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The Nigeria Police Force has quizzed Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, according to a report.

Rape: No evidence against D’banj – Police

The Nigeria Police have cleared popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, D’banj, of the rape allegations leveled against him by a twitter user Seyitan Babatayo.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador.

UNICEF appoints Cobhams Asuquo as national ambassador

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador.
Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer, Akinmayokun Awodumila, popularly known as May D has addressed the cause of fallout with Square Records of now-defunct music duo, PSquare.

May D: I didn’t have a bank account while with PSquare

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer, Akinmayokun Awodumila, popularly known as May D, said he couldn’t own a bank account while under Square Records of now-defunct music duo, PSquare.
Australian singer and songwriter Casey Donovan performed on stage in Sydney on Thursday in a free concert that treated fans to some of the first live music many had heard in months. But they had to stay in their cars to enjoy it.

Sydney fans watch live concert from cars

Singer-songwriter Casey Donovan performed on stage in Sydney on Thursday in a free concert that treated fans to some of the first live music many had heard in months.
Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer, Akinmayokun Awodumila, popularly known as May D has addressed the cause of fallout with Square Records of now-defunct music duo, PSquare.

May D reveals cause of fallout with PSquare

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and dancer, Akinmayokun Awodumila, popularly known as May D, has addressed the cause of fallout with Square Records of now-defunct music duo, PSquare.
English singer and songwriter, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins also known as Adele who clocks 32 today is dedicating the birthday celebration to thank “all of our first responders and essential workers who are keeping us safe while risking their lives”.

Adele dedicates birthday message to healthcare workers

English singer and songwriter, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins also known as Adele who clocks 32 today is dedicating the birthday celebration to thank “all of our first responders and essential workers who are keeping us safe while risking their lives”.
Adele, on Thursday, officially called it quits on her marriage to Simon Konecki, as she filed for divorce.

English singer Adele to pay ex-husband half of £144 million fortune

It will cost English singer and songwriter, Adele half of her $180 million (£144 million) fortune to finalise her divorce proceeding with ex Simon Konecki after a judge ruled in her favour to have the divorce proceedings kept private.
Adam Schlesinger won three Emmy awards, including for a song for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Monica Almeida-Reuters

American musician Adam Schlesinger dies of coronavirus

Raised in New York and Montclair, New Jersey, Schlesinger formed Fountains of Wayne, named for a lawn ornament store in Wayne, New Jersey, in 1995 with his classmate from Williams College in Massachusetts, Chris Collingwood.
The Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo has dedicated her Grammy award in the World Best Music Album Category to Nigerian singer Burna Boy.

Burna Boy loses as Angelique Kidjo wins fourth Grammy — full list of winners

Nigerian superstar Afro-fusion artist, Burna Boy, on Monday, lost in his first attempt to win a Grammy award after being nominated in the best world music album category.
King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music.

King Sunny Ade: How I bought my first guitar at 16

King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music.

Kanye West says Sunday Service saved him from opioids, pornography

US rapper, music producer, and songwriter Kanye West said his Sunday Service choir, now one year old, saved him from the life of opioids and pornography.
After more than 250 performances on the road, Ed Sheeran may be headed back to the castle on the hill.

Ed Sheeran becomes richest British celebrity under 30

English singer and songwriter, Edward Christopher Sheeran, widely known as Ed Sheeran, has dethroned Adele to become the richest British star under 30.
Nigerian rapper and afro-pop singer Zlatan Ibile is attracting attacks from the fans of ousted BBNaija housemate Tacha after he posted a video mocking her for ‘body odour’.

Zlatan Ibile to headline his first concert ‘Zlatan Live’ in Lagos

Temidayo Raphael Omoniyi popularly known as ZLATAN IBILE is a multitalented Nigerian born performing artiste. Zlatan Ibile is not only an indigenous rapper, singer and songwriter but also a great dancer that originated one of the biggest dances in Africa; ZANKU. He is also the creator of the well-known slang ‘Kapaichumarimarichopaco’. Zlatan Ibile launched his talent and officially made his mark into the music industry in 2017.

Davido deposits N36 million to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).

Elton John: Cocaine addiction gave me unusual sex habit

English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer, Sir Elton John, has described how his addiction to cocaine led to his developing “unusual” sex habit.
Mavin record’s signee, Rema, made Barack Obama’s 2019 Sure Playlist with his song, ‘Iron Man’.

Nigerian musician makes Barack Obama’s summer playlist

Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido pulls stunning performance with 50 Cent

Afropop star, David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, stunned the crowd at the ‘Tycoon Party’ in New Jersey where he shared the stage with American superstar, 50 Cent.

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