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Yvonne Orji Shares Her Parents Reaction To Her Earning An Emmy Nomination

Yvonne Orji was nominated for her first-ever Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category for her role as Molly Carter in the hit TV series, “Insecure.” After the announcement, the American-Nigerian actress and comedian called her parents to notify them of the amazing feat which she shared with two other actors with Nigerian descent. She posted a video of herself sharing the…

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Beyoncé Delivers A Stunning Speech For Her 2020 BET Humanitarian Award | WATCH

On Sunday June 28, The 2020 BET Awards, Grammy-award winning artist Beyoncé was honored with the annual Humanitarian Award in recognition of her philanthropic efforts and many initiatives that help those in need. The well-deserved award was also perfectly presented by former First Lady Michelle Obama. Then the show showed videos of the iconic entertainer’s activism over the years, including testaments…

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Burna Boy, Wizkid & More Win Big At The 2020 BET Awards [See Full List]

On Sunday June 28, due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 20th edition of the highly anticipated BET Awards held via a virtual broadcast across the world. The event was hosted by Amanda Seales and performers included American music heavyweights such as Lil Wayne, Alicia Keys, Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, Chloe X Halle, DaBaby, Jay Rock, Jennifer…

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BRIT Awards 2020: Dave And Stormzy And Lewis Capaldi Among Top Winners— See Full List

On Tuesday, 18th February 2020, the 2020 BRIT Awards celebrated the best in the UK music scene as well as international music stars and among the top winners were Lewis Capaldi, Dave, Billie Eilish and Stormzy.  Held at The O2 in London, the evening saw the creme de la creme of the entertainment industry and performances that addressed…

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Alex Unusual, Zizi Cardow, Ejiro Amos Tafiri And More Shine At Pan African 5th Annual Music Fashion Runway 2019 #MFR2019

On Saturday 30th November 2019, Pan African Annual Music Fashion Runway #MFR2019 and Game Changer Acknowledgement Awards #GCAA2019 held its 5th edition at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Lagos. The event which was graced by veteran broadcaster/actor, Patrick Doyle and ambassador of the brand, Alex Unusual was indeed a runaway success with 10 Pan African designers and 40 international & Pan African runway…

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Tony Elumelu To Receive National Productivity Order Of Merit Award From The Nigerian Federal Government

Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman of the United Bank for Africa Group (UBA) and Heirs Holdings, will be conferred with the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E. Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR in recognition of his continuous hard work and total commitment to the empowerment of youths…

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Van Dijk Wins UEFA Champions League Player Of The Year, Beats Messi, Ronaldo

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk  has been named as Uefa’s Champions League Player of the Year, beating Barcelona icon Lionel Messi and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to the award. The former Southampton star is the first defender ever to win the award. He also picked up the prize for the Uefa Champions League defender of the…

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Beyoncé And Jay-Z Receive Vanguard Award For LGBTQ Advocacy At The 2019 GLAAD Awards

Beyoncé and Jay-Z enjoyed a night at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, where they accepted the Vanguard Award at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. The pair were introduced by a series of presenters, including trans director Janet Mock, stylist Ty Hunter and actress, writer and producer Lena Waithe. Each of the three spoke independently about…

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African Designers Kenneth Ize And Thebe Magugu Unveiled As 2019 LVMH Prize Finalists

Nigeria’s Kenneth Ize and South Africa’s Thebe Magugu have been announced as finalists of LVMH Prize 2019. They both make up the eight finalists for this year’s edition, which comprises their most diverse group of designers since the award’s inception six years ago. The winner of the LVMH Prize will be announced in June, after the jury meets with the finalists at the Foundation Louis…

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