You probably do not know many celebrities by their real names, so you may be surprised to find out that these five people have very long names, which will most likely give you great difficulty trying to pronounce. 1. AKON Akon is a popular Senegalese-American singer known for songs like Be With You, Lonely and Wanna Be Starting Something.
Yemi Alade is one of the prominent and biggest female Musicians in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.She has been in the music scene for years and has established herself with her awesome style of music.She became more popular after the release of her hit song " Johnny" which was a national anthem then.
Popular Nigerian Singer and Songwriter, Yemi Alade has sparked reactions on social media again through her recent post.This comes after the release of the accompanying music video for her song titled 'dignity' featuring Bininese_American singer and Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo.She recently took to Instagram to celebrate 1 million views on YouTube.
The Grammy is the biggest award globally that people recognized and most musicians look up to. Just like football, few players are selected based on their exploit in the field and will be given award as the best player, so all in music, the Grammy is held to recognize achievement in music.
All is set and the count down begins for the Nigerian idol's top 11 contestants.Yesterday's performance was very strong and energetic, all the contestants gave in their best, looking splendid in their unique dresses.Each contestant has been given their respective code from 1 to 11, as that is how the viewers get to vote for them.
The popular show, Nigerian Idol is the local version of the Idol series franchise.It is the second Idol franchise for the country, which has produced many music stars in the country.IK Osakioduwa, a renowned media personality, is the host of the season 6 Nigerian Idol, while DJ Sose, Singer Seyi Shay, and music executive Obi Asika, are the judges who rate the performance of contestants after display of their individual musical talents.
Akunna is one of the top 11 contestant of the Nigerian Idol, She is a lawyer by profession.This Sunday Akunna was the first to take the stage.She delivered Angelique Kidjo's "Wombo Lombo" and gave out a superb performance.The way She flow with the song, and her back up singers did a very marvellous job much to the satisfaction of the audience, and their excitement was seen in commendations and in form of critics.
Damini Ogulu who is known as Burna Boy has been in the news since last week.The Nigeria Afrobeat singer made history last week Sunday when he won a grammy award.
It's no longer news that Burna Boy took home a Grammy but the aftermath celebration is still reverberating across Nigeria and Africa.No mean feat anyone could say, after slightly losing out to Angelique Kidjo last year.
Birthdays are special days. Angelique Kidjo is 61 years old today and she is being celebrated on social media by her fans and some well-recognized personalities in the entertainment industry. Photos credit: Instagram Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos.
Director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been named in Time Magazine’s list of 100 most influential people for 2021. Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is on The Time’s 100 Most influential people list alongside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Photo credit: @yemialade Instagram page Yemi Eberechi Alade is a well-recognized and respected Nigerian Afropop singer, songwriter, actress and activist. She won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 after which she signed to Effyzzie Music Group, and had a hit with her single "Johnny" featuring Alexx Ekubo in 2014.
Nigerian Singer and Grammy winner, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, known professionally as Burna Boy, took his Grammy plaque to a club where he used it to drink champagne. Recall that Burna Boy made news months ago after he won Grammy award, which happens to be his first Grammy since he came into limelight.
Truly Truly I say to you, Damini Ogulu AKA Burna Boy is the man of the moment.Burna boy is inarguably the best Nigerian singer at the moment and is ahead of Wizkid and Davido due to his achievements and records since this year.
Yemi Alade is a Nigerian singer, Songwriter activist, and model. The singer released some photos to mark Angelique Kidjo's birthday, in the photo, she shared on her Instagram handle, the singer can be seen hugging Angelique Kidjo from behind, they looked quite happy as they celebrate her new age.
The award in various categories for the 2020 63rd edition of the prestigious Grammy Award has come and gone.The winners won their laurels and were filled with accolades.Although, the pandemic restricted the celebration to virtual connections in various areas and continents.
Globally celebrated Nigerian vocalist, Damini Ogulu also called Burna Boy, has shared his journey to winning a Grammy award.The 'On the Low' hitmaker won the 'Best Global Music album' with his 'Twice As Tall' collection at the 63rd release of the Grammy after he missed it in the past version of the honors in 2020 where he lost it to Benin music legend, Angelique Kidjo.
Yemi Eberechi Alade popularly known by her fans as "Yemi Alade", is a famous Nigerian singer, actress and songwriter who was born on the 13th of March 1989 in Abia State. She is noted as one of the famous and talented artists in Nigeria after she released her hit single titled "Johnny", which became a hot cake across Africa in 2014 and till date.
Angelique Kidjo who is a renowned singer and multiple Grammy award winner, has congratulated Burna boy over his well deserved Grammy award through her instapage Recall that in the year 2020, Burna boy had previously lost the Best Music Award to Angelique, but notwithstanding his dream has finally come to reality. Angelique Kidjo
Angélique Kidjo has released the breathtaking music video for “Dignity,” which features Yemi Alade.This track is a recalled to the End's SAR's protest which occurred some month ago and call all Nigerians to put an end to police brutality.