Grammy Gift Giving
The Official Grammy Gift Lounge is a time-honored tradition of the Grammy Awards. Grammy gift bags are provided to all nominees, performers, and presenters during three full days of rehearsals at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. This year, the Grammy gift bag included over $20k in gifts.
Gift Ideas from the Grammy Gift Lounge
14 brands showcased products at the Official Grammy Gift Lounge, gift values ranged as low as $69 to this year’s priciest gift valued at $6,180. Check out this year’s Grammy gift list with photos below.
TOOLS BY GINA, Presenting Sponsor
Gina Rivera of Phenix Salon, has 200 salons nationwide, and is most widely known for her appearance on Undercover Boss. Since this episode, Gina has continued to scale her salon empire. A recipient of Franchise Times “Fasted Growing Company in Beauty Industry Award” and making the list of Entrepreneur Magazines Top 500, Gina has launched a collection of styling tools.
Pure Infrared Technology Professional blow dryer and flat iron ($250 value) steams hair and not apply direct heat. This means less damage (than ceramic) to keep hair looking healthy and beautiful.
FIT CLUB TV – ULTIMATE FITNESS PACKAGE
Live in Fitness VIP experience in private villa ($6,000)
Live In Fitness is more than a weight-loss camp, it was in fact fitness resort. Live in Fitness was featured by Conde Nast as “Best of Fitness Vacations.” There are three programs available – Athlete Program, Shape and Lose Program, and Extreme Weight Loss Camp.
Also included in the Grammy gift package – Fit Culture Threads designer workout apparel ($120 retail price) and Fit Culture Fuel health & performance supplements ($60 retail price). To learn more (without spending a dime), you can check out FitClubTV for free fitness videos.
THE NATURAL MIXOLOGIST & THE VAULT SPIRITS
Guests of the Grammy Gift Lounge were treated to organic, gluten-free and organic cocktails by award-winning Mixologist, Marsha Meyer.
The Natural Mixologist crafts custom cocktails that are classically inspired and naturally re-crafted for special events and dinner parties. Grammy gift lounge guests enjoyed custom in-lounge cocktails. Grammy gift bags will also include a gift certificate for Mixology Services ($2,700 value).
At Koi Interiors, designers believe in the same philosophy, “Space is an Art Form.” Koi Interiors works mainly with developers to stage homes and has also been commissioned on interior design projects like dressing rooms for Rihanna and Taylor Swift. Grammy gift recipients will receive a $1,000 gift card for use on interior design services.
SCUF Gaming Customized controllers for Xbox One are engineered with patent trigger paddles, interchangeable functions, features, and designs.
SCUF Gaming also offers an edgier version of the controller which was designed in collaboration with Avenged Sevenfold. In addition to the skull design, the controller comes with an autographed certificate of authenticity from each member of Avenged Sevenfold!
The SCU Gaming gift also includes the following gaming accessories: SCUF Protection Case, SCUF FPS Adjustable Trigger, SCUF Pro Grip Combo Kit, SCUF Thumbsticks, SCUF Rings, SCUF Charging Cable, SCUF Hat, and the innovative GamerGrip Total Grip Solution. The total value of the SCUF Gaming Grammy gift is valued at $300.
SIS by Simone Smith returns to the Official Grammy Gift Lounge with her signature Lollipop necklace and a few new earrings this year.
SIS also showcased their new men’s jewelery collection, Focus. Focus was co-designed by husband LL Cool J.
It’s also worth mentioning, LL Cool J recently honored with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Belldini offers a wide collection of day-to-evening cardigans and pullovers, to twinsets, and leggings. Grammy gift bag will include over $300 worth of apparel.
Marchon owns a portfolio of brands that include a wide array of prestigious fashion, designer eyewear, and sport labels. All Grammy git bags will include their new 2016 eyewear valued at over $300.
Goose-feather down jacket from Trespass will be included in Grammy gift bags, each valued at $200.
Chef PHILLIP ASHLEY introduced his Versailles Collection at the Grammy gift lounge. This $3,000 box of fine chocolate is made with Louis XIII cognac and hand gilded with 23 karat gold! Aside from the premium ingredients, this box of gold chocolates will be delivered by messenger in a silver briefcase and requires a one-of-a-kind code to complete delivery.
Chef Phillip will be launching a new Vegan line of chocolates in March. Meanwhile, guests enjoyed a wide assortment of chocolates, including their signature Mama Jean sweet potato chocolate.
Grammy gift bags will include Chef Phillip’s 23 karat salted caramel pecan praline chocolate ($79).
Flos Floris was established in 2012. This Italian brand of premium snapback hats expanded to the U.S market and continues to grow under the creative direction of Founder and Designer, Antonio Matarazzo. Flos Floris retails for $130.
The Noon VR transforms video from your iPhone or Android device into virtual reality. The headset is easy to install and retails for $89.
TRUTH by American Legacy Foundation celebrates another year of a decline in teen smoking. The TRUTH collaboration with Vans by Kevin Lyons sneaker included in the Grammy gift bag is valued at $69.99.
This year’s Grammy theme of “Love is in the Air” was clear at the Planes of Fame display. Best known for their collection of WWII planes and restoration projects, Planes of Fame proudly showcased this former Reno Air Race 2nd Place winner inside the Grammy Gift Lounge. A family four-pack to Planes of Fame museum ($120) was included in every Grammy gift bag.
Grammy Gift Bag Goodies
Grammy gifts that did not setup inside the gifting suite that will be included in the celebrity Grammy gift bag include brands like Age Interventionist by Renee Lynn, Golden Door Resort & Spa, Love Your Locks, Patina Restaurant Group, and Sundial Powder Coating. Check out a full list below.
Renee Lynn, The Age Interventionist, 24K Gold Facial ($325) and Youth Blast product ($135).
A $1,000 voucher that may be applied towards a 7-Day Stay at the Golden Door Resort & Spa in San Marcos, California.
$150 Gift certificate for free set of 100% Remy human hair clip-in extensions.
$250 gift card that can be used at any Patina restaurants across the U.S.
$500.00 gift certificate for powder coating services.
Valued at $500, Grammy gift bag will include a private tour of the Big Cat Rescue and a Big Cat Swag Bag.
GoSmile Dental Pro Cleaning and Whitening System ($129).
Healing Saint Luminosity Skin Serum ($145) and Healing Saint Hair Follicle Stimulant to prevent hair loss ($48).
$130 worth Cryotherapy treatments.
MONQ Therapeutic Air ($60 value) plus an extra $60 Gift Card.
$200 worth of women’s casual clothing.
$190.95 professional brush set which includes a Synthetic Vortex Brush Set and Belt.
Grammy Gift Bag Goodies (under $100)
Chapstick, Accept Me Break Away Tee, Adopted NYC, Donna Bell’s Bake Shop, Dutton, Farm Wife Style, Foxwise Jewelry, Garden of Life, Green Gorilla, Herb & Lou’s, Hydroxycut Black, Hyperbiotics, Jewels by Durrani, Lat & Lo, Mission1 Clean Protein Bar, Music Connection, Neuro Drinks, Novelty Premium Illuminated Water, NW 58th Street, People Yearbook, Pooch Selfie, Purely Inspired, Rockin’ & Roastin’, Slice Lab, Slimware, Soos Pets, Soothe, St. Heleine, and Sticky Heelz.
Lash Fary, the Sultan of Swag
Established in 1999, Distinctive Assets has produced gift bags and backstage gift lounges for just about every major award show. Lash Fary, commonly known as he Sultan of Swag, also provides product placement, product introduction, event production, public relations and branding opportunities within the entertainment industry and beyond.
Here is a past sample of his new moms in Hollywood, Mother’s Day Gift Bag.