Rapper appears in court over charges of battery

Kid Rock has pleaded not guilty to five charges of battery and one charge of simple battery, regarding alleged incidents that occurred last October in a restaurant in Atlanta.

Rock was arrested, along with five associates, after violent incident allegedly occurred in a waffle house on October 20, after a Kid Rock gig. Rock himself is alleged to have hit a man with a chair.

If convicted Kid Rock could face up to a year in jail plus fines of $1,000 (£500) for each of the charges, reports BBC News.