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‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy, Rema, others nominated for 2020 BET Awards

Nominations for the BET Awards 2020, which celebrates excellence in music and acting excellence, were revealed on recently.
2020 BET Awards will mark the Award’s 20th anniversary and BET’s 40th anniversary.

Burna Boy, Rema get 2020 BET Awards nominations

Two Nigerian musicians, Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the 2020 Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards.
DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa.

Apple announces DJ Cuppy as their first African Radio Host

DJ Cuppy, the celebrity daughter of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, has landed first-of-its-kind deal with Apple Music as the music platform launches its first radio show in Africa.

Olamide: Mo’Hits changed the game for us in Nigeria

Rapper Olamide says defunct Mo’Hits Records co-founded by Don Jazzy and D’banj was the game changer for the Nigerian music industry.
The former management of Nigerian dancehall Star, Cynthia Morgan, has threatened to expose her over her recent claims about Jude Okoye.

Cynthia Morgan: Why I stayed away from music

Nigerian Reggae and Dancehall star, Cynthia Morgan, has disclosed why she stayed away from the spotlight due to an ailment and some family issues.
Australian singer and songwriter Casey Donovan performed on stage in Sydney on Thursday in a free concert that treated fans to some of the first live music many had heard in months. But they had to stay in their cars to enjoy it.

Sydney fans watch live concert from cars

Singer-songwriter Casey Donovan performed on stage in Sydney on Thursday in a free concert that treated fans to some of the first live music many had heard in months.
Popular fuji singer, Wasiu Alabi, aka Pasuma, has disclosed that the current crop of young Yoruba artistes in the country prefer the hip-hop genre over fuji, which he said has been relegated to the background.

Pasuma: Young artistes prefer Hip-Hop to Fuji

Popular fuji singer, Wasiu Alabi, aka Pasuma, has disclosed that the current crop of young Yoruba artistes in the country prefer the hip-hop genre over fuji, which he said has been relegated to the background.
Nigerian gospel singer-songwriter Osinachi Joseph better known as Sinach has become the first African to top the Billboard USA Christian songwriters chart.

Sinach tops Billboard USA Christian songwriters chart

Nigerian gospel singer-songwriter Osinachi Joseph better known as Sinach has become the first African to top the Billboard USA Christian songwriters chart.
Singer David Adeleke, otherwise known as Davido, has postponed his ongoing ‘A Good Time’ North American Tour due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in more than 50 countries.

Davido to donate proceeds of new song to coronavirus research

Nigerian music star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, says he would donate all the proceeds from his new song to support international fashion house, Dolce & Gabbana’s Coronavirus Research Fund.
The Rolling Stones have released a new song, Living In a Ghost Town, to tide fans over until they can get back on the road. Evan Agostini-Invision-AP-Shutterstock

Rolling Stones release new song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’

The Rolling Stones on Thursday released their first new original music since 2012, a single aptly named “Living in a Ghost Town.”
Pop star, David Adeleke, aka Davido’s fiancée, Chioma, has tested positive for coronavirus. She had just returned from a London trip with the couple’s baby, Ifeanyi, while Davido also recently came back from America.

Davido’s fiancee recovers from coronavirus

Celebrity chef, Chioma Rowland, the fiance of singer, Davido, has now recovered from coronavirus.

Brymo: What my new album cost me

For many that are conversant with happenings in the music world, the most recent studio album from Brymo, ‘Yellow’ has been the subject of many conversations for some weeks now.
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Drake breaks Beatles’ 54-year-old record

Billboard announced during the week that the rapper became the first male artist to have debuted three songs at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart.
‘Anybody’, a song by Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has been featured on American TV series ‘Ballers’.

Burna Boy, Lady Gaga, others to hold concert for health workers

Nigerian music star, Burna Boy, will join Nyovest, Lupita Nyong’o and Sho Madjozi, for the ‘One World Together At Home’ global concert in honour of healthcare workers battling the current coronavirus scourge.
Kanye West has pulled out of Pastor Joel Osteen’s virtual Easter Sunday concert over safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Kanye West backs out of Joel Osteen’s Easter Sunday concert

Kanye West has pulled out of Pastor Joel Osteen’s virtual Easter Sunday concert over safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.
US rapper and model Chynna Rogers has died suddenly. She was 25.

American rapper Chynna Rogers passes on at 25

US rapper and model Chynna Rogers has died suddenly. She was 25.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Naira Marley blasts Twitter ‘snitches’

Controversial singer Azeez Fashola also known as Naira Marley has called out “snitches”, on Twitter, after the charges against him for flouting social distancing order of the government were dropped.
Kelly, whose real name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, would have needed approval from both Donnelly and Chicago federal judge Harry Leinenweber to grant his request to live with girlfriend Joycelyn Savage in her Windy City loft while awaiting trial.

R. Kelly loses bid to leave jail amid coronavirus pandemic

R. Kelly will have to stay trapped in the lockup while he awaits trials on charges of racketeering, sex trafficking and child pornography, a judge ruled Tuesday.

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Edo guber: PDP chides Pastor Ize-Iyamu for adopting Comrade Oshiomhole’s style

The Peoples Democratic Party National Campaign Council, PDPNCC, for Edo governorship election yesterday mocked says the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for saying that he would follow the footprint of the former APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, if voted into power.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Manu Garba: Victor Osimhen will be big hit for Napoli in Serie A

“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.

Nigerian Breweries earns N152 billion revenue in six months

Nigerian Breweries Plc says it earned a revenue of N152 billion for the half-year (H1) ended June 30, 2020.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Leon Balogun hails Rangers duo after impressive win vs Aberdeen

Rangers’ new defender savoured his opening Scottish Premiership experience with an impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win at Aberdeen, courtesy of Ryan Kent’s first-half strike.
Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd right), Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Lawrence Ejiofor (right), Commissioner for Housing, Chief Festus Ochonogor (1st left), and Arc. Kester Ifeadi, project consultant, (2nd left), during the Governor’s inspection of the Leisure Park and Film village under construction in Asaba Monday

Governor Okowa: We‘ll boost Delta economy through projects

Delta State Governor Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, assured that the state government would continue to give priority attention to projects that would boost the economy and enhance the living condition of the people.