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By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 13th, 2016
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Music streaming service Tidal, owned by rap star Jay-Z, posted heavy losses last year and has had trouble making payments on time. Reports say Tidal’s parent group, Aspiro posted a loss of twenty-eight million dollars last year, according to Norwegian business daily Dagens Naeringsliv, which examined...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 13th, 2016
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The Organizers of the Nigeria Music Video Awards (NMVA) have announced rapper Vector’s video for ‘King Kong Remix’ as the 2015 Video of the Year. The awards ceremony was postponed indefinitely last year with the organizers citing logistic challenges for calling off an earlier announced date in 2015. ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 6th, 2016
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D’banj has announced a three day concert tour of the UK. Tagged the ‘Emergency’ concerts, the performances will kick off at the Manchester Academy in Manchester on the eleventh of November. It will continue on the twelfth of November at Tower Ballroom in Birmingham, and end in Londo...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 6th, 2016
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Tupac Shakur’s handwritten lyrics for “Catchin’ Feelings” from his 2002 album “Better Dayz” are on sale for thirty eight thousand, five hundred dollars. Fans can purchase the rare item on the memorabilia company, Moments in Time’s website.   The announce...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 4th, 2016
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Nigeria’s biggest telecommunication company, MTN has terminated its contract with some of Nigeria’s biggest stars, including Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Davido, among others. The management has also released the names of its 2016-2017 celebrity ambassadors to include Praiz, Chidinma, Iyanya, Tekno, Falz ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Sep 4th, 2016
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Action movie star Jackie Chan is to be given an honorary Academy Award for his “extraordinary achievements” in film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also voted to give honorary Oscars to British editor Anne V Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary maker F...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Aug 21st, 2016
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The Nigerian music industry has stepped up plans to mark the annual ‘No Music Day’ across Nigeria, next month.   Themed “The Monetization of Musical Content in the Digital Space”, the event is a day the music industry has dedicated to bring the attention of the Nigerian nation to the widespread ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Aug 21st, 2016
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American boy band mogul Lou Pearlman has died in prison at the age of sixty-two. Pearlman launched the careers of the Backstreet Boys, the best-selling boy band of all time, and NSync, among others. He was jailed for twenty-five years in 2008 over a massive three hundred million dollars Ponzi fraud s...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Aug 12th, 2016
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Nigerian-American singer, Jidenna has signed a groundbreaking deal with three giant music houses for the launch and distribution of his debut album “Long Live The Chief.   The recording artist signed the deal with Epic Records, Sony Music West Africa and Sony Music South Africa. The three music ...
By Taiwo Adediran
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Aug 12th, 2016
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The MTV Video Music Awards will honour pop diva Rihanna with its Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, which recognizes an artist’s cultural impact. Rihanna will receive the award and perform at the annual awards extravaganza to take place on the twenty-eighth of August at New York’s Madison Square G...