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Myrna SuarezUnlike many other musicians, Billy Joel hasn't expanded his brand into a chain of restaurants, but he may want to check out a new one opening not far from his Long Island, New York, home -- because he inspired it.

The restaurant, in the Long Island town of Roslyn, is currently known as Chalet, but come early October, Newsday reports, it'll change its name to "Vienna," inspired by the Piano Man's classic song of the same name, from his album The Stranger.

New restaurant owner Matt Prince tells the paper that he plans for the eatery to be "a fun spot, where people will hear music they love.”  The restaurant's lounge will feature DJs spinning hits from the '80s, '90s and early 2000s.  

No doubt Billy's hits will be on the playlist at Vienna, but it won't be an "Italian Restaurant" like the one he sings about in one of his famous songs.  However, the menu will feature small plates and wines, so there'll be no problem getting "a bottle of red" and "a bottle of white."

It's not inconceivable that Billy might drop by Vienna: It's only about 20 minutes from his home in Oyster Bay, Long Island.  It's also less than a mile from one of his favorite restaurants, which happens to be in the same town.


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AEG PresentsFans will have to wait just a bit longer to witness Katy Perry's Witness: The Tour.

The series of concerts, which was to kick off September 7 in Columbus, OH, will now start September 19 in Montreal, said the singer, who blamed issues with the set design.  

The Columbus date will be bumped to September 24.

"Due to unavoidable production delays, major elements of my tour stage design could not be available for me to rehearse on until this week," Katy said in a statement. "I’ll be spending the next few weeks taking the time to properly prepare the show to be an experience I am proud to share with you."

She added, "I'm sorry for any inconvenience this causes, but hope everyone who sees the show will agree it was worth the wait."

All the rescheduled dates are listed on katyperry.com/tour.

Perry also revealed Noah Cyrus will join WITNESS: The Tour on September 19 and serve as opening act through November 1. Purity Ring will open for Katy November 7 through December 20, and then Carly Rae Jepsen will pick up the mantle following the tour's holiday break, opening dates from January 5 to February 5.

The statement adds that all tickets purchased for the original concert dates will be honored for the new dates, with refunds available at point of purchase.

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Andrew Lipovsky/NBCShania Twain was Jimmy Fallon's musical guest on Wednesday's Tonight Show, and used the appearance to officially announce her upcoming tour, kicking off in 2018.

Fallon made the announcement during his introduction of her performance of "Swinging with My Eyes Closed," the latest single from her upcoming album, Now -- her first in 15 years. Tickets go on sale August 25.

Shania also shared the news on Twitter, along with information on how to order pre-sale tickets.

Now will be available on August 29.

Here are Shania's 2018 dates according to Ticketmaster:

5/3 -- Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Dome
5/5 -- Vancouver, Canada, Rogers Arena
5/6 -- Vancouver, Canada, Rogers Arena
5/9 -- Edmonton, Canada, Rogers Place
5/10 -- Edmonton, Canada, Rogers Place
5/12 -- Saskatoon, Canada, Sasktel Centre
5/13 -- Winnipeg, Canada, MTS Centre
5/15 -- St.Paul, MN,Xcel Energy Center
5/16 -- Sioux Falls, SD, Denny Sanford Premier Center
5/18 -- Omaha, NE, CenturyLink Center Omaha
5/19 -- Chicago, IL, United Center
6/1 -- Ft. Lauderdale, FL, BB&T Center
6/2 -- Tampa, FL, Amalie Arena
6/4 -- Duluth, MN, Infinite Energy Center
6/6 -- Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
6/7 -- Austin, TX, Frank Erwin Center
6/9 -- Houston, TX,  Toyota Center
6/10 -- New Orleans, LA, Smoothie King Center
6/12 -- Little Rock, AR, Verizon Arena
6/13 -- St. Louis, MO, Scottrade Center
6/15 -- Detroit, MI, Little Caesars Arena
6/16 -- Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena
6/25 -- Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Tire Centre
6/26 -- Montreal, Canada, Bell Centre
6/28 -- Quebec City, Canada, Videotron Centre
7/1 -- Hamilton, Canada, FirstOntario Centre
7/3 -- London, Canada, Budweiser Gardens
7/4 -- London, Canada, Budweiser Gardens
7/6 -- Toronto, Canada, Air Canada Centre
7/7 -- Toronto, Canada, Air Canada Centre
7/11 -- Boston, MA, TD Garden
7/12 -- Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
7/14 -- Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center
7/15 -- Washington, D.C., Capital One Arena
7/17 -- Pittsburgh, PA, PPG Paints Arena
7/18 -- Grand Rapids, MI, Van Andel Arena
7/20 -- Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center
7/21 -- Nashville, TN, TBA
7/24 -- Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center
7/25 -- Des Moines, IA, Wells Fargo Arena
7/27 -- Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
7/28 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Vivint Smart Home Arena
7/30 -- Phoenix, AZ, Talking Stick Resort Arena
8/1 -- Fresno, CA, Save Mart Center
8/3 -- Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center
8/4 -- Las Vegas, NV, MGM Grand Garden Arena

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Taylor Swift has begun to make good on her promise to donate money to organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves, after a jury ruled for her in her claim of assault against former deejay David Mueller.

Taylor will be making a donation to actress Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation, among other organizations, Joyful Heart's CEO told The Huffington Post on Wednesday.

“Taylor is aware of the Joyful Heart Foundation and follows our work,” Zambuto told the website. “Her team got in touch with me and we talked a lot about her commitment, all along throughout this ordeal, to wanting to be of service to survivors. ”

The organization tweeted a link to the HuffPo story, with the comment, "@taylorswift13's courage & generous investment in our work send a powerful message to survivors: you are not alone."

Joyful Heart was founded in 2004 by Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star Hargitay after her research in preparation for the role left her shocked by the scope of sexual assaults in the U.S.

Joyful Heart CEO Maile M. Zambuto did not reveal the amount of Taylor's donation but characterized the donation as an “extremely generous financial investment in the movement to end sexual violence.”

"I think it was really important to see someone like Taylor to stand up to her abuser so publicly because there’s so much secrecy and shame associated with sexual assault,” Zambuto told the website. “Taylor had a choice to do this quietly -- to risk less -- and instead, she took this path as a survivor and as a symbol of strength and a source for so many survivors who feel really alone.”

Mariska, of course, was featured in Taylor's all-star "Bad Blood" video.

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Image Group LA/ABCLady Gaga will be deposed next month in the legal battle between Kesha and Dr. Luke, E! Online reports.

E! cites court documents as saying that Gaga will appear for a deposition sometime in September.

Last month, attorneys for Dr. Luke subpoenaed Gaga to force her to be deposed in the proceedings arguing that she has relevant information about alleged false statements about Dr. Luke made by Kesha to Gaga.

Gaga also will comply with the subpoena's request for full, unedited copies of documents that previously had been provided in edited form.

At the time of the subpoena in late July, a rep for Gaga said in a statement to Billboard, "As Lady Gaga's legal team will present to the court, she has provided all of the relevant information in her possession and is at most an ancillary witness in this process. Dr. Luke's team is attempting to manipulate the truth and draw press attention to their case by exaggerating Lady Gaga's role and falsely accusing her of dodging reasonable requests."

Gaga has been an outspoken supporter of Kesha following Kesha’s sexual abuse allegations against Dr. Luke, birth name Lukasz Gottwald. Dr. Luke has denied Kesha’s allegations.

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Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesIn one of the most brilliant marketing moves so far this year, the one and only Bonnie Tyler will entertain passengers on Royal Caribbean's Total Eclipse Cruise by singing her classic #1 hit, "Total Eclipse of the Heart," during Monday's total eclipse of the sun.

The cruise on the Oasis of the Seas, which departs from Orlando, FL for the Caribbean on August 20, will be positioned to allow for optimum views of the eclipse, the first total eclipse of the sun to cross the U.S. since 1918. 

"It's going to be so exciting," Bonnie tells TIME magazine.  She'll perform the song backed by the band DNCE, best known for their hit "Cake by the Ocean."  Asked if she might be thrown off her game by the eclipse, Tyler tells TIME, "I go with the flow, darling. I’m not worried about things like that."

However, Bonnie won't be able to time the song to begin and end with the eclipse.  As she explains, "The eclipse of the sun lasts two minutes and 40 minutes, I’m told. Unlike my song." 

The album version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" is seven minutes long, while the single version is 4 minutes 30 seconds.

"Total Eclipse of the Heart," written by Jim Steinman of Meat Loaf fame, has sold six million copies and was nominated for multiple Grammys.  It always posts huge sales and streaming gains around eclipses.  According to TIME, YouTube views for the video have already started to spike: as of Wednesday afternoon, it has 300 million views and counting.

After her performance, Bonnie will leave the ship to continue touring behind her most recent album, Rocks and Honey, but the cruise will continue on to the Caribbean.

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Denise TruscelloRicky Martin wants you to go “All In” for charity.

The singer is teaming up with Prizeo, offering fans the chance to win tickets to his All In Las Vegas show if they donate to his Ricky Martin Foundation.

To enter, fans are invited to make a $10 donation on Prizeo.com/RickyMartin. The grand-prize winner and a guest will get to meet Ricky at his Las Vegas show on September 19. The prize includes round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations for two.

The Ricky Martin Foundation raises awareness for and fights against human trafficking. He founded the organization after a 2002 trip to India, where he rescued three girls about to sold into prostitution.

“Ever since witnessing this heinous crime and helping to support the girls in India, my aim has been to eradicate human trafficking,” Ricky says in a statement. “I’m so grateful to galvanize support for this important issue and meet one lucky fan who also cares about making this world a better place for everyone.”

The Prizeo campaign runs through September 8.

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Eagle Rock EntertainmentHappy Birthday, Queen of Pop!  It's Madonna's birthday today, and in honor of the occasion, pre-orders for her upcoming Rebel Heart Tour concert film starts today.

The Rebel Heart Tour film will be released September 15 as a digital download, DVD and Blu-ray.  In addition, a live album with 22 songs from the tour is also coming out that day.  The DVD and Blu-ray come with an audio CD of highlights from the tour.  For a preview of the package, a live version of "Material Girl" is now available to download from all services.

Even if you saw the Rebel Heart Tour live, you may still want the package, because it includes footage of Madonna: Tears of a Clown, an exclusive fan-club show Madonna did in Melbourne, Australia, to celebrate her first concerts there in more than 20 years.

Madonna celebrated her birthday in Italy: She's posted photos and video of herself arriving to a party on a white horse, enjoying live dancers, and then busting herself as a group of what appears to be local musicians perform.  She captioned the video, "Life Love Music Dance La Familia Thank you everyone!"

 Here's the track listing for all the packages:

DVD/Blu-ray
1. "Rebel Heart Tour Intro"    
2. "Iconic"
3. "B**ch I'm Madonna"    
4. "Burning Up"    
5. "Holy Water"/"Vogue"    
6. "Devil Pray"    
7. "Messiah" (Video Interlude)    
8. "Body Shop"    
9. "True Blue"    
10. "Deeper and Deeper"    
11. "HeartBreakCity"    
12. "Like a Virgin"    
13. "S.E.X." (Video Interlude)    
14. "Living for Love"    
15. "La Isla Bonita"  
16. "Dress You Up"/"Into the Groove"    
17. "Rebel Heart"    
18. "Illuminati" (Video Interlude)    
19. "Music"    
20. "Candy Shop"    
21. "Material Girl"    
22. "La Vie en Rose"    
23. "Unapologetic B**ch"    
24. "Holiday"

Extras
1. An Excerpt from Tears of a Clown   
2. "Like a Prayer"

CD
1. "Rebel Heart Tour" Intro
2. "Iconic"
3. "B**ch I'm Madonna"
4. "Burning Up"
5. "Holy Water"/"Vogue"
6. "Devil Pray"
7. "Deeper and Deeper"
8. "HeartBreakCity"
9. "Living for Love"
10. "La Isla Bonita"
11. "Rebel Heart"
12. "Candy Shop"
13. "Unapologetic B**ch"
14. "Holiday"

Double CD/Digital Audio
CD1   
1. "Rebel Heart Tour" Intro    
2. "Iconic"    
3. "B**ch I'm Madonna"    
4. "Burning Up"    
5. "Holy Water"/"Vogue"    
6. "Devil Pray"    
7." Body Shop"    
8. "True Blue"  
9. "Deeper and Deeper"    
10. "HeartBreakCity"    
11. "Like a Virgin "

CD2
1. "Living for Love"
2. "La Isla Bonita"
3. "Dress You Up"/"Into the Groove"
4. "Rebel Heart"
5. "Music"
6. "Candy Shop"
7. "Material Girl"
8. "La Vie en Rose"
9. "Unapologetic B**ch"
10. "Holiday"
11. "Like a Prayer" (Bonus Track)

 

Life 🎉Love ♥️Music🎼Dance💃🏻La Familia 🇮🇹🌏🌎🌍♥️🙏🏻 Thank you everyone! 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/QzWxnfGVHd

— Madonna (@Madonna) August 16, 2017

 


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RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty ImagesWhile Taylor Swift was in Denver for her recent trial, a company near the courthouse showed its support for her by sticking messages -- made out of out of colorful Post-It notes -- to its windows.  Now, Taylor has thanked them for the love.

According to Page Six, the singer sent the company, Craftsy, multiple bouquets of flowers, along with notes thanking the staff for "brightening my day for every day I was in Denver.”  

The company posted a photo of the staff posing with Taylor's gifts, along with the message, "Thank you @taylorswift13! We're so happy our messages brightened your day as much as your flowers brightened ours!"

The messages were lyrics of Taylor's songs, such as "Haterz gonna hate," "I Knew You Were Trouble," "People throw rocks at things that shine" and "Begin Again."

As previously reported, jurors found that former deejay David Mueller assaulted and battered Taylor during a pre-concert meet-and-greet photo op in 2013, during which he grabbed her butt.  The jury also found that neither Taylor, her mother nor her manager were responsible for his radio station firing him.

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Ryan Aylsworth/RCA RecordsPink gets political in the video for her new single, “What About Us.”

The clip begins with overlapping sounds including political speeches, protestors chanting and a man saying, “We are going to reject hate! We are going to reject racism!”

The video then shows imagery of distraught citizens, police lights flashing, helicopter spotlights and an apocalyptic-looking city landscape.

As Pink sings, dancers perform an interpretive, emotional routine, which seems to represent oppression in our society. It ends with Pink uniting with the dancers for a number in the middle of the desert.

Even before the video was released, it seemed clear that "What About Us" was making a political statement, thanks to lyrics like, "We were willing, we came when you called/But man you fooled us, enough is enough" and "It's the start of us, waking up, come on/Are you ready? I'll be ready."

The song is the first single from Pink’s upcoming new album, Beautiful Trauma, which arrives October 13.

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Franck OckenfelsJustin Bieber and Shawn Mendes are both young, chart-topping Canadian singer/songwriters who admire each other. Shawn Mendes idolizes John Mayer, while John's a fan of both Shawn and Bieber.  So who's to say that Justin and Shawn won't listen if John tell them to work with each other?

On Tuesday, Justin posted a photo of Shawn on Instagram, and captioned it, "What a LEGEND."  The photo has attracted nearly two million likes and tens of thousands of comments.   As Refinery 29 points out, one of the commenters was John, who simply wrote, "COLLAB."

Justin's actually releasing a new song on Thursday called "Friends," but we doubt his posting a photo of Shawn is an indication that they're working together on the track.  Still, you never know.

By the way, after Justin canceled his stadium tour, John defended his decision, tweeting, "When someone pulls remaining dates of a tour, it means they would have done real damage to themselves if they kept going. We've lost so many great artists lately. I give Justin [two thumbs up] for realizing it was time to call it. You should too."

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ABC/Lou RoccoJon Bon Jovi no longer wants to use animals -- dead or alive -- to produce his clothing line, Hart N Dagger.

After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, informed Jon that cows that are used to make leather routinely have their throats slit while they are still conscious, Hart N Dagger has replaced all the animal skins used to create its clothing with what PETA calls "innovative and trendy vegan versions."

PETA says its sending the company a box of "delicious cow-shaped vegan chocolates" to thank it for its compassion.

"Animals are no longer livin' on a prayer, thanks to Jon Bon Jovi," said PETA's executive vice president in a statement. "Every day, PETA hears from shoppers who are looking for vegan-friendly retailers, and Hart N Dagger now fits the bill by agreeing to use only high-quality vegan leather on its denim. And compassionate consumers are applauding the move."

Jon and Bon Jovi's next major gig is playing the Rock in Rio festival in Brazil next month.

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Denise TruscelloLionel Richie, currently on tour with Mariah Carey, will be returning to Las Vegas not only this fall, but next year as well.

The pop legend has announced 14 additional performances of his show Lionel Richie -- All the Hits at The AXIS in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Last year, the show -- featuring hits like "Hello," "Dancing on the Ceiling," "All Night Long" and "Say You Say Me" -- received the "Best New Resident" award from Vegas Seven magazine.

Tickets for the new dates go on sale via Ticketmaster this Saturday, August 19 at 10 a.m. PT.  However, Citi cardmembers and Fan Club members can grab right now through Friday.

Lionel's North American tour with Mariah wraps up September 5 in Seattle.  He'll then head to Australia and New Zealand for a run of shows with CHIC's Nile Rodgers, which are scheduled through late October.  His new dates in Vegas start November 29.

Here are all the new All the Hits dates going on sale:

November 2017: 29
December 2017: 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16
March 2018: 7, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20

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ABC/Fred LeeAfter wrapping up his debut Broadway gig last month, Josh Groban has lined up a guest-starring TV role.

The singer will appear on a season three episode of The CW’s musical-comedy, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.  Series star Rachel Bloom revealed the news in an Instagram Boomerang.

“[Josh Groban] is gonna be on #crazyexgirlfriend but it's a secret so don't tell anyone,” she captioned the looped video, which features Josh popping into frame next to her.

It’s not yet clear who Josh will play, but there’s a good chance he’ll be singing in the episode, given the show’s penchant for musical numbers.

Season three of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend premieres Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m. ET on The CW.

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iStock/ThinkStockThe former Denver DJ found to have groped Taylor Swift by a jury said there is still “no question” in his mind that he did not grab Swift’s backside during a 2013 meet-and-greet photo op.

“What I’m saying is I didn’t do what they said,” David Mueller told ABC News’ Clayton Sandell after Monday’s court ruling. “I never grabbed her. I never had my hand under her skirt and I can pass a polygraph.”

Mueller says the placement of his hand in the photo -- in which he and his then-girlfriend posed with Taylor -- looked awkward because, he says, "I wasn’t invited to be in [it]. I just moved into the shot the best I could.”

The former DJ first sued Swift in 2015, claiming she'd falsely accused him of groping her, which caused him to be fired from a Denver radio station. She then counter-sued for assault and battery.

Last Friday, U.S. District Judge William Martinez threw out Mueller's suit against Taylor, saying there wasn't enough evidence to prove she got him fired.

Mueller, who waited two years to file his lawsuit, says he didn't want a payout from Swift -- all he wanted was something he could show prospective employers.

“I asked for something in writing which stated that there was a misunderstanding," Mueller said. "And I can take that to possibly convince someone at a radio station to hire me."

On Monday, the jury awarded Swift the $1 she requested in the civil court case. The jurors also found that the singer's mother and her manager were not responsible for Mueller's firing.

Mueller, who claims he passed two polygraph examinations, said he plans to continue to try to clear his name, which may include appealing the court’s ruling.

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Ryan AylsworthPink's back with a new single, and now she's getting a new honor.

The singer and mother of two will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, and will also perform on the telecast. Past recipients of the award include Madonna, Peter Gabriel, Guns N' Roses, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Beyonce.

MTV says that Pink is being honored for "her trailblazing impact on music, pop culture, fashion and philanthropy."  MTV will premiere the video for her new single "What About Us" on Wednesday at 6 p.m. 

Pink's new album, Beautiful Trauma, is due October 13.

The 2017 VMAs, hosted by Katy Perry, will air live from the Forum in Inglewood, CA on August 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

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John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCReady to up your fashion game like Celine Dion? The singer’s new accessories collection is now available at Nordstrom.

The Celine Dion Collection includes handbags, clutches, backpacks and luggage. The 50-piece collection ranges in price from $58 to $298 in the U.S., $158 to $478 for the luggage.

Celine previously said in a statement to Women’s Wear Daily, "My collection is all about affordable luxury, and we’ve created beautiful designs with excellent quality and I can’t wait for everyone to discover all of this at Nordstrom.”

You can purchase the items at selected Nordstrom stores in the U.S. and Canada, as well as on Nordstrom.com.

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Getty Images via ABCRachel Platten promised new music this summer, and the "Fight Song" singer is about to make good on that promise.

Rachel took to social media on Monday to announce that her new single, "Broken Glass," is coming this Friday, August 18.

"I'm gonna make that ceiling crash... #BrokenGlass 8.18," she tweeted, along with an image of herself in a rainbow-hued shag jacket standing in the desert.

Rachel's major label debut, Wildfire, came out in early 2016, and included "Fight Song" and "Stand by You."  Back in May she told ABC Radio her new album would be out in the late summer.

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I'm gonna make that ceiling crash... #BrokenGlass 8.18 💥 pic.twitter.com/v2lR5CNUHy

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Courtesy Caesars EntertainmentTonight, Richard Marx kicks off a three-week Las Vegas engagement, performing a show called Satisfied: Only the Hits at the Flamingo Hotel. While he's excited about the gig, he's also haunted by a comment he made about Las Vegas in 1988.

He tells ABC Radio, "There's a quote that somebody tweeted me a couple of days ago that I remember actually saying [that year], which was, 'I don't wanna wind up in a white dinner jacket, playing "Hold Onto the Nights" in Vegas.'"

He laughs, "So, starting my residency, I'll be wearing a white dinner jacket! I might just have to, to punish myself for that ridiculous quote!"

Satisfied is a shorter version of the solo acoustic "Storytellers"-type show Richard's been performing for a while. When the Flamingo asked him to adapt it for Vegas, he was sold on the idea. 

"I think it's the anti-Vegas show," he tells ABC Radio. "There's nothing like it on the Strip, so...we're gonna try it and if it's a disaster, it's a disaster, y'know?"

Richard says he realizes that the crowds who'll see the show won't necessarily be fans of his, but he says bring it on.

"There's also gonna be a ton of people that, that afternoon, looked in the paper and went 'Who's playing? Oh, Cher's sold out? Alright let's go see Richard Marx,'" he says. "But I love a challenge, I love the idea of having those people that are sort of just killing time walk out of there going, 'Wow, that was awesome!'"

So, will the Grammy-winning star be hitting the tables during his downtime over the next three weeks?

"No. Dude, I'm in the music business," he points out. "I think that's gambling enough!" 

Tickets for Satisfied: Only the Hits are on sale now via Ticketmaster.

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iStock/ThinkStockIt's over, and Taylor Swift has come out the winner.

A jury in Colorado has unanimously rejected former deejay David Mueller's claim that Taylor's mother Andrea Swift and her manager Frank Bell were responsible for him losing his job, after Taylor said he groped her backstage during a 2013 meet-and-greet.

In addition, the jury has found for Taylor in her counter claim of sexual assault and battery against Mueller. They have agreed to award her $1 in nominal damages.

After the verdict was announced, Taylor released a statement saying, "I want to thank Judge William J. Martinez and the jury for their careful consideration, my attorneys Doug Baldridge, Danielle Foley, Jay Schaudies and Katie Wright for fighting for me and anyone who feels silenced by a sexual assault, and especially anyone who offered their support throughout this four-year ordeal and two-year long trial process." 

She added, "I acknowledge the privilege that I benefit from in life, in society and in my ability to shoulder the enormous cost of defending myself in a trial like this. My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard. Therefore, I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organizations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves."

The trial, which began last week, pitted Taylor's claims that Mueller lifted her skirt and grabbed her bare butt, against his claims that he'd been falsely accused, and was owed the remainder of the money left on his contract when he was terminated from his job at a Denver radio station.

Initially, Mueller sued Taylor, her mom and her manager, but the judge threw out the suit against Taylor last week, saying there was no evidence to show she was involved in his termination.  Taylor counter-sued, claiming assault and battery for "offensive and harmful physical contact."

During her testimony, a defiant Taylor told Mueller's attorney, "I’m not going to allow you or your client to make me feel like this was my fault, because it isn’t. I’m being blamed for the unfortunate events of his life that are a product of his decisions. Not mine.”

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