Hard Rock Live
April 19, 2023

GRAMMY Award Winner Kim Petras Presented by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Friday, May 19 at 9 p.m.

Tickets On Sale Friday, April 21 at 10 a.m.

GRAMMY Award winner Kim Petras Presented by Sports Illustrated Swimsuit is coming to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood on Friday, May 19 at 9 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 21 and start at $55. Tickets are available at www.myhrl.com. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

GRAMMY-winning, international pop sensation and critically acclaimed songwriter, Kim Petras will release her anticipated new single “Alone” featuring Nicki Minaj on Friday, April 21. Kim recently won her first GRAMMY Award for Best Pop/Duo Group Performance for her global No. 1, platinum smash hit, "Unholy,” with Sam Smith. Petras made her debut on the GRAMMY stage with one of the best performances of the night alongside Smith and accepted the award with a moving speech. “Unholy,” which recently surpassed 1 billion streams, rocketed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, the Billboard Global 200 Chart, Spotify and Apple Music worldwide charts, and the U.K. Official Singles Chart as well as the Mediabase Top 40 airplay chart. The song became one of 2022’s top pop debuts and marked Petras’ first career No. 1, as well as a historic first in LGBTQ+ chart and GRAMMY history – Petras and Smith became the first openly transgender solo artist and non-binary solo artist, respectively to ascend to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and win a GRAMMY in the category of Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Kim was also recently honored with Variety’s Innovator of the Year Award and Billboard’s Chartbreaker Award.

To celebrate the launch of the annual issue, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, in partnership with Hard Rock, will also be hosting a series of events at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21. The Hard Rock Hotel pool will be transformed into Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Island, where guests can enjoy interactive photo moments, meet and greets with SI Swimsuit models, beauty and wellness activations, freebies and more. This marks the third year SI Swimsuit and Hard Rock have joined forces to host the annual issue’s launch. For more information on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Island, visit swimsuit.si.com.


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About Hard Rock Live
Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is South Florida’s premier entertainment venue. An investment of more than $125 million, the 7,000-person capacity indoor venue features clamshell-style seating, offering guests an intimate experience. Hard Rock Live ranked No. 5 worldwide in 2022 gross revenue for both Pollstar Magazine and Billboard in its respective categories. Designed by Scéno Plus, the 225,000-square-foot facility is equipped with state-of-the-art, in-house sound and lighting, large HD viewing screens and mobile-stage technology. With its advanced capabilities, Hard Rock Live can support some of the entertainment industry’s biggest performers, as well as nationally and internationally televised awards shows, sporting events and more. A-list entertainers to perform at Hard Rock Live include The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Maroon 5, Billy Joel, and Dave Chappelle, among others.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship-integrated resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion in 2019, highlighting the debut of the world’s first and only Guitar Hotel. Between three hotel towers, the resort boasts 1,271 luxury guestrooms. Amenities include a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; an 18-acre recreational water experience; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 20 food and beverage outlets; an expansive gaming floor with more than 2,700 slots, more than 200 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. Hard Rock Live, ranked No. 5 worldwide in 2022 gross revenue for both Pollstar Magazine and Billboard in its respective categories, highlights A-list entertainers and performers, sporting events and live broadcast productions in an intimate 7,000-person capacity setting. Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441). For more information, visit us online at casino.hardrock.com/hollywood call (800) 937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.

About the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is one of the most recognizable and influential symbols of pop culture. Featuring talent from around the world, the issue has become a revered launching pad for successful careers in media, fashion, business, TV and film. The iconic and innovative institution continues to set the cultural tone and evoke discussion about what defines beauty on a global scale. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit has become a lifestyle platform that champions body confidence and self-expression and connects with diverse audiences through digital content and signature experiences that nurture the body, soul and spirit. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit remains steadfast in its goal of providing an inspirational media platform for individuals where they can connect, explore and engage with 24/7 content that speaks to wellness, travel, food, style and beauty. For more information, visit swimsuit.si.com.

About Kim Petras
Kim Petras has become one of music’s most buzzed-about talents, self-styling a massively dynamic career. With more than two billion global streams, sold-out headline tours of North America and Europe, and lavish praise from major mainstream publications and tastemaking outlets worldwide, Kim has released a string of critically acclaimed singles and projects, including her Halloween-themed project TURN OFF THE LIGHT. After years of triumphing as an entirely independent artist with her larger-than-life magnetism, Petras signed to Republic Records / Amigo Records and is gearing up to release more new music soon.