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Power of Love ® 2016 20th Anniversary

MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV

Power of Love ® 2016 20th Anniversary

Celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th Birthday

With more than 1,700 enthusiastic supporters celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday, our 20th annual Power of Love® gala sold out, shattering previous attendance records. Some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry joined us to raise funds for Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and its fight against degenerative brain diseases including Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s diseases, frontotemporal dementia, multiple sclerosis and multiple system atrophy.

Check out the video highlights from the night which included:

  • Andra Day: “Steppin’ Out With My Baby”
  • Darius Rucker: “Sunny Side of The Street”
  • Herbie Hancock: “Chameleon” and “Cantaloupe Island”
  • James Corden: “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore”
  • Jordin Sparks and Dan Orlando: “The Best Is Yet To Come,” “Alright OK You Win” and “It Don’t Mean A Thing”
  • Steven Tyler: “Smile” with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and Aerosmith classic “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing”
  • Tony Bennett: “Watch What Happens” and “How Do You Keep The Music Playing”

Las Vegas legend, Bill Boyd, was presented with a Community Leadership award, following a special video tribute.

In addition to musical icons, artists honored, celebrity supporters and chefs participating included:

  • Adam Abdalla
  • Brad Garrett
  • Chaz Palminteri
  • Dale Chihuly
  • Jeff Koons
  • Johathan Horowitz
  • Laurence Juber
  • Leslie Jackson Chihuly
  • Marina Abramović
  • Mario Carbone
  • Minnie Driver
  • Neville Wakefield
  • Nobu Matsuhisa
  • Petter Skavlan
  • Peter Tunney
  • Quincy Jones
  • Steve Schirripa
  • Wolfgang Puck

Thank You to Our 2016 Power of Love® Sponsors

Past Power of Love® Galas

See how the Power of Love® gala has evolved since the beginning, becoming more popular and impressive with each passing year.