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Like mother, like daughter. Beyonce’s child, Blue Ivy, has received her first Grammy nomination. However, the timing of her nomination is a little mysterious.
She wrote: “Never forget the Grammys did not give me my best new artist award when I had seven songs simultaneously charting on billboard and bigger first week than any female rapper in the last decade and went on to inspire a generation. They gave it to the white man Bon Iver.”
Nigerian artist, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has emerged the first Nigerian artist to be nominated for the Grammy awards in two consecutive years.
Nominations for the BET Awards 2020, which celebrates excellence in music and acting excellence, were revealed on recently.
Here is a list of winners in key categories at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which took place on Sunday in Los Angeles.
Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has lost the Best World Music Album trophy to Beninese ace singer, Angélique Kidjo, at the 62nd Grammy Award.
Celebrities who bagged some awards include: Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, the Jonas Brothers, Rosalía, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello and more A-listers who are among the numerous artists that are set to perform at the Prudential Center in New Jersey for the 36th annual award show.
Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.
Childish Gambino on Sunday grabbed his fourth Grammy of the night, the coveted Record of the Year prize for best overall song, for his politically charged hit “This Is America.” The trap gospel song packed...
Nigerian-British soul singer, Helen Folasade Adu, aka, Sade Adu’s song ‘The Big Unknown’ has made The Oscars 2019 shortlist for ‘Best Original Song’.
Other artistes on the list include Distruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyashinnski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa).
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Pope Francis has accepted the resignation from a top Vatican post of Cardinal Robert Sarah, a hero to many conservatives who often clashed with the pontiff on theological matters.
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