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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...
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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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Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.
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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’.

Ed Sheeran named top artiste at Billboard Music Awards

Ed Sheeran was crowned top artiste while Bruno Mars took home the R&B gong at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.

Tiwa Savage, Davido nominated for BET Awards

Two Nigerian artistes, Tiwa Savage and Davido, have been nominated for this year’s Black Entertainment Television Awards.

Kanye West provokes fresh backlash calling slavery choice

Rapper Kanye West, on the receiving end of criticism in the music world after backing President Donald Trump, sparked fresh outrage Tuesday when he called slavery “a choice.”

Chance the Rapper apologises for backing Kanye’s Trump love

Rap superstar Kanye West’s professed love for President Donald Trump sent new shockwaves Friday through hip-hop with Chance the Rapper apologising for seemingly sympathetic remarks.

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 grabs 15 Billboard awards nominations

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards nominations were released on Tuesday and Pulitzer-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar earned 15 nods.

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.
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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.

List of 2018 Grammy awards winners

Retro R&B star Bruno Mars was the surprise big winner Sunday at the Grammy Awards, with a clean sweep of the top awards including Album, Record and Song of the Year, and six overall.

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.

Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.

Wizkid, Davido quell rumours of row

Nigeria’s two leading singers, Davido and Wizkid have quelled rumours of any row between them when both shared the stage at Wizkid’s concert in Lagos on Christmas eve.

Wizkid wins “Young Person of the Year’’ Future Awards Africa 2017

Nigeria’s ace singer Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid has won the `Young Person of the Year’ at the 2017 edition of the prestigious Future Awards Africa.

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Unai Emery challenges Mesut Ozil to prove his worth

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APC: INEC must earn the confidence of Nigerians again

The All Progressives Congress ( APC ) Presidential Campaign Council said on Wednesday that asking the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to resign is of the solution to delivering a credible election this weekend, saying the commission must work to earn the confidence of Nigerians again that they can deliver a credible poll.
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APC accuses PDP of masterminding Kwara killings

The All Progressives Congress has petitioned security agencies over what it termed the gruesome attack on the party’s Kwara South Senatorial District candidate, Hon. Lola Ashiru, allegedly by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim.

PDP warns INEC not to compromise in Kogi election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello of breeding fake police men and the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. James Apam, of plans to compromise the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections by substituting trained ad hoc staff for preferred APC candidates.
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PDP: President Buhari, APC arm twisting security agencies, INEC to rig polls

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress, of arm twisting security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission to rig Saturday’s polls.