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Jamie Foxx named host of BET Awards

The organisers of the award ceremony announced Foxx as the host in a statement released on Wednesday.

Judge orders Jay-Z to testify in ex-fashion label case

A US judge has ordered hip-hop megastar Jay-Z to testify in an investigation into the sale of his Rocawear apparel brand, after he repeatedly refused to show up for questioning.

How Kanye West lost 9 million Twitter followers in 10 minutes

American rapper Kanye West reportedly lost nine million Twitter followers in 10 minutes on Thursday.

Kendrick Lamar becomes first rapper to win the Pulitzer Prize for music

California rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music on Monday for his album “DAMN.,” organizers announced.

Tiwa Savage files for divorce from hubby TeeBillz

Popular Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has allegedly filed for divorce from her estranged husband Tunji Balogun, a.k.a TeeBillz.

American singer Usher, wife announce separation

Usher Raymond, an American singer, and his wife Grace Miguel have parted ways after two years of marriage.

Lady Gaga cancels Euro tour

US pop star Lady Gaga Saturday announced she had cancelled the last 10 shows of the European leg of her world tour due to “severe pain.”

Donald Trump Jr, Nikki Haley condemn Hillary Clinton, others’ jokes about President

A Grammys skit poking fun at US President Donald Trump sparked a backlash on Twitter from Trump’s eldest son and the ambassador to the United Nations.
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Video: Rihanna performs African dance routine at the Grammys

American singer, Rihanna, performed an African dance routine at the Grammy Awards.

Bruno Mars sweeps Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars, who has revived retro funk and R&B for a new generation, on Sunday swept the Grammy Awards in a surprise snub for the hip-hop world, which had hoped for a major breakthrough on the music industry’s biggest night.

Music industry hails Jay-Z before Grammys

Jay-Z, who once boycotted the Grammys as biased against hip-hop, was hailed Saturday by the music industry’s power brokers ahead of the latest awards where he leads nominations.

Mary J. Blige gets a star in Hall of Fame

Grammy-winning soul singer Mary J. Blige — who has earned critical acclaim and award nominations for her acting debut in last year’s “Mudbound” — celebrated her 47th birthday Thursday by getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Wizkid, Davido, Joshua winners at The Future Awards

Wizkid, Davido, the undefeated heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, Kenny Blaq and Nancy Isime, emeged some of the winners at The Future Awards Africa 2017 held in Lagos on Saturday.

Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar lead male-dominated Grammy nominations

Jay-Z’s soul-baring album on love, life and social fractures led the Grammy Award nominations on Tuesday with eight nods in a list that saw women sidelined in some major categories and Katy Perry excluded completely.

Bruno Mars donates $1m to Flint water crisis victims

Bruno Mars has pledged to donate $1 million from a concert in Michigan to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis.

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