On Tuesday, September 27th, Paper Magazine held its 7th Annual Nightlife Awards sponsored by Hennessy and held at Hiro Ballroom. All of New York's nightlife glitterati toasted nominees awarded for their creativity in New York Nightlife. The award show was hosted by Wendy Williams with a special performance by Mary J. Blige. Paper’s October Nightlife issue covergirl, serenaded the crowd with her new single "25/8" and ended the night with her classics "Real Love" and "Family Affair."
Mary J. Blige performs
Socialites and celebrities in attendance were news anchor Anderson Cooper, hotel owner Andre Balazs, British recording artist Estelle, Music Producer, Swizz Beatz, MTV's The Hard Times of RJ Berger star Paul Lacono, Columnist Michael Musto, and Style Maven Patricia Field. Who knew so many of these folks took part or even cared about New York Nightlife? The winners got disco balled trophies and bragging rights for the year. If you're wondering who won what, here's the list.
BEST NEW PARTY; On Top at Le Bain, BEST NEW BAR/LOUNGE; Bedlam, BEST HOTEL WITH A NIGHTLIFE SCENE; The Standard, BEST MUSEUM WITH A PARTY SCENE; MoMA PS1,BEST DJ; Nancy Whang, BEST GAY NIGHT; Clubber Down Disco, BEST RESTAURANT WITH A NIGHTLIFE SCENE; Miss Lily's, BEST DESIGNER WITH A NIGHTLIFE INFLUENCE; Nicola Formichetti , BEST BARTENDER; Joaquin Simo, BEST NEW CLUB; Westway, BEST PROMOTER; Fernando Tormena, BEST CLUB SONG; "Barbra Streisand" by Duck Sauce, BEST DOOR PERSON; Ian Bradley, BEST NIGHTLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER; KirillWasHere.
courtesy paper magazine.
Congratulations to those who were nominated and won, because as stated by the late Amy Winehouse 'without you, there would be no nightlife.'
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