CeeLo Green at Chateau Nightclub in the Paris on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 | 1:59 a.m.
CeeLo Green -- singer, producer, “The Voice” mentor and soon-to-be Planet Hollywood headliner with his Liberace-inspired show “Loberace” -- rang out 2012 hosting and performing at Chateau Nightclub in the Paris on Sunday, Dec. 30.
Green arrived at the hotspot in a red leather jacket with matching red leather pants covered in silver spikes and studs. He told media that he was looking forward to 2013, saying his resolution is “to stay healthy and happy, to continue grinding and making the most of all the media opportunities that present themselves -- positive energy.”
Thousands of fans cheered as he took the mic in the DJ booth: “Las Vegas, are you ready to go into the New Year?” He performed several songs, including his hit “Forget You” and a cover of The Pussycat Dolls’ “Don’t Cha.” Before heading to a VIP booth where he was later joined by Bigg Gipp of Goodie Mob, Green wished guests a Happy New Year and said, “Drink responsibly, and much love, y’all.”
Thanks to contributing photographer Denise Truscello of WireImage for her photo gallery and to Christopher Rauschnot @24kMedia on Twitter for his video posted on YouTube.
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Chateau Nightclub & Gardens Spanning more than 45,000-square-feet and sprawled across two-stories, Chateau features three separate nightlife experiences including a high-energy nightclub, magnificent Strip-side Chateau Beer Garden and blossoming Chateau Gardens. By day, Chateau Beer Garden, a Strip-side restaurant and bar with a focus on quality brews, overlooks the Strip and the Bellagio fountains. At night, the club and gardens welcome partiers inside and out.
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