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6 Jun 2020
Nigerian singer Burna Boy has been unveiled as the most-streamed artist in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to Billboard. On the list titled "Billboard’s Top 15 Sub-Saharan African Artists" which is based on global views, Burnaboy takes the lead with 435.57 million streams, Tanzanian Diamond Platnumz comes in second with 291.98 million streams whiles Davido takes the…
15 Apr 2020
Drake has become the first male artist, and second act overall, to have debuted three songs at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, as his new single, ‘Toosie Slide,’ makes it to the top spot. The newest single follows “God’s Plan” and “Nice for What” in 2018. Drake recently shared the official…
Taylor Swift
12 Dec 2019
As you already know (or don't) Taylor Swift is Billboard's "Artist of the Decade" and the multiple award-winning songstress sat down for an interview with the publication about why she has spoken up for artists. The "You Need To Cam Down" crooner has no plans to calm down when it comes to speaking out and fighting…
Rihanna
3 Dec 2019
Our fave Rihanna is still winning without dropping an album as the singer’s ANTI album, which was released in 2016, has spent over 200 weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart. This makes her the first black woman to do so in the chart's 61-year history. This milestone comes amidst anticipation for the singer's ninth…
6 Jul 2019
Queens rapper Nicki Minaj has undeniably made huge contributions to hip-hop but regardless of her success, she still has a hoard of naysayers who believe her success is unprecedented. On Friday, the artiste shared a lengthy Instagram post in which she boasted about her accomplishments as well as receiving love from fellow female artistes. Nicki…
29 Apr 2019
The Chief Executive Officer of Lona Global Resources Limited, an indigenous outdoor advertising firm, Mr. Idoko Ilonah, has sent a Save Our Soul message to President Muhammadu Buhari and well-meaning Nigerians to help save his business by prevailing on authorities at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to restore the approval previously granted him to construct…
18 Feb 2019
According to Billboard, Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next has secured the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart for the week ending on Feb. 15th. During its first week, the album earned 360,000 equivalent units in the United States with 116,000 from traditional album sales, and 228,000 from streaming equivalent albums the best…
3 Jan 2019
The former president of the United States, Barack Obama has made a debut on Billboard Hot RnB chart. The debut is thanks to his performance alongside Christopher Jackson and BeBe Winans on a track from  the Broadway musical “Hamilton,” called “One Last Time.”   Obama on the track recites a passage from George Washington’s 1796 farewell…
7 Nov 2018
Award-winning pop star, Ariana Grande has been named the 2018 Billboard Woman of the Year. The Sweetner crooner who recently released the song, Thank U, Next, about her exes will be honoured with the 2018 Billboard Woman of the Year award next month. The announcement was made by Billboard in a statement which said she was…
25 Oct 2017
British-Ghanaian musician Fuse ODG drew attention to a billboard of the ad in Accra, and called on ‘every African everywhere’ to stop buying Nivea products.
23 May 2016
Adele premiered the video of  ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover); which is off her third album “25” on Sunday, at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.  Pure simplicity is depicted in this video; i mean, we’re well aware how much she makes ‘simple’ look extraordinary! The video begins with her looking upset while standing…

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