LOS ANGELES, California, January 25, 2014 — Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry and The Recording Academy®, together with The GRAMMY Museum® hosted Janelle Monáe for an exclusive musical event at the Museum’s Clive Davis Theatre to kick off the new Gucci GRAMMY® Interlocking watch with a dial made of GRAMMIUM®, the very same material used to forge the iconic GRAMMY Award® statuette.
In the tradition of An Evening With, the GRAMMY Museum’s flagship program series, led by The GRAMMY Museum Executive Director Bob Santelli, guests were treated to an intimate interview with Janelle Monae followed by a live performance of songs including Q.U.E.E.N., Electric Lady and Tightrope. To celebrate the occasion, Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry presented Janelle Monáe with the new Gucci GRAMMY timepiece featuring a special case-back inscription.
Gucci Timepieces has been designing, developing and manufacturing iconic Gucci watches since the early 1970s. Taking advantage of the worldwide recognition of the Florentine house – and its unique duality in brand positioning, pairing modernity and heritage, innovation and craftsmanship, trendsetting and sophistication – Gucci Timepieces is one of the most reliable and consistent fashion watch brands, with a clear design approach and positioning. Made in Switzerland, Gucci watches are recognized for their design, quality and craftsmanship and are distributed worldwide through the exclusive network of directly operated Gucci boutiques and selected watch distributors. Since January 2010, Gucci Timepieces has also been distributing the Gucci Jewelry collections, capitalizing on the expertise gained in the watch sector and leveraging the synergies between the watch and jewelry industries. For more information about Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry, please visit www.gucciwatches.com.
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