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Here is the full list of the winners at the just concluded 2017 All Africa Music Awards held Sunday, November 12, 2012 at the Eko Hotels and Suites. For the fourth time in a row, Nigerian music acts again dominate the West African class of the regional nomination categories of the All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) #AFRIMA2017. Starboy Wizkid as he is fondly called took home two awards. He won the prestigious Artiste of the Year, and also Song of the Year. There were also wins for Tiwa Savage, Simi, Ycee and not to be left is filmaker Adasa Cookey.
All went down at the prestigious EKO Hotel & Suites with Wizkid and Tiwa Savage emerging as the best male and female artistes in West Africa. Remember the 2 stars recently collaborated on "MA LO" which still receives massive airplay and serves as a single off the latter's "SUGARCANE EP" Winning as well is Emtee who won the Best male Artiste in South Africa while Nandy from Tanzania emerged Best Female Artiste in East Africa. AFRIMA 2017 plaques are being given out at the EKO Hotel & Suites.
Nigerian star, Davido is sure having a good year, and with the huge musical successes he has recorded so far and to think he has a new music on FIA. Davido just achieved another fit this year as he has been announced the winner of the Best African Act category at the 2017 MTV EMAs. To claim the award, the singer had to beat the likes of Wizkid and Nasty C of South Africa.
If you have not been following, you may have missed alot. Davido released both visual and audio to his new hit! "FIA" hours ago and it is already making news rounds as regards the part of the lyrics which mentions caroline 😁.
Controversies upon Controversies been trailing the Nigerian music scene for a while now and seeing many beefs around. This particular story is just one of many and obviously more to come. The controversies surrounding M.I’s comment on an episode of Loose Talk and the “Fix Up Your Life” release by the Chocolate City boss; the tension between Vector and the chairman has been on the rise.
The horizon of Nigerian music is broadening, beyond the shores of Africa to the field of global music. Nigerian music is like the new gold causing people of the west to rush to the market. Good for us because with the growing rave around our music; our artistes move steps closer to that very elusive Grammy award. Here’s a list of 10 already internationally recognized Nigerian artistes:
Lolz. Nigerian music industry in my opinion should be competing with the comedy section the entertainment phase of that Nigerian industry. Remember that, while speaking in an exclusive interview with TVC News, veteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem, who is known in recent times for his harsh comments on the careers of his colleagues, than for his career as a musician, waded into the family feud of the famous Okoye brothers. [Click Here To See]
Perhaps the most controversial rapper right now, Eedris Abdulkareem has turned his attention to Peter & Paul Okoye, of the now defunct P-Sqaure music group. The two brothers have taken separate music career paths; with Peter Okoye flagging the stage name, Mr. P, while Paul Okoye bears Rudeboy.
In a video that recently surfaced online, street pop rave, Small Doctor unreservedly comes for music superstars who snub upcoming artistes. The ‘Penalty‘ crooner went on a 1 minute long rant questioning the habit of superstar artistes who seem to forgotten that their status is only a privilege, which should be appreciated by showing support to up and coming artistes.
Well, no one really would have thought Banky W had a lot of health related matters going in the last few months. In his recent instagram post, the EME Boss recounts Gods blessings and gave a little insight into what he has been through and how strong he obviously has remained. Banky W on his instagram post however wrote:
A wise man once said this: "Scars. A sign that you had been hurt. A sign that you had been healed." Scroll through the pictures to see mine.