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Drake crushes streaming record for top US album of year

Hip-hop superstar Drake’s latest album “Scorpion” has crushed the record for streaming to post the biggest week so far this year on the US chart.
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Chris Brown arrested after Florida concert

Singer Chris Brown was arrested for battery following a concert in Florida, authorities said Friday, the troubled star’s latest brush with the law.

R.Kelly’s ex-wife breaks silence 10 years after divorce

R. Kelly’s ex-wife, Andrea, has spoken for the first time about their marriage, how it drove her to almost commit suicide and how she feels sorry for the young women who he is now accused of keeping as sex slaves.

AFRIMA opens submission portal for artistes ahead of nominations

Music artistes, managers, producers, record label owners, recording companies, video directors, publicists and entertainment/music journalist are eligible to submit their works or submit on behalf of their clients in any of the relevant award categories.

Spotify drops R Kelly from playlists amid #MuteRKelly backlash

R&B singer R Kelly's music will no longer feature on Spotify's curated playlists under the streaming service's new policy on hate content and hateful conduct.

Tuface Idibia to run for political office

Multiple music award winner, Mr Innocent Idibia, is set to swell the ranks of entertainers seeking political offices.

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.

Stop production of harmful musical albums – Cleric tells Christians

A clergyman in the Catholic Diocese of Minna, Niger state, Rev. Christian Achinuvu, has asked musicians in the country to stop the production of songs that are “harmful” and promote moral decadence in the society.

TRACE denies charging Nigerian artists to play videos

African cable platform, Trace, has denied demanding money from Nigerian artistes before playing their music videos on its channels.

Forbes names Beyonce 2017 highest paid woman in music

Beyonce’s hit album “Lemonade” and world tour made her the highest-paid woman in music in 2017, according to an annual Forbes list on Monday.

Bruno Mars wins American Music Awards on night of divas

Bruno Mars took the top prize at the American Music Awards on Sunday at a show that paid glowing tribute to legendary divas Diana Ross and the late Whitney Houston.

“It is my time to define African Music and to present my own part...



“I am the next big thing, it is my time to define African Music and to present my own part of Africa to the World. There is hip-hop, there is rap, R&B and Dance-hall. Afro-Rumba is our R&B and Dancehall, and I will export it to the entire Universe!”.

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Report: Nigeria wasted $1 trillion earned in oil booms

The report, which was funded by the Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC) and the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation, stated that Nigeria’s failure to manage these oil prosperity cycles has delayed her economic rise.
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Gareth Bale shines as Real Madrid overrun Getafe

Real Madrid got off to a winning start in La Liga on Sunday by comfortably beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at home with an inspiring performance from Gareth Bale.

Satguru Maharaji: Don’t demonise Governor Ajimobi, APC over Yinka Ayefele’s house demolition

Following the heated controversy and consequent condemnation of the Oyo State Government led by Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the early Sunday morning demolition of an Ibadan-based radio station, Fresh FM, own by Yinka Ayefele, the Leader of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaji, on Sunday, urged the people of the state not to demonise the governor and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the matter.
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‘Blast fishing’ thrives in Libya’s chaos

Residents of Tripoli's seafront wake up most weekends to loud blasts: fishermen using dynamite to maximise their catch, regardless of the damage they are causing to marine life.

Ohanaeze youths condemn clampdown on IPOB women

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has condemned, in strong terms, the alleged harassment of female members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB Women) by security operatives in Owerri.