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Burna Boy gets his second Grammy nomination, Beyoncé becomes the second-most nominated act in the history of the awards

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Nigerian musician, Burna Boy has received his second Grammy nomination. His album, ‘Twice as Tall’ was nominated for the newly named ‘Global Music’ award. Last year, his album ‘African Giant’ was nominated in the same category that was previously known as ‘World Album’.

This year Burna Boy faces competition from  Antibalas, Bebel Gilberto, Anoushka Shankar and Tinariwen.  Meanwhile Beyoncé is bringing her black parade to the Grammys: The pop star’s anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine. Beyoncé picked up song and record of the year bids with “Black Parade,” which she released on Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free.

Beyoncé’s “Black Is King” film that highlighted Black art, music, history and fashion is up for best music film while “Brown Skin Girl,” a song dedicated to dark- and brown-skinned women, is nominated for best music video. The singer also earned three nominations for her slick guest appearance on Megan Thee Stallion‘s No. 1 hit “Savage,” including record of the year, best rap performance and best rap song.

A winner of 24 Grammys, Beyoncé becomes the second-most nominated act in the history of the awards show with 79 nominations. She is tied with Paul McCartney, who earned a nomination this year for best boxed or special limited edition package.

 

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Police file injunction against Yvonne Nelson’s #DumsorMustStop demonstration

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The Ghana Police Service has filed an injunction application at the High Court seeking to stop Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson from proceeding with her planned demonstration against erratic power supply, dubbed the ‘#DumsorMustStop’ vigil. (more…)

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Fella Makafui and Medikal summoned by Gborbu Wulomo over purchase of land at Nungua

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The Gborbu Wulomo-Shitse, the Overlord of the Gadangme State, has summoned Ghanaian rapper Medikal and his ex-wife Fella Makafui to his palace regarding their purchase of a land in Nungua. (more…)

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Jnr Pope betrayed me – Yul Edochie opens up on ‘beef’ with late actor

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Nigerian actor and movie director, Yul Edochie has revealed a previously unknown conflict with his late colleague, Junior Pope. (more…)

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FBS tease new dance anthem ‘Odogwu’ featuring Siifa and Afronitaaa

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It’s official! McNeil Records are ready to unleash FBS’ debut single on the label ‘Odogwu’ featuring label mate, Siifa and Ghanaian dancer and choreographer, Afronitaaa.

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Don’t rely on your man all the time; be a responsible woman – Nikki Samonas to fellow women

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Celebrated Ghanaian actress and TV personality, Nikki Samonas has urged her fellow women to be responsible and build a better future for themselves to avoid over relying on their male partners. (more…)

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Burna Boy joins Nollywood, set to produce first movie

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Grammy-winning Nigerian musician Burna Boy is set to make his mark in Nollywood by producing his first film, “3 Cold Dishes.” (more…)

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