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Headies: Davido, Simi, Wizkid win most awards

Davido has won the Artist of the Year award at the 12th edition of the Headies Awards which ended on Sunday morning at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State.

Brymo: No Nigerian artiste sells more concert tickets than me

The ‘Patience and Goodluck’ singer also claims that no Nigerian artiste performs more gigs than him.

Korede Bello: I was looking for school fees days before Mavin Records deal

Afropop singer Korede Bello says he was “still looking for tuition fees” when he secured a record deal with Mavin Records.

Avicii death a coming-of-age in electronic music boom

Rock 'n' roll had Buddy Holly, the psychedelic era had Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin and grunge had Kurt Cobain. Now electronic dance music has Avicii.

Davido: I will drop the biggest song in Nigeria on April 30

Davido says his upcoming single which will be released on April 30 will be the “biggest song in the country”.

Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for music

California rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday for his album “DAMN.,” organizers announced.

Tuface Idibia petitions NCC over COSON crisis

Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia has called on the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC) to intervene in the ongoing Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) crisis.

Coachella: Wizkid apologises to fans, performance rescheduled April 21

Nigerian Afropop star, Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, on Monday apologised to fans for his failure to show up at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California.

Nigerians applaud Beyonce for honouring Fela, Chimamanda at Coachella

Some Nigerians on Twitter have applauded the American music star, Beyonce for paying tribute to Afro beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and honouring Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie.

Davido, Wizkid top list of nominees for 2018 Headies Award

Iconic Nigerian singers Davido, Wizkid, Simi and Olamide top list of nominees for the 2018 Headies Award, a ceremony that recognises outstanding achievement in the Nigerian music industry.

Wizkid, Olamide hint on musical collaboration

Nigerian music stars, Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid and Olamide Adedeji aka Baddo, on Wednesday, hinted of possible musical collaborations.

Sierra Leonean artist Janka Nabay passes on in Kambia

Popular Sierra Leonean traditional artist Ahmed Janka Nabay has died in his home in northern Sierra Leonean district of Kambia, according to his band colleague Pa Fullah.

Davido: We lied to EKO Hotel about number of people coming for 30 Billion...

Davido, afropop star, says the turnout for his 30 Billion Concert was incredible such that the organisers had to mislead the venue owners about the expected number of people.

15 musicians close Francophone Week with performance

It was a night of trumpets, saxophones, conga, piano, drums and guitars at a concert to close the Francophone Week in Abuja on Saturday.

NBC bans Olamide, Davido, 9ice’s songs

Less than 24 hours after the National Broadcasting Commission banned one of his recent songs, Wo, among others, from being played on the airwaves, popular rapper, Olamide Adedeji, has said that he never intended to cause harm to music fans with the song.

Mr 2kay: I still see Burna Boy as my brother despite robbery incident

Mr 2kay, a Port Harcourt-based singer, says Burna Boy is still his brother and that he’s willing to collaborate with him.

Mo Hits: Don Jazzy, D’Banj hint on reunion tour

The yearnings of Fans for a reunion by the defunct Mo Hits Squad, is gradually becoming a reality as Michael Collins and Dapo Oyebanjo a.k.a Don Jazzy and D’Banj respectively have publicly announced a ‘Reunion Tour’.

Runtown sued for N65 million over contract breach

The singer, Runtown, has been sued by his label, Eric Many, for an alleged breach of contract.

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Flying Eagles get a month’s break ahead U20 AFCON playoff against Mauritania

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Vice President Osinbajo urges Nigerians to do things differently to move nation forward

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to imbibe the principles of creativity, innovation and hard work for the development of the country.