HSN & The Venetian Ink Concert Deal Featuring Grammy Winner Michael Bolton
On February 8, leading multi-channel retailer HSN will kick off an innovative multi-concert, marketing deal with The Venetian Las Vegas when it hosts a special HSN Live concert event featuring Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and multi-platinum selling artist Michael Bolton. Michael will debut his newest CD Ain't No Mountain High Enough - A Tribute to Hitsville U.S.A. during a live performance on HSN with special appearances from such Motown greats asGrammy Award-winner Smokey Robinson, Valerie Simpson (Ashford & Simpson), Martha Reeves and many others. The CD featuring classic Motown hits including duets performed with Kelly Rowland and Melanie Fiona, along with exclusive room packages for The Venetian and The Palazzo and an exclusive six-track bonus CD, Michael's Greatest Hits Live, can all be pre-ordered now at HSN.com.
This exciting new partnership with The Venetian Las Vegas includes HSN Live concerts scheduled quarterly with various artists from The Venetian Theater and exclusive room packages at The Venetian and The Palazzo for HSN customers via TV, HSN.com and HSN Mobile. The HSN Live concert series has featured successful launches from some of the music industry's biggest artists including Lionel Richie, Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett and most recently, Josh Groban, who introduced his new CD All That Echoes on HSN on January 18.
"HSN has stepped up and provided exactly what artists and labels are looking for," said Michael Bolton. "HSN Live is a great platform with a built-in music-loving audience. HSN has delivered for great artists before me like Lionel Richie, Tony Bennett, Rod Stewart, and more and I can't wait to put on a fantastic show at The Venetian with a tremendous group of amazingly talented artists and friends."
"HSN Live continues to provide its customers with unparalleled live music experiences from some of the music industry's biggest stars and we are excited to welcome Michael Bolton to the HSN Live stage," said Andy Sheldon, EVP of Television, Live Events and Creative for HSN. "We have seen tremendous success with our HSN Live concert series and are ready to take this innovative new music platform to new heights with our partnership with The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas. Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world and there is no better place for live music than at these two amazing resort hotels."
This momentous concert will bring together, for the first time in one room, Legends of the Motown family including the writers, producers, artists and visionaries who brought to life some of the most influential music in modern history. Additional Motown stars confirmed to perform or appear during the broadcast are Lamont Dozier, Brian and Edward Holland, along with acclaimed R&B artist Melanie Fiona, Orianthi and many surprise guests. The Motown Museum will be a benefactor of this special event.
"We are proud to welcome Michael Bolton to The Venetian Theatre, which is home to some of the biggest names in music," said John Caparella, president and chief operating officer of The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo. "HSN's customers will visit The Venetian and The Palazzo during a noteworthy year for us - a year of exciting new entertainment options, and new shows in every one of our four theater venues. Special events such as this prove that The Venetian and The Palazzo continue to be the center of attention on the Las Vegas Strip."
Michael Bolton will also release his autobiography this month. In his first memoir, The Soul of it All: My Music My Life (Center Street/Hachette Book Group, January 29, 2013), Bolton offers a backstage pass into a fascinating life Journey from anonymity to a world-renowned music career. To support the release of the book and new album, Michael will be making several television appearances including CBS Sunday Morning (January 27), The Today Show (January 30), Katie (January 30), Late Night With Jimmy Fallon (January 30) and The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (February 4).
Bolton will also appear at The GRAMMY Museum in downtown Los Angeles on February 12, 2013 for their "An Evening With..." series where he'll discuss his long career, read excerpts from The Soul of it All: My Music My Life and perform selections from the new album. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.grammymuseum.org.
HSN customers will have the opportunity to pre-order a special two-disc set for $14.95, which includes his new release Ain't No Mountain High Enough - A Tribute to Hitsville U.S.A. and the HSN exclusive disc Michael's Greatest Hits Live, featuring live versions of some of his biggest hits.