MSG Sphere Las Vegas is currently being constructed on the east side of Venetian/ Sand Convention Center and is on track to be completed in 2021. This is a joint venture of The Madison Square Garden Company and Las Vegas Sands. The venue is expected to reach 875,000 square feet and hold about 17,500 seats once complete.
The project was originally estimated to cost $1.2 billion, but MSG Sphere design upgrades have boosted the total cost estimate to $1.66B… the timing of 2021 project completion is on track.
Shaffer Smith, professionally know as Ne-Yo, went to high school at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts until his junior year of high school (got kicked out of Las Vegas Academy for breaking a window… read more) . Shaffer (Ne-Yo) then spent his senior year of high school and and graduated from Rancho High School.
While in the Las Vegas Academy, Smith adopted the stage name GoGo and joined an R&B group called Envy. The group Envy appeared during amateur night on Showtime at the Apollo and on the MTV‘s The Cut
Ne-yo and Corey from American Idol stinking up Apollo. September 29, 2010 on YouTube.
Ne-yo, Corey Clark, and Cory Robinson Backstage at MTV’s “The cut”. July 20, 2009 on YouTube.