With an estimated worldwide sales of over 250 million albums and singles under his belt, Rod Stewart is one of the most successful performers of all time. He's been called "The best white soul singer!" by the late legendary Godfather of Soul, James Brown. His music career spans from the mid late 60's in London with the thriving club and music scene when many musicians were marking their name in history as you could say if you had talent it was truthfully cliched " being in the right place at the right time". This Scottish - English bred rocker (Born Roderick David Stewart, January 10, 1945 in London, England), collaborated with many known greats such as Jeff Beck as well as The Faces (Ronnie Lane (Bass), Ian McLagan (keyboards) & Ronnie Wood (Guitar) of the Rolling Stones). His First three album greats, 1969's, The Rod Stewart Album, 1970's, Gasoline Alley, and the most critically acclaimed album,1971's, Every Picture Tell's a Story with the unforgettable classic" Maggie May" as he continued into the late 70's with a string of greatest hits from "Tonight's the Night" to Do Ya Think I'm Sexy. Rod followed up into the 80's & 90's with "Young Turks" and" Forever Young". There are so many other hits not mentioned as we all know an unforgettable tune or two from this Rock of Genius who can pick up a microphone anytime and keeps the hits going and going, as we like it. The allure of his inspirations in his life are always making interesting news headlines with his past ladyloves and fathering 8 beautiful children which 2 are from his present wife the lovely Penny Lancaster. "Forever Young" rock royalty, Rod Stewart with his youthful gorgeous appeal keeps all of us smiling forever with his mountain of hits past and present. Rock on Rod!
A high-energy concert celebration, Rod Stewart: The Hits. features a set list of the iconic rock and R&B favorites that have defined Stewart’s unparalleled five-decade-long career including “Maggie May,” “You Wear it Well,” “Hot Legs,” “You’re in My Heart,” “Do You Think I’m Sexy,” and “Some Guys Have All the Luck” mixed with a few rarities like, “Broken Arrow,” and “The Killing of Georgie,” and some sizzling covers. The high-impact show is designed to give audiences that intimate, only in Las Vegas concert experience - with no fan more than 120 feet from the magnificent stage.
With his soulful and singular voice, narrative songwriting and passionate live performances, Rod Stewart has paved one of the most iconic and successful musical careers of all time. His return to Las Vegas continues on the heels of his hotly anticipated autobiography with publishing giant Random House, scheduled for release in October 2012, and his record-setting second induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, one of only 18 artists with multiple nominations in the museum’s history. He is a Grammy Living Legend and in 2007 was bestowed the prestigious CBE (Commander of The British Empire). Throughout his prolific career, he has garnered an estimated 250 million album and single sales and an amazing 18 Grammy nominations.