Billboard Music Awards weekend kicked off in grand fashion on Saturday with big names spotted partying and dining at Encore Las Vegas.
Comedian and actor Kevin Hart, who is in Las Vegas filming “Think Like a Man 2,” partied in a bungalow at Encore Beach Club to check out the launch of Above and Beyond’s “Group Therapy.”. Also in the bungalow: film cast members Adam Brody and Romany Malco along with E! News anchor Terrance J who stopped by along with mega star Chris Brown, who is performing at tonight’s Billboard Music Awards. The party of about 18 people enjoyed Grey Goose, Grey Goose Pear, Ciroq Coconut, Patron and Mojitos.
“NFL on FOX” sportscasters Jay Glazer, Michael Strahan and Curt Menefee sat right in front of the DJ booth. Strahan, also co-host of “Live with Kelly and Michael,” was having so much fun he sent out his first-ever Vine video from Encore Beach Club. The group drank Tangueray, Grey Goose and Don Julio Blanco.
“NFL on FOX” analyst Howie Long dined at Andrea’s with a group of 14 including Carrot Top. The table shared an assortment sushi, potstickers, soft shell crab and miso black cod.
Also dining at Andrea’s, at a separate table, NHL’s New York Islanders Colin McDonald and John Tavares, who later moved to a table at Surrender Nightclub.
Also at Surrender Nightclub last night, Will.i.am hung out in a bungalow and moved near the DJ booth to see Diplo spin in front of a packed house.
Prince joined a group of nine, including his three bodyguards, for a late night bite at Society Café at Encore Las Vegas. The diminutive music superstar sipped on tomato soup and Pellegrino.
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