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Wizkid Bags Five Fresh Awards

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Wizkid, an afrobeat superstar and a Grammy award winner has bagged another five honorable awards at the 2021 African Entertainment Awards in the United States, aso Naija reports.

Ayodeji , was named the winner in five different categories, including:

Song Of The Year: Wizkid ft Tems – Essence

Album Of The Year: Wizkid “MADE IN LAGOS”

Best Music Video: Wizkid – Essence Ft. Tems

 

BEST COLLABORATIONS: Wizkid – Essence ft. Tems

BEST MALE ARTIST WINNER: Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.

He began recording music at the age of 11 and released a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed.

Remember that Machala also won three awards at AFRIMA 2021, making him the first singer to achieve this feat.

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Popular Adult Film Actress, Kagney Linn Karter Ends It All

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Kagney Linn Karter, a well-known American actress in the adult film industry and former exotic dancer, has tragically passed away at the age of 36, Aso Naija Reports.

She was discovered deceased at her residence in Parma, Ohio, USA.

In memory of Kagney, her friends Rachel and Megan have organized a GoFundMe page to gather funds for her funeral expenses.

In their heartfelt message, they shared that over the years, Kagney battled mental health issues despite her numerous achievements and talents. Even during her darkest moments, she remained committed to her work, always eager to learn, contribute, and strive for personal growth.

Although she felt isolated within her own thoughts, she never failed to support her friends and the community that cared for her.

Kagney faced her internal struggles with the same determination and ambition that she exhibited in all aspects of her life, demonstrating remarkable strength throughout her journey.

Kagney Linn Karter embarked on her career in the early 2000s and received multiple nominations for her contributions, although she never secured a victory.

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Burna Boy’s Grammy Hopes Dashed as All Four Nominations Lead to Defeat

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Burna Boy’s Grammy Hopes Dashed as All Four Nominations Lead to Defeat

Despite being nominated in four categories, Burna Boy, whose real name is Damini Ogulu, did not secure any awards at the 66th Grammy Awards, Aso Naija Reports.

In the Global Music Performance category, Burna Boy’s song ‘Alone’ faced tough competition from Zakir Hussain, Bela Fleck, and Edgar Myer’s ‘Pashto,’ which emerged as the winner.

Similarly, in the Best African Music Performance category, Damini’s  ‘City Boys’ was surpassed by South African singer Tyla’s ‘Water.’

The Best Melodic Rap Performance category was claimed by American rappers Lil Durk and J Cole for their song ‘All My Life,’ outshining Damini and 21 Savage’s ‘Sittin’ On Top of the World.’

Burna Boy’s fourth nomination, Best Global Music Album, was also unsuccessful. His album ‘I Told Them’ was nominated in this category, but it was ultimately defeated by the World fusion band Shakti’s ‘This Moment.’

Watch his performance at the Grammy awards night HERE

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Davido Comes Up Empty in All Three Grammy Nominations

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Davido Comes Up Empty in All Three Grammy Nominations

Davido fell short in all three Grammy nominations he received at the 66th Grammy Awards, held on Sunday night, February 4th, Aso Naija Reports.

Despite being recognized for his achievements, Davido did not emerge victorious in any of the categories he was nominated for. His song ‘Feel’ was in contention for the Best Global Music Performance category, ‘Timeless’ was up for the Album of the Year category, and ‘Unavailable’ received a nomination for Best African Music Performance.

Regrettably, Davido did not secure a win in any of these categories.

Just before the commencement of the award ceremony, Davido expressed his excitement in an interview with Billboard’s Tetris Kelly at the Pre-Grammy show.

He mentioned that if he were to win the award for Best African Music Performance category, he would celebrate in an exuberant manner.

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“I’m Not A Blogger” – Tunde Ednut Responds To Obi’s Birthday Message

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“I’m Not A Blogger” – Tunde Ednut Responds To Obi’s Birthday Message

 

 

 

Social media celebrity, Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle, popularly known as Tunde Ednut, has reacted to a birthday message from Peter Obi, Aso Naija Reports.

Ednut took to his Instagram account on Monday to correct the former Anambra State governor saying, “I am an entertainer and not a blogger.”

Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, sent his congratulatory message in a series of tweets shared on his X handle (formerly Twitter) on Sunday, describing Ednut as an entertainment blogger and global internet influencer.

Tunde Ednut turned 38 on Saturday, January 20.

Obi wrote, “I extend my heartfelt birthday wishes to the remarkable Nigerian entertainment blogger and global internet influencer, Tunde Olaoluwa Adekunle, widely known as ‘Tunde Ednut’, as he celebrates his 38th birthday.”

Reacting to Obi’s birthday message the social media influencer said he is honoured to have received a birthday message from the former presidential candidate.

He wrote, “This is huge for me, wow I am very honoured sir, wow, Thank you, but sir I am not a blogger sir, I am an entertainer sir.”

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President Tinubu and Atiku Congratulate Funke Akindele on Box Office Success

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President Tinubu and Atiku Congratulate Funke Akindele on Box Office Success

President Tinubu and former Vice President Atiku have both extended their congratulations to Funke Akindele for her remarkable achievement in the film industry, Aso Naija Reports.

Funke Akindele, an actress and filmmaker, recently released her movie titled ‘A Tribe Called Judah,’ which she produced and co-directed. The film premiered in Nigerian cinemas in mid-December of the previous year and, after three weeks, it was reported to have earned over N1 billion, making it the highest-grossing Nigerian movie to date.

President Bola Tinubu, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelali, expressed his admiration for Funke Akindele’s contributions to the industry and congratulated her on the record-breaking success of her film.

He also acknowledged the Nigerian creative industry’s significance, not only as a platform for artistic expression but also as a valuable source of soft power and export potential.

President Tinubu emphasized his administration’s commitment to creating a conducive environment for the industry to thrive further, recognizing its role in providing employment opportunities for talented Nigerian youths.

Similarly, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar took to X to celebrate Funke Akindele’s accomplishments. He commended her for not only breaking records but also for being a symbol of cultural pride and the unwavering spirit of Nollywood.

Both President Tinubu and former Vice President Atiku’s messages serve as a testament to the outstanding achievements of Funke Akindele and the significant impact of the Nigerian film industry on the country’s cultural and economic landscape.

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