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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.
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.

Lockdown: Naira Marley knows fate today

Popular Nigerian entertainer, Azeez Fashola, known as Naira Marley, will be arraigned before a court today for breaching the Lagos Infection Diseases Regulations 2020 (the Regulations).
American rapper Fred The Godson has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus as the pandemic continues to spread across the US and the rest of the world.

US rapper Fred The Godson tests positive to coronavirus

The 35-year-old Bronx rapper took to his social media accounts to share a photo of him in the hospital with what appears to be an oxygen mask on his face, and revealed he has contracted the rapidly spreading virus.
Adam Schlesinger won three Emmy awards, including for a song for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Monica Almeida-Reuters

American musician Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus

Raised in New York and Montclair, New Jersey, Schlesinger formed Fountains of Wayne, named for a lawn ornament store in Wayne, New Jersey, in 1995 with his classmate from Williams College in Massachusetts, Chris Collingwood.
Finneas O'Connell and Billie Eilish perform onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on Feb. 9, 2020 in Hollywood, Calif. Kevin Winter-Getty Images

Music stars hold coronavirus concert fundraiser

Billie Eilish sang on her sofa, Elton John played a keyboard belonging to his children, and the Backstreet Boys sang in harmony from five locations as dozens of musicians put on a fundraiser for the warriors against a coronavirus.
Joe Diffie. Eighteen of his singles landed in the Top 10 on the country charts, with five going No. 1. Crystal K Martel-Adkins Publicity

Grammy winning music star dies of coronavirus

Joe Diffie, an American Grammy award-winning country music singer, died on Sunday of coronavirus. He was 61.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two septuagenarians and four others to death by hanging for the murder of one Sola Adeniyi.

Two septuagenarians, four others to die by hanging in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two septuagenarians and four others to death by hanging for the murder of one Sola Adeniyi.
Spotify’s always billed itself as a platform for creators, so today, it announced that it’s going to help artists in need.

Spotify to let artists link out to personal donation pages

Spotify’s always billed itself as a platform for creators, so today, it announced that it’s going to help artists in need. The company will allow creators to link out to donation pages, whether it’s their own, a friend’s, or just an organization’s.
Fuji music singer, Abass Akande Obesere has boasted that he is the paramount king of music, with his release, ‘Egungun Be Careful,’ set 19 years ago still making wave today and raking in more money into his pocket.

Abass Obesere: I am the Paramount King of Music

Fuji music singer, Abass Akande Obesere has boasted that he is the paramount king of music, with his release, ‘Egungun Be Careful,’ set 19 years ago still making wave today and raking in more money into his pocket.

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UN encourages Africa to invest on digital transformation

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.

Nnamdi Kanu: No sit-at home for Biafrans from 27th to 30th of May

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' historical cooperation, the foreign ministry said.

Tanzania summons US official over coronavirus warning

The US embassy's charge d'affaires, Inmi Patterson, met with Wilbert Ibuge, permanent secretary at the foreign ministry, who reminded Patterson about the two countries' "historical cooperation", the foreign ministry said.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

Manchester United manager gives update on Odion Ighalo’s future

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Wilfred Ndidi: Why Leicester City move was very scary for me

Wilfred Ndidi claimed he saw his move to Premier League side Leicester City as an opportunity rather than getting carried away with pressure.