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Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards Rap led the Grammy nominations for the second year running, with Kendrick Lamar nabbing eight and Drake following with seven, as women made their mark in the top categories after being largely snubbed a year ago. Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on February 10 in Los Angeles: Album of the Year  Cardi B, “Invasion of Privacy” Brandi Carlile, “By The Way, I Forgive You” Drake, “Scorpion” Various Artists, “Black Panther: The Album, Music From and Inspired By” Record of the Year, recognizing overall performance on a song  Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It” Brandi Carlile, “The Joke” Childish Gambino, “This Is America” Drake, “God’s Plan” Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow” (from “A Star Is Born”) Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All The Stars” (from “Black Panther”) Post Malone featuring 21 Savage, “Rockstar” Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle” Song of the Year, recognizing songwriting  Kendrick Lamar and SZA, with songwriters Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears and Anthony Tiffith, “All The Stars” (from “Black Panther”) Ella Mai with songwriters Larrance Dopson, Joelle James and Dijon McFarlane, “Boo’d Up” Drake with songwriters Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels and Noah Shebib, “God’s Plan” Shawn Mendes with songwriters Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris and Geoffrey Warburton, “In My Blood” Brandi Carlile with songwriters Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth, “The Joke” Zedd and Grey, with songwriters Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson and Marcus Lomax, “The Middle” Lady Gaga with songwriters Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, “Shallow” Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) and Ludwig Goransson, “This Is America” Best New Artist Cardi B, “Invasion Of Privacy” Mac Miller, “Swimming” Best Rock Album  Alice in Chains, “Rainier Fog” Fall Out Boy, “Mania” Greta Van Fleet, “From the Fires” Weezer, “Pacific Daydream” Kelly Clarkson, “Meaning of Life” Ariana Grande, “Sweetener” Arctic Monkeys, “Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino” Beck, “Colors” Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, “Black Times” Soweto Gospel Choir, “Freedom” Yiddish Glory, “The Lost Songs of World War II” Best Dance/Electronic Album Sophie, “Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides” TOKiMONSTA, “Lune Rouge”  

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OBO! Davido Reveals His Plan For 2019

OBO! Davido Reveals His Plan For 2019 Popular Singer, Davido has revealed his plans for the year 2019. The ‘Assurance’ crooner who has put in so much energy in 2018 and so far released 8 top songs, looks like he will be slowing down in 2019. Davido in a post on his SnapChat page on Friday said 2019 is a year for him to enjoy and not ‘kill himself’ According to him, “The year 2019 is the year of I can’t come and kill myself. “Getting too much money not to enjoy myself.” Meanwhile, Davido had disclosed that the National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, cancelled his one-year orientation exercise. Davido, a graduate of Babcock University. registered for NYSC with the 2018 Batch ‘B’ stream II corps members who were sworn in on August 30.

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Forbes Releases Top 10 African Richest Music Stars In 2018 (See List)

Forbes Releases Top 10 African Richest Music Stars In 2018 (See List) World respected ranking magazine, Forbes has named top ten richest musicians in Africa. The current list of top 10 Richest musicians in Africa this 2018 and net worth according to Forbes has been released. These popular artistes span from various countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and other countries whose music industries are booming today. The current list of top 10 Richest musicians in Africa this 2018 and net worth according to Forbes has been released. These popular artistes span from various countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and other countries whose music industries are booming today. 1. Akon Akon has over 35 million albums sold worldwide and also a popular musician in Africa and also in the world. He has won numerous awards including five Grammy Award nominations and has 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt. He tops the list according to Forbes Africa. Akon net worth is estimated at $80 million currently this 2018. 2. Black Coffee The multi-award-winning artist’s real name is Nkosinathi Maphumulo. He was born in South Africa’s house music province, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and raised in the Eastern Cape province, where Nelson Mandela hailed from, before moving back to KZN to study music. He is second richest artist in Africa but first in South-Africa with a current net worth of $60 million this 2018. 3. Hugh Masekela Hugh was born in Witbank, east of Johannesburg. He has released more than 43 albums and performed with Marvin Gaye, Dizzy Gillespie, The Byrds, Fela Kuti, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder and Miriam Makeba. He is also one of the richest African musicians today. 4. Don Jazzy Don Jazzy is ranked fourth richest musician in Africa and also first in Nigeria. Like many artists, his real name is Michael Collins Ajereh, and he started playing music as a child in church before moving to the UK to pursue his career. Don Jazzy net worth currently is $30 million. 5. Tinashe Tinashe was a child model by the age of three. The twenty-four-year-old sang before she could talk and made her first appearance in 2000 in the film Cora Unashamed. Her voice also starred in the cartoon feature film The Polar Express alongside Oscar-winning actor, Tom Hanks. She is the fifth on Forbes list on richest African musicians. 6. Jidenna By the age of 10, Jidenna Theodore Mobisson knew he wanted to do music but was afraid to tell his father who wanted him to be an engineer. He is ranked sixth according to Forbes Africa. 7. Wizkid Wizkid is arguably currently the uncrowned king of African music. Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz, danced to his songs Ojuelegba and Caro, with Keys posting a video on her Instagram account with the caption, “This song makes me happy”. Kylie Jenner also posted a video of herself dancing to Wizkid’s music on Snapchat. He is seventh richest musician in the African continent according to Forbes List, with a net worth of $20 milion. 8. Davido Davido is a popular Nigerian artist and who achieved celebrity status in just five years. He said it was people like P-Square and D’Banj who made him believe this was possible. He became famous for his widely acclaimed 2012 debut album “Omo Baba Olowo”. His net worth currently is $16 million. 9. Sarkodie Michael Owusu Addo started out as an underground rapper and through the help of Duncan Williams, his former manager, his career was launched. Staying true to his identity, he is a big advocate of Azonto, a Ghanaian genre that is said to have been born out of Kpanlogo, a traditional dance. Forbes estimated Sarkodie net worth to be at $5 million His first single off his fourth album, Mewu, sold almost 4,000 copies on the first day of its release in Ghana. He was also the first Ghanaian to win a BET award. 10. Oliver Mtukudzi Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi has 65 albums under his belt, more than the legendary Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. It’s a remarkable career stretching back 41 years with songs that have enlivened parties all over the world. He is ranked 10th richest musician in Africa. Guys 👇🏾 Which Among The Above Listed African Artiste Is Your Favorite? Let’s know Drop your comments  

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Davido’s Alleged ‘Third Babymama’ Joins Instagram As Pressure Mounts On Singer

Davido’s Alleged ‘Third Babymama’ Joins Instagram As Pressure Mounts On Singer Controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo who claimed little Mitchell is Davido’s first daughter, has finally shared pictures of the alleged babymama, Grace Enitan Labinjo. The alleged babymama just joined Instagram with username; Ayotomide. Davido has refused to associate himself with the young lady based in Ibadan, Oyo State despite insinuations that her little baby shares a striking resemblance with the superstar’s first daughter, Imade.Officially, Davido has two children from two different women as he remains unmarried. Read the statement released by Kemi Olunloyo yesterday, November 28, 2018: “Ayotomide Grace Enitan Labinjo joins our client roster. She is a motivational speaker, aspiring businesswoman, fashion model and most importantly a MOTHER. She is the mother of @mitchellanuadeleke of #30billiongirls campaign and the face of @healthreports. Labinjo is a very reserved woman, a quiet Facebook user, she decided to join instagram and share images of her life. Her handle is @ayolabinjo. Pls beware of fake pages. We will request Verification soon. Written by Zoie Perez Senior Publicist ZP @hnnafricapr @ayolabinjo is mom to @mitchellanuadeleke. She joined instagram this morning. More than @davidoofficial’s baby mama, she’s destined for greatness.”

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Music] Zlatan Ibile Ft. Davido – Osanle

Music] Zlatan Ibile Ft. Davido – Osanle Coded records frontliner Zlatan comes through with a new smash hit as he teams up with DMW Boss Davido to present masterpiece titled “Osanle”. Osanle is a song that’s going to set your feet into the dancing floor, Zanku dance is beginning to end the run of Shaku shaku as Zlatan release Osanle to foster the emerging Zanku dance that’s popular on the street now. Listen & Download “Zlatan Ibile Ft. Davido – Osanle” below:- DOWNLOAD MP3

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Breaking News! Tekno’s Vocal Box Is Damaged, Can’t Sing Or Perform – Ubi Franklin Posted by Akham Papa on November 26, 2018 under

Breaking News! Tekno’s Vocal Box Is Damaged, Can’t Sing Or Perform – Ubi Franklin In an official statement released on Instagram, Ubi Franklin, the CEO of Triple MG, revealed that their superstar artiste, Tekno, can no longer sing or perform for now, following a temporal damage to his vocal box due to strain from overtime performances. Franklin who made the shocking revelation on behalf of the singer’s management, asked fans to pray for him during this hard time as he continues to recover. See the full statement below;

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2019: What I Will Do For 12 Million Youths – Atiku

2019: What I Will Do For 12 Million Youths – Atiku Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is targeting the creation of job opportunities for 12 million youths in 2019 and beyond.   The ex-VP stated this in the policy document he released yesterday and obtained by us in Abuja.   He blamed lack of skills, along with poor infrastructure and a weak business climate for the deteriorating unemployment situation in the country.   Atiku said to tackle these challenges, he intends to initiate a policy that will create up to three million employment opportunities in the private sector annually within the next four years if elected President.   Specifically, the PDP presidential flagbearer said he will promote the apprenticeship system of skills acquisition, support the increase in the number of entrepreneurs in the country, encourage formal technical and vocational training as well as accelerate the growth of the real sector of the economy to open up self- and wage-paying jobs.   His words: “Unemployment is one of his priority areas of focus Nigeria’s most pressing problem today. Close to 16 million people are unemployed, 9 million more than in 2014.   “Over 2 million new entrants join the labour force each year and the labour markets are failing to keep up, leading to the unemployed share of the labour force more than tripling in less than a decade: from 5.1% in 2010 to 18.8% in 2017   “We shall re-launch the National Open Apprenticeship Programme (NOAP) with special focus on young men and women who may not have had the opportunity to attend school or complete basic education. News  2019: What I Will Do For 12 Million Youths – Atiku  November 20, 2018  Mohammed  0 Comments Edit 2019: What I Will Do For 12 Million Youths – Atiku Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said he is targeting the creation of job opportunities for 12 million youths in 2019 and beyond. The ex-VP stated this in the policy document he released yesterday and obtained by us in Abuja. He blamed lack of skills, along with poor infrastructure and a weak business climate for the deteriorating unemployment situation in the country. Atiku said to tackle these challenges, he intends to initiate a policy that will create up to three million employment opportunities in the private sector annually within the next four years if elected President. Specifically, the PDP presidential flagbearer said he will promote the apprenticeship system of skills acquisition, support the increase in the number of entrepreneurs in the country, encourage formal technical and vocational training as well as accelerate the growth of the real sector of the economy to open up self- and wage-paying jobs. His words: “Unemployment is one of his priority areas of focus Nigeria’s most pressing problem today. Close to 16 million people are unemployed, 9 million more than in 2014. “Over 2 million new entrants join the labour force each year and the labour markets are failing to keep up, leading to the unemployed share of the labour force more than tripling in less than a decade: from 5.1% in 2010 to 18.8% in 2017 “We shall re-launch the National Open Apprenticeship Programme (NOAP) with special focus on young men and women who may not have had the opportunity to attend school or complete basic education. READ  Mosquito-borne diseases has threaten World “We shall seek to increase the stock of budding entrepreneurs through the support of innovative business ideas, internships and apprenticeship programmes. “We will support the formal TVET system and re-position the technical colleges and vocational skills acquisition centres to produce skills and competencies for innovation and the creation of new ideas and products inside enterprises from where future jobs and future prosperity will derive. “Without significant stimulation of the local economy the programmes outlined above will not be effective and the unemployment challenge is unlikely to be alleviated. Our inaction will have significant opportunity costs. “A critical policy priority therefore, is to accelerate the growth of the real sector of the economy to open up self and wage-paying job opportunities. “New jobs will arise from increased commercialization of agriculture, the construction and operation of infrastructure (including transportation; electricity, water supply and sewerage, real estate and telecommunications), as well as growth in financial services and new investment in manufacturing, IT and IT-enabled services.”

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SO SAD: Popular Inspiration FM OAP, Tosyn Bucknor Dead At 37

SO SAD: Popular Inspiration FM OAP, Tosyn Bucknor Dead At 37 Inspiration FM’s popular OAP, Tosyn Bucknor has been reported dead at the age of 37. The actual cause of death is yet to be confirmed but according to reports, she was reportedly found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, when he arrived home from work on Monday night. Tosyn, a notable voice on the Nigerian airwaves worked with Top Radio before joining Inspiration FM. RIP Tosyn Bucknor.

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Kizz Daniel Reportedly Held Hostage By Babcock Students For Collecting N3m Without Performing

Kizz Daniel Reportedly Held Hostage By Babcock Students For Collecting N3m Without Performing Kizz Daniel has reportedly incurred the wrath of Babcock University students after allegedly collecting N3m for a show at the institution and failing to show up for his performance. The incident is said to have happened last night. According to the students, the singer made them wait for 7 hours and when he came out, he refused to move because the organisers couldn’t provide two G-Wagon vehicles to convey him and his team. They added that they managed to eventually get a Benz for him and he showed up after the show, saying the N3m was small since he is a well-travelled artiste. The outraged students later surrounded his car and insisted on getting a refund from him, with many of them labeling him a scammer. READ ALSO: StewNation Gone Sour!! Wizkid’s Bodyguard, Almost Got Killed For Defending Him (Graphics Photos)

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CONGRATULATIONS!! See Full List Of Countries That Have Qualified For AFCON 2019

CONGRATULATIONS!! See Full List Of Countries That Have Qualified For AFCON 2019 On Saturday, four more countries qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which will hold next summer in Cameroon. They are: Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco. Nigeria drew 1-1 with South Africa in Soweto, Uganda edged Cape Verde 1-0 in Kampala, Mali beat Gabon in Libreville and Morocco went through after rivals, Malawi, lost in the Comoros. Three-time former champions, the Super Eagles, who had failed to qualify for the last two editions, were ahead in South Africa within nine minutes when Buhle Mkhwanazi scored an own goal. Percy Tau set up the equaliser for Lebo Mothiba on 26 minutes, but the hosts were fortunate as several contentious offside decisions went against Nigeria. A total of nine nations have now booked places at the newly-extended 24-team finals, with hosts Cameroon, Madagascar, Senegal, Egypt and Tunisia securing berths before this weekend.