Kelly Rowland’s Sin City Celebration

Kelly Rowland celebrated her 29th birthday by eating her Grammy-decorated cake and working the pole at Haze Nightclub in Las Vegas’ Aria Hotel on Thursday (Feb. 18). recently caught up with Claude Kelly (“Party in the U.S.A.”), who’s writing for the birthday girl’s new album.

“She’s more open to trying anything now, and she’s in a place where she can definitely say no,” reveals the songwriter. “She’s Kelly Rowland! I think people are going to like her new stuff a lot.”