SIX-TIME GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARTIST TONI BRAXTON
TO RECEIVE BRENDEN CELEBRITY STAR
Johnny Brenden to Present Celebrity Star
|WHAT:||Johnny Brenden will present his Brenden Celebrity Star to artist Toni Braxton at an unveiling ceremony. |
|WHO:||Singer Toni Braxton|
Brenden Theatres President & CEO, Johnny Brenden
Hosted by Robin Leach
|WHEN:||Friday, February 16, 2007 * 5:00 p.m.
|WHERE:||Theatre Lobby -- Brenden Theatres & IMAX® in the Palms Casino Resort |
4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89103
Media Check-in – 4:15 p.m. Located Brenden Theatre Lobby
|DETAILS:||Six-time Grammy award-winning artist and international headlining performer Toni Braxton has built a worldwide audience with album sales in excess of 40 million copies. Since appearing on the music scene in 1991 with “Love Shoulda Brought You Home,” she has built an impressive catalog of five albums. Braxton’s distinctive low, sultry voice helped distinguish herself with hit songs including “Another Sad Love Song,” “Breathe Again,” and “Un-Break My Heart.” She received the Grammy for “Best New Artist” in 1993 and has gone on to receive five more awards. In addition, she has won seven American Music Awards. Ms. Braxton made her motion picture debut in “Kingdom Come” which earned her a BET Black Oscar. She has also received the Aretha Franklin Soul Train Award for Career Achievement. Braxton is the current headliner at the Flamingo Las Vegas. Her show, Toni Braxton: Revealed, Revealed is a full-scale musical production that draws upon Ms. Braxton’s experience as an accomplished musician, singer and Broadway performer, complete with her incredible band, amazing costumes and talented dancers. |
In addition to dedicating the Brenden Celebrity Star, Johnny Brenden will make a contribution to Ms. Braxton’s designated charity, Autism Speaks, and present her with a check in the amount of twenty-five hundred dollars at the ceremony.
Following in the tradition of his grandfather, the late Ted Mann, once owner of the Mann’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Johnny Brenden has created the Brenden Celebrity Star which will be placed in the lobby of his theatre located inside the renowned Palms Casino Resort. Celebrities who have received Brenden Celebrity Stars include actress Rhonda Fleming, Dennis Hopper, Sylvester Stallone, Hugh Hefner, Dean Cain, and others. Brenden Celebrity Stars are seen by over one million people a year.