SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Princess Cruises will soon crown the top guest entertainer for 2017 during the cruise line’s seventh annual Entertainer of the Year competition. Four talented finalists have been carefully chosen from the vast array of onboard performers — including vocalists, comedians, magicians, tribute bands and other specialty acts — who delight guests each year, and will compete for the title during Princess’ upcoming Entertainer of the Year cruise.
Princess Cruises Announces Finalists for Seventh Annual Entertainer of the Year Competition
Guests aboard the March 25, 2018 Regal Princess seven-day cruise to the Caribbean will be able to cast their vote for their favorite performer after viewing several live performances from each act during the cruise vacation.
The four nominees for the title of Entertainer of the Year are:
The Modern Gentlemen — Individually, Landon Beard (San Diego, CA), Todd Fournier (Toledo, OH), and brothers Brian and Brandon Bingham (West Covina, CA), were all in-demand singers prior to being brought together as a quartet by the legendary Frankie Valli. For well over a decade now, they’ve been wowing audiences worldwide providing all the background vocals and choreography alongside the rock & roll icon. Since then, they’ve developed their own signature sound blending modern voices together with four part harmonies performing the classic hits of Pop, rock and Doo-Wop. They’ve toured all over the world on the biggest stages from Royal Albert Hall with the London Symphony Orchestra, and BBC Proms in the park for an audience of over 40,000 people. They’ve appeared onstage with The Beach Boys, The Manhattan Transfer, Tony Bennett and Smokey Robinson, and in front of U.S. Presidents, as well as Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge at the esteemed Arts Club in London.
Tom Franek — Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Tom Franek is a rising star whose talents are celebrated by over a quarter million fans online, with a debut role on ABC in 2017. His stage shows are performed around the world and combine clean comedy, genuine charisma, dynamic piano playing, singing, dancing, quick wit, and contortionist acrobatics in an unforgettable experience that leaves audiences’ jaws dropped and people talking. There is something special to his particular brand of entertainment that makes him a must see.
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