American Grammy Award-winning global sensation and record label executive, DJ Khaled, has been announced as the international host for the MTV Africa Music Awards, Kampala 2021. For the first time, the award ceremony will be aired globally from February 20, 2020 on MTV channels; MTV Base and MTV Africa, in 180 countries. The virtual award ceremony will be hosted by the DJ from home in Miami, Florida, alongside African co-emcees for the Kampala event. Bruce...

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Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will be performing at the inauguration ceremony of the United States’ President-elect, Joe Biden, in Washington next week alongside others. Biden’s transition team has said that the event would showcase a diverse America.  The duo will be the person at the January 20 event for the incoming 46th US President. The event will also feature remarks from a black firefighter from Georgia, a former Youth Poet Laureate, a Catholic Priest,...

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Bayern Munich Star, Alphonso Davies, has used Burna Boy’s ‘Way Too Big’ as a soundtrack to a video that celebrates his outstanding performances in 2020.  The song made one of the top 20 Nigerian songs on Apple Music in 2020. In the year 2020, the Ghanaian-Canadian left-back of Liberian Descent won six trophies with German club, Bayern Munich and was named the best left-back in the world.  This is coming after Fireboy’s ‘Champion’ soundtrack was...

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Nigeria’s popular musician, Oladapo Oyebanjo a.k.a D’Banj says 2021 will be marked in grand style as he plans to launch his new album “Ikebe” before the end of the first quarter. D’Banj made this known in Abuja, during a listening brunch of the album, which also had other tracks like “Banga” and “Antidote”. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that “Ikebe”, which literally means buttock, was produced by Nigeria’s talented producer Rexxie. D’Banj said...

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Nigerian singer and Zanku Records boss, Omoniyi Raphael, popularly known as Zlatan, has revealed some of his plans for 2021 to his fans. The Zanku crooner added that there are lots of his friends who are still struggling in the ghetto and he would always try to connect with his people in the hood. The singer said this in an Instagram Live session, disclosing that his new single would be dedicated to his fans, though...

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The 2021 Grammy Awards that was scheduled for January 31 have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, Rolling Stone confirmed from multiple sources. Although the organizers have not confirmed a new date, sources said they are aiming to hold the presentation sometime in March. The 2021 Grammys had already planned a limited show for 2021, forgoing an audience completely and only allowing presenters and performers on-site during the show. Nominated artists...

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and created another goal as Juventus got back to winning ways in Serie A with a 4-1 victory over Udinese in Turin on Sunday. The result moved the Italian champions up to fifth in the standings. Ronaldo opened the scoring with a trademark drive, after latching on to Aaron Ramsey’s pass, in the 31st minute. He then threaded a perfect through ball into the path of Federico Chiesa to score Juve’s...

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A boxing enthusiast, Abdul-Wahab Adekunle, has presented an N6 million car to the new World Boxing Federations (WBF) Super Featherweight Champion, Ridwan Oyekola of Nigeria. The car was presented to Oyekola on Saturday at the premises of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that Oyekola, popularly known as Scorpion, was crowned new WBF Super Featherweight Champion after defeating Argentine fighter, Lucas Montessori, on December 27, 2020, in Ibadan....

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By Ibrahim Abdul’ Aziz, Regional Correspondent Amid outraged by parents and religion-based groups in Yola, Adamawa state capital the state police command has banned the planned ‘’ Yola Beach Party’’ organized by some youths, for alleged nudity. This is the second term the event has been organized in Yola, the state capital. Speaking on the event, the police spokesman in the state DSP Suleiman Yahya Nguroje, on Sunday announced the ban, adding that ‘’ the...

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By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz, Regional Correspondent _____  Outraged ensued in Yola, Adamawa state capital with parents and other civil society groups calling the state government and police to stop the‘’ Yola Beach Party’’ organized by some youths, for alleged nudity. This is the second term the event has been organized in Yola, the state capital. The advertisement of ‘Yola Beach Party’ this Saturday indicates that the event is slated for Sunday 3rd January, 2021, while gate fee...

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