I WISH I WAS BEYONCE, SAYS MITCHELL OBAMA

The First Lady of the United States has said that if she wasn’t heading the White House in Washington D.C with American President Barack Obama, she would love to be a music artist and would wish to have been Beyonce Knowles.

Michelle made the claim in a new interview with People magazine when asked if there was any celebrity or world figure with whom she’d switch lives. Read more

CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS UNITE TO STOP LADY GAGA

Christian groups in the Philippines have called for a ban on Lady Gaga’s Manila concerts, alleging that her song Judas is an offensive mockery of Jesus Christ.

Youths gathered at a rally outside the mayor’s office, chanting “Stop the Lady Gaga concerts”, while members of the Biblemode Youth Philippines group called her videos religiously offensive. Read more

J.LO IS BACK ON THE BLOC. TOPS THE WORLD’S 100 MOST POWERFUL CELEBRITIES

It used to be enough for a celebrity to act or sing or swing a bat really well. Now to be considered a real success, he or she needs to sell clothes, hawk fragrances–maybe even invest in technology startups.

While she hasn’t stormed Silicon Valley just yet, Jennifer Lopez is a state-of-the-art celebrity success story. With $52 million in earnings over the last 12 months and a massive amount of fame, Lopez lands at No. 1 on our Celebrity 100 list for the first time. Read more

I AM VERY SCARED NOW: D’ BANJ TELLS MTV

D’banj in an in-dept interview with MTV The Wrap Up Afrobeats columnist, Nonny Orakwue, talks about how he feels to be a African artist and his plans for the future. He also hinted that his new album may be called ‘The Entertainer Repackage or Entertainer X’ because he wants to continue blazing the trail as an African pop star abroad, especially with his signing to Kanye West‘s new G.O.O.D. Music label. Read the full interview below. Read more

DON JAZZY LAUNCHES NEW RECORD LABEL, SIGNS TIWA SAVAGE

Multiple award winning producer, Don Jazzy has announced the launch of his new record label, Mavin Records with Wande Coal, D’Prince, Dr.Sid and Tiwa Savage among the roll call of stars in the new label. Vocally talented Tiwa Savage emerged the new label’s first female artist, which is an indication that many more exciting faces will be activated by the label in the nearest future. Read more

NOLLYWOOD MOVIES AWARD GETS NOMINEES

Nollywood Movies, a 24 hours movie channel dedicated to the promotion of Nigeria movies in the UK has released the full list of nominees for the maiden edition of the Nollywood Movies Award. 

According to the Director of Nollywood Movies, Alfred Soroh, the awards which is scheduled to hold on the 2nd of June at the Civic Centre in Lagos is to celebrate excellence, outstanding achievements and diversity in the Nigerian movie industry. Read more

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