Beverly Hills, CA– Al Pacino will be honored during the 2019 American Icon Awards Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
The event will focus on Al Pacino, as well as his accomplishments. Actor and good friend Robert De Niro will present the award to Al Pacino. Before the function starts there will be a silent auction and a place where celebrities, media, and other individuals could mingle with each other, as well as performances by Robin Thick, actress/Singer/Songwriter, Jackie Cruz performing her new single “Melly 16” inspired by a near-death experience. Additionally, Quincy Jones’ protégé, Sheléa, will honor the icon with her celebrated Whitney Houston medley as well as perform a duet with 22 year-old sensation, Matteo Bocelli, son of music legend, Andrea Bocelli.
“The American Icon Awards Gala event is being made possible by the generous support of sponsors including Clearly Canadian Beverages, Massimo Zanetti Italian Coffee, Unique Life-Boost, Dr. Jill C. Fichtel and her company Jilluxe, Eclipse FolliCeuticals MD™, and Beautify ® Skin Care.”
“Official charity beneficiaries for the evening include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, whose leader Marlo Thomas will represent St.Jude. Additional charity beneficiaries are Ignited represented by Anissa Kalinowski Board President and Shari Liss, CEO, and Autism Movement Therapy/Autism Works Now represented by Founder and Executive Director Joanne Lara.”
Other honorees will be honored like Quincy Jones, Jonathan D. Fischer, and Christine Avanti-Fischer and the sports philanthropy award will be going to NFL veteran, Devon Still.