The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards go down tonight, and it’s bound to be another great show. This year’s telecast, airing live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, will be hosted by Sebastian Maniscalco, and feature a while host of A-list performances.
Taylor Swift is set to open this year’s show, which will also feature performances by Jonas Brothers, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, who’ll perform “Senorita” live for the first time, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Rosalia, Big Sean featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna.
Also set to perform this year is Missy Elliott, who will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
Twenty One Pilots played a killer headlining set at Reading Festival in the United Kingdom over the weekend. The group took the opportunity to pay tribute to British music by covering one of Oasis’ biggest hits.
Before launching into the cover, frontman Tyler Joseph thanked the crowd for welcoming him and bandmate Josh Dun to the UK for the legendary festival. “We want to thank you as a couple of Americans,” said Joseph. “We have such a deep respect for your musical culture, your festival culture over here – so this next one is dedicated to you as a thank you note.”
Then, the band kicked off their rendition of Oasis’ 1996 hit “Don’t Look Back In Anger,” Joseph sitting down at the piano for the cover.
Adam Lambert and Usher are among the famous names who have been victims of a slew California open house burglaries carried out between December 2016 and August 2018.
In case you missed it, Beverly Hills realtor Jason Emil Yaselli and his alleged accomplice Benjamin Ackerman, have been arrested for a string of open house burglaries, with “Real Housewives'” star Dorit Kemsley and former football star Shaun Phillips also among the victims.
According to court documents the realtor encouraged his accomplice to steal stuff from open houses in Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Hollywood Hills and West Hollywood. They would then sell the items and use the money to pay off the realtor’s credit cards.
The pair is accused of first-degree residential burglary, identity theft, conspiracy to commit burglary and money laundering. They are also accused of taking more than $500,000 through fraud and embezzlement.
- Attorneys for Ackerman released a statement noting “by specifically naming Usher and Adam Lambert as alleged victims, only emphasizes what we have believed from day one, that this is a publicity driven prosecution."
Ackerman has already pled not guilty to the charges. If both are convicted they could face up to 31 years in prison.