CeeLo Green officially arrives at Planet Hollywood

Joyce Lupiani

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CeeLo Green officially arrives at Planet Hollywood

CREATED Feb. 27, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter and newest Strip headliner CeeLo Green officially arrived at Planet Hollywood resort and casino on Tuesday night.

Green made his arrival on flatbed truck with a flaming piano surrounded by dancing showgirls. Fans and onlookers lined the Las Vegas Strip to watch his arrival.

David Hoenemeyer, regional president of Planet Hollywood, officially welcomed Green by having the star cement his handprints. They will be put on display on the property along with the handprints of other celebrities.

CeeLo Green first gained recognition as a member of the hip-hop group Goodie Mob. They released their debut album "Soul Food" in 1995.

After Goodie Mob, Green reinvented himself and formed Gnarls Barkley with deejay-producer Danger Mouse. Gnarles Barkley shot to fame with the 2006 hit "Crazy," which reached No. 1 on various singles charts worldwide and won a Grammy Award in 2007.

Other hits include "Forget You" and "Fool For You," which won two Grammy Awards in 2012.

Performances of "CeeLoGreen is Loberace" at Planet Hollywood begin tonight. Show times are at 11 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and at midnight on Saturdays.

Tickets range in price from $49.50 to $149.50, plus taxes and other fees, for table seating.

 

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