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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.
Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.

Michelle Obama, Diana Ross, others lead female solidarity at Grammy awards

Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.
Drake

Grammy: Twitter on ‘fire’ over Drake’s acceptance speech

Over 480 thousand Twitter users have reacted to Drake’s controversial acceptance speech at the 61st Grammy Awards.

Grammy: Seun Kuti delivers thrilling performance

Afrobeats artist Seun Kuti pulled a thrilling performance at the premiere ceremony of the 61st Grammy Awards.
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Childish Gambino wins four Grammys for ‘This Is America’

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...
Drake

2019 Grammys: the complete list of winners

It was a strong year for women in general, with Cardi B becoming the first solo woman to win Best Rap Album, and Brandi Carlile winning three in the Americana categories.
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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.
Chris Brown

Chris Brown sues for defamation over Paris rape allegation

American singer Chris Brown filed a legal complaint for defamation on Thursday after a woman accused him of rape in Paris, his lawyer said.
Norman Gimbel

Award-winning lyricist behind “killing me softly” passes on at 91

Norman Gimbel, the Oscar and Grammy-winning lyricist behind “Killing Me Softly”, “The Girl From Ipanema” and the theme from the iconic sitcom “Happy Days” has passes on aged 91.
Helen Folasade Adu

Sade Adu makes Oscars’ ‘Best Original Song’ shortlist

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’.
Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes, Prayah hint collaboration on Davido’s ‘Fall’ remix

American rappers, Trevor Smith Jr. aka Busta Rhymes and Prayah have given a hint of a possible remix of Davido’s hit single ‘Fall’.
Nancy Wilson in 2010. She performed American standards, jazz ballads and a variety of other numbers with a heightened sense of a song’s narrative. Chad Batka for The New York Times

Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Nancy Wilson dies at 81

Grammy award-winning singer Nancy Wilson whose hits ranged from R&B to jazz and funk, died at her California home at age 81 on Thursday after a long illness, her publicist said.
Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys left voiceless at Thai mall launch

A three day, $30 million launch party for Bangkok's biggest and flashiest mall got off to a rocky start on Friday night when its star guest Alicia Keys was briefly left voiceless by a dodgy sound system.
DAVID MORALES

American DJ arrested in Japan for drug possession

American DJ David Morales was arrested early Sunday at a southern Japanese airport on suspicion of drug smuggling after a tiny quantity of ecstasy was allegedly found in his possession, police and local media said.
Carrie Underwood attends the unveiling of her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Sept. 20, 2018. (Reuters)

Carrie Underwood honoured with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Pop-country superstar Carrie Underwood on Thursday got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame — the latest honour for the Grammy-winning onetime champion of TV reality show “American Idol.”
Gospel artist Kirk Franklin has opened up about forgiving his dying father who gave him up for adoption as a new-born.

Kirk Franklin forgives dying father who had him adopted

Gospel artist Kirk Franklin has opened up about forgiving his dying father who gave him up for adoption as a new-born.
Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.

Hundreds pay respects as Aretha Franklin lies in state

Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.

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Elections postponement: I am shocked by INEC’s action – Atiku Abubakar

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Candidates remain upbeat inspite of elections postponement

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Peoples Redemption Party PRP

PRP threatens to sue police over alleged harassment, arrest of 22 stalwarts

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