Category: Entertainment

Scott Walker, one of the most influential singers in rock history has died

American-born British singer-songwriter, Scott Walker has died at the age of 76. A statement from his record label said: ‘For half a century, the genius of the man born Noel Scott Engel has enriched the lives of thousands, first as one-third of The Walker Brothers, and later as a solo artist, producer and composer of uncompromising originality.’ […]

AKA wins ‘Favourite South African Star’ Award at 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 23: AKA attends Nickelodeon’s 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards at Galen Center on March 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images) South African artist AKA, won the Favourite South African Star award category at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. AKA won the category where he was nominated […]

Ghana’s Stonebwoy wins ‘Favourite African Star’ Award at 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Nollywood star Adesua Etomi, media personality Ik Osakioduwa, Ghanaian dancehall star Stonebwoy and East Africa music group Sauti Sol were nominated in the “Favourite African Star” category of the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. The event held over the weekend and Stonebwoy emerged the winner of the coveted award.   #ICYMI || A BIG Congratulations to @stonebwoyb on winning the 2019 #KCA […]

Taylor Swift wins Global Music Star at 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards

Taylor Swift has been announced as the winner of the Global Music Star category at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Africa. Swift, who represented North America won the award where Nigerian superstar and Africa’s representative Davido, BLACKPINK representing Asia, Troye Sivan representing Australia/New Zealand, David Guetta representing Europe, J Balvin representing Latin America and HRVY representing United Kingdom were also nominated. Photo Credit: Dreamstimes

Spotted: AKA, Will Smith, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Ray J at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

The 2019 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards held last night at the Galen Center on Saturday (March 23) in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by DJ Khaled, with several big winners announced through the course of the night – Joey King, Noah Centineo, Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift and more. Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Will Smith, Tyga, Ray J, Skai […]

Country Singer Justin Carter dies aged 35 in an accidental shooting with a gun that was being used in his music video shoot

American Country Singer, Justin Carter, has died in an alleged accidental shooting with a gun that was being used as a music video prop.   According to reports, the rising country singer, 35, died from a gunshot wound in an accident that took place while a gun was being used as a prop for a music video being […]

Here’s the Fresh Scoop on Davido’s Performance at J.Cole’s Dreamville Festival

Yay! Months after the festival was canceled, Davido has been re-announced as part of the lineup for the inaugural edition of J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival. The festival is to hold billed on April 6, 2019, in North Carolina, United States. The event was supposed to hold last year, September 15, but inclement weather compelled the organizers to postpone the event. Davido […]

Warner Bros chairman and CEO, Kevin Tsujihara steps down following sexual misconduct allegations

Warner Bros’s chief executive, Kevin Tsujihara is leaving amid claims he tried to secure roles for an actress he allegedly had an affair with.   John Stankey, chief executive of parent company WarnerMedia, said that it was “in the best interest” of the firm that Tsujihara steps down. “Kevin acknowledges that his mistakes are inconsistent […]

Jussie Smollett’s Empire character could be recast or killed off amidst ongoing court case over his ‘fake hate crime’ attack

It has been claimed that Jussie Smollett’s Empire character could be recast or even killed off amidst the ongoing court case over his ‘fake hate crime’ attack The 36-year-old actor is facing 16 Class 4 Felony charges for disorderly conduct for filing a false report that he was the victim of an assault in Chicago with […]

Beyonce and Jay-Z set to receive top honors as ‘passionate defenders of human rights’ at GLAAD Media Awards

Power couple,  Beyonce and Jay-Z are set to receive top honors during the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards on March 28 in Los Angeles.   In a statement by GLAAD President, Sarah Kate Ellis, she said the powerful pair will receive the Vanguard Award during the 30th annual benefit as ‘global icons and passionate defenders of human rights and acceptance for […]

R. Kelly to start writing music to avoid ‘mental breakdown’ over sexual abuse allegations

Embattled  R&B singer, R. Kelly, has reportedly headed back to the studio to continue making music in order to avoid ‘mental breakdown’ over sexual abuse allegations. According to TMZ, Kelly is focusing on producing new music as he believes the writing process is a form of therapy and will help distraction him from his mounting legal […]

Drake removes his song with Michael Jackson from his setlist amid Leaving Neverland documentary

Canadian rapper, Drake, who just kicked off his Assassination Vacation European tour with Tory Lanez, has removed his song “Don’t Matter to Me” with Michael Jackson from his setlist. According to Variety, the song was not a part of the kickoff show in Manchester on Sunday (March 10). Drake previously performed the record during 2018’s Aubrey and the Three Migos […]

Will Smith to Play Venus and Serena Williams’ Dad in ‘King Richard’

American actor, Will Smith will play Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, in the movie “King Richard.” But It’s yet unknown if the Williams sisters will be involved in the project. According to Variety, the film, based on a script by Zach Baylin, will center on Richard Williams overcoming hardship, skepticism, controversy, and his own troubled past […]