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The late Chadwick Boseman earned double Screen Actors Guild awards nominations Thursday, boosting hopes of posthumous Oscars glory for the trailblazing “Black Panther” star. Hollywood’s acting union nominated Boseman for his lead role as an ambitious young horn player in 1920s blues drama “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” and his supporting role as a Vietnam War […]

Actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live legend, Kenan Thompson (Kenan, All That) will take kids and parents on a wild and slimy ride as host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021. With Thompson at the helm, kids and families around the world will literally be part of this year’s show like never before for an […]

The President, Entertainment Database and a Nigerian Flutist, Omatshola Iseli, popularly known as “Tee Mac”, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to provide COVID-19 palliatives to Nigerian entertainers. Tee Mac, who made this call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, said Nigerian entertainers were worst hit by the restrictions […]

MTV Base, organizers of the MTV Africa Music Awards has postponed the event indefinitely. The ceremony was scheduled to hold in Kampala, Uganda on February 2021. In an e-mail sent to The Punch, organizers of the award said that the postponement was due to the ‘current health and safety challenges.” They wrote, “After careful consideration, […]

Cristiano Ronaldo, a Portuguese professional footballer, is the toast of sports enthusiasts as he clocks 36 today. Not surprisingly #Cristiano Ronaldo is trending on social media platforms with many posts celebrating him on his birthday. However, his current club, Juventus led tributes to the superstar with a heartwarming message released on its website. The statement […]

MTV Base, organizers of the MTV Africa Music Awards has postponed the event indefinitely. The ceremony was scheduled to hold in Kampala, Uganda on February 2021. Organizers of the award said that the postponement was due to the ‘current health and safety challenges.” They wrote, “After careful consideration, MTV Base is concerned that the current […]

The nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, celebrating the best in television and film, has been announced. Chadwick Boseman, who died last year at the age of 43 after a private battle with colon cancer, received a posthumous nomination for his role in the Netflix film “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” This year’s nominees […]

Cicely Tyson, the pioneering African-American actress and honorary Oscar winner, died Thursday aged 96, her manager said. Known best for Emmy-winning television movie “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and her Academy-nominated turn in 1972 film “Sounder,” Tyson’s acting career spanned seven decades and often tackled issues of racism and social justice. She frequently turned […]

Tiffany Haddish says she turned down an offer to host a Grammys pre-show — and it’s because the organisation was trying to make her pay for everything. The comedic actor says she was offered the hosting job for the Recording Academy’s 3-hour pre-telecast ahead of the main show in January, but when she was told […]

On December 10, 2020, the MOBO Awards returned after a three-year hiatus andNigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna Boy won big at event. Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act. On November 24, 2020, nominations for the 2020 Music of Black Origin Awards were announced. Nigerian stars, Wizkid, Burna […]


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