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Ghana; South Africa - Stonebwoy won an award at the 2019 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards at the Galen Center in Los Angeles on 23 March. The awards ceremony, which took place for the first time in 1988, targets young Americans and has winners voted and chosen by viewers of...
Africa Newsdesk, Liberia - On 16 March, the Liberian Entertainment Awards took place in Washington DC in the United States. The award scheme, which began in 2009, was created to honour Liberian entertainers based within and outside the country. According to the...
World News; Canada - The Dawn Initiative, a concert project based in Toronto, Canada, is inviting composers from around the world to submit a composition inspired by the theme, Celebration of the Oneness of Humankind. Selected scores will be performed at the Toronto Centre for the Arts in...
Leaving Neverland, the two-part Michael Jackson documentary on HBO, may have alerted the public to sexual abuse allegations against the singer (which his estate denies), but it hasn't stopped fans from listening to his music. Despite initial reports, Billboard writes that Jackson's combined album and song sales increased 10% following the doc,...
The saga around the resurfacing of Robert “R.” Kelly’s alleged victims’ claims and his pending aggravated sexual assault case has reached an extra alarming chapter. In a recent interview, R. Kelly accuser Lisa Van Allen dropped a whammy in relation to Kelly’s alleged relationship with the late singer Aaliyah.
World News; Australia - According to reports following the event, African women musicians were excellent at this year’s edition of WOMADelaide in Australia. The event, which took place at the Botanic Park in Adelaide, saw performances from about 75 acts drawn from 35 countries,...
World News; Africa Newsdesk - An ancient West African instrument can now be seen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The akonting has been referred to as the ancestor to the banjo, an instrument commonly used in American music. Although it...
World News - Apple Music joined the world in celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday. The American company released a visual treatment of under two minutes highlighting the plight of women around the world. In a statement released along with the video, Apple said:...
Africa Newsdesk - Deezer will from today host female musicians around the world with a weeklong takeover on its homepage and playlist covers to celebrate International Women’s Day. In honouring the powerful influence of South African women in music, Deezer South Africa has released the Top 10 list...
World News; Paris was pictured with her musician boyfriend Gabriel Glenn in New Orleans Sources say she 'does not believe claims her father was a paedophile'The 20-year-old is also refusing to watch the documentary featuring two of his alleged victims Paris 'is not the least bit...