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American country singer, Dolly Parton, has received the COVID-19 vaccine after she sang an adapted version of her 1973 hit song, “Jolene.”

Dolly Parton gets coronavirus vaccine

American country singer, Dolly Parton, has received the COVID-19 vaccine after she sang an adapted version of her 1973 hit song, “Jolene.”
Bunny Wailer, the Jamaican reggae singer who founded the Wailers with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, and who was the last surviving founding member, has died in hospital at the age of 73 after a stroke

Jamaican reggae legend Bunny Wailer passes on at 73

This is according to a statement by Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange.
Nigerian music star, Burna Boy, is scheduled to perform at the 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony, which will hold on March 14, 2021.

Burna Boy to perform at 2021 Grammys

Nigerian music star, Burna Boy, is scheduled to perform at the 63rd Grammy Awards ceremony, which will hold on March 14, 2021.

Wizkid, Fireboy set new record with wins at the Headies

Nigerian artistes, WizKid and Fireboy DML, set a record new records at the 14th edition Headies Award which was held on Sunday in Lagos.
Legendary highlife singer, Pa Chris Ajilo, who composed and sang what has become the Lagos anthem, “Eko O Gba Gbere,” has died at the age of 92

Legendary highlife singer singer Chris Ajilo passes on

“I took him to two hospitals at Ile-Ife as well, but there were no bed spaces there; so, I had to take him back home. A doctor was attending to him at home. Yesterday, I noticed that there was no improvement, so, I had to rush him to another hospital at Ilesha. I was there with him since yesterday, but he died today at 10:30 am. He had been battling malaria; the doctor even carried out a COVID-19 test on him but he tested negative.”

Flavour: I didn’t plan to have kids out of wedlock

Nigerian Singer, Chinedu Okoli, popularly called “Flavour N’abania,” says he never planned to have children out of wedlock.
Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Stanley Omah Didia, better known as Omah Lay, has disclosed that he was robbed at the airport.

Nigerian singer Omah Lay robbed at airport

Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Stanley Omah Didia, better known as Omah Lay, has disclosed that he was robbed at the airport.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Cameroon special forces disrupt Naira Marley show

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, has urged bloggers not to paint Cameroonians bad, saying they love Nigerians.
Nigerian singer, Chinedu Okoli, popularly known as Flavour, says he never tasted sex until turning 24.

Flavour: I was a virgin until 24

”Flavour was a virgin till 24…I’m telling you. Remember I told you about the man that took me in, that I served. There was no television, no woman, no alcohol,” he said.
Nigerian singer, Ric Hassani, has disclosed that he was robbed in broad daylight by men who posed as soldiers.

Ric Hassani: How l was robbed by men posing as soldiers

“I really didn’t want to have to say anything. I handled yesterday like nothing happened. I like to see these things as beneath me to be honest, Thieves are not meant to move me. I would buy another phone and move but you, you still would keep having to steal to survive. Terrible.”
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

NBA condemns Lekki tollgate arrests

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the arrests of #OccupyLekkiTollGate protesters by the police.
Fast-growing rapper and Davido’s ex-artist, Sani Goriola Yusuf, aka Lil Frosh, has been re-arrested for beating his ex-girlfriend, Gift Camille.

Lil Frosh remanded in jail over battered lover

Nigerian rapper, Sanni Goriola aka “Lil Frosh,” has been remanded in the Ikoyi Prisons, Lagos, after appearing in court over an alleged lovers’ spat that left his girlfriend with a swollen face.
Popular Nigerian singer, Oritse Femi, has opened up concerning the marital crisis allegedly rocking his home, denying he defiled his marital bed.

Oritse Femi: I never cheated on my wife

Popular Nigerian singer, Oritse Femi, has opened up concerning the marital crisis allegedly rocking his home, denying he defiled his marital bed.
Mary Wilson, the co-founder of the Motown band, The Supremes, and fellow member with Diana Ross, has died aged 76.

Diana Ross co-singer Mary Wilson passes on

Mary Wilson, the co-founder of the Motown band, The Supremes, and fellow member with Diana Ross, has died aged 76.
Nigerian singer and record producer, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, popularly called Duncan Mighty, has expressed his annoyance at men who take care of their partners but neglect their mothers.

Duncan Mighty blasts wife again

Nigerian musician, Duncan Mighty, has again called out his estranged wife, Vivian Nwakanwa, and her family members concerning his allegation that they had plotted to kill him.
Afrojazz singer, Yinka Davies, has lost her first child, 27 year-old Jeremiah. He died last week Friday.

Yinka Davies loses 27-year old son

Afrojazz singer, Yinka Davies, has lost her first child, 27 year-old Jeremiah. He died last week Friday.
Hilton Valentine, a founding member and original guitarist for the British 60s pop group The Animals, has died at the age of 77, the band’s record label said.

The Animals guitarist Hilton Valentine passes on at 77

Hilton Valentine, a founding member and original guitarist for the British 60s pop group The Animals, has died at the age of 77, the band’s record label said.
Nigerian gospel sensation Queen Eucharia has finally released her new single titled “Mighty God”.

Gospel singer Queen Eucharia releases new single ‘Mighty God’

In an interview, Queen Eucharia disclosed that she hails from the Anambra state of Nigeria but moved to Ghana in her early 20’s to school.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Court admits more evidence in Naira Marley’s fraud trial

Justice Nicolas Oweibo in his ruling yesterday admitted the Compact Disk containing the phone analysis of the singer, tendered in evidence by the second prosecution witness, Mr. Anosike Augustine on the ground that the iPhone which was analysed has been admitted in evidence before.
Popular South African musician, Master KG, renowned for his song, Jerusalema, says that self acclaimed African giant, Burna Boy, was not paid to feature on the remix of his hit song.

Master KG: I didn’t pay Burna Boy to feature in Jerusalema remix

Popular South African musician, Master KG, renowned for his song, Jerusalema, says that self acclaimed African giant, Burna Boy, was not paid to feature on the remix of his hit song.
Popular American singer Trey Songz has been arrested by the police for trespassing, resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer.

Trey Songz arrested for assaulting policeman

The singer was found in the middle of a physical altercation with a police officer during the KC Chiefs’ game, and according to fans who witnessed the scuffle, the police officer went out of line.
Dolly Parton shares the microphone with brother Randy Parton in in Roanoke Rapids, N.C. Nov. 11, 2005. Todd Wetherington - AP

American singer Dolly Parton loses brother to cancer

The 75-year-old musician announced that her sibling has passed away after losing his cancer battle, adding that Randy is now “in a better place than we are”.

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