SILVER LEGACY WELCOMES CEELO GREEN TO THE GRANDE EXPO HALL
FIRST TIME TO RENO FOR MULTI-TALENTED ARTIST
RENO, NV (Wednesday, March 19, 2014)-As an entertainer and businessman with many layers, CeeLo Green cannot be summed up in just one title. He is a five-time Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter-producer, television personality, actor, entrepreneur, pop culture & fashion icon. CeeLo Green is appearing in Silver Legacy’s Grande Exposition Hall on Friday, May 9 at 8 p.m.
In 2001, CeeLo received five Grammy nominations for his worldwide hit “Forget You,” winning the category for “Best Urban/Alternative Performance.” The single is certified Gold in the United States and Denmark and achieved platinum status in Canada, New Zealand, and the UK; and multi-platinum status in Australia. Currently, CeeLo is finishing his forthcoming, new solo album entitled “Girl Power,” which will be released in summer 2014. He reunited with his original rap group Goodie Mob, after a 15 year hiatus, to release a new album entitled “Age Against the Machine” in August 2013. Additionally, in October 2012, CeeLo released a Christmas album “CeeLo’s Magic Moment,” which featured the single “All I Need is Love” featuring The Muppets, nominated for a 2014 Grammy.
He’s made memorable appearances on Saturday Night Live, Oprah, presented at the Billboard Music Awards, ESPYs, and Kids’ Choice Awards as well as making remarkable performances at the 2012 Super Bowl with Madonna, The Grammy Awards with the Muppets, Brit Awards in 2011, Billboard Music Awards in 2011 and 2012, Soul Train Awards in 2011, BET Awards in 2011 and hit such mainstream status that even Gwyneth Paltrow covered “Forget You” on Glee. CeeLo has also landed the cover of Fast Company’s 2012 “Most Creative People in Business” issue, Rolling Stone magazine, Delta Sky, as well as Jet magazine.
In addition to his success as a recording artist, CeeLo Green has completed four seasons as a coach on NBC’s hit show The Voice alongside Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton and took a short break for the fourth season to focus on music, but returned to the hit show for the fifth season. He has also made guest-appearances on NBC’s popular show Parenthood, FOX’s American Dad, Nickelodeon’s How to Rock, and Anger Management and also hosted his own talk show “CeeLo Green Talking to Strangers” on FUSE TV. On top of his television work, CeeLo Green is also transitioning his career into acting and has made an impact on the film industry starring in Sparkle, which was Whitney Houston’s last film. Additionally, he is the voice of “Murray the Mummy” in the Sony animated film Hotel Transylvania along with Adam Sandler, Selena Gome and Andy Samberg. CeeLo will also star in the John Carney film Can a Song Save Your Life? along with Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo and Catherine Keener, which is slated for a 2014 release.
Don’t miss CeeLo Green in Silver Legacy’s Grande Exposition Hall on Friday, May 9 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available now for $65 with premium seating for $85. To reserve seats visit www.silverlegacyreno.com or www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-800-MUST-SEE (687-8733) or 775-325-7401. You can find more information and the latest updates on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the Silver Legacy iPhone, iPad and Android Apps.