It’s GRAMMY season, which means the time has come for us to take a peak inside all the fabulous gifts that are associated with the momentous event. Once again, Distinctive Assets has pulled out all the stops to curate an over-the-top gifting experience for attendees, presenters and performers. Distinctive Assets, run by founder and CEO Lash Fary, will continue its long-standing partnership with the Recording Academy in producing the one and only official GRAMMY Gift Lounge as well as the show’s legendary Presenter & Performer Gift Bags. This year’s GRAMMY performances will include sets by Billie Eilish, Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osborne, BTS, Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow, Olivia Rodrigo, Chris Stapleton, J Balvin, John Legend, H.E.R., Jon Batiste, Cynthia Erivo, Rachel Zegler, Silk Sonic, and returning host Trevor Noah – all of whom will be recipients of Distinctive Assets’ GRAMMY gifts.
“Despite challenging world events and significant logistical changes, we are excited to once again be creating amazing GRAMMY gift magic,” says Distinctive Assets founder Lash Fary. “We are proud to continue a tradition of making our gift endeavor as inclusive as possible, representing companies owned and operated by individuals across race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and age. These entrepreneurs not only make best-in-class products but also give back to their communities and the world at large.”
The GRAMMY Awards will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The show will be broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.
The #GRAMMYGiftLounge will be hosted by Topgolf Las Vegas and open to presenters and performers during three full days of rehearsals. Talent will also receive a preassembled GRAMMY Gift Bag filled with a wide array of fabulous items. Curious to know what’s included in both? Check out the list below provided by Distinctive Assets. Prefer to watch instead of read? Here’s a fun video showing the gifts in all their glory:
Be present. Míage introduces a new category of transformative skincare combining waterless micro-molecule formulas, isotonic nutrient delivery, and human stem cell science. This incredible 5-piece gift set includes: BLOOM La Milpa Lip Treatment, AWAKENED The Isotonic Eye Elixir, MANIFEST The Day Lotion, CLARITY The Purifying Wash, and INVOKE The Night Cream.
M ENTERTAINMENT WORKS (MEW)
MEW’s cutting-edge technology generates all of the elements necessary to create a “performing avatar.” Using existing videos, MEW’s ground-breaking augmented reality experience generates custom 3D avatars of musicians, dancers, and more delivering breathtakingly lifelike performances. By way of demonstration, MEW will be reviving legendary blues musician Robert Johnson in the GRAMMY Gift Lounge for a special one of-a-kind performance.
CEEK VR METAVERSE
The Ceek Virtual Reality Headset offers great HD viewing resolution. Virtual viewing simulates 1,000in screen display with ample room for eyeglasses, 360° immersive 3D viewing and lightweight with fully adjustable straps. Ceek provides a Virtual Reality app with exclusive music concerts and behind-the scenes extras from top artists like Lady Gaga, Ziggy Marley, Demi Lovato, and more. Discover amazing games, 360 videos, and other experiences from the iOS or android with your Ceek Virtual Reality headset.
Coma Toes are a new brand of chic lounge slipper. They have a puffy-coat nylon upper and a sneaker sole so you can wear them anywhere you relax!
Founded in 1907, Grossé is award-winning museum-quality costume jewelry using a unique six-layer plating method and precious metals. It was famously worn by both Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo. Grossé’s extensive line also includes a gender-free collection.
PETA x NEWTON RUNNING
PETA is helping GRAMMY®stars run toward a kinder planet by wearing vegan! This year’s Presenters and Performers can reduce their ecological footprint by choosing shoes, clothing, and accessories that are free of leather and other animal-derived materials, like Newton Running’s vegan shoes, featuring patented active technology that delivers unprecedented cushioning and responsiveness to help people run better, faster, and healthier, while also being kind to animals and the planet.
ROSE BOX NYC
Rose Box NYC is the premier luxury long lasting flower atelier in New York City. By combining the alluring and natural beauty of the rose and their proprietary preservation process, Rose Box NYC produces unforgettable floral arrangements that last for an entire year with absolutely no maintenance required. Their arrangements stay fresh, vibrant and beautiful and are hand crafted to make any moment or any space one to remember. Our 4 Rose Jewelry Box is the perfect mix of function and beauty. Featuring four of our signature long lasting real roses in a one of a kind acrylic box, this arrangement is truly a show stopper and makes for the perfect showcase for all of your favorite jewelry and accessories.
SKINNY SBU SOCKS
Africa’s #1 sock brand. Designed and made in South Africa by Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 recipient and GQ Africa Best Dressed Man Skinny Sbu.
With an energetic atmosphere, Topgolf venues feature high-tech gaming, climate-controlled outdoor hitting bays, chef-driven menus, hand-crafted cocktails, music, corporate and social event spaces, and more. Topgolf entertains more than 30 million guests annually at over 70 locations across the globe. Talent will receive one VIP gift certificate that gives them access to the Topgolf National VIP Relations team who will assist them in reserving a visit at the all-new Topgolf Ontario, CA or Topgolf El Segundo, CA venues opening in the Spring of 2022. This certificate includes one reserved golf bay (6 guests total) plus complimentary game play and upgraded club rentals during their visit.
TURBOFLEX EYEWEAR (by ASPEX EYEWEAR GROUP)
TurboFlex ̶a worldwide patented technology ̶is the first and only eyewear designed with a 360 degree rotating hinge to maintain fit, ensure maximum comfort, and resist the impact of life’s everyday twists
and turns. Select frames also feature magnetic EasyClip lenses that can instantly add protection from UVA and UVB rays, or blue light. Available for Men, Women, and Children.
Can You Resist the Squish? Introducing My Squishy Littles by WowWee – adorable interactive characters with BIG personalities and bodies that POP!
GRAMMY Gift Bag
Meet Opopop, the fastest-growing popcorn brand that created the world’s first Flavor Wrapped Popcorn Kernels. Each kernel is individually pre-wrapped in flavor. You simply pick a flavor, which range from Fancy Butter to unique creations, like Maui Heat. Then pour them into the included microwave popper and pop yourself a delicious treat.
BYROE carefully curated a gift set for GRAMMY®talent to include the cult favorite Bitter Green Essence Toner, Fig Renewal Oil, and Tofu Gel Cream. Each product champions the same high-quality nutrition found in salad ingredients for your skin. As a special CELEBRATION of the GRAMMYs’ inaugural visit to Las Vegas, thousands of lucky ticket holders will also receive this incredible gift set (while supplies last).
ART LIPO PLASTIC SURGERY
Celebrity Arms™ Sculpting is a revolutionary plastic surgery procedure that gives women an instant lean and toned look with 360 degree definition of their arms. Dr. Thomas Su is a world-renowned cosmetic surgeon and owner of Art Lipo. Dr. Su specializes in liposuction and is the innovator of forms of liposuction that incorporate techniques from Dr. Su’s background as a figure artist and sculptor that are only offered at Art Lipo. Unlike other forms of liposuction, Dr. Su’s methods actually sculpt the body, rather than just removing fat, resulting in smooth shapes and perfectly defined contours.
BathSlut’s ‘Have a Little Taste’ sample kit includes 5 luxuriously fragranced bubble baths. They’re clean, less than 15 ingredients, provide loads of bubbles and leave your skin silky soft. It’s sexy-self-care you can feel good about!
British M Hydrate Hair Butter, a celebrity stylist favorite, is used on shoots and sets. A one-of-a-kind best-selling K-Beauty salon cream, it gives weightless moisture, repair, long-lasting smoothness, and softness. Made with Shea Butter, Argan Oil, Natural Oils, Plant Proteins, and Ceramide, this special conditioning and styling cream can be used on wet or dry hair. It works as a mask or rinse off conditioner. It gives amazing results.
CANIDAE PET FOOD
Canidae, the premium pet food brand whose mission is to provide a sustainable world of goodness for pets, people, and the planet, recently launched the most eco-friendly way to purchase dog food with the industry’s first Kibble Refill Station. Available at select Petco stores nationwide, GRAMMY® talent and their pups will be one of the firsts to test drive the station, sample Canidae’s line of sustainable dog food, and bring their fur-babies home some playtime swag.
Casper, the award-winning sleep company, will be offering talent the new Snoozewear Blanket Robe, a puffy, duvet-like robe that allows you to wear the comfort of bedtime all day long. Casper believes everyone should sleep better. The Sleep Company has a full portfolio of obsessively engineered sleep products—including mattresses, pillows, bedding, and furniture.
THE CHAI BOX
Sustainable + Ethically-Sourced Hand-Blended Small Batch Chai Gift Set. We source our single origin spices directly from small scale farmers in India who work closely with members of their villages to ensure employment is offered within the community with a key focus on women. Chosen as one of Oprah’s Favorite Things in 2021.
COLAB’s Extreme Volume Dry Shampoo + volume-boosting formula effectively absorbs oil and refreshes roots while adding instant backcombed volume, texture, and lift. Just a quick spritz will leave your hair with ultimate body and oomph. COLAB is against animal testing, totally cruelty-free and vegan-friendly.
Each Color Street Nail Strip consists of a base coat, rich color, and top coat made of high quality, genuine nail polish. They are available in hundreds of colors and designs, with new collections launching several times throughout the year. COLOR STREET NAIL STRIP PRODUCT BENEFITS: 100% real nail polish, lasts up to 10 days, no dry time, easy to apply, removable with any polish remover, salon quality at half the cost, instantaneous, and flawless application with no appointment needed.
COURTNEY RACQUEL JEWELRY
Courtney Racquel Jewelry embodies a vintage aesthetic with gold statement chains and lush colored gems that are beautiful and bold. At the heart of the brand are compasses inspired by the nostalgia of pocket watches as a reminder to trust your inner north star.
C60 PURPLE POWER
Amplify Energy, Vigor, and Performance with C60 Purple Power. Carbon 60 (C60) is a Nobel Prize winning, selective antioxidant that works at the cellular level to lift the oxidative burden. It is characterized as a free radical sponge and helps the body neutralize oxidative stress. C60 supports optimal mitochondrial function, a healthy inflammatory response, and a healthy immune response. Most people who consume C60 daily, report an increase in energy and mental clarity within 30 days. C60 works best in conjunction with other healthy lifestyle choices such as proper nutrition, adequate hydration, quality sleep, regular exercise, fresh air, and exposure to sunshine.
Look and feel your best with up to $10,000 of treatments and rejuvenation procedures including chemical peels, laser skin resurfacing, injectables/fillers, Botox, and more at Dr. Konstantin’s Luxe Upper East Side office.
Elixinol’s new Sleep Rapid Rest is a unique CBD liposome designed to support optimal sleep and ready the body for rest. This custom formulation of CBD, CBN, and the calming ingredients chamomile and lemon balm, is delivered via an advanced liposome technology for efficient absorption. Encapsulating CBD in liposomes ensures a more effective delivery — helping your body reap all the product’s benefits. Sleep Rapid Rest features a sweet vanilla flavor, so it tastes great too.
Happy Aromatherapy Roller. C’mon, get happy! Our Happy blend was formulated to keep you smiling with geranium synergy. Filled with organic natural extracts and essential oils, it supports a healthy immune system with natural clarifying properties. What’s inside our Happy blend? Our formula contains eucalyptus and geranium for a fresh and uplifting scent while harnessing the power of clove – the superhero of essential oils due to its high concentration of antimicrobials. Feel at ease — our Aromatherapy Rollerball is all-natural, organic, preservative free, and made with a coconut oil base!
The team at Exploding Kittens has included two of their most popular games: Throw Throw Avocado and Exploding Minions. Throw Throw Avocado is a dodgeball card game where players throw squishy avocados at their opponents and Exploding Minions is a family-friendly spin-off of the title roulette-style game.
FOR EVERY TYPE
FOR EVERY TYPE exists to provide premium-quality products designed to improve your hair’s health and maintain your protective style, from install to takedown and every stage in between. With clean, efficacious, thoughtfully formulated products, we strive to enhance your haircare experience and make wearing and maintaining protective styles better. Our post installation duo helps keep your style looking fresh and feeling healthier. Our fast-drying SMOOTH & HOLD STYLING MOUSSE tames frizz and flyaways, shapes edges, refreshes curls, and extends the life of your protective style. Our ultra-lightweight REVITALIZING HAIR & SCALP OIL is a multitasking queen, designed to moisturize both scalp and hair while adding mega shine to your protective style.
Special 64th Edition Frontera Wine Cabernet Sauvignon.
Gorgeouses27 consists of shirts and coffee cups that remind you to slow down and to remember that you are GORGEOUS inside and out.
THE GREEN GARMENTO
Say Goodbye to annoying single-use dry cleaning plastic and hello to The Green Garmento – a ‘flipping’ cool reusable laundry bag that flips into a Garment bag so you can ditch the plastic and help save the planet!
GREY GOOSE VODKA
Vodka infused with real fruit and botanical essences, these spirits have 0 CARBS and 0 sugar. Three delightfully tasteful flavors Strawberry & Lemongrass, Watermelon & Basil, and White Peach & Rosemary.
If you are looking for a sophisticated gift, a showstopping dessert, or a special treat for yourself, you cannot go wrong with our Everything H-box. This luxury chocolate box packs in heavenly aromas, irresistible textures, and delectable flavors to surprise and delight. Comprised of 14 milk, white, and dark classics, this H-box is an iconic collection of our top-selling chocolates.
JAYDE HOME ESSENTIALS
JAYDE Home Essentials introduces the ultimate natural spot remover—Spot Away. Like all Jayde products, Spot Away is made only with plant and mineral-based ingredients that are gentle on you, your home, and your clothes but tough on grease and dirt. Jayde Spot Away is bottled in refillable 15ML glass bottles with a convenient roller ball applicator.
The mission of Karma Nuts is simple – put goodness into the world whenever you can. All Karma Nuts cashews are Non-GMO, vegan and gluten-free and are available nationwide. Karma Nuts Signature Wrapped Cashews are the only Wrapped Cashew on the market. Their “wrapped” skin contains essential nutrients that provides 2x the fiber of regular cashews and comparable antioxidative activity to blueberries. Enjoy them at your desk, in your car, or wherever you need a delicious, nutritious snack!
We are offering a one-of-a-kind Kokomo tasting experience for two which includes three decadent courses paired with signature cocktails.
LOVE SUN BODY
Love Sun Body’s Glow Natural Tinted Mineral Sunscreen has the unique ability to serve as an everyday tinted moisturizer, an anti-aging cream, a SPF 30 broad spectrum protection, and as a tinted mineral face sunscreen that guarantees absolutely no white residue. Plus, it is free of any chemical filters, GMO or synthetic ingredients, and is even reef safe and water resistant up to 40 minutes. The Glow Natural Tinted Mineral Sunscreen is available in four sheer shades from light to dark.
LYNN & LIANA DESIGNS
Our gorgeous Acacia Baguette Board is accented with hand-poured eco-friendly resin creating a functional work of art for your home and next event!
MANDA WELLNESS SUPERFOOD
A premium prebiotic health supplement by Manda Fermentation of Japan. Made of 53 botanical ingredients fermented for over 3 years and 3 months, Manda Wellness Superfood™ promotes a healthy gut through the power of fermentation. With over a 380 year history, Manda is now available in the United States.
MASTERCARD PRICELESS FRAGRANCE
Introducing the Mastercard Priceless Fragrance – Passion and Optimism. The combination of Passion and Optimism can be tailored and layered, letting you create your unique version of Priceless.
80-page music trade magazine.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BOOKS
National Geographic offers readers an intimate view of one of the planet’s greatest medical minds and renowned infectious disease experts in their captivating book, FAUCI Expect the Unexpected: Ten Lessons on Truth, Service, and the Way Forward. Compiled from hours of interviews and speeches from the documentary film FAUCI, the book dives deep into Dr. Fauci’s decades-long career in public service, unveiling important lessons, universal advice, and autobiographical anecdotes that have shaped his life philosophy. It reveals his earnest reflections on how to lead in times of crisis– and how to find resilience in the face of obstacles, both big and small.
NutriFit is LA’s premier customized meal delivery service, offering high-end, all natural, largely organic meals personalized to each client’s health goals. Our focus is your health – our meal plans are designed in accordance with your specific dietary needs, taste preferences, and schedule. From sports nutrition, to pregnancy, weight maintenance, or disease management – we offer unparalleled flexibility and expertise. Our meals arrive fully prepared and feature only high end, premium quality ingredients designed by nutritionists and prepared by professional chefs. We also offer high-end virtual tasting events called Txoko. These are upscale, sustainable virtual Guided Tasting Experiences and entirely unique, customized multicourse dining and wine tasting events. Enjoy meals containing up to ten courses of fully prepared, ready-to-enjoy meals created by our Michelin star Executive Sous Chef, Oscar Gonzales, and Executive Chef and Founder Jackie Keller.
Clean, salon-grade hair care for all who share your shower. Developed by hair type and texture—not by age, gender, or any other measure. These award-winning products are made for those with the most discerning of taste and offered at a price point that doesn’t break the bank. EU compliant, dermatologist tested, and made with 100% natural gender-neutral fragrance. Odele ̶a riff on the Norwegian phrase “å dele” which means “to share” ̶is a shower staple for you and yours.
OLIPOP tastes like the soda you grew up sipping, but with the added benefit of microbiome and digestive health support. With plant fiber, prebiotics, botanicals, and a touch of magic, we made soda healthier AND more delicious!
A year’s supply of Oxygenetix – an award-winning breathable makeup foundation that has a celebrity cult following.
Philips Norelco Multigroom 7000 is the all-in-one system for the guy who wants it all and isn’t afraid to experiment with his style. This multipurpose tool delivers exceptional versatility with multiple attachments for styling and grooming the face, hair, and body! With 18 settings for the perfect facial hair length and 10 settings for styling, this water resistant and easy to use tool does it all.
From the #1 dentist-recommended sonic toothbrush brand worldwide, Philips One by Sonicare is designed specifically for those who value beautiful product design that delivers equally fantastic results. It’s sleek, portable, and available in four unique colors and complete with a compact travel case.
Enjoy these Pixi Beauty must-haves to get your glow on the go! Pixi’s biodegradable GLOW Glycolic Boost Sheet Mask boosts skin luminosity in an instant while Endless Shade Stick gives fuss-free, flawless color in a flash!
Prep and plump with these cruelty-free, vegan pout perfectors from POPbeauty! Hydrate and prime with POP’s biodegradable Pucker Up, Patches before pairing lips with a high-shine slick of Plump Pout volumizing gloss!
PRESS PREMIUM ALCOHOL SELTZER
PRESS Premium Alcohol Seltzer is an independent, female-founded brand within the top-10 seltzer brands in the category that specializes in full-flavored, thoughtful, and sophisticated taste combinations that are perfect for elevating any occasion. PRESS was founded in 2015 by Midwestern mother of two, Amy Walberg, when she couldn’t find a premium alcohol seltzer on the market. She experimented in her kitchen which eventually led to creating the brand’s first flavor, Pomegranate Ginger. PRESS has placed itself above the pack with its wholly unique flavors, high-quality and all-natural ingredients and low ABV offering. PRESS is available in 8 flavors – Lime Lemongrass, Grapefruit Cardamom, Blackberry Hibiscus, Pomegranate Ginger, Pear Chamomile, Lingonberry Elderflower, Pineapple Basil, and Apple Cinnamon.
Purely Elizabeth’s Vanilla Almond Butter Grain-Free Granola + MCT Oil combines rich almond butter with superfood seeds and hints of vanilla for irresistible grain-free clusters that are naturally Keto-friendly. Crafted with organic MCT Oil, a type of fatty acid derived from coconut oil, it can be more easily digested and converted into energy compared to other fats, helping to keep you full longer. The product is Gluten-Free, Keto Certified, Paleo Certified, Non-GMO.
A RADICAL REAWAKENING BY DR. SHEFALI
This book is about your awakening. It is an ode and an homage to your authentic self – the self that is waiting to be birthed anew. This book illuminates a liberating path that unlocks our extraordinary capacity to transform fear into power, unworthiness into wholeness, and suffering into freedom.
Keep your jewelry extra sparkly with Shinery’s Radiance Wash – the first hand soap specifically designed to clean your jewelry while washing your hands. The plant-based surfactants in the Radiance Wash remove dirt, oil, lotions, and beauty buildup and wash them away, leaving you with jewelry that sparkles and shines and moisturized, soft skin every single time you wash your hands.
SIGNED BY MCFLY
Planet Naraj Trucker Hat from Black-owned fashion label Signed By McFly. The fashion line creates genderless designs that have caught the eye of professional athletes, musicians, and celebrities worldwide. Based in the Bronx, the collection features bold colors and clean lines and also includes men’s and women’s jackets, shoes, swimsuits, workout apparel, and more.
Toss out your boring body care because bath (and shower) time just got better. Soapy Faith’s, exclusive deluxe box includes their holy grail natural soap & body care essentials to help to take the guess work out of body care for those with sensitive & eczema-prone skin. Each product is thoughtfully formulated with plant-powered glycerin and gentle ingredients to luxuriously cleanse, intensely hydrate & soften your skin – leaving it glowing & lasting fresh. Box includes: Soapy Faith best-seller soaps (4), Radiant Body Exfoliate, Soothing Bath Soak, a nostalgic inflatable bath pillow, and sustainable wooden soap dish.
SOUL CANDLES BY SOUL SHROPSHIRE
Relax Limited Edition Candle by Soul Shropshire. Relax & unwind with our best-selling collection. Packed with natural essential oils to create pure tranquility.
T2 Tea is offering four of its best tea-tools and accessories, perfect for any loose-leaf tea lover. (1) Hammered Teaspoon Rose Gold: A hand-hammered teaspoon in marvelous metals to put the finishing touches on tea time. (2) T2 Stainless Steel Flask Aqua: Double-walled, leakproof and holds the heat for up to six hours. An iconic T2 must-have. (3) T2 Tea Maker Smokey Blue: Turn tea making upside down! BPA-free, just load with tea and hot water then sit on your cup to pour! (4) Merriest Infuser Aqua: A stainless steel infuser with intricate etched print, silicone handles and matching drip tray.
Kickstart a cleaner, faster recovery with UP2U RECOVER fast-absorbing protein drinks and native whey protein powder. Scientifically proven to stimulate muscle recovery within 30 minutes of activity, our products are designed with athletes and their goals in mind.
Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson is a recognized leader in functional medicine and her book, “Vibrant: A Groundbreaking Program to Get Energized, Reverse Aging and Glow,” offers a step-by-step program for making lifestyle shifts to achieve wellness. The bestselling self-care book provides readers the tools to transform their energy, weight, fitness, and general wellness with helpful breakdowns on supplements, detoxification, and how to think about disease. “Vibrant” shows you how to reclaim your health and energy, reverse aging, and glow – not just on the outside, but from deep within yourself.
A kit with all of the tools to make the perfect whipped coffee at home in only 60 seconds.
WILDLIFE AS PROPERTY OWNERS: A NEW CONCEPTION OF ANIMAL RIGHTS
Should wildlife own the land they live on? This “game-changing” book reimagines animal rights, biodiversity loss, and the Rights of Nature.
WORD LYFE APPAREL
Humble Bougie is a lifestyle brand created for people who are effortlessly chic…It’s all about having “Quiet Swag.”
YOUTH’s Anti-Blemish Concentrate is an on-the-go fresh gel that will become your best skin rescuer. Rich in anti-bacterial and gentle exfoliating natural active ingredients, it stimulates cell renewal, speeds up the clearance of pimples and improves skin’s appearance. In addition to clearing pimples, it tightens the pores on targeted zones for more even skin!
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