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Mariah Carey performs in Saudi Arabia despite calls to cancel

US pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the gulf kingdom.

Mariah Carey ignores activists calls to boycott Saudi gig

Mariah Carey has defended her decision to perform in Saudi Arabia, insisting her appearance is “a positive step” towards ending gender segregation.
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Missy Elliot becomes first female nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

American Missy Elliot, acclaimed as ‘one of Rap’s greatest voices’ in the world, has been nominated for the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF).
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.
Aretha Franklin's last public performance in New York in November

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin passes on at 76

Her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn, said she died on Thursday. The cause was advanced pancreatic cancer.

Mariah Carey sells $10 million diamond ring from ex-boyfriend

Music goddess Mariah Carey has sold the ­35-carat diamond engagement ring her former boyfriend James Packer gave her two years ago.

Pop star Mariah Carey reveals bipolar disorder

The singer, whose sweeping five-octave vocal range helped make her one of the most successful artists of the 1990s, said she decided to go public to help remove stigma over the mental illness.

My daughter’s near-white skin boosted her career – Beyoncé’s dad

Mathew Knowles, the father of American singer Beyoncé, has said his daughter’s light skin has helped her to become more famous.

Mariah Carey back to Times Square New Year’s after debacle

Mariah Carey must have made a New Year’s resolution to ensure a better sound system.

TV mogul Medina accused of sex assault

Actor Jason Dottley said Friday that music and TV mogul Benny Medina known for managing A-listers such as Jennifer Lopez -- attempted to rape him nine years ago.

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Two reported killed, several INEC vehicles burnt in pre-election violence in Akwa Ibom

Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

8,000 struggle for mass wedding in Kano

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Nigerian Army’s female team wins West African marathon

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