NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels (www.renhotels.com) is excited to provide Grammy Award nominee Bruno Mars the perfect stage for his New Year's Eve performance at R Lounge in the Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel. Touted as one of the ultimate views in New York City, R Lounge's large floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows overlooking the middle of Times Square hustle and bustle will serve as the backdrop for Bruno Mars while he performs his Grammy nominated hits. The chart-topping sensation will be the third artist to perform at R Lounge as part of Renaissance Hotels' recently launched entertainment and cultural series, RLife LIVE (www.RLifeLive.com).
Bruno Mars racked up seven Grammy nominations this year, the artist with the second highest amount of nominations (Eminem was nominated for 10). Bruno Mars was recognized in the Grammy categories of "Record of the Year", "Best Male Vocal Pop Vocal Performance" and "Song of the Year". His debut album "Doo-Wops & Hooligans" feature hit singles "Grenade" and "Just The Way You Are", which he will perform on New Year's Eve.
Special packages for the front row seat to this unforgettable night and performance, including the perfect view of the famous ball-drop, can be purchased on GILTCITY at www.giltcity.com/newyork/newyearseve . The festive night at R Lounge will feature not only, over the top music and views, but guests will also enjoy specialties from the "Blue Ribbon Classics Menu" by the acclaimed Bromberg Brothers of Blue Ribbon Restaurants.
"We congratulate Bruno Mars for his many Grammy nominations and we are thrilled to have our New Years' Eve revelers experience an intimate performance at our new R Lounge, "said Dan Vinh, vice president of marketing for Renaissance Hotels, "R Lounge is a hidden gem of Times Square as it is an oasis for those looking to ring in the New Year with all the energy and excitement of this iconic location, but without the hassle and the cold."
In October Renaissance Hotels ushered in a new era in hotel-branded entertainment with the launch of RLife LIVE, a large arts platform dedicated to providing its hotel guests and local patrons an up close and personal way to discover new talent in the culinary arts, design, entertainment and more. The program launched first with music and has featured artists like Robin Thicke, Nick Howard, Neon Trees, and now Bruno Mars, (who joins other RLife LIVE alumni Robyn and Janelle Monae in receiving 2011 Grammy nominations).
RENAISSANCE HOTELS is an upscale brand with more than 145 properties in 32 countries that speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local discoveries when traveling for business or leisure. Renaissance Hotels has recently welcomed several new "gems" to its global collection – the boutique Renaissance Malmo hotel in Sweden, the historic Stanford Court hotel in San Francisco, the exotic Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino in the Dutch Caribbean, the opulent Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel and the modern Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. These hotels join a rich portfolio defined by distinctive and well-known icons such as the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach, La Concha Renaissance San Juan, Renaissance New York Hotel 57 and Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe. All Renaissance hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. To make reservations and for more information visit www.renaissancehotels.com. Follow Renaissance on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RenaissanceHotels, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RenHotels, and via the RLife blog at www.therenaissancelife.com.
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