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“After 40 Years, My Family Finally Forgave Me For Becoming A Musician” – King Sunny Ade

King Sunny Ade is one of the most successful, widely celebrated and well known African entertainers of all time. Sunny Ade, whose real name is Sunday Ishola Anthony Adeniyi Adegeye, has proven in over 5 decades of artistry that traditional Nigerian music, made in indigenous languages can gain global recognition and win hearts of fans…

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Awilo Longomba, Onyeka Onwenu, Shina Peters, More, at King Sunny Ade’s ‘Sunny On Sunday’ Concert

King Sunny Ade’s legendary status was again confirmed at his eponymous world-class concert tagged Sunny On Sunday which held recently at the Temple Balmoral Hall, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The hall was packed full as the event flow was masterfully marshalled by comedian, Tee A and interspersed with generous doses of humour by…

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Dangote & Otedola Lose Out of N52.1M Auction Bid for King Sunny Adé’s Guitar

A vintage fender guitar owned by Nigerian musician, King Sunny Adé, was yesterday auctioned at N52.1 million at the legend’s #SunnyOnSunday 70th birthday concert in Lagos. Influential businessmen such as Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr. Femi Otedola took part in the competitive bid, however an undisclosed individual won the auction.  Photo via Instagram: @ogidigada.ng  …

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King Sunny Ade Becomes First Nigerian Musician to Join Hard Rock’s Iconic Memorabilia Collection

Grammy Award-nominated icon, Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, popularly known as King Sunny Ade, is now officially the first Nigerian musician to donate pieces from his personal reserve to Hard Rock’s world-famous memorabilia collection. On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, the Juju maestro donated a vintage Fender Guitar and other personal items including an album cover and a…

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King Sunny Ade is Very Stylish in New Photos Ahead of Celebration Concert

Ahead of his grand 70th birthday concert on December 11 tagged, ‘Sunny On Sunday’, a fresh set of photos of Nigerian music icon, King Sunny Ade has been released. KSA pulled off varying looks and donned a bespoke suit, regal Agbada and even had time to look leisurely in tracksuits. King Sunny Ade has promised to give fans…

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#AFRIMA2016: Akinwunmi Ambode, Lai Mohammed, King Sunny Ade, Ali Baba, Eniola Badmus, Bonang Matheba, Wizkid, Falz, More! First Photos + Full List of Winners

Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode, Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed picture here with King Sunny Ade, Ali Baba & other dignitaries The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2016 took place Sunday night 6th of November until the wee hours of 7th November. Hosted by South African media personality Bonang Matheba, Moroccan singer…

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Music Legend King Sunny Ade Turns 70! Read President Buhari Birthday Message to Him

Music legend, King Sunny Ade, as he turns 70 today and President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his warm birthday wishes. Buhari’s birthday message was conveyed in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. The statement reads: “As a Nigerian musician, the president believes the Septuagenarian has over the years…

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#2015GloCAFAwards: Aubameyang Beats Yaya Toure For ‘African Player Of The Year’, See Full Winners List

 Pierre Emerick Aubameyang  The annual Glo CAF awards went down yesterday at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Hosted by sports journalist, Robert Marawa and actress, Juliet Ibrahim, distinguished guests were treated to performances from the best of the best including Awilo, Bez, Salif Keita, Omawumi, Di’ja, Korede Bello, D’banj, Flavour, and King Sunny Ade among…

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