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Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
Laycon, Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, has revealed that he actually entered this season’s reality show to ‘catch cruise.’

#BBNaija: Why I entered Big Brother house – Laycon

Laycon, Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, has revealed that he actually entered this season’s reality show to ‘catch cruise.’
Nigerian gospel singer-songwriter Osinachi Joseph better known as Sinach has become the first African to top the Billboard USA Christian songwriters chart.

Sinach tops Billboard USA Christian songwriters chart

Nigerian gospel singer-songwriter Osinachi Joseph better known as Sinach has become the first African to top the Billboard USA Christian songwriters chart.
Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed has died due to complications from coronavirus. He was 52 years old.

Gospel singer Troy Sneed dies of coronavirus

Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed has died due to complications from coronavirus. He was 52 years old.
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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.
Hell was almost let loose in front of the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday as pro- and anti-Oshiomhole protesters clashed in Abuja.

APC prepares for post-Oshiomhole era

The All Progressives Congress appears to have begun preparations for life after the chairmanship of Adams Oshiomhole.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC crisis: Adams Oshiomhole’s banner removed as party prepares for NEC

Signs that the days of the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, are numbered further emerged on Thursday when the billboard and banner containing his picture and that of President Muhammadu Buhari was removed by the party.
Billboard has announced that YouTube streams will be factored into the Billboard 200 albums chart starting early next year.

Billboard is changing its albums chart to count YouTube streams

Video streams from other platforms will also count, including Apple, Spotify, Tidal, and Vevo, and Billboard says the change will also impact genre album consumption charts, like country, Latin, and others. Billboard’s charts have historically been seen as a barometer of success within the music industry.

Davido asks fans to name upcoming album

Singer David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has asked fans to help him title his upcoming album.
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.
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’.

Davido becomes most viewed Nigerian artist on YouTube

Afro pop star David ‘Davido’ Adeleke has become the most viewed Nigerian artist on streaming platform, YouTube.
Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon strikes at Spotify with new free streaming music with ads

Billboard recently reported that Amazon had entered discussions to launch an answer to Spotify’s free music streaming tier, and apparently, those talks were productive. The Seattle company today announced an ad-supported Amazon Music option that’s available through Alexa-enabled devices in the U.S.
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Lawyer: Rapper 21 Savage granted immigration bond

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was granted bond for release Tuesday after spending more than a week in federal immigration custody, but he wasn’t freed right away, his lawyer said.
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Election: INEC inaugurates team to track campaign finance

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has inaugurated an inter-agency campaign finance monitoring group ahead of the general election.
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Grammys 2019: Seun Kuti performs, loses category to Soweto Gospel Choir

Seun Kuti, Nigerian Afrobeat musician, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award.
21 Savage

Officials arrest rapper 21 Savage saying he is in US illegally

Rapper 21 Savage, who has long said he is from the US state of Georgia, was detained on Sunday by US immigration officers who say he is actually British and overstayed his visa.
Former President Barack Obama appears on a reworked song by Lin-Manuel Miranda originally from the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” (Jason DeCrow-AP)

Barack Obama debuts on BillBoard Hot R&B songs chart

Former US president, Barack Obama, has made his debut on musical charts at number 22 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart this week.

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Four die, 12 injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway crash

Four persons on Monday died, while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus around Isara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The President of Nigerian Traders Union in Ghana, Chukwuemeka Levi Nnaji, Monday accused the Ghanaian government of inconsistent speech and words on the closure of over 160 Nigerian shops.

Nigerian traders in Ghana attempting suicide over maltreatment

Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
Chelsea Manager, Frank Lampard has confirmed that former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses will return to Stamford Bridge after the expiration of his loan deal at Fenerbahce.

Frank Lampard casts doubt over Victor Moses future at Chelsea

Frank Lampard insists Victor Moses will not be part of his squad for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspurs.
Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in Monday’s Serbian pro league game.

Partizan Belgrade’s Sadiq Umar bags sixth goal of the season

Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in Monday’s Serbian pro league game.
Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.

Thiago Silva not at Chelsea to ‘visit tourist sites’

Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.