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Leona makes her crew happy with VIP Lillie's party

X FACTOR star Leona Lewis treated her entourage to a night to remember this week when she splashed the cash on a VIP party at Lillie's Bordello.

The Diary can reveal how the generous singer -- who does not drink herself -- picked up the tab for a group of up to 20 backing singers, dancers and security guards when they dropped into the Grafton Street venue to let their hair down.

Leona (25) and her posse arrived at the exclusive venue shortly after her sellout gig at the O2 on Tuesday night and told fellow revellers how she was keen to wrap up the Irish leg of her tour on a high.

The Bleeding Love singer was accompanied by a tight security presence throughout the night, having employed additional bodyguards to keep her safe following a terrifying incident in London last year, which saw her punched in the head during a book signing.

"Leona came in just before midnight with her gang," said a club source. "She was in great form and was out on the dance floor with her dancers.

"She did have quite a few security guards around her at all times but she wasn't at all diva like. They were there until the early hours."

Meanwhile, Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash also checked out the hospitality at the VIP club on Monday night, having jetted in to town for a sellout gig at Vicar Street on Tuesday night.