MGM Resorts "UNIVERSAL LOVE" Songs Into Hands Of Karaoke Fans to Celebrate Stonewall Day

MGM Resorts "UNIVERSAL LOVE" Songs Into Hands Of Karaoke Fans to Celebrate Stonewall Day

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LAS VEGAS, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International will host a special celebration of the first-ever Stonewall Day, providing karaoke versions of the songs from UNIVERSAL LOVE, a collection of reimagined wedding songs for the LGBTQ community, for the June 28 event to be held at the Stonewall Inn in New York City from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Stonewall Day highlights and honors the Stonewall Uprising, widely considered  the beginning of the gay civil rights movement. MGM Resorts is working with the Stonewall Inn and the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative to join in this historic event.

Stonewall Day is a program of Pride Live Nation, a social advocacy and community engagement platform for the LGBTQ community.

Each singer at the Stonewall Inn karaoke night will be able to sing their song using a male, female or non-gendered pronoun using a Universal Love-branded interface. MGM Resorts created  an app to run the selected songs on the karaoke unit and a songbook for  karaoke singers to follow.

The song list for the event includes:

  1. Ain't No Sunshine
  2. Crazy for this Girl
  3. Any Man of Mine
  4. How Will I Know
  5. Just the Girl
  6. Let Her Go
  7. Mad About the Boy
  8. My Girl
  9. She Loves You
  10. She's The One
  11. Uptown Girl
  12. Waiting for a Girl Like You
  13. What a Girl Wants
  14. She Drives Me Crazy 
  15. And I Love Her
  16. Are You Gonna Be My Girl
  17. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
  18. Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman
  19. I Don't Know How to Love Him
  20. I Was Made to Love Her
  21. Only Girl in the World
  22. She's Funny That Way
  23. Then He Kissed Me
  24. To Know Him Is To Love Him

"Given the commitment of our UNIVERSAL LOVE project to embracing the impact  music can have on the human experience, we are thrilled to play a part in honoring and celebrating  the people who participated in the Stonewall Inn Uprising and helped advance acceptance of gay rights in America," said Lilian Tomovich, Chief Experience & Marketing Officer of MGM Resorts International.

Universal Love Karaoke re-imagines the songs people sing about love and celebrates the freedom to sing about loving whoever you want. Love is universal. Now karaoke songs are too.

MGM Resorts is a leading global entertainment company. The UNIVERSAL LOVE album reflected MGM's two decades of advocacy work with the LGBTQ community and the company's desire to advance initiatives that unite humanity.

The UNIVERSAL LOVE compilation album, produced by MGM in conjunction with global advertising agency McCann, offers six newly recorded versions of iconic love songs that give same-sex couples a soundtrack for their own love stories and feature pronouns changed to reflect the world of LGBTQ relationships. The boundary-changing songs, which were released this past April, are performed by some of today's most-beloved artists, including Bob Dylan, Kesha, St. Vincent, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie, Kele Okereke of Bloc Party, and Valerie June. For more information about Universal Love, visit: Universal Love.

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About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 28 unique hotel offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. Expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, the company opened MGM Cotai in Macau in February 2018. It is also developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts and debuting the first international Bellagio branded hotel in Shanghai. The 78,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information visit us at www.mgmresorts.com.

 

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