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Timberlake, Underwood, Carey to play iHeartRadio festival

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Grand Garden Arena Justin Timberlake’s” The 20/20 Experience World Tour” stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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LOS ANGELES– Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, Shawn Mendes, Mariah Carey and Think Of Dragons are among the acts that will play the iHeartRadio Music Celebration in Las Vegas this summer.

The celebration revealed the performers on Tuesday. Jack White, Jason Aldean, Sam Smith and Rae Sremmurd are amongst the other prominent performers. The two-day celebration will be held at the T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 21 and 22.

Ryan Seacrest will host the celebration, which will likewise be broadcast live on iHeartRadio stations and in a telecasted unique on the CW Network on Oct. 7 and 8.

Luke Bryan, Panic! At the Disco, Lynard Skynyrd and Kelly Clarkson will also carry out. Tickets go on sale to the public on June 15.

10 takeaways from Las Vegas’ star-studded iHeartRadio Celebration

The iHeartRadio Music Festival returned to the Strip for the seventh straight year this past weekend with more than 30 efficiencies and 15 hours of live music from some of the most significant names in music throughout a range of genres. The two-day festival, held Friday and Saturday at T-Mobile Arena, likewise featured a six-hour, 16-artist efficiency Saturday afternoon at the MGM Festival Premises throughout the street from the Luxor.

Here are 10 takeaways from the weekend:

1. Kesha’s improvement is total. Once synonymous with Auto-Tuned performances and cheap lyrics, Kesha wowed the near-capacity T-Mobile crowd with emphatic vocals on “Lady,” and “Discover how to Let Go,” before punctuating her five-song setlist with an emotional efficiency of her newest hit, “Praying.”

The 30-year-old did not play “TiK ToK,” “We R Who We R” or “Die Young,” the 3 biggest hits from the beginning of her career.

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alt=” Coldplay’s Chris Martin”/ > Image: Kevin Winter season Coldplay’s Chris Martin 2. Pink provided the very best stunt of the celebration. Releasing from the iHeartRadio stage on a harness, the vocalist soared from one side of T-Mobile Arena to the other, landing on platforms placed along the side of the floor-level seats throughout a performance of “So Exactly what.”

Pink continued singing into a headset microphone as she turned and twisted while airborne in the harness, until she hung upside down from greater than 70 feet above the crowd. Then, in maybe the most dramatic moment of the weekend, she was free-falling. As the crowd gasped, the harness stopped her close enough for her to nearly touch hands with fans sitting on the floor level.

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3. However Coldplay’s Chris Martin stole the show. Coldplay received louder cheers from Friday’s T-Mobile Arena crowd than any of the 7 other performing acts to take the stage that night.

Martin, the band’s diva, was spectacular– acting out the lyrics of each song while engaging with the crowd collected around a part of the festival’s protruded stage.

When singing about death in “Viva la Vida” Martin rested and stayed motionless. When singing about being intoxicated and high in “Hymn for the Weekend,” he stood tumbling his hands and body around like a fool. All of that in between contributing to the band’s instrumentals on the piano, among a masterful light show.

4. Halsey has some major swagger. She won the Daytime Village crowd over with her voice throughout performances of “Complete strangers,” “Now or Never ever” and “Hopeless,” but she also commanded its engagement with an intense yet smooth phase presence, including erratic dancing and a happy smirk at the end of nearly every song.

5. So does Bebe Rexha. Wearing all gold with L-O-V-E defined in block letters across her waistline, Rexha informed the crowd she didn’t need a “f * cking hand to hold” while performing her verses in G-Eazy’s “Me, Myself and I.”

Smiling large as she danced and stomped across the Daytime Village stage, she likewise welcomed Louis Tomlinson on phase for their duet, “Back to You.”

6. Five to 7 songs was enough for most fans to get a common sense of those onstage. While some performers, like Kesha, concentrated on their newest tunes due to current musical improvements, others, like Huge Sean and Miley Cyrus, likewise played early career hits.

Some DJs, like Khaled, Flume and David Guetta, were able to fire off nearly a lots songs, when including much shorter clips and mashups. However almost each artist remained in the 5- to seven-song variety for their 25-minute setlists.

A jumbotron message board with tweets from fans at the show suggested that Saturday performer Lorde most gained from that format. Though there were plenty fans of “Royals” present, lots of didn’t appear to understand familiar hits “Homemade Dynamite,” and “Team” were also authored by the New Zealand-born artist until she played them at Saturday’s celebration.

7. The festival lineups started strong and ended strong. While Pink and Kesha have actually each headlined multiple world tours, they were respectively the very first of eight acts to hit the T-Mobile phase on Friday and Saturday. The credentials of Friday’s final act, David Guetta, and Saturday’s closer, DJ Khaled, are just as substantial.

Celebration organizers sprayed less huge names acts, like Thirty Seconds to Mars and Niall Horan, throughout the middle of the programs.

8. T-Mobile was loaded each night from the beginning. From the front rows surrounding the extending iHeartRadio stage to the back wall of the third level, fans packed the sold-out show from its very first performers, and most stayed till the last acts.

While Friday’s crowd had decreased to about half-capacity by the time Guetta took the phase, the arena stayed a minimum of 80 percent full on Saturday.

9. Other artists are still raving about Chris Stapleton. A number of Friday performers, consisting of Pink, Coldplay as well as Harry Styles, had a complementary quip, joke or reference to the Lexington, Kentucky local’s growing voice and guitar strumming prowess.

When it was his rely on take the phase, the country star once again measured up to the buzz. With by far the simplest of all stage setups over the weekend, Stapleton and his four-person band shined through hits like “Tennessee Whiskey,” “Broken Halos” and “Nobody to Blame,” highlighted by a three-minute guitar solo by Stapleton in between sips of whiskey from a red solo cup.

10. Saturday’s show saved the best for last. DJ Khaled took his signature catchphrase “another one” to a brand-new level on Saturday night, welcoming 5 different guest artists to the stage throughout a 40-minute, 12-song performance to close the festival.

While only Possibility the Rapper had formerly been revealed as a special guest, he was quickly signed up with by Quavo for “I’m the One,” and Travis Scott, who impressed the T-Mobile Arena crowd with “Butterfly Result” and “Goosebumps.” With Khaled and the 3 hip-hop artists flexing in the background, Demi Lovato walked on phase for a sassy rendition of “Sorry Not Sorry,” and Daytime Town performer French Montana also rapped “Unforgettable,” as the crowd cheered for each of DJ Khaled’s surprise guests.

Miley Cyrus brings her most current music to the iHeartRadio fest

Miley Cyrus has actually been on a roller-coaster flight given that the release of her 2013 album Bangerz. Four years earlier, the starlet and singer had simply broken up with her now-fiancé, Hunger Games actor Liam Hemsworth, and the young star says she utilized that time to transport her broken heart into other innovative projects. She made an album with The Flaming Lips, Big Sean and Ariel Pink. She chopped off all her hair, gyrated onstage with Robin Thicke and adorned herself with tattoos.

Now Cyrus has a various message. She knows we won’t forget that “Wrecking Ball” took place, however she’s not that person anymore. “Nobody remains the same,” she sings on her latest single, the title track off her upcoming album, Younger Now, due out September 29. Cyrus, now 24, is well-aware of her own 180-degree modification. The electronic and hip-hop beats have been changed with acoustic guitars and nation twang, and her long, gently pin-curled locks lay gracefully on her shoulders.

And while her spring single “Malibu” might be more Hannah Montana than “We Cannot Stop” Miley, she’s alright with that. “This record is a reflection of the fact that yes, I don’t offer a f * ck, however today is not a time to not provide a f * ck about people,” she informed Signboard in May. “I’m providing the world a hug and stating, ‘Hey, look. We’re good– I enjoy you.’ And I hope you can say you like me back.”

If something is specific, it’s that Las Vegas likes Miley in all of her versions, and iHeartRadio constantly produces an excellent reason to catch the star sing. After all, that’s exactly what Miley does finest.

Miley Cyrus at iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena, September 23.

Photos: Stars turn out for 2015 iHeartRadio Music Celebration in Las Vegas

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Nick Jonas carries out during Day 2 of the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015|6:59 p.m.

2015 iHeartRadio: Daytime Town
Trey Songz performs during the Daytime Village at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, across from the Luxor.Introduce slideshow “

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

2015 iHeartRadio: Day 2 Red Carpeting
Blake Shelton arrives at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival red carpet Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.Launch slideshow “

It’s a wrap of another year of the iHeartRadio Music Celebration at MGM Grand Garden Arena and MGM Resorts Town on the Las Vegas Strip, 2 days and nights of music by a few of the most popular and bestselling artists in the world.

Night 1 at MGM Grand Garden Arena showcased standout performances by Sam Smith, Coldplay, Duran Duran and The Killers— the latter home town heroes were a favorite all around, beginning their set with Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” and frontman Brandon Flowers looking dapper in a blue paisley jacket and pocket square.

Night 1’s red carpet at MGM Grand included Smith, The Killers, Duran Duran, Courtney Love, Disclosure, Demi Lovato, Krewella, Taylor Lautner, Josh Hutcherson, Ryan Seacrest, Jason Derulo, Ashley Tisdale, Becca Tilley, Nash Grier, Nick Viall (“The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette”) with brand-new partner design Kelly Thomas and Macy’s Rising Star artist Christina Grimmie.

Day 2 included daytime performances at the Daytime Town at MGM Resorts Village across from the Luxor. The lineup: Tove Lo, Lee Brice, Echosmith, Zella Day, Lovato, George Ezra, Tori Kelly, Hozier (members of Duran Duran showed up for his set), Trey Songz, James Bay, Nick Jonas, Shawn Mendes, The Struts, Walk the Moon and Big Sean.

Editor at Big John Katsilometes returned for Night 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Weeknd, who has the No. 1 and 2 tunes in the country, started the night as well as carried out Friday night (really, early Saturday early morning) at Drai’s Bar atop the Cromwell. Kats raved about early entertainers Jennifer Lopez and Blake Shelton. Performers also consisted of Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, Lil Kim and closer DJ Diplo.

J.Lo hosted a residency kickoff celebration at Chateau Club in Paris Las Vegas on Saturday night (in fact, early today), as her “All I Have” run begins at Axis at World Hollywood on Jan. 20, while Puff Daddy hosted and carried out at the 10th anniversary of Tao in the Venetian post-iHeartRadio.

Night 2’s red carpet at MGM Grand consisted of Shelton, Jonas, Ezra, Brice, Mendes, Day, J.Lo, Alvaro Soler (who shared the stage with J.Lo), Echosmith, Ashley Benson, Cheryl Burke, Hozier, Kat Graham, Gatling gun Kelly, Tori Kelly, Matt Bomer, Prince Royce, The Struts, Hailee Steinfeld, James Bay, Tove Lo, Stroll the Moon, Joe Jonas, Tyga and Wilmer Valderrama.

Our thanks to Sam Morris of Las Vegas News Bureau, Tom Donoghue of Donoghue Photography and Al Powers of Powers Imagery for Invision and AP for their image galleries.

Examine back for extra coverage of the iHeartRadio stars at work and play in the Entertainment Capital of the World. Up until next year!

Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s home entertainment and luxury senior editor and has been a journalist for nearly 20 years.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous fame” has actually been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the previous 15 years offering readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play ground.

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MGM Grand Hotel and Casino

MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, offers 5,044 spaces and suites.

MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.

The resort provides trademark restaurants by star chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish Home, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & & Grill and Michelin 3 star and Forbes 5 star restaurant, Joël Robuchon.

As part of its continuous “Grand Home improvement,” MGM Grand has actually renovated all rooms and suites in its primary tower and is including a number of brand-new experiences to its lineup consisting of Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Bar, a new high end dining/nightlife concept (being available in April 2013).

MGM Grand also includes a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Health spa, Cristophe Beauty parlor, “CSI: The Experience” and an inviting swimming pool complex including the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.

Upscale cottages consist of The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the elegant two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Trademark at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel situated adjacent to the main resort.

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S. Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-891-1111

MGM Grand Garden Arena The MGM Grand Garden Arena is home to performances, championship boxing and premier sporting and unique occasions. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as numerous as 16,800 individuals with exceptional views and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. The Grand Garden Box office is open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily.
3799 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-387-1600

Lopez, The Weeknd lead iHeartRadio fest'' s 2nd night– PHOTOS

The Weeknd, Fall Out Boy and Hozier, among other artists, required to the stage Saturday for night 2 of the iHeartRadio music celebration at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Other performers included Blake Shelton, Puff Daddy, Tove Lo, Prince Royal, Diplo, Trey Songz, Nick Jonas and Jennifer Lopez, who will certainly remain in Las Vegas for a residency beginning in January.

Lopez will certainly be dipping into least 20 shows beginning January 20 at Planet Hollywood’s Axis Theater.

Check out the photos in the gallery above.

The Killers display swivel with ‘Viva Las Vegas’ at iHeartRadio’s opening

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The Killers arrive at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Celebration red carpeting Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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2015 iHeartRadio: Red Carpet
Sam Smith arrives at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival red carpet Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.Introduce slideshow “

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Duran Duran reaches the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival red carpet Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Courtney Love reaches the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Celebration red carpet Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

It should be an initiation rite appointed by neighborhood caretakers such as Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak that every vocalist or band who headings in Las Vegas carries out “Viva Las Vegas.”

Call it the entertainer’s price of admission for playing Las Vegas. Write up a contract (a while back, I noted my favorite, pre-The Killers remakes of the song). And the version by which those covers must be determined today is the rendition carried out amidst terrific phenomenon by The Killers on Friday night at the 2015 iHeart Radio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Making their very first show look in Las Vegas since the 2013 Life Is Stunning festival downtown, The Killers accomplished (or, eliminated it, to owe to the apparent) with a set-opening remake of “Viva Las Vegas.”

This was not simply a shrieking musical account of the title song from the iconic 1965 film starring Elvis and Ann-Margret, though it was that. The band roared through the number (brace for embellishment here) led by the strutting appearance by blue-jacketed frontman Brandon Flowers and the requisite percussive flourish of drummer Ronnie Vannucci.

Signing up with the band were a host of showgirls– genuine showgirls from “Jubilee” at Bally’s who had rehearsed with the band previously in the day. A call-out to these beautiful dancers: Kat Schwing, Katie Wolfe, Sarah Sutter, Michelle Gaftoi, all curtained in silver sequins and crimson headpieces and boas.

Throughout the number, the video screens glimmered with shots of rolling slots as Flowers moved quickly across the stage and behind the keyboards. It was a refreshing Las Vegas minute, and Flowers called out after the song, “We’re The Killers, brought to you by method of incredible Las Vegas, Nevada.”

Got ta love Flowers, forever a person who draws a 4 after striking a difficult 17. The Killers also threw down with “Mr. Brightside,” “All These Things That I Have actually Done” and “When We Were Young,” with a super-tight set that showed they continue to be among the leading live acts, anywhere.

Of course, the opening night of iHeart was much more than the Las Vegas superstars. The performances I captured were Kenny Chesney (as much a rock artist as country artist these days), Jason Derulo (great dancer and shedder of t-shirt, is he), Demi Lovato (she was equipped impressively in a hard-leather number, but her piercing vocals were set at a method too high level and her introduction of Stephan Jenkins and his acoustic guitar about silenced the audience), Lil’ Wayne (where’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. when Lil’ Wayne is onstage? That’s generally where I see him, approaching the ring with Cash) and Duran Duran.

Aside from The Killers, that last listed band was the highlight from my seat. Duran Duran efficiently summoned the fond memories, hearkening to an era where music was still acquired on vinyl discs and observed not just during show tours, however also on MTV. James Corden mentioned in their intro that Duran Duran has actually been around for 35 years, however that can’t hold true because I am still only 19.

However the band was nevertheless spot on with “Starving Like the Wolf,” “Wild Boys,” “Infamous” and a set-closing “Rio,” with the ever-familiar video graphic of the woman whose name is Rio. Even today, she dances on the sand.

“Rio” was a welcome performance, revealing that in this city there is always a spot for a stunning gal. Just ask Mr. Flowers for a table.

MGM Grand Hotel and Gambling establishment

MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, provides 5,044 spaces and suites.

MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Funny Club; and world-class home entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.

The resort provides signature dining establishments by star chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish Home, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes 5 star dining establishment, Joël Robuchon.

As part of its ongoing “Grand Renovation,” MGM Grand has redesigned all spaces and suites in its main tower and is adding a number of new experiences to its lineup consisting of Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Club, a new high end dining/nightlife concept (coming in April 2013).

MGM Grand also features a modern, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Health spa, Cristophe Hair salon, “CSI: The Experience” and a welcoming swimming pool complex showcasing the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.

Upscale accommodations consist of The Estate, an unique hotel within the hotel; the glamorous two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Trademark at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel situated surrounding to the primary resort.

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard S. Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-891-1111

MGM Grand Garden Arena The MGM Grand Garden Arena is the home of concerts, champion boxing and premier sporting and unique occasions. The Arena provides comfortable seating for as numerous as 16,800 people with excellent views and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. The Grand Garden Box office is open from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily.
3799 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-387-1600

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Kanye, The Killers, Sam Smith, The Who, Coldplay set for iHeartRadio Music Celebration at MGM Grand

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In this April 15, 2015, picture, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend perform with The Who at the tour opener of “The Who Hits 50! U.S. Trip” at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Kanye West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and The Who are some of the A-Listers set for the iHeartRadio Music Celebration from Sept. 18-19 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Thursday, July 30, 2015|8:19 a.m.

2014 iHeartRadio Festival: First Night
Taylor Swift performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.Introduce slideshow “

2014 iHeartRadio Festival: Second Night
Ed Sheeran and Macklemore perform during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.Launch slideshow “

New York City– Kanye West, Sam Smith, Janet Jackson and The Who are some of the A-listers set for the iHeartRadio Music Celebration this fall.

Lil Wayne, Coldplay, The Weeknd and Blake Shelton also are scheduled to carry out throughout the two-day event from Sept. 18-19 at MGM Grand, IHeartMedia announced Thursday.

The festival, in its fifth year in Las Vegas, will certainly take place once again at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Ryan Seacrest will once more host the event.

Tickets go on sale Saturday for the public.

Other performers consist of David Guetta, Kenny Chesney, Fall Out Boy, Disclosure, Duran Duran, Prince Royce, Diplo, The Killers and Jason Derulo.

The celebration will live stream on Yahoo! and iHeartMedia’s radio stations.

It will air as a two-night special on the CW on Sept. 29-30.

The celebration also will consist of outdoor daytime efficiencies at MGM Resorts Village throughout from the Luxor on the Strip on Sept. 19.

Entertainers for the Daytime Town consist of Demi Lovato, Hozier, Tove Lo, Trey Songz, Stroll the Moon, Nick Jonas, Big Sean, Lee Brice, Echosmith and James Bay.

Don Chareunsy, the Las Vegas Sun’s entertainment and luxury senior editor, contributed to this report.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous popularity” has actually been a journalist for more than 50 years and has actually invested the past 15 years offering readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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Right here'' s the lineup for this fall’s iHeartRadio Music Celebration

Previously this week, we let you know that tickets for this fall’s iHeartRadio Music Festival were slated to go on sale this Saturday at 10 a.m. (or today at 10 a.m. via an unique MasterCard presale), however we didn’t have any word on who was was because of appear at this year’s version, the fifth edition of the yearly festival. Now we know, and it’s quite stacked.

The lineup for 2015 is a star-studded costs that is headed up by Kayne West, Lil Wayne, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, the Killers, Fall Out Child, Janet Jackson, the Weeknd, Diplo, Disclosure, Sam Smith, David Guetta, the Who, Duran Duran, Jason Derulo and Prince Royce– which remains in addition to the other acts that have actually already been revealed for iHeartRadio’s Daytime Town on Sept. 19., Nick Jonas, Hozier, Demi Lovato, Tove Lo, Trey Songz, Stroll the Moon, Big Sean, Lee Bice, George Ezra, Tori Kelly, Echosmith, James Bay, the Struts, Zella Day and Shawn Mendes.

Once again, tickets for the iHeartRadio music Festival go on sale this Saturday at 10 a.m. and range from $160.50 to $528.

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Celeb preview: iHeartRadio, Gumball 3000, Currington, Script, Thompson Square, Abraham

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Tony Hawk, Maximillion Cooper, Deadmau5 and Bun B.

Friday, May 29, 2015|6 p.m.

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Tony Hawk shows up in Ibiza.

2015 Signboard Music Awards
Host Chrissy Teigen and performer and presenter John Legend at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.Introduce slideshow “

We start this weekly Weekend Celebrity Preview and Royal Robin Rundown with breaking home entertainment news: the Gumball 3000 rally and party at MGM Resorts Town tonight and Saturday is now only tonight.

No word on exactly what happens to the skate demonstration from the famous Tony Hawk (our Q+A with Hawk was posted at 2 a.m. today) or the set by Jack U, the DJ collaboration by Diplo and Skrillex, all planned for Saturday. Both are most likely canceled, but tonight will still be a super-fun time with Deadmau5 and more.

Another upgrade: Hawk’s skate demo is tonite at 9! Also on the schedule: The Alchemist, Bun B, Eve and Deadmau5.

Also on the outside music celebration scene this weekend in Las Vegas: the iHeartRadio Summer Swimming pool Party at Caesars Palace with David Guetta, Nick Jonas, Chris Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Nicki Minaj, Echosmith and Shaggy streaming survive Yahoo Live and airing on The CW on June 11. Many of them were in town for the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena 2 weeks earlier.

For more outdoor good times, “Teenager Mommy” and adult-entertainment star Farrah Abraham commemorates her birthday at Ditch Fridays at the Palms today, while indoors “America’s Got Skill” winner Michael Grimm introduces his residency at Vinyl in the Acid rock Hotel, “Raiding the Rock Vault” commemorates its 500th efficiency with (an outdoor) efficiency at Tropicana; and Think of launchings at Omnia in Caesars Palace for 14 weeks of summertime occasions.

With temperatures reaching 100-plus degrees for the very first time in 2015 this weekend, imagine how hot it’s going to get in herre. Without additional ado, the Royal Robin Rundown:

FRIDAY, MAY 29

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Billy Currington.

Santana Mud Ceremony and Opening Night at HOB
Carlos Santana's mud ceremony with Dan Aykroyd and other VIPs and the band's grand opening night at House of Blues in Mandalay Bay on Friday, May 4, 2012.Introduce slideshow “

Billy Currington with guest Ryan Lafferty are at Boulevard Swimming pool in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Our Q+A with Currington was posted Thursday.

Carlos Santana covers his present run at Home of Blues in Mandalay Bay all weekend and returns Sept. 16.

James Torme, child of the late crooner Mel Torme, is at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts for two nights.

Michael Grimm at Ovation Lounge
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Michael Grimm launches his residency at Vinyl.

Deana Martin, the child of the late Dean Martin, and her Huge Band Swing are at South Point all weekend. Our Q+A with Deana was published on Wednesday.

Night Ranger– motorin’!– is at Golden Nugget Display room.

Nashville Unplugged showcases Jay Knowles and Darrell Brown at Sundown Station.

Chrome is at Sunset Station.

Grey Street is at Red Rock Resort.

FUNNY

Ray Romano and David Spade are at the Mirage for two nights.

OF SPECIAL NOTE

Tickets go on sale for Fishbone on June 27, Ky-Mani Marley on July 29 and Yellowcard, New Found Magnificence and Tigers Jaw on Nov. 21 all at Brooklyn Bowl in Linq Promenade and World Series of Fighting: Rousimar Palhares vs. Jake Shields at Planet Hollywood on Aug. 1.

The site devoted to Las Vegas Dining establishment Week launches offering the list of participating restaurants and menu information: HelpOutDineOutLV.org.

The Gumball 3000 Las Vegas Celebration with Deadmau5, Eve, Bun B, The Alchemist and Tony Hawk is at MGM Resorts Village.

‘Annie’ at Smith Center
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2014 WSOP Final Table Day 2
Martin Jacobson, 27, of Sweden stands with cash after beating Felix Stephensen of Norway to win the $10 million first-place prize during the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event Final Table on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at the Rio. Launch slideshow “

Farrah Abraham at GBDC
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“Annie” is at the Smith Center all weekend. Our preview was published on Tuesday.

The 46th Annual World Series of Poker is at the Rio through July 14. Our preview was published Wednesday.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Farrah Abraham commemorates her birthday at Palms Pool.

SATURDAY, MAY 30

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The iHeartRadio Summer season Swimming pool Party is at Caesars Palace

The Script and guest Mary Lambert are at Mandalay Bay Beach.

Tonic and Vertical Horizon carry out a free show at Fremont Street Experience downtown.

Metal Crisis showcases Twisted Sibling, Extreme, Skid Row and Great White at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel.

Todd Rundgren is at Vinyl.

Earl Turner is at Suncoast Display room for 2 nights.

Jenny Lewis and Nikki Lane are at Brooklyn Bowl.

Negligent in Vegas is at Santa Fe Station.

FUNNY

Loni Love headlines Lipshtick at the Venetian.

OF SPECIAL NOTE

The Sixth Annual Las Vegas Brews and Blues Celebration is at Springs Preserve.

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Husband-and-wife Keifer Thompson and Shawna Thompson of Thompson Square heading at Aliante Display room on Saturday, May 30, 2015, in North Las Vegas.

‘Robbing the Rock Vault’ Memorabilia Case
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Thompson Square is at Aliante. Our Q+A with Keifer Thompson will certainly be posted at 2 a.m. Saturday.

In honor of “Robbing the Rock Vault’s” 500th performance, the first 500 tickets are simply $10 at Tropicana after a live street efficiency and celebration on the Strip.

Palazzo Broadcast Studio starts at Lagasse’s Stadium.

An unique event showcasing painting and performances by “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas star Travis Cloer and artist Vladimir Kush at Kush Art Gallery in the Forum Shops of Caesars Palace benefits Nevada SPCA.

The Lee’s Beer & & Tequila Experience is at Westgate.

PARTY PATROL

Lance Bass hosts the Us Weekly Swimming pool Celebration at Foxtail Pool in SLS Las Vegas.

Jennifer Romas and her cast from “Sexxy” at Westgate hosts at Chateau Bar in Paris.

The Ibiza Intrusion with Camilo Franco is at Foxtail Swimming pool and Life in SLS.

Will.I.Am is at Light in Mandalay Bay.

SUNDAY, MAY 31

MUSIC

Amaranthe with visitors Santa Cruz and I Prevail are at the Acid rock.

The Problem Mob with Com Truise and Eprom are at Brooklyn Bowl.

CELEBRATION PATROL

Riff Raff is at Rehabilitation in the Acid rock Hotel.

The debut of Think of, a weekly summer season event for 14 weeks, kicks off at Omnia.

Mark Shunock of “Rock of Ages” at the Venetian and “Monday’s Dark” at Vinyl, celebrates “Monday’s Dark’s” main Not-For-Profit charity condition (501c3) at Azure Swimming pool in Palazzo.

Have a fantastic weekend in The Home entertainment Capital of the World!

Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s arts and home entertainment senior editor and has actually been a reporter for almost twenty years.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous fame” has actually been a journalist for more than 50 years and has actually invested the past 15 years providing readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play ground.

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Caesars Palace.

Transport yourself to the extravagant and extreme Roman Empire at Caesars Palace. However the ever-changing Caesars Palace is far from ancient. The hotel and casino is regularly raising the bar for exactly what visitors can required in a Vegas resort experience.

Caesars Palace includes 3,348 rooms and suites in five towers, including the brand-new luxury shop Nobu Hotel and Restaurant, which opened Feb. 4, 2013, in the completely remodeled Centurian Tower. Caesars features 129,000 square feet of gaming area, including the Strip’s biggest poker room and a 250-seat sports book. Other amenities consist of about two lots restaurants, a four-level shopping mall, 4 swimming pools, a medspa, Pure and Poetry bars and Pussycat Dolls.

Dining choices include restaurants from world-renown chefs Individual Savoy, Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay, Gordon Ramsay and, on Feb. 4, 2013, Nobu Matsuhisa.

You never understand exactly what characters you’ll encounter at Caesars with regular entertainers like Jerry Seinfeld, Bette Midler, Elton John and maybe even the emperor himself.

3570 S. Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-731-7110

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas attempts to be different. From the hotel’s red reservations desks to art found throughout the resort, The Cosmopolitan’s signature design is helping to pave its own course on the Las Vegas Strip.

Upon going into the resort, you’re greeted by pillars of video boards playing video art by Digital Household kitchen and David Rockwell Studio exclusively produced for The Cosmopolitan. Simply beyond that, you’ll find all your preferred casino video games on the resort’s 100,000-square-foot casino floor.

The Cosmopolitan’s spaces standout as the resort’s most distinct function. About 2,220 of The Cosmopolitan’s 2,995 spaces have 6-foot deep terraces that extend the length of the space, a first at a modern Strip hotel. Other in-room amenities consist of soaking tubs, kitchenettes and eccentric devices like artsy coffee table books.

The dining experience at The Cosmopolitan isn’t something you’ll discover at other Strip resorts, either. All The Cosmopolitan’s 13 restaurateurs are brand-new to the Las Vegas market. You’ll find American steakhouse fare in a modern setting at STK, first-class sushi at Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & & Grill and the best fish flown in from the Mediterranean day-to-day at Estiatorio Milos.

Whether the sun is up or down, Marquee Club & & Dayclub is the place to discover the party at The Cosmopolitan. The location is a dayclub/nightclub, full with a swimming pool and cabanas outside and three different rooms with 3 different vibes inside.

If nightclubs aren’t your thing, you can grab a drink at one of The Cosmopolitan’s five other bars, like The Chandelier, which is framed in 2 million dripping crystals.

3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-698-7000