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Nelly's Jewelry Stolen From Hotel Room

Rapper Nelly had more than $1 million in jewelry stolen from his Las Vegas Strip hotel room while he was in town for an awards show, authorities said yesterday (Oct. 28).

Rapper Nelly had more than $1 million in jewelry stolen from his Las Vegas Strip hotel room while he was in town for an awards show, authorities said yesterday (Oct. 28). Nelly (real name: Cornell Haynes) claimed the pieces were taken Monday from his room at the Aladdin hotel-casino.

Singer Michelle Branch, who also was staying at the Aladdin, reported that computer equipment was stolen from her room.

Las Vegas Police Officer Tina Ellison said the burglaries were reported at 8:50 p.m. Monday and were being investigated. Representatives of the two performers had no immediate information yesterday about the burglaries.

Nelly's "Shake Ya Tailfeather" featuring P. Diddy and Murphy Lee is No. 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 in its 19th week on the chart.

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