Big Bang New Years Eve Successfully Rings In 2012 With Mario Lopez, Connor Cruise, Lupe Fiasco, Cobra Starship And Rock Mafia

Top Quote Big Bang New Years Eve puts Los Angeles on the map, among other cities such as Las Vegas and New York, as an essential must-see stop for New Years Eve celebrations. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) January 04, 2012 - The Kodak Theatre Complex welcomed 2012 with a bang at Big Bang New Years Eve in Hollywood. The night featured live performances by some of today's hottest musicians, 10 DJ's, including Tom Cruise's son, Connor Cruise, dancing, a VIP red carpet and gifting lounge and Hollywood's hottest celebrities counting down to 2012. Mario Lopez hosted the countdown and red carpet, welcoming celebrities such as: Damien Mcginty ("Glee"), Janice Dickinson (TV Personality), Annie Ilonzeh ("Charlies Angels), The BG5 Girls, Connor Cruise (DJ C-Squared), Malese Jow (Vampire Diaries), Lupe Fiasco ("Lasers"), Cobra Starship, Christina Fulton, Rock Mafia, Kimberly Cole and more.

    Guests who attended the event enjoyed electrifying live performances by Grammy-nominated Lupe Fiasco, who performed his smash hits, "The Show Goes On," "Out of My Head," "Kick Push" and more. Chart-topping pop/dance group Cobra Starship performed their latest hit, "You Make Me Feel," "Good Girls Gone Bad," and others. Rock Mafia rocked the house and highlighted the night's theme with their smash hit "The Big Bang," the song whose video features Miley Cyrus. Up and coming singers Christina Fulton and Kimberly Cole opened the show with their respective songs, "Freeing My Mind" and "You Make Me Wanna". 10 of the world's best DJ's spun the crowd into 2012, including Connor Cruise AKA DJ C-Squared who dropped the beats and welcomed Hollywood's finest celebrities to the red carpet.

    Matt Gavin "This event will continue to be the West Coast's highlight of New Years Eve and will raise the bar for entertainment. The East coast may drop the ball but the West coast will raise the star on entertainment! Thanks to our amazing talent and Happy 2012!"

    Big Bang New Years Eve had a variety of sponsors for the night, including Bud Light Platinum, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Hollywood Tans, The Safe Cig, Turkish Airlines, Scooch TV and Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa. Coco Café kept the crowd hydrated with their all-natural Coconut Water Café Latte. Coconut Water Cafe Latte uses natural ingredients such as organic fair trade coffee and pure coconut water instead of artificial flavors powders and concentrates. BYOU (Be Your Own You) is a self-esteem apparel & education. BYOU provided backpacks, gift cards, bracelets, and BYOU magazines. KIND Snacks is an all-natural whole nut and fruit bars brand made from ingredients you can see and pronounce. Kind Snacks gifted their peanut butter dark chocolate + protein bars as well as their pomegranate blueberry pistachio + antioxidants bars.

    Big Bang New Years Eve puts Los Angeles on the map, among other cities such as Las Vegas and New York, as an essential must-see stop for New Years Eve celebrations. Big Bang New Years Eve was produced by Matthew Gavin, Listen Deep Lifestyle Group and Rock Mafia Productions.

    About Mathew Gavin Enterprises & Deep Lifestyle Group
    Matthew Gavin Enterprises & Deep Lifestyle Group are influential branding firms with a focused expertise in Hollywood Nightlife & Special Events. Celebrities including Pamela Anderson, Mario Lopez, and Carmen Electra have hosted their events in the past, while headlining artists such as The Pussycat Dolls, The Killers, Kevin Rudolf, Far East Movement, Adam Lambert, LMFAO, and Katy Perry have performed on their stages. They stand out with their unique concepts, and creative brand marketing strategies and implementation. By partnering with media powerhouses Clear Channel Radio & Scooch TV, they have cornered the market in special event marketing and promotions for this upcoming New Years Eve to cover the entire globe with opportunities for brand expansion and visibility!

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    About Lupe Fiasco
    On his first two albums, Food & Liquor (2006), and The Cool (2007), Lupe Fiasco earned his reputation as a rap philosopher, a sharp, dynamic lyricist, and an MC who could shock you. Food & Liquor would go on to reach No. 8 on the Billboard 200, spawn subsequent singles "I Gotcha" and "Daydreamin'," featuring Jill Scott, and end the year with multiple Grammy nominations. A year later, The Cool reached even greater heights selling over 500,000 copies and spawning the top-ten hit "Superstar," featuring Matthew Santos. On March 8, 2011, Fiasco returned with one of the most heavily anticipated releases in recent years, a revolutionary album called LASERS, reaching new heights of lyrical and musical mastery, while aiming to reach even bigger audiences.

    About Cobra Starship The band burst onto the scene with a dance-pop-rock single named "Snakes on a Plane (Bring It)." The song -- which featured frontman Gabe Saporta performing alongside fellow vocalists Maja Ivarson (the Sounds), Travis McCoy (Gym Class Heroes and William Beckett (the Academy Is...) was the lead track off the 2006 soundtrack to Snakes on a Plane. Made up of Saporta, guitarist Ryland Blackinton, keytarist Victoria Asher, drummer Nate Novarro and bassist Alex Suarez, the band signed to Decaydance that same year and spent part of the fall touring with Gym Class Heroes. While the City Sleeps, We Rule the Streets hit stores that October, marking the band's official debut. After several changes, the lineup returned in 2007 with ˇViva la Cobra!, followed two years later by Hot Mess. The latter album was preceded by "Good Girls Gone Bad," a Top 40 hit co-penned by Kara DioGuardi and sung by Saporta and Gossip Girl actress Leighton Meester. The band kept the party going in 2011 with the release of their fourth album, Night Shades.

    About Hollywood & Highland Center
    Situated in one of the country's most densely populated markets, Hollywood & Highland Center attracts over 15 million visitors per year. At this one-of-a-kind, high profile destination, the best in retail, fine dining and unique entertainment venues come together with the vibrant world of today's Hollywood. Featuring the historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre and the world renowned Kodak Theatre, the center is a hot spot for locals as well as a "must see" destination for international visitors. The center features over 60 top retailers, nine of L.A.'s finest restaurants, Chinese 6 Theatres, two popular nightclubs and Lucky Strike Lanes, a high tech and trendy bowling alley/nightclub. Embodying luxury at its finest, Hollywood's elegantly chic and state-of-the-art Spa Luce is located at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa. Just steps away from Hollywood & Highland Center on Hollywood Boulevard, additional retail and entertainment outlets including Tesco's Fresh & Easy neighborhood market; Zara; Madame Tussauds Hollywood wax museum; hot fashion retailer, H&M and American Apparel enhance the convenient and enjoyable experience of the world-famous venue.

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