Executive Producer Al Bowman, who for the past 27 years has produced The Hollywood Fame Awards, once again presented the Las Vegas Fame Awards, which took take place Saturday, April 7 at the Hard Rock Live on the Las Vegas Strip.
“It is time once again to honor the many Icons and legends in Las Vegas and I am thrilled to be able to produce this show here,” said Bowman
Bowman awarded the Lifetime Achievement TV Fame award to Clarence Gilyard, who starred on Walker Texas Ranger and Matlock, and who starred in the films Die Hard and Left Behind 1 & 2. Music executive Mike Curb received the Lifetime Acheivement Las Vegas Fame Award
Other honorees of the night included:
Brian Dewhurst– The oldest cirque performer in the history of the show. This 85 yr old performer as been a clown for over 70 years.
Nicky Dewhurst – He starred in numerous Cirque shows in the 80’s and still performs with them today.
Roger Neal – 21 year old award-winning R&B Pop artists received the Las Vegas Rising Star award.
Sean E. Cooper– Career achievement award, Las Vegas comedian – standup comedian and for the past 14 yrs in Fantasy at Luxor.
JJ Vilar – Career achievement- Choreographer
The Scintas – Lifetime Achievement Las Vegas Group Entertainers
Aubree Anna – Independent Superstar award
Pat Waters – Male Country Music Performer of the Year
The Siren – Special Achievement Life Performance
Randall Zwarte – Outstanding Rock Musical Group
Jagertown – Outstanding Country Musical Group
The Swansons – Outstanding Country Album
Overall, 25 independent artists and bands were honored from the USA and around the world. The show also honored business innovators entrepreneurs as well. Eleven live performances rounded out the evenings events.