SMOKEY ROBINSON PRESENTS HUMAN NATURE:
THE MOTOWN SHOW CELEBRATES 1,000 LAS VEGAS
SMOKEY ROBINSON PRESENTS HUMAN NATURE: THE MOTOWN SHOW celebrated its 1,000th Las Vegas performance on Saturday, April 12, at The Venetian Las Vegas®. A special appearance was made by show presenter and Motown legend Smokey Robinson.
Smokey joined the four members of Human Nature on stage during the show and performed “Tracks of My Tears” with the group, a song originally co-written by Smokey Robinson.
John Caparella, president and chief operating officer of The Venetian, The Palazzo & Sands Expo joined Human Nature and Smokey Robinson on stage and said, “Tonight we are celebrating the 1,000th show for Human Nature in Las Vegas, and I am here to encourage them to stay for another 1,000 shows.”
Adding to the celebration of the milestone, Carlo’s Bakery, the Cake Boss’ bakery that recently opened at Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and The Palazzo, created a special cake depicting Human Nature on stage with Smokey Robinson.
Having earned the title of #1 vocal group in Australia, Human Nature first came to Las Vegas in 2009 and quickly became one of the Las Vegas Strip’s favorite shows. Performing to sold-out audiences regularly, the multi-platinum selling band has brought the classic Motown sound full circle to critical acclaim.
Photo Credit: Joseph Donato
About Human Nature
Brothers Andrew and Michael Tierney along with high-school friends Toby Allen and Phil Burton formed Human Nature 24 years ago. Signing with Sony Music Australia in 1995 the group has released ten albums, five of which hit number one in Australia. The group achieved 24 platinum awards, 17 top 40 hits and five top 10 hits worldwide and sold over two million albums in Australia alone. The group toured nationally in the U.S. in 2012, scored a Number 1 on the Heatseakers/New Artist chart in 2012 and released their first U.S. album, The Motown Record, and the DVD Human Nature Sings Motown following their PBS TV special. After an appearance on ABC’s hit television show Dancing With The Stars in April 2012, The Motown Record shot up to the No. 1 spot on Amazon’s Movers and Shakers, as well as Top 40 on both the Amazon and iTunes sales chart. Their most recent release, “Human Nature: The Christmas Album” reached Platinum status in Australia in December 2013 and peaked at #4 on the Australian ARIA charts. The Christmas Album became the 3rd most successful Australian album for 2013. In 2009, Human Nature became the first Australian group to start a residency on the Las Vegas Strip. The group performs in Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show 5 nights a week at The Venetian Las Vegas.
About SPI Entertainment
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