Panic! At The Disco's Brendon Urie Given Key To Las Vegas
Panic! At The Disco frontman Brendon Urie was given the key to his hometown of Las Vegas in recognition of his outstanding achievements in music. Presented to him by Las Vegas Commissioner Jim Gibson, Urie joins the likes of renowned artists like Elvis Presley, Madonna and Britney Spears who received the honor before him.
Urie has always celebrated his Vegas roots throughout his career, from recording the Grammy-nominated band’s platinum-selling second album, Pretty.Odd., at the studio at The Palms to shooting numerous videos and photo shoots in Vegas, including the cover art for the band’s fourth album, Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die.
Continuing to work within the Vegas community, Urie and his Highest Hopes Foundation are partnering with State Farm and the Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada to build a recording studio for local children which will open later this year.
Urie will perform twice on Wednesday night's (May 1st) Billboard Music Awards, which will air from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on NBC at 8:00 p.m. ET. In addition to performing with Panic!, Urie and Taylor Swift will open the show with Swift's new single, "ME!" Urie also appears on the studio version and in the video.