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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.
KO JAMAL

Ko Jamal: I will take Nigerian music to the globe

Singer and songwriter, Osarieme John Ezomo, also known as KO JAMAL, has revealed his plan to take the Nigerian music to rest of the world.
Asa

Asa drops new single ‘The Beginning’ after 5 years break

Nigerian singer, songwriter, and recording artist, Asa Elemide a.k.a Asa has released her first single, “The Beginning,’’ after five-year hiatus.
Innocent Tuface Idibia

Tuface Idibia bags OAU’s honorary fellow award

Nigerian music icon Innocent Idibia aka 2Face has been conferred with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

Tiwa Savage: I’m still with Mavin Record

Nigerian singer and songwriter Tiwa Savage has debunked rumours of her exit from Mavin Records which she signed into since 2012.
Grammys

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...
Kim Porter Sean P. Diddy Combs

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs loses mother of children

Model and actress, Kim Porter, who shares three children with musician and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, has died at 47.
Jamaican dancehall artiste, singer and songwriter, Andre Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has visited Nigerian award-winning singer Davido in his Lagos home.

Davido hosts Jamaican dancehall artiste Popcaan

Jamaican dancehall artiste, singer and songwriter, Andre Sutherland, popularly known as Popcaan, has visited Nigerian award-winning singer Davido in his Lagos home.
Nigerian singer Oladapo Oyebanjo a.k.a D’banj

D’banj walks the runway in South Africa’s Tlale designs

Nigerian singer Oladapo Oyebanjo, a.k.a D’banj, walked the runway at the African Fashion International Johannesburg Fashion Week.
Bobi Wine

Ugandan army arrests soldiers who beat Bobi Wine, others

Soldiers involved in the beating of Ugandan lawmakers and civilians over their alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni’s convoy have been arrested, the army said on Tuesday.

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Kogi commissioner calls for cultism eradication

The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.
Coach of Kwara united FC Abdullahi Biffo has stated that the Ilorin based side won’t be adversely affected by the poor start by Delta Force after taking over the Delta based side slot in the Premier League.

Kwara United unfazed by Enyimba’s form and pedigree

Kwara United FC Coach Abdullahi Biffo has stated that his side will be unfazed by the form and pedigree of their opponent ahead of today’s NPFL match day 13 rescheduled fixture at the Enyimba stadium.
Code of Conduct Bureau

CCB probes CJN, NJC, Delta judiciary, others for ‘child trafficking’

The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

Commonwealth chief condemns killings in Cameroon

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued a statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.

Customs chief fails to appear before Senate panel again

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has failed to appear before the Senate Committee on Public Accounts despite several summons.