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Tony Tetuila Joins APC, To Contest House Of Assembly Seat In Kwara

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Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye, popularly known as Tony Tetuila, has just declared his intention to run for Kwara State House of Assembly as member representing Irepodun Local Government Area. The music crooner who used to be part of a music group “The Remedies”, split with the group and has been successful as...

Forbes: Dr. Dre Tops World's Highest Paid Hip Hop Acts 2014

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1. Dr. Dre: $620 million Thanks to Apple's Beats buyout, Dre had the highest yearly earnings total of any musician ever evaluated by FORBES. The $620 million sum is also more than the remaining 24 names on the Hip-Hop Cash Kings list—combined. Perhaps now the superproducer will have time to finally...

Judge Dismisses $30m Case Accusing Nicki Minaj Of Stealing Wig Designs

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A judge has dismissed a multi-million dollar lawsuit filed by a celebrity hair stylist who accused singer Nicki Minaj of stealing his wig designs. Terrence Davidson wanted $30m (£18.2m) claims the former American Idol judge began copying his designs and selling them online after he stopped working for her. But US District...

British Music Industry Added £3.8bn To The UK Economy In 2013

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The British music industry contributed £3.8bn to the UK economy in 2013, according to an annual trade report. With the sector seeing a 9% growth over the year before, lobbyists called for a stronger national copyright framework. The increase in overall music receipts can be traced to individual revenues by musicians,...

Kanye West: I Am A Married Christian Man

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Kanye West has hit back at reports that he asked a wheelchair user at one of his concerts to stand up, declaring: "I'm a married, Christian man." The rapper is currently on the Australian leg of his tour, but came under fire over the weekend after reports that he had asked...

"No One Made The List" - Cossy Tells Sugar Boys

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Cossy Orjiakor, controversial Nollywood actress and singer whose raunchy antics and flagrant display of her boobs has won her a long list of critics and fans alike said she wouldn't be the sugar mummy of her raunchy fans because none of them showed up to accept a specific task she...

"The Rhythm Of Happiness" MDA8 Hits The Screen

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The number one family dance show in Nigeria, Maltina Dance All season eight (MDA8), hit television screens across the nation and beyond on Sunday, September 7. Out of the 28 families who scaled through the pre-grand audition show in three regions - Port Harcourt, Abuja and Lagos, thirteen families were selected...

Davido Nominated For MTV Awards

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The multiple award winning artiste David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has been nominated by the  MTV European Music Awards (EMA)  FOR THE BEST African Act 2014 Awards. The presentations of the awards is scheduled to hold in November  in Glasgow, Scotland.  Davido who won the BET award for Best International...

James Bond Moonraker Villain, Richard Kiel Dies At 74

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Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74. Kelley Sanchez, director of communications at Saint Agnes Medical Center, confirmed Wednesday that Kiel was a patient at the hospital and died. Kiel's agent, Steven Stevens, also...

Denzel Washington Replaces Tom Cruise In 'The Magnificent Seven'

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Denzel Washington is to replace Tom Cruise in MGM’s remake of the classic western The Magnificent Seven, about a crime-fighting guardian angel, according to US reports. Washington’s director on Training Day, Antoine Fuqua, will take charge of the cameras.

P-Square New Album, 'Double Trouble' To Be Released September 12

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Africa’s biggest duo, P-Square have released their album cover and track list for their upcoming album titled “Double Trouble” on the 12th of September. Among the list of songs is the popular single Ejeajo featuring TI which has over 350,000 views on YouTube. Other tracks will feature prominent artist like Dave Scott, Jermaine Jackson and a much expected surprise is a song featuring Don Jazzy .

 

Pharrell's 'Happy' Becomes Most Downloaded Track Ever In The UK

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After taking over pop radio, wedding dancefloors, school discos and everywhere in between, Pharrell Williams’s mega-hit Happy has become the most downloaded track ever in the UK.

 

U2 Expected To Launch New Album Project Alongside iPhone 6

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U2 are poised to announce a new partnership with Apple, involving the release of their new album, the New York Times reports.

Dorrobucci Video Hits A Million Views On Youtube

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The smash hit single from Mavin records all-star collective, ‘Dorrobucci,’ has just hit over one million views on Youtube.

'LABO' ... Life Is A Journey Premieres September 18 At Silverbird Abuja

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“Labo” in Yoruba language simply means (ile Labo isimi oko, ajo laye.)    

The Highest Paid TV Actresses Of 2014

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No. 1: Sofia Vergara Vergara, 41, continues her streak as the top earning TV actress – three years running -- in large part due to her business savvy – the Colombia native secured endorsement deals with Diet Pepsi, CoverGirl, Head & Shoulders and AT&T, among others. She also has a 12-year contract with K-Mart and a fragrance, movie roles and, of course, a reportedly $325K per episode take-home for Modern Family. Off-camera, the talent management and entertainment-marketing firm she co-founded, Latin World Entertainment, is launching a Spanish-language tech news site. Combining all of her various ventures together, and Vergara out-earns FORBES’ second highest paid actress by more than $20 million.

Chris Brown Pleads Guilty To Assault

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Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hitting a man outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

Survivor Singer Jimi Jamison Dies Aged 63

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Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, has died aged 63.

Wizkid Finally Addresses Recent Issues With Davido

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In an interview with Olisa Adibua on his new TV program called The Truth, Wizkid opened up on his recent issues with Davido.

Chris Brown Due Back In DC Court For Plea Hearing

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Singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case.