Guardian Life Weekly Catch Up
Get up to speed with the latest buzz-worthy topics that are taking over headlines and sparking conversations around the world.
Burna Boy In London Stadium Sell Out
Nigerian star, Burna Boy, has achieved a historic milestone by selling out London Stadium, making him the first African artist to accomplish this feat. The renowned venue, with a capacity of 80,000, serves as the home ground for West Ham United Football Club and has previously hosted prestigious sporting events such as the Olympics and the World Cup.
Burna Boy’s concert at the sold-out London Stadium not only demonstrates his rising stardom and global triumph but also signifies the growing interest in African music among diverse audiences worldwide. Burna Boy has played a crucial role in popularising and introducing this vibrant style of music to a wider audience.
Nicki Minaj Unveils Album Release Date
Nicki Minaj has exciting news for her fans, as she has officially unveiled the release date on Twitter for her highly anticipated fifth studio album. Mark your calendars for October 20, 2023, when the album will hit the shelf. This upcoming album will mark Minaj’s first full-length release since her 2018 album, ‘Queen’. Although she has released several singles over the years, including hits like ‘Megatron’, ‘Do We Have a Problem?’ and ‘Bussin’, fans have eagerly awaited a complete album from the talented artist. The anticipation surrounding the album’s release is high, with fans expecting both critical acclaim and commercial success.
Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kim, Taylor Swift Named Among Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women
Four iconic women, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift, have secured their positions on Forbes’ 2023 list of the world’s richest self-made women. They have not only achieved great success in music and entertainment but also displayed remarkable business acumen.
Beyoncé leads the list with her empire spanning fashion, beauty, and entertainment through ventures like Ivy Park and Parkwood Entertainment. Rihanna, renowned for her music and distinctive style, revolutionised the beauty industry with Fenty Beauty and boasts a net worth of $1.4 billion. Kim Kardashian, transitioning from reality TV to entrepreneurship, found success with Skims and her fragrance line, also worth $1.4 billion. Taylor Swift, a singer-songwriter, has significantly increased her wealth through re-recording her music catalogue and strategic brand partnerships, with an estimated net worth of around $740 million.
Lewis Capaldi Cancels Shows
Lewis Capaldi has made an announcement, cancelling all his current shows, including those in Leeds, Glasgow, London and the Neon Festival in Norway. His decision stems from his desire to take a break from the spotlight and focus on rest and recovery. He wants to ensure that he delivers his best performance at the upcoming Glastonbury Festival.
Capaldi expressed deep gratitude for the overwhelming support he has received following the release of his new album. However, the past few months have taken a toll on him mentally and physically, as he hasn’t
had a proper break since Christmas. He emphasised the significance of reconnecting with loved ones and engaging in activities that promote his well-being. Capaldi apologised to fans who had made travel and hotel arrangements, recognising their dedication.
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