Music

Seun Kuti to perform at Grammy awards

Nigeria’s Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, is to perform at the premiere ceremony for the 61st Grammy Awards in the US.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido debunks allegations on O2 Arena concert

Music sensation, Davido, held his first headliner concert at the 02 Arena in London, UK and completely sold out the 20,000-capacity arena, making him one of the very few Nigerian artistes to do so.
Mariah Carey pictured in October 2018 at the American Music awards in Los Angeles. John Shearer-Getty

Mariah Carey performs in Saudi Arabia despite calls to cancel

US pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the gulf kingdom.
Innocent Tuface Idibia

Election: Tuface, MI, Chidinma release song ‘Not For Sale’

Ace Nigerian singers Tuface Idibia, MI Abaga and Chidinma Ekile have lend their voices against vote-buying during the 2019 general elections, as they jointly released a single hit ‘Not For Sale’.

Mariah Carey ignores activists calls to boycott Saudi gig

Mariah Carey has defended her decision to perform in Saudi Arabia, insisting her appearance is “a positive step” towards ending gender segregation.
Don Jazzy

Mavin Records attracts multi-million dollar investment

Mavin Records founded by a renowned musician, Michael Collins Ajereh a.k.a Don Jazzy, on Wednesday, announced a multi-million dollar equity investment, global strategic partnership deal with Kupanda Holdings.
Frank Edwards

Music artist urges federal government to impose strict laws against piracy

A music artist, Mr Frank Edward, has tasks the Federal Government to make strict laws against piracy, to safeguard intellectual property rights in the country.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido performs at sold-out concert

20, 000 music lovers were thrilled by the eccentric performance of musician David Adeleke aka Davido at his first sold-out show at O2 Arena, London.
R. Kelly

Thousands sign petition to stop singer R Kelly’s concerts in Germany

Thousands of people in Germany have signed a change .org online petition calling for two concerts by controversial U.S. singer R Kelly not to go ahead.
Popular Nigerian singers, Olamide and Lil Kesh, are currently receiving a major backlash for their new song perceived to promote ritual killings and illegal means to make money.

Lil Kesh: I am sure we’ve been able to save lives with ‘Logo Benz’

Lil Kesh, a rapper formerly signed to Olamide Adedeji’s YBNL Records, says he’s certain that the controversial ‘Logo Benz’ single has saved lives.
Music stars and celebrity couple Adekunle Gold and Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi have released a new song ‘Promise’ chronicling their love story.

Adekunle Gold, Simi release new love song ‘Promise’

Music stars and celebrity couple Adekunle Gold and Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi have released a new song ‘Promise’ chronicling their love story.
Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus denies pregnancy rumours

Miley Cyrus has denied she is expecting her first child with husband Liam Hemsworth.
Celine Dion

Celine Dion plans pulling R. Kelly collaboration “I’m Your Angel” from streaming

Canadian singer and five Grammy Awards winner, Celine Dion, is reportedly planning to pull her acclaimed collaboration with R. Kelly, “I’m Your Angel” from streaming services after 20 years of its release.
Lord of Ajasa

Rapper Lord of Ajasa solicits funds to undergo surgery

Nigerian rapper Olusegun Osaniyi, popularly known as Lord of Ajasa, is critically ill and needs funds to undergo an urgent peptic ulcer operation.

Ycee dumps label Tinny Entertainment

Nigerian Rapper, Ycee, says he has finally left his former label, Tinny Entertainment, that brought him into mainstream success.
Falz - Talk

Singer Falz begins year with hit single “Talk”

Ace Nigerian singer and rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, has started the New Year with the release of his single tagged “Talk”.
Kevin Fret

Gay Latin rapper Kevin Fret shot dead in Puerto Rico

The 24-year-old musician, known as Latin trap music's first openly gay artist who has been credited with "transforming the genre", was killed in the country's capital San Juan on Thursday, according to police.
Burna Boy

Soundcity MVP: Burma Boy wins African Artiste of the Year

Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has clinched the most wins at the 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards, taking home four plaques including ‘African Artiste of the Year’.

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AFCON: Super Eagles to play two more friendlies in June

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play two friendlies in the next FIFA free window in June in preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Pound

Pound rebounds above $1.32 on Brexit deal hopes

Sterling rallied above $1.32 on Tuesday on fresh hope that British Prime Minister Theresa May would avoid a chaotic no-deal Brexit, while global stock markets recovered.
Cristiano Ronaldo suffered what appeared to be a hamstring injury in Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia, causing concerns for Juventus as a Champions League clash with Ajax looms.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘minor thigh injury’ confirmed by Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo suffered a "minor thigh injury" in Portugal's Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia on Monday, Juventus have confirmed.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for a 'new era of cooperation' [Petr David Josek-AP]

US unveils new restrictions on foreign aid for abortions

The U.S. will further clamp down on the use of foreign aid for non-governmental organisations that support abortions or work with groups that help women access the medical service, an official said.

Lagos commissions new Ilaje-Bariga Jetty

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Monday opened the Ilaje-Bariga Jetty as part of its commitment to improve waterways transportation.