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David Lee Roth heading to Las Vegas for series of shows

Sep. 9, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lee Roth — the high-kicking lead singer of the rock band Van Halen — is jumping to Las Vegas. The rocker will have a mini-residence at the House of Blues in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. He'll be performing Jan. 8, Jan. 10-11 and March 18, March 20-21, March 25 and...

Elliott recalls crazy moments it took to make iconic videos

Aug. 28, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After celebrating her two-decade-plus career at the MTV Video Music Awards with a performance featuring a slew of her hits, Missy Elliott knew she did a great job when the first text she received after the performance was from another musical icon and longtime friend: Janet Jackson. "She...

Missy Elliott honored at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize

Aug. 27, 2019 10:36 AM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Missy Elliott, the rapper-singer-songwriter-producer-dancer whose music videos have moved the needle over the last two decades, was honored at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, where Taylor Swift also took center stage with her gay pride anthem, "You Need to Calm Down." Elliott earned...

The Latest: MTV VMAs, in Jersey for the 1st time, flaunt it

Aug. 26, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the MTV Video Music Awards, being held Monday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey (all times local): 11 p.m. If viewers didn't know the MTV VMAs were being held in Newark, New Jersey for the first time, the performers and presenters and the host Sebastian...

Saudi rights no concern for Anthony Joshua's fight promoter

Aug. 12, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Putting profits ahead of politics, the promoter of heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua is dismissing concerns over the decision to contest a championship fight in Saudi Arabia. The human rights organization Amnesty International contends Joshua will be part of "sportswashing" — the Saudi...