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Burna Boy, Asake, Rema, Tyla, nominated for 2024 Brit Awards

African music is experiencing rapid international recognition, with the superstars behind this global exportation enjoying both commercial success and critical acclaim. International superstars Burna Boy, Asake, Tyla and Rema have all earned nominations for the 2024 Brit Award. Burna Boy and Asake received nominations in the Best International Artist category, competing with American superstars Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, SZA, […]

Asake, Rema, Nicki Minaj to Headline 2024 Afro Nation Festival

Rema, Asake, and Nicki Minaj are among the headliners for the 2024 Afro Nation festival, set to hold from June 26 to 28 in Algarve Portimao, Portugal. The organisers, via a post on X on Monday, unveiled the three music stars along with a list of notable artistes slated to perform at the event. The […]

Rema Cancels December Shows For Health Reasons

Years of touring have taken their toll on Nigerian singer Rema, who says he is now cancelling all performances in December to focus on his health. The Afrobeats star announced the decision on Wednesday on Instagram, saying it “breaks my heart.” “I need time to recuperate,” he told fans, promising, “2024, we go again.” The […]

Burna Boy, Rema Win At The 2023 Billboard Music Awards 

At the 2023 BBMA, Burna Boy and Rema took home the inaugural titles for Best Afrobeats Act and Best Afrobeats Song, respectively, for the song “Calm Down” featuring Selena Gomez. Full winners list: Top Artist Drake Luke Combs Morgan Wallen SZA WINNER: Taylor Swift Top New Artist Bailey Zimmerman Ice Spice Jelly Roll Peso Pluma […]

Rema Wins Best African Artist At The 2023 MTV EMAs

Rema wins the Best African artist title at the 2023 MTV EMAs over other superstars including Davido and Burna Boy. Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj were the highest winners as they won 3 awards respectively. The 2023 MTV EMAs ceremony which was scheduled for Paris has earlier been cancelled for what organisers said was a […]

Winners At The 16th Headies Awards

The 16th Headies Awards ceremony was held in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 3, 2023, for the second year in a row. Here is a list of all the winners. Best Rap Single Odumodublvck – “Declan Rice” Best Vocal Performance Wande Coal – “Kpe Paso”  Best Music Video Director K – “Calm Down” (Remix) Best Rap […]

Rema Hits 2 Billion Career Streams on Spotify

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 […]

Rema Enters Guinness World Record With ‘Calm Down’

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 […]