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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 leads Apple’s 2019 top 10 streamed songs

Afro-fusion artist Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has topped the 2019 list of Apple Music most streamed artists.
Taylor Swift accepts the award for 2019 AMA artist of the year after her performance at the American Music Awards. Chris Pizzello-Invision-AP

Taylor Swift shatters Michael Jackson’s record with 29 AMAs within 15 years

American singer-song writer Taylor Swift has won the Artist of the Year award at the 2019 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday in Los Angeles, California.
Grammys

Key nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.
Wizkid

SoulTrain: Wizkid wins songwriting award for ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Afropop superstar Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has won SoulTrain’s Ashford and Simpson Songwriters’ award.
33-year-old American singer, songwriter, actress and sister to Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, has announced that she and the 56-year-old music video director she married in Nov. 2014 in New Orleans have “separated and parted ways.” Solange took to the gram to announce her separation from Alan Ferguson, a man she describes as “phenomenal”, after five years of marriage.

American singer Solange Knowles, husband seperated

33-year-old American singer, songwriter, actress and sister to Beyoncé, Solange Knowles, has announced that she and the 56-year-old music video director she married in Nov. 2014 in New Orleans have “separated and parted ways.”
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

Independence Day: VP Osinbajo entertains guests to “Nigerian swag’’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.
Yemi Alade, one of Africa’s most creatively and commercially successful artists, has signed a global licensing agreement with Universal Music Africa (UMA) – Universal Music Group’s west African affiliate – in partnership with Universal Music France (UMF).

Yemi Alade signs licensing deal with Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group also known in the United States as UMG Recordings is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate, Vivendi.

Veteran music star Majek Fashek critically ill, seeks financial assistance – manager

Veteran Reggae musician, Majek Fashek, is critically ill and currently receiving treatment at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in England.
Mavin record’s signee, Rema, made Barack Obama’s 2019 Sure Playlist with his song, ‘Iron Man’.

Nigerian musician makes Barack Obama’s summer playlist

Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.
Wizkid

Wizkid becomes first African to hit eight million monthly listeners on Spotify

Afropop star Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has become the first African artist to hit eight million monthly streams on Spotify.
The musician, Augustine Kelechi, otherwise known as Tekno, was seen in a viral video dancing with the semi-clad women on Friday and spraying them with money, hitting them in the buttocks, an act which many Nigerians described as obscene.

Police question Tekno over pole dance in traffic

A video, which appears to be filmed from another car in a traffic jam, shows a man sitting in a glass-sided lorry throwing money at women dancing around a pole in their underwear.
Lion King

‘The Lion King’ makes one billion dollars under three weeks

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ has crossed the billion-dollar mark after less than 3 weeks in theaters.
Wizkid

Wizkid lands second Billboard entry with Beyoncé’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Afrobeat star Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has earned his second Billboard Hot entry with his feature on Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’.
Beyoncé The Lion King - The Gift

Nigerians ‘eye’ Grammy nominations as Beyonce’s album drops

Some Nigerians have began the Grammy nominations campaign for Nigerian artists featured on Beyoncé’s ‘Lion King: The Gift’ album.
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Nigeria’s Chiwetel Ejiofor shines in Disney’s ‘Maleficent’

Nigerian actor Chiwetel Ejiofor stunned fans in the recently-released trailer for Disney’s ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ alongside Angelina Jolie.
Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover and other stars behind the voices of characters in ‘The Lion King’ remake stunned at the world premiere on Tuesday night.

Lion King album: Beyonce includes African artistes, producers

Global music sensation, Beyonce Knowles has enlisted some African artistes and producers on her upcoming executive-produced album, ‘The Lion King: The Gift’.
Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover and other stars behind the voices of characters in ‘The Lion King’ remake stunned at the world premiere on Tuesday night.

Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, others stun at ‘The Lion King’ premiere

Beyonce, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Danny Glover and other stars behind the voices of characters in ‘The Lion King’ remake stunned at the world premiere on Tuesday night.
Cardi B performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown-Getty Images for BET)

Full list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards

Regina Hall hosted the 19th annual BET Awards ceremony, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Akwa Ibom youth, undergraduates allege government neglect

Youths and undergraduates of tertiary institutions in Akwa Ibom State have decried the scanty notice the state government gives bursary awards and other requirements that border on the needs and aspirations of youths, while purportedly paying more attention to purchase of expensive vehicles for monarchs, building worship centres and holding Christmas carol.
The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

World Bank reduces lending to China

The World Bank said at the weekend that its lending to China has fallen sharply and will continue to be pared back, after US President Donald Trump demanded it stop altogether.

Man dragged to court over late father’s property documents

The children of Late Joshua Olusoga of Surulere, Lagos have dragged their brother, Gbenga Olusoga, 59, before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing the certificate of occupancy and survey plan documents of their late father’s property located at 14, Badaru Street, Surulere, Lagos.

Federal government to sign MoU on Ajaokuta Steel in January

The Federal Government has promised to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by January 2020, with a Russian company for the resuscitation of the multi-billion naira Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mills, located in Kogi State.

Moody’s downgrades Nigeria over huge debt

As the Federal Government is seeking the approval of the National Assembly to borrow about $30billion, the global financial ratings company, Moody’s Investors Service, has attributed its downgrade of the country’s rating to negative from stable as a result of the nation’s bloating debt profile.