Beyonce, Lisa Marie Presley, Whitney Houston and Celine Dion will join host Queen Latifah when "VH1 Divas Duets: A Benefit Concert for the VH1 Save the Music Foundation" airs live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 22 at 9:00pm (ET/PT). Also scheduled to perform are Mary J. Blige, Jewel, Chaka Khan and Ashanti. Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced soon.
Tickets priced at $175/$125/$60, not including applicable service charges, are currently on sale at the MGM Grand Garden Arena box office. Tickets are also on sale at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (Tower Records/WOW!, Smith's Food and Drug Centers, Ritmo Latino and Robinsons-May stores) and at national ticketmaster outlets as well. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000. Tickets also are available for purchase at http://www.mgmgrand.com
and ticket sales are limited to four (4) per person. Tickets will remain on sale until sold-out. VIP ticket packages are available by calling 212-846-7882.
VH1's "Divas" specials raise funds for the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music programs in America’s public schools, and to raising awareness of the positive impact that music participation has on students. Since VH1 Save The Music was created in 1997, more than $25 million worth of musical instruments has been donated to 1000 public schools in 75 cities, improving the lives of more than 500,000 children.
"VH1 Divas Duets" is executive produced by Greg Sills and Lee Rolontz; producer Paul Flattery; director Louis J. Horvitz; lighting director Bobby Dickinson; set designer Keith Raywood.