ T-Mobile show.

13: Songs in the Travis Cloer show “With a Twist” set for Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at South Point’s Grandview Lounge.

80: Minutes the show runs.

7: Band members in Cloer’s show.

7: Attempts by The Johnny to rush the stage at “With a Twist” before being tazed and tossed …

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