VIDEO: This is Donald Trump's (very) grand entrance to the RNC in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WABC) -- Donald Trump arrived Monday night at the Republican National Convention that will nominate him for president of the United States -- and his entrance was no short of grand.

Trump drew cheers as he took the stage to introduce his wife, Melania, before her remarks to the delegates.

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The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland filled with the sound of "We are the Champions" as Trump walked in to a rock star-like entrance.

The candidate made only brief comments, telling the crowd in Cleveland: "We're going to win, we're going to win so big."

His appearance on state on day one of the convention is a rare event. The nominee usually doesn't usually take the stage until the last night of the convention.

Trump is expected to return to Manhattan late Monday and then travel back to Cleveland Wednesday afternoon. He's set to deliver his acceptance speech Thursday night to close out the convention.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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