Sweet sixteen parties for the gloriously rich and famous can already be seen on the MTV series “My Super Sweet 16″. They are exceptional mostly because teens really know what they want. And these teens, whose parents prefer to shell out the big bucks than to face yet another early adolescent tantrum, actually get what they want.
Maybe that’s why we enjoy the drama of the MTV reality series or why we follow celebrity parties, like those for their children’s Sweet Sixteen. These are the parties dreams are made of! They have the hippest music, the right scenery, the perfect dance floors, and the hottest DJs.
The daughter of acclaimed rapper LL Cool J and business mogul Simone Smith had Teen Vogue reporters in attendance at her Sweet Sixteen party . The party had three DJs, amazing food, tons of freebies for guests to take home, and a live performance by Diggy Simmons. The teen heartthrob sat the birthday girl on a tall stool in the middle of the dance floor and serenaded her with his romantic song lyrics! Check out photos from the charming celebration here.
Breakout Disney star Zendaya Coleman, known to her fans as simply Zendaya, has been developing her acting, dancing, and singing skills on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up, as well as several hit Disney films, but really took the time to celebrate signing a record deal with Hollywood Records right in time for her sixteenth birthday.
Check out photos from this chic event here.
The birthday girl had all of her celeb teen pals in attendance and impressed everyone decked out in here custom pink tuxedo by Patrick Patterson with Dolce & Gabbana shirt and tie. Zendaya also received a special dance floor serenade from hunky cohort Trevor Jackson. Not to be outdone, Zendaya took to the stage herself and performed some of her own songs as well as fun covers of Justin Bieber hits to keep the attendees on their feet.
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The budding young starlet, Chloë Grace Moretz, who is set to star in the title role of the upcoming remake of the film Carrie, also had Teen Vogue in attendance at her recent Sweet Sixteen bash.
Her celebrity friends, like Victoria Justice and Sarah Hyland, danced along to a set by Icona Pop and a performance by the America’s Most Talented Kids’ Tori Kelly. With Kate Nash in the DJ booth, there’s no doubt that this party’s vibe was celebratory to the max. The four-foot tall cake covered in confetti was merely icing on the cake! Check out photos via Teen Vogue.
As the son of music mogul, L.A. Reid, Aaron Reid reaped some big rewards after relocating with his father to New York after he turned fifteen. In an attempt to ease the stress of moving to a new school as a teenager, his father rented out the sophisticated, Jay-Z owned and operated, 40/40 Club.
Invitees received portable music players with the birthday boy’s invitation via soundbite. Not only was there a red carpet to welcome all one hundred of his new friends, but they were greeted with a surprise performance by Kanye West and Diddy.
The stepson of Diddy with mother Kim Porter, Quincy Brown, also relocated shortly before his sixteenth birthday. This time the young teen moved to the west coast, where his stepfather helped him to host an extravagant L.A. Sweet Sixteen bash. The musical performances were numerable and included live appearances by Bow Wow, Crime Mob, Fabo, Gorilla Joe, Hurricane Chris and Omarion.
To top it off, Diddy gifted his protégé with a souped-up Range Rover and a classic Cadillac convertible! With the extreme quality and quantity of musical performances, as well as the elaborate gifts, this Sweet Sixteen has to take the cake – even by celebrity standards.