After a stellar 2009, surpassing Elvis as the solo artist with the most #1 albums, scoring a #1 single with the anthemic “Empire State Of Mind” and a list of other accolades and performances, Jay-Z launches his BP3 2010 North American tour which will now conclude with a stop at The Pearl Concert Theater inside Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. Special guests Young Jeezy and Trey Songz join Jay-Z on the tour.
Born Shawn Carter, Jay-Z has solidified himself as an entrepreneur, performer, trendsetter, spokesman and philanthropist. Throughout his career, Jay-Z has opened doors for anyone with talent and determination, all while setting the pace in the world of music and fashion.
In the past seven years Jay-Z has released eight consecutive multi-platinum albums. Since 1996, Jay-Z has earned multiple Grammy, American Music, MTV Music Video, Soul Train and Billboard Awards. He is the first hip-hop artist to release an MTV unplugged album, to appear on 60 Minutes or to have a live Showtime televised concert. Jay-Z released American Gangster in 2007 titled after the movie of the same name. This marked Jay-Z’s second album release after coming out of retirement in 2005. His latest effort The Blueprint III was released in September 2009 featuring hit singles “Empire State of Mind” and “Run This Town.” Recently he was nominated for Best Male Solo Artist and Best International Album for the 2010 Brit Awards. The hip-hop mogul is also slated to perform at the ceremony before kicking of his tour.
This event is presented by Andrew Hewitt and Live Nation. The Pearl Box Office is open from noon – 7:00 p.m. daily. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and show time is 8:00 p.m. The Pearl is home to Miller Lite Live, sponsored by Citi; for more information on upcoming concerts, please call 702-942-6888.