MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Singing sensation Bebe Rexha will take to the stage at Miami Beach Gay Pride as headline performer for the Pride Festival, announced Mark Fernandes, chair of the Pride board. Rexha will perform at 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Miami Beach Gay Pride 2017 is presented by Celebrity Cruises and Rexha's VIP guest performance is courtesy of iHeart Radio's "Elvis Duran and the Morning Show."
Singer/songwriter Rexha has accumulated over 10 million sales of singles, one billion Spotify streams, and 1.3 billion combined YouTube/VEVO. Recently, she hit #1 on both the Billboard Pop and Rap charts with her Platinum-selling smash single "Me, Myself & I" with G-Eazy. Her single "No Broken Hearts" featuring Nicki Minaj has over 144 million YouTube/VEVO views to-date and she is featured on Martin Garrix's latest single "In The Name of Love" which already has over 265 million YouTube/VEVO views. She recently released her latest singles "I Got You" and "F.F.F." off of her debut album All Your Fault Part 1, which was released last month.
Additional performances on Sunday include international singing sensation Janice Robinson, performing LGBTQ anthems from the past 20 years; PepperMint, cast member from "RuPaul's Drag Race" season nine; global dance-music legend Kym Sims; and dance-poptress Gigi Rowe whose debut single, "Run the Night," appeared on Ubisoft's videogame "Just Dance 2017;" and many more throughout the day.
Since 2009, Miami Beach Pride has grown to an event on the global stage with A-list celebrities such as Elvis Duran as Grand Marshal in 2016 and Jordin Sparks as headline entertainer. 15,000 spectators turned out for the first Pride parade in 2009; an estimated 130,000 attended in 2016. Last April's Festival featured more than 100 vendors, refreshments, two entertainment stages, a family-friendly play area and fireworks.
Besides Celebrity Cruises, other sponsors include: 1015 Multimedia; Aetna; AHF; Ambiente / Unity Coalition; Artfood Staffing & Hospitality; Atlantic Broadband; Bank of America; Barefoot Wine & Bubbly; Bayou Rum; BB&T; Blick Art Materials; Brown-Forman; Chase; City of Miami Beach; Coca-Cola; Craig Zinn Automotive Group; Crunch; CVSHealth; Delmay and Partners; Fertility & IVF Center of Miami; Gay Star News; Gaythering; G.H. Cretors, Cornfields (Hi, I'm Skinny); Gilead; Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau; Gulfstream Park; Herradura; Hiro Sake; HotSpots / Mark's List / Genre Latino; IBM; iHeart Radio: 103.5 The Beat, 93.9 MIA, Enrique Santos, Tu 94.9, Y100; Jack Daniels; Jackson Health System; Lincoln Road; Mastercard; Miami Beach Visitors and Convention Authority; Miami Beach Police; Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce; Miami Gay Blog; Monster Energy; NBC6 / Telemundo; Palace; Palette Magazine; Pollo Tropical; Pride.com; Salvation; Score; Source Events; South Beach Hotel Group; Spartacus; Stoli; TD Bank; Terranova; The Floppy Rooster; The Hub at the LGBT Visitor Center; TMobile; Twist; URGE; Walgreens; Washington Park Hotel; Wet; Wire Magazine; W South Beach.
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SOURCE Miami Beach Gay Pride