The inaugural Las Vegas Fame Awards presented by BOSE Professional and The Producer Choice Honors took place Thursday March 23rd at the Hard Rock Live on the Las Vegas Strip (Pictured: Executive Producer Al Bowman with Murray Sawchuck: Award Recipient for Career Achievement in Magical Arts and presenter).
Olivia Newton-John received the ICON Award. Olivia’s career has spanned 5 decades selling over 100 million albums. In addition, she is known for her philanthropic work worldwide; since 2014 she has been in residence at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, and a portion of all her ticket sales went to the wellness programs at her ONJCWRC.
Executive Producer Al Bowman, who for the past 27 years has produced the LA Music Awards and The Hollywood Fame Awards, created the Las Vegas Fame Awards presented by BOSE Professionals & The Producers Choice Honors. Bowman said “It was time to honor the many Icons and legends in Las Vegas and I was thrilled to be able to produce this show.”
Comedian Marty Allen received the Las Vegas Fame Comedy Legend Award in a very special presentation.
Iconic music and film star Ms. Olivia Newton-John was honored with the Las Vegas Fame Icon Award.
2017 Las Vegas FAME Award Recipients and some of the Main Event performers include:
- Olivia Newton-John: Las Vegas Icon
- Marty Allen: Lifetime Achievement: Comedian
- Anita Mann: Lifetime Achievement Award: Las Vegas Show Producer
- Jimmy Slonina: Career Achievement Live Stage Actor
- Murray Sawchuck: Career Achievement in Magical Arts
- Katherine (Kool Kat) Farnham
- The Phoenix Patriot Band
- Petty Fever: A Tribute to Tom Petty
- Randall Zwarte Band: A Tribute to AC DC
- Bob DeSena: A Tribute to Santana
- The Herstory of Rock with Carol Lyn Liddle
Film and Music star Ms. Candy Wang from China presented the Career Achievement Live Stage Actor Award to Mr. Jimmy Slonina from Cirque du soleil.
Other Honorees included: Willie Ames , Stacy Robin , Holley McCreary , Barrie Dempsey and The Siren.