Wizkid has received the Brit Billion Award which is a prize given to artists who have surpassed a billion streams in the United Kingdom. The award was presented to the Grammy winner after his landmark show at the Tottenham Stadium on July 29, 2023, thus making Wizkid the first African artist to receive the prestigious […]
Victory Gbakara, one of the contestants for the Nigerian idol, season 8 edition, has emerged winner of the show, walking away with N100m grand prize, during the grand finale held in Lagos on Sunday. The 25 year old Victory Gbakara who is a Nigerian lawyer, singer and song writer from Delta state, actually walked away […]
International Afrobeats superstar Adekunle Gold drops new single ‘Ogaranya’ and also unveiled the Cover Art and Tracklist for his forthcoming landmark fifth album; ‘Tequila Ever After (TEA)’. ‘Tequila Ever After’ packs 18 incredible songs and is set for release on July 28, 2023.
Grammy award-winning singer Burna Boy has become the first African musician to sell out a stadium show in the United States of America. The ‘Love Damini’ crooner sold out the 41,000-capacity Citi Field Stadium in NYC, USA, on Saturday, with his sister, Nissi being the opening artiste at the concert. The self-acclaimed ‘African Giant’ also […]
Tiwa Savage will perform at the 13,000-seat Wembley Arena in the UK for the first time also being the first female Afrobeat artist to do it. Tiwa Savage discussed her rise to fame, the impact of her Nigerian heritage on her music, performing at Prince Charles’ coronation, and her upcoming event in the UK when […]
Following the global success of his single ‘Calm Down’ which enjoyed further success with the Selena Gomez-assisted remix, Nigerian music star Rema has now surpassed 2 billion career streams on Spotify as a lead artist. In 2022, Rema joined the exclusive club of Nigerian artists to have surpassed a billion streams on Spotify, and just […]
Divine Ikubor, popularly know as Rema, has joined the league of Nigerian artistes having their names in the Guinness World Book of Records. The Afrobeat singer achieved the laudable feat with his hit song ‘Calm Down’, which emerged as No.1 hit on the official MENA chart (Middle East and North Africa chart), which is the […]
The African music festival, Palmwine Music Festival, makes its debut in New York City. Founded by Nigerian rap duo Show Dem Camp, the creators of ‘Palmwine Music’ – an infusion of Hip-Hop, Highlife & alte’ – are going to Central Park. Join them on the 27th of August, 2023 to celebrate Palmwine Music 3, their […]
Apple Music is celebrating the origins of modern day African music as we know it with Origins their theme for Africa Month in May this year. From Amapiano to Afrobeats, to Bongo Flava to Alté, Apple Music will be hitting the rewind button by celebrating the music and artists from yester-year who played a critical role in […]
Nigerian megastar Davido has assured fans that he will release the deluxe version of his new album ‘Timeless’. On March 31, 2023, Davido released his fourth album ‘Timeless’. The highly anticipated album has broken multiple streaming records in Nigeria in a bold statement of Davido’s status as the biggest artist on the continent.