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Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Here's how Miley Cyrus closed the American Music Awards on Sunday night.
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LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- National Park Service rangers say they are investigating why entertainer Wayne Newton's 65-foot yacht sank on the Arizona side of Lake Mead.

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Newton thanks veterans at Phoenix site

PHOENIX, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Singer Wayne Newton said a personal "thank you" to U.S. veterans gathered at a community living center in Phoenix.
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Stars line up to play 'Family Feud'

BURBANK, Calif., June 12 (UPI) -- The families of Larry the Cable Guy, Ice T, Joan Rivers and Wayne Newton are on board to compete in the U.S. game show "Celebrity Family Feud," NBC said.

Illness forces Newton to cancel Vegas gig

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Entertainer Wayne Newton has canceled his upcoming two-month engagement at Harrah's in Las Vegas because he is suffering from cardiomyopathy.

'Dancing' star competitors announced

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A Las Vegas icon, a Spice Girl and an Indy 500 champ are among the celebrity competitors waltzing, two-stepping and cha-cha-ing on "Dancing With The Stars."

Anastacia set to marry her bodyguard

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. pop singer Anastacia has become engaged to her bodyguard, British martial arts expert Wayne Newton, but they haven't set a date, a report says.
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Wayne Newton (born April 3, 1942) is an American singer and entertainer based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He performed over 30,000 solo shows in Las Vegas over a period of over 40 years, earning him the nicknames The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas and Mr. Entertainment. His well known songs include 1972's "Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast" (his biggest hit, peaking at #4 on the Billboard chart), "Years" (1980), and his vocal version of "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" (1965). He is best known for his signature song, "Danke Schoen" (1963).

Newton was born Carson Wayne Newton in Norfolk, Virginia to Evelyn Marie "Smith" (née Plasters) and Patrick Newton, who was an auto mechanic. His father was of Irish-Powhatan descent and his mother of German-Cherokee ancestry. While his father was in the U.S. Navy, Newton spent his early childhood in Roanoke, learning the piano, guitar, and steel guitar at the age of six.

When Wayne was a child performer he had to bleach his hair blonde so he would be accepted by the public.

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