[Tuesday, August 28] Grammy award-winning British vocalist Sam Smith performs in Macau for the first time at MGM Theater of MGM COTAI on October 19 and 20, 2018. Guests will experience an up-close and personal concert with Sam Smith as he sings inside the intimate MGM Theater, which features premium seating for everyone to enjoy a front-row view to his performance.
“The Thrill of It All” Asian leg of his tour sees Smith performing in Singapore, Manila, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Macau, Shanghai, Beijing and Bangkok throughout the month of October. Tickets for his Macau performance will go on sale 10am on August 30 at https://tickets.mgm.mo/shows/show.aspx?sh=samsmith18&langpref=en from MOP688.
In October 2012, Smith catapulted to fame when he was featured on Disclosure’s single, “Latch”. Two years later, he released his debut studio album, In the Lonely Hour, featuring “Stay with Me” which went on to become an international sensation, reaching number one in the UK, the world is left in the grip of fever by selling over 14 million records worldwide. In 2015, Smith garnered many prestigious accolades, winning four Grammy Awards; a Golden Globe Award and an Academy award for the Spectre theme song, “Writing’s on the Wall”; two accolades from the 2015 Brit Awards and three awards from the 2015 Billboard Music Awards.
Smith comes to Macau after the recent release of his second studio album, The Thrill of It All. Since its release in November last year, it hit the top of the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200. Alongside worldwide sales of over 4 million records, the album’s lead single, “Too Good at Goodbyes”, reached number one in the UK and Australia, and became Smith’s sixth UK number one single.
“We are honored to have Sam Smith perform for the very first time in Macau at our new MGM Theater at MGM COTAI,” Mr. Grant Bowie, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of MGM China Holdings Limited said. “We hope this will be a very personal experience for our guests, as Smith sings his soulful ballads in our theater which offers an intimate setting with exceptional acoustics.”
MGM Theater is Asia’s first dynamic theater designed by Scéno Plus, a leading performing arts and entertainment design firm. It is immersive, flexible and its agility allows the hosting of concerts, resident shows, corporate events and more. MGM Theater seats up to 2,000 people in more than 10 spectacular configurations. It is also the world’s first theater to feature a GALA revolving seating system in a 360-degree format surrounding stage. At a flick of a switch, this innovative seating system can be customized for the needs of any event, and within minutes, the theater can be transformed from an intimate dinner setting into a full-blown concert hall.
Concert: Sam Smith, “The Thrill of It All” World Tour
Date: Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20, 2018
Venue: MGM Theater at MGM COTAI, Avenida da Nave Desportiva Cotai, Macau
Ticket Price: From MOP688
On Sale Date From Thursday, August 30 10:00am
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MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI also offers Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star Certification.
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