LAS VEGAS (January 9, 2017) – Eleven-time GRAMMY Award nominee Charlie Wilson announced that his upcoming national tour will make a stop in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, March 10. The tour, In It To Win It, is also the title of Wilson’s new album, which is slated for release February 2017 and features musical guests Snoop Dogg, Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa and TI. The first single from the album, “I’m Blessed,” will be released soon. Tickets for the tour go on sale Friday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m.
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“I am excited about being on the road with my friends, GRAMMY Award winner, Fantasia, and four-time GRAMMY Award nominee, Johnny Gill,” stated Wilson. “As usual, folks should come prepared for a party. I am looking forward to performing my new single, ‘I’m Blessed,’ together with some music from my new album and my classic hits.”
Also, joining Charlie on their first national U.S. tour is P Music Group’s pop music duo, Solero who has more than 8 million views on its YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/SoleroTV. The first single, “Greenlight,” from the group’s debut EP is scheduled for release February 2017. Check Solero out at www.solerobrothers.com.
“2017 is going to be an epic year for Charlie Wilson. In addition to his upcoming arena tour, we have a great new album that includes some of today’s top musical artists,” stated Michael Paran, Wilson’s manager and CEO of P Music Group. “The new album represents some of the best music Charlie has recorded in his career thus far. He has a very diverse fan base and there is something on this album for everyone.”
Charlie Wilson has received numerous awards during his critically acclaimed career including eleven GRAMMY nominations and he was the recipient of a BET Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 which included a presentation featuring performances by Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Pharrell, Stevie Wonder, Jamie Foxx and India Arie.
About AEG Live
AEG Live is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Live operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; and owns, manages or books more than 60 clubs and theaters. AEG Live presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Live, Goldenvoice, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents. For more information visit www.aeglive.com.
About MGM Grand Garden Arena
The Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 14,000 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound.
The Grand Garden Arena is known for hosting legendary events such as world championship boxing featuring the legends of the sport – Floyd Mayweather, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, Oscar de la Hoya, Manny Pacquiao and many more. The venue also has been home to many premier UFC fights. Music lovers have experienced some of the industry’s biggest stars at the Grand Garden Arena including performances by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, U2, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert. The Grand Garden Arena also hosts a variety of special events and sporting events annually including major awards shows, college basketball, pre-season NHL and NBA games, among others. The Grand Garden Arena is operated by a joint venture, the interest of which is owned 50% by a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and 50% by a subsidiary of AEG that also owns and operates T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.