Saturday August 23rd, 2014
Saturday August 23rd, 2014
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American Singers, Ja Rule, Ashanti storm Warri on Oct. 1

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JaRule and Ashanti

American rap star Ja Rule, and R&B singer Ashanti, would thrilled their Nigerian fans as part of an event to mark this year’s Independence celebration.

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Organisers of AFRIMA 2014 unveil judges

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AFRIMA

The nine of the thirteen judges that will appraise entries for the maiden edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have been unveiled.

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I formed all-girls band to encourage Nigerian girls , says Yeka

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Yeka Onka

Yeka Onka, the winner of the first Nigerian Idol music talent hunt, said she formed an all-girl music band because she wanted to encourage every girl-child to have a role model.

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Music, strong tool for promoting peace, unity – Oyovwe

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A gospel artiste, Elizabeth Oyovwe, on Wednesday advised musicians to produce songs that its lyrics would promote peace and unity in the nation.

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24 killed in rap concert stampede

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A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach Tuesday left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials said.

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Gospel artists rewarded at Crystal Gospel Awards 2014

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Twenty-nine awards were handed out to some of the best contemporary Gospel artists in Nigeria at the Crystal Gospel Awards 2014 which held on Sunday night at the MUSON Centre, Lagos.

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I’m going into politics but I won’t dump music – Kennis St. Brown

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KennySaint-Brown

Kenny St Brown needs no introduction as one of Nigeria’s most celebrated contemporary gospel artistes. With a career spanning over a decade, she brought glamour and reckoning for gospel music in Nigeria at the time of her emergence on the scene.

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Rihana meets Pele

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Rihana-pele

World Cup fanatic Rihanna posted a picture of herself and football legend Pele soon after she landed in Brazil ahead of Sunday evening’s final.

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Bieber to be formally charged in LA over egg-throwing

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Justin Bieber

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, who has been in trouble with the law in recent months, is to be formally charged with vandalism in Los Angeles Wednesday over an egg-throwing attack.

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Dareysteel making Africa proud in Europe with hit songs

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Dareysteel

In Europe today, the name Dareysteel rings a bell, not only among the black, but even the white community.

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The world and fame of Don Jazzy!

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*Don Jazzy

Don Jazzy, as he is fondly called by his fans and all, needs no introduction in the Nigerian music industry. He has been the unseen hand in the music of most emerging Nigerian acts. The Don indeed has seen it all; as a label owner, a musician, and a producer.

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Music has no language – Phyno

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Phyno

A rapper and producer, Phyno (Chibuzo Nelson), on Friday, in Lagos said that language was not a barrier to the appreciation of music as music had no language.

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Why I used the word ‘Murda’ — Seyi Shay

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Seyi Shay

Fast rising pop diva Seyi Shay, whose new tune, Murda featuring Patoraking and Shaydee, is fast becoming a popular song among music lovers, recently opened up to Showtime on why she employed the word Murda in her song .

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Music review: Does Tonto Dikeh’s new song Sugar Rush ft. D’Banj, sounds like Dorobucci ?

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dbanj tonto

Snippet of Tonto Dikeh’s new song, featuring D’Banj titled ‘Sugar Rush’ which was released yesterday sets DB records on high mention on the social media especially for its beats which sounds very attractive with its perceptual auditory association to trending song, Dorobucci.

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D’banj in secret marriage ?

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D’banj

D’banj, one of Nigeria’s hottest musical stars turned 34, on Monday, June 9. And as expected, activities were rolled out to mark his birthday anniversary, at Four Point Hotel, Lekki, Lagos, courtesy of Heritage Bank. The Koko Master seized the opportunity offered by the gathering to unveil yet another significant aspect of his career, a strong entrepreneurial initiative focusing on Agriculture and Agro-economic enterprise called Koko Agropreneu as he donated N50 million to empower the Nigerian youths.

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Evelle, winner of Nigerian Idol 2014

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Zibili-Evelyn

23-year old Zibili Evelyn Ibhade, who emerged winner of this year’s edition of Nigerian Idol talent hunt show, has described her victory as one that came as a surprise to many, especially as she had fewer votes from the public, a week to the grand finale.

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I believe in a good relationship — Show-Sholly

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I am focusing on now is my music and my career. Also I love my fans because I know they are the ones who made me what I am today. Presently I don’t have any woman in my life but I am looking forward to the day I will find the right woman Why did

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Nigerian Idol: Nigerian Idol:battle for top prize today?

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Eye-D

The stage is now set for Eye-D and Evelle to battle for the top prize in this year’s music talent hunt show, Nigerian Idol. Coincidentally, both Eye-D and Evelle are Wild Card returnees, which means after they were voted out in the Top 30 stage, the judges spotted something unique in them and decided to bring them back through the Wild Card.

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COSON issues ultimatum on hotels over non-payment on music royalties

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Chairman COSON, Chief Tony Okoroji and Mr. Kenny Ogungbe

The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has issued a two- week ultimatum to Nigerian hotels demanding payment of royalties for music played by them.

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2Face Idibia threatens legal action over alleged infringement

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2face Idibia

Award winning musician, 2Face’s (Innocent Idibia) record label, the 960 Music PR Team, on Wednesday threatened legal action against a musician over an alleged infringement on copyright of his song.

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Davido, Tiwa Savage go for “BET Awards”

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Tiwa

HKN Boss cum singer, Davido has been nominated for this year’s edition of BET award alongside Mavin’s First lady, Tiwa Savage. The two talented artistes will go head to head with other African acts for the award of Best International Act Africa category.

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Banky W advises celebrities to support right candidates at elections

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Banky W

A popular musician, Banky W, on Thursday advised celebrities to support candidates that had the interest of the people at heart during the coming general elections.

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D’banj, Miley Cyrus others to perform at 2014 World Music Awards

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Nigerian-born musician “D’banj”, has been listed as one of the world music stars to perform at the 2014 World Music Awards (WMA) ceremony.

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Commendations galore as COSON celebrates 4th anniversary

  /   in Music 6:11 pm   /   Comments

Tony-okoroji

Some stakeholders in Lagos have expressed their satisfaction and pleasure at the achievements the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) had recorded since its recognition by the Federal Government.

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Nigeria’s music industry making global impact, says Olu Maintain

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*Olu Maintain

Musician Olumide Adegbolu, popularly known as Olu Maintain, said on Tuesday that the country’s music industry was making global impact in spite of the challenges facing it.

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Again Jackson sang, moonwalked at Billboard Awards

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The late King of Pop Michael Jackson was back on stage — as a hologram — performing at the Billboard 2014 Music Award event Sunday in Las Vegas.

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Kanye-Kim party ‘not a wedding’ for Italy: spokesman

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Kanye and Kim

“To get married in Florence they would have to submit a lot of documents. They haven’t made an official request so it can’t officially be a marriage,” said Agnoletti, a spokesman for the city’s interim mayor, Dario Nardella.

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Nigerian music videos among the best in Africa

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Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President, Managing Director MTv Networks International

The Senior Vice-President and Managing Director of MTV Networks Africa, Mr Alex Okosi, has said that Nigerian artistes and video directors now produced some of the best music videos in Africa.

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Praiz drops new video

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Nigerian R n B star, Praiz premieres the music video for his single Mercy. Directed by Patrik Elis, the video which features heavyweights like, KC, Iyanya, as well as newly appointed MTN ambassadors Timaya, Sean Tizzle and Vector, showcases the rare stuff Praiz is made of.

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#BringBackOurGirls: Shekau, just being stupid and satanic – Sound Sultan

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sound sultan

Some of the nation’s leading entertainers, on Friday joined in the call for the release of the school girls that were abducted from their school over three weeks ago by Boko Haram.

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Charly Boy plans concert for late father, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa

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Maverick entertainer Charly Boy, (real name Charles Oputa), on Monday said prominent musicians, Dbanj and Terry G would perform at a concert to mark the death of his father, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa.

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People laugh when I say I’m a DJ – Frizzie

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DJ-Frizzie

Frances Higgwe hit the limelight when she did the female version of ‘Wizkid’s Holla At Your Boy’ titled ’Don’t Holla At Me Boy’. Known as DJ Frizzie in the Nigerian entertainment landscape, she is one of Nigeria’s foremost female DJs who is giving the guys a run for their money. In this interview, she reveals how the journey began for her among other issues.

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