Kicking off Grammy weekend, YM & Associates celebrated in style with the ultimate Grammy Awards Gifting Suite Experience! Celebrities enjoyed live music, high end gifts, and a experience exclusivly catered for VIP's.
The Grammy Gifting Suite Experience included performances from Grammy Award-winning new age artist Omar Akram, guitarist Alain Johannes of Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl’s “Sound City Players” and Joey Castillo, formerly of “Queens of the Stone Age” and “Them Crooked Vultures”. Castillo and Johannes performed a rare collaborative set of acoustic songs, while Akram performed a well-received, live version of songs from his new Grammy-nominated album. Akram went on to receive his first Grammy Award on February 10 at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony held at the Nokia Theatre. Additional special musical guests in attendance included artists JMParis, Pop Noir, MC Imprint, Jaysin Voxx , Aura, Paul Peress and Ralph Dudley.
“I am very flattered to have received positive reviews from guests and participating luxury companies who attended YM’s Grammy Awards Gifting Suite Experience,” said Yvette Morales, Founder of YM & Associates. “We’re proud to say it was a truly successful event and that not only celebrities, but the brands were able to be a part of the experience and enjoy themselves. This would not have been possible without the unmatched commitment, hard work and diligence of YM’s staff and associates that consisted of experienced veteran publicists led by myself and included Kelly K., Kelly Bennet, Deborah Griffin, Maria Arzola and Garrett Thomas,” she added.
Celebrity guests walked the red carpet, received high-end gifts, enjoyed hors d'oeuvres and exquisite wine – a true experience. Guest arrivals included, Frank Stallone brother of Sylvester Stallone, Vicki Gunvalson, Peggy Tanous, and Lynne Curtin of the “Real Housewives of Orange County”, D. Woods former member of the girl group Danity Kane, Shawn Stockman from Boyz II Men, Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Jerry Bell, Joey Castillo, Alain Johannes, Omar Akram, Kelsey Scott, JMParis, Pop Noir, MC Imprint, Jaysin Voxx, Carla Gonzales “Ms. America International”, Max Ehlrich, Jamie Jones and Delicious Kennedy from the group All-4-One, Brenda Russell, Kelsey Scott, Jus Charlie, John Pattyson, and many others.
YM & Associates is honored to send a special thank you to its Charity of Choice, KSBR (88.5-FM), a commercial-free, non-profit contemporary jazz and community information station serving Orange County from Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. They provided a live segment of “Breakfast with Gary and Kelly” at the event and interviewed the brands, celebrities and music artists.
“We were able to accomplish our goal, which was to organize an exclusive event that highlighted Brands’ while giving them the attention that they deserve and having everyone in attendance enjoy the experience,” said Morales.
Laura Soares gifted glamorous swimwear from their Beverly Hills boutique. One two piece swimwear sets were favorites. For more information, visit www.lauarasoares.com
What a Betty gave away one of a kind head bands that sparkled and shined at the event. Perfect for any day or night of occasion. For more information, visit www.whatabetty.com
Steps 4 Paws gifted the celebs their "Loyal+True" T-shirts. Each guest signed their pets names on the T-shirts to celebrate their lovable pets. For more information, visit www.steps4paws.com
ISO Beauty wanted to make sure celebrities are Hollywood hair ready with their ISO Beauty hair products. For more information, visit www.isobeautycom.
Be You-T-Full Book has all the inside beauty secrets that celebrities need to know! For more information, please visit www.beyoutfull.net
HD-LV Apparel Resources gifted their custom made hats. For more information, visit www.hdlv.com
8 Hour Snooze gifted their perfect recipe for a perfect night's sleep. For more, information, visit www.8hoursleep.com
Young & Reckless gifted their new line of snap back hats. For more information, visit www.youngandreckless.com
Black Not handed over jewelry pieces from their designer line. For more information, visit www.blacknot.com
Smile Sciences gifted celebrities their whitening pen for easy and hassel free teeth whitening. Fore more information, please visit www.smilesciences.com