San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
Basel, Switzerland — Monster has forged a new headphones partnership once again, this time with watchmaker Hublot.
The Hublot Inspiration by Monster over-ear headphones, which will be available in the U.S. this summer for “around $2,000,” feature active noise cancellation, Bluetooth technology, and AAC and AptX codecs. The carbon-fiber design boasts solid metal frames with a brushed-aluminum finish, leather ear pads, rubber headband, and in-line mic and remote.
Los Angeles — Monster used the 2013 MTV Movie Awards last night to unveil an addition to its Viacom-partnered line of DNA headphones.
The White Tuxedo headphones will become available tomorrow for a $229 suggested retail.
Like the other DNA headphones, the White Tuxedo model features a dual-port input so users can share music with friends. They also have in-line mic and controls, and the ear cushions are designed to be noise-isolating.
Brisbane, Calif. — Monster announced it has teamed with Grammy Award-winner Emilio Estefan for its latest headphones line.
Two models make up the Sound Machine line: an on-ear ($149) and an over-ear ($249). The former has 30mm drivers while the latter has 40mm drivers and DJ-inspired swivel hinges.
Los Angeles — Monster’s Noel Lee will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) Foundation.
Lee, founder and head monster of monster, will be given the award at the Pre-Grammy Party presented by Verizon Wireless and hosted by MNET America, Planet LA Records and partners on Feb. 7 at East West Studios in Hollywood, Calif.
CAPE is the benefiting charity organization of the event.
LAS VEGAS — The annual Monster Retailer Awards drew an overflow crowd to the Ballroom of the Paris Hotel, where Grammy-winning artist Alicia Keys wowed it with a, well, monster live performance.
Before the concert kicked off, head monster Noel Lee presented the company's Most Monstrous Awards to its best-performing retail partners of the previous year, with the top honor, the Gold Award, going to Australian CE chain Harvey Norman.
This year’s winners, by category, were as follows:
New York — Monster is teaming up with Spike TV for a camouflage version of its DNA headphone.
The model will be sold exclusively through Best Buy beginning on Nov. 12 (Veterans Day), and is part of Spike TV’s “Hire A Vet” campaign, which encourages companies to hire veterans and provides resources to help to do so.