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American Music Producer DJ Khaled To Host MTV Africa Music Awards

American Grammy Award-winning global sensation and record label executive, DJ Khaled, will be the international host for the MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021. The award ceremony will air globally for the first time, beginning February 20, 2020, on MTV channels; MTV Base and MTV Africa, in 180 countries.

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Lawson Is Dead

A veteran Nollywood actor, Jim Lawson Maduike is dead. His family disclosed the Legend died yesterday after complaining of body pain. Maduike has been in the limelight of the Nigerian Movie Industry for the past 20year and has a future in many movies.

Fashion Designer Pierre Cardin Dies At 98

French-Italian Fashion Designer, Pierre Cardin, celebrated for his futuristic creations and visionary style has died on Tuesday at 98 in a hospital Neuilly, West of Paris. In a statement, the family of the late fashion icon confirmed his passing, saying “It is a day of great sadness for all our family. Pierre Cardin is no more.” Cardin, born into a low-income Italian family in 1922 near Venice, Italy, and later moved to France. He grew up in Saint Etienne working as an apprentice to a tailor and at 17 years old, he was a specialist in women’s suits. In his career, he worked with designer Christian Dior and filmmaker Jean Cocteau, designing the costumes for the 1947 “Beauty and the Beast” before launching his own fashion house.

Universal Music Announces New Executive Appointments In Africa

Universal Music Group has taken a step to expand its Sub Saharan Africa leadership team, announcing Sipho Dlamini and Elouise Kelly as CEO and COO of Universal Music South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, respectively. Also, naming Chinedu Okeke as Managing Director of Universal Music Nigeria. Adam Granite, UMG’s EVP, Market Development made the announcement, saying “I am thrilled to announce these strategic appointments, as we look to further develop our domestic infrastructure and label rosters within Africa. Most integral to achieving our long-term ambitions, is to build a strong leadership team on the ground, with deep foundations in each country to help grow a dynamic ecosystem for all to benefit in the future.

Blue Ivy Is Officially A Grammy Nominee

Beyonce's 8-year old daughter, Blue Ivy Carter has been nominated for the 2021 Grammy Awards in the 'Best Music Video' for her part in "Brown Skin Girl", making her the youngest ever Grammy nominee.

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