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Upbeat Affair

| April 5, 2016 | Parties

Leave it to Universal Music Group and its labels, including Capitol Records, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Island Records and many more, to throw an ultraextravagant soiree at The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA.

More than 1,000 VIPs enjoyed endless cocktails and cuisine at the historic theater, decorated like an enchanted forest with tall trees and elaborate lighting. Celebrations were in order for the Group’s many  Grammy nominees and winners, including The Weeknd.

While guests mingled, 2016 Grammy winner-times-three Taylor Swift, whose wins included album of the year for the unstoppable 1989, sashayed through a private side entrance with pal Selena Gomez, stopped for a quick hello and photo op with Scott Borchetta, founder of Big Machine Records, and CBE chairman & CEO UMG Lucian Grainge, then met up with boyfriend Calvin Harris. Randy Jackson, Zendaya, Hailee Steinfeld, Joe Jonas, Anna Kendrick and Brooklyn Beckham were among other notable guests. Also a hit? The evening’s ice-cream sandwich bar. Sweet! -Photography by Invision/AP and Getty Images


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