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It was another sizzling night of starpower, thanks to the I Heart Radio musical festival that ran through the weekend.

The Saturday celebrity scene included:

Jennifer Lopez, celebrating her hosting appearance at Pure nightclub (Caesars Palace) Saturday with a large entourage that included family, friends, her back-up dancers, longtime manager Benny Medina and Steve Bartels, president of Island Records and COO of Island Def Jam Music Group. After kicking off the party with a champagne toast, Lopez broke dance moves with her back-up dancers. Later she was surprised as Bartels stopped the party and got on the mic to congratulate Lopez with a plaque presentation for her first single “On The Floor” having been certified with over three million downloads, making it one of the best selling songs of 2011….

At XS nightclub (Encore): Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough, Usher,  DJ 
David Guetta
, Rob Kardashian
, Cheryl Burke
, Ashley Benson of “Pretty Little Liars,” Tito Ortiz
 and Jenna Jameson
, Pete Tong
, Ryan Good, W
ill.i.Am and ap.de.ap of of the Black Eyed Peas, and Christian Serratos “Twilight,” who was celebrating her 21st birthday…

 At The Bank (Bellagio) on Saturday:  New York City nightclub operator Richie Akiva, celebrating his birthday party at the official after-party for the iHeartRadio Music Festival at Haze Nightclub (Aria). Akiva, along with Butter Group co-founder Scott Sartiano and business partner Ronnie Madra recently announced their partnership with The Light Group to turn Jet (Mirage) into 1OAK, with a New Year’s Eve opening planned. Party attended included actor Lukas Haas, Dr. Dre, Evan Ross and celebrity chef, Bobby Flay. Akiva was  presented him with a specialty birthday cake featuring the all-new 1OAK at The Mirage shield-shaped logo…

Over at Haze Nightclub at Aria (CityCenter)on Saturday: Ryan Seacrest, host of the iHeartRadio Music Festival, with girlfriend Julianne Hough. Also there: Darren Criss of “Glee,” and “Modern Family” cast members Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet, plus Dr. Dre and Mia Tyler.

On the I Heart Radio red carpet (MGM Grand): superstar Nicki Minaj, Cheryl Burke and Rob Kardashian, Karina Smirnoff and her “Dancing with the Stars” partner JR Martinez

“Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria, with eight friends from Spain at the 7:30 p.m. performance of "O" (Bellagio) on Saturday. Afterwards, they went backstage and chatted with the international cast in English, Spanish and French.  She was in town with her boyfriend, Spanish singer Eduardo Cruz. The group was to jet to L.A. Sunday and was scheduled to attend the world premiere of the newest Cirque du Soleil show, “Iris” at the Kodak Theatre. They were spotted Friday having dinner at Koi (Planet Hollywood Resort) before heading to Gallery nightclub…

Grammy winner Bruno Mars, performing several of his hits at The Bank (Bellagio) on Friday in front of a crowd that included “Glee” castmates Naya Rivera and Darren Criss

At a private IHeartRadio party at Gold (Aria): music mogul Jimmy Lovine, Dr. Dre and Will.i.Am of the Black Eyed Peas…

At the Deuce Lounge (Aria): Coldplay drummer Will Champion

Eva Longoria, with boyfriend, Eduardo Cruz, at Gallery (Planet Hollywood Resort) on Friday. Also in the club: Will.i.Am, taking in band mate apl.de.ap’s DJ set… 

At Surrender (Encore) on Friday: Tito Ortiz and Jenna Jameson; “Downtown” Julie Brown, Rome of Sublime with Rome and Chumlee of “Pawn Stars.”…

Comedian Dane Cook, hanging out backstage with Playboy Comedy hosts Cort McCown and Paul Hughes at the Palms on Friday night…

Former 98 Degrees member Jeff Timmons, with his new wife Amanda Timmons at their wedding reception at Chateau nightclub  (Paris Resort) on Friday.

Sexy Sax Man, crashing DJ Skrillex’s set at Surrender (Encore). He played George Michael’s "Careless Whispers" than jammed with Skrillex…

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay, spotted having an early lunch at YardHouse at Red Rock Resort. He was in the neighborhood for a book signing at the Costco across the street from Red Rock.
     — NORM CLARKE, Vegas Confidential



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