Beyonce, Taylor Swift make Grammy history as women dominate big prize

Taylor Swift and Billie Eilish took the top prizes at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, but Beyonce was the big winner on a history-making night marked by multiple wins for women. Beyonce’s four Grammys on Sunday – two of them shared with best new artist winner Megan Thee Stallion – took her total career wins […]

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Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tiwa Grammy win is victory for Nigeria – Davido

Music superstar Davido has described the victory of his contemporaries at the 2021 edition of the Recording Academy Awards popularly called Grammys, as victory for Nigeria. He congratulated Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and others few hours after their victory at the 63rd edition of the awards ceremony hosted by Trevor Noah on Sunday, March […]

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Full list of 63rd Grammy Awards winners

Nigerian Music Stars Wizkid and Burna Boy emerged winners at the 2021 Grammy Awards. While Burna Boy’s ‘Twice As Tall’, his last year’s project, fetched him the ‘Best Global Music Album’ Category, Wizkid won his first-ever Grammy award for his role in ‘Brown Skin Girl’, a 2019 song by Beyonce. ‘Brown Skin Girl’ was nominated for the […]

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Iya Rainbow, Mama Awero honoured on International Women’s Day

Veteran actresses, Mrs Idowu Philips aka Iya Rainbow and Mrs Lanre Hassan Adesina aka Iya Awero have been honoured in commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day. The super stars were honoured by International Breweries in a green carpet event that was held in Lagos. The event had a band of poets, drummers, and dancers […]

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Sikiru Ayinde Barrister: Prophet without honour (3)

By Tunde Odesola   Birth, breath and death; three seeds cohabiting in the same pod. Birth-breath-death: Sikiru Ayinde Balogun’s earthly journey in a winged chariot driven by fate, fuelled by freewill. Fatefully, Ayinde was born by a butcher father and a pepper-seller mother. Utterly, he had no say over the spermatic fluid that shot him […]

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Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham’s films gross over N300m

Mrs. Akindele-Bello and Mrs. Abraham Nollywood stars Funke Akindele-Bello and Toyin Abraham currently stand as the two producers with the highest-grossing films with over N300 million in 2020. Mrs. Akindele-Bello’s ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ and Mrs. Abraham’s ‘Fate of Alakada,’ each grossed over N100 million in cinemas after the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria released […]

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Sikiru Ayinde Barrister: Prophet without honour (2)

By Tunde Odesola Barrister wasn’t a stark illiterate. He wasn’t an academic either. But he created Fuji, a music brand that has swallowed various pre-existing Yoruba music such as Sakara, Apala, Awurebe, and paralysed erstwhile top-of-the-chart music, Juju. However, there are many ‘ifs and buts’ that could have changed the success story of Fuji since […]

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