[11/02/05 - 12:00 AM]
Grammy Award-Winners Ricky Martin and Seal and Jazz Musician Chris Botti to Perform on "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," Tuesday, December 6 on the CBS Television Network

[via press release from CBS]


Ricky Martin To Perform "Drop It On Me," From His New Album Life

Seal To Perform His Hit Singles "Love's Divine" and "Crazy"

Chris Botti To Open The Show With A Performance Of "Embraceable You"

Grammy Award-winners Ricky Martin and Seal and jazz musician Chris Botti will perform on THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 6, (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Ricky Martin will perform his new hit single "Drop It On Me," from his new album Life. Seal will perform the hit songs "Love's Divine" and "Crazy," singing to his wife, model Heidi Klum, who will be making her first post-pregnancy runway appearance in the fashion show. Trumpeter Chris Botti will open the fashion spectacular with a jazz rendition of "Embraceable You."

THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW features some of the world's leading supermodels, including Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen, Heidi Klum and Adriana Lima. The special will mark the final "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" appearance for Tyra Banks and, as previously mentioned, the first post-pregnancy runway appearance for Heidi Klum. The show will also introduce the next generation of Victoria's Secret "Angels" including the most recently announced Angel, fashion superstar and one of today's most prominently featured international models, Karolina Kurkova, and also new modeling sensations Selita Ebanks and Izabel Goulart, who will be making their fashion show debut.

This year's fashion spectacular features a runway presentation infused with a holiday theme. The special will also include red carpet interviews, model profiles and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the world's most celebrated fashion show. The special will be taped prior to the broadcast at New York City's Lexington Avenue Armory.

Ricky Martin is a Grammy Award-winning international pop superstar who's sold more than 50 million copies of his sound recordings and DVD/videos worldwide. With his "Livin' La Vida Loca" single in 1999, Ricky Martin triggered an international Latin music explosion. That same year, he won a Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Performance for "Vuelve," a full-length Latin recording. Among Martin's other numerous awards, he was named World's Best selling Pop Male Artist and World's Best selling Latin Artist at the 12th Annual World Music Awards. At the 10th Annual Billboard Music Awards, Martin was named Male Artist Of The Year and Male Hot 100 Singles Artist Of The Year. His eagerly awaited new English language album, Life, is the artist's first release since his worldwide smash, "Almas del Silencio" (Souls of Silence), debuted at Number One on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart in May 2003, with the largest first week's sales of any all-Spanish language album. "I Don't Care," the first single from "Life," features guest artists Fat Joe and Amerie. Martin got his start in show business as a member of the iconic Latin boy band, Menudo, from 1984-1989, before launching his solo career in 1990. American audiences first discovered Ricky during his stint on the soap opera "General Hospital."

Multiple Grammy Award-winning artist Seal emerged from England's music scene in the early '90s to become one of the most distinctive vocalists of the decade. His unique fusion of soul, folk, pop, dance, and rock elements brought him critical and popular success worldwide. Seal's 1991 debut album, Seal, featuring the hit single "Crazy," sold over three million copies around the world. In 1994 he released his second album, also entitled Seal, featuring the songs "Prayer for the Dying" and "Kiss from a Rose," which won a Grammy Award and became a Number One pop single around the world. Seal's next albums included Human Being and Seal IV, which featured the Grammy nominated hit song "Love's Divine." The career-spanning Best: 1991-2004 was released in October 2004, featuring never-before released acoustic versions of his hit songs.

Trumpeter Chris Botti is a gifted instrumentalist, a talented composer and a charismatic performer. His recently released album, To Love Again, is a collection of pop jazz standards featuring nine superstar guest vocalists, including Sting, Paula Cole, Michael Bubl´┐Ż, Jill Scott, Paul Buchanan, Gladys Knight, Renee Olstead, Rosa Passos and Steven Tyler. To Love Again follows the extraordinary success of Botti's groundbreaking last album, When I Fall In Love, which has sold more than 500,000 copies to date. On both albums, Botti is joined by the London Session Orchestra. Botti joined Sting as a featured soloist on his "Brand New Day" tour. He has also worked with Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, Natalie Merchant and renowned film composer John Barry, among others. Botti's other albums include First Wish, Midnight Without You, Slowing Down the World, Night Sessions, December and A Thousand Kisses Deep.

Victoria's Secret is the leading specialty retailer of lingerie and beauty products, dominating its world with modern, fashion-inspired collections, prestige fragrances and cosmetics, celebrated supermodels and world-famous runway shows. A business of Limited Brands (NYSE:LTD), its more than 1,000 Victoria's Secret Lingerie and Beauty stores, the catalogue and VictoriasSecret.com allow customers to shop the brand anywhere, anytime, from any place.

THE VICTORIA'S SECRET FASHION SHOW is being produced by done and dusted. Edward G. Razek, Monica Mitro, Ian Stewart and Hamish Hamilton are the executive producers. Hamish Hamilton is the director. The Victoria's Secret fashion show event in New York City is being produced by Alexandre De Betak of Bureau Betak.

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