Soulful Singing Sensation Kem Announces Performance at The Theater at MGM National Harbor

Tickets on Sale Now

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (February 8, 2018) – Soulful R&B legend Kem will serenade audiences at The Theater at MGM National Harbor Sunday, March 18 at 8 p.m.
                
Tickets start at $79.50, excluding applicable service charges, and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online at mgmnationalharbor.com or ticketmaster.com. For more show and ticket information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com or call (844) 346-4664.
 
R&B singer, songwriter and producer Kem independently released his first CD, Kemistry, in March 2002, selling more than 10,000 CDs before he signed with Universal Motown. “Love Calls,” the first single from the album, garnered more than 50,000 spins on Urban Adult Radio stations (UAC) which positioned it as the second most played record in 2003 and the most played record of 2004.

His second album, KEM ALBUM II, was released in May 2005 and was certified Gold after only two weeks. The album’s hit single, “I Can't Stop Loving You,” was designated as Radio & Records and Billboard’s No. 1 Adult R&B Record of 2005. The single received an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Song and Kem was also nominated for the NAACP’s Outstanding Male Artist the same year.
His third studio album, Intimacy, was released in August 2010, debuting at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top 200 list. The first single from Intimacy, “Why Would You Stay,” climbed to No. 1 on Urban AC Radio Charts, where it stayed for two straight weeks.

In addition to headlining national and international tours, Kem has shared the stage with Fantasia, Ruben Studdard, Chaka Khan and Kindred Family Soul, among many others. His musical talent has been recognized by filmmakers, including Tyler Perry who solicited Kem to write and perform the song, “Tonight,” for the “Madea’s Family Reunion” soundtrack. Additionally, his remake of Nat King Cole’s song, “Fascination,” is featured in the Antonio Banderas movie, “Take the Lead.”

The Theater at MGM National Harbor offers an experience unlike any other in the region, providing fans the opportunity to see world-class entertainment in an intimate setting. The recently opened Theater features seven VIP suites and flexible seating designs, accommodating 3,000 guests for reserved-seating events and a little more than 4,000 for general admission shows.
 

For high-res images and renderings of The Theater at MGM National Harbor,
visit the MGM National Harbor Online Newsroom.
 
About MGM National Harbor
The newest addition to the MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) portfolio, MGM National Harbor has an unrivaled setting offering stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion LEED® Gold Certified resort, which opened December 8, 2016, sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington's Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort features premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic casino with over 125,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high-end branded retail; 50,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. For more information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.
 
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MGM National Harbor
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