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
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
Ola and Chris, Nigeria’s representative at the ongoing Big Brother Africa StarGame in South Africa have opened up on their decision to voluntarily leave the house because of his health condition which he said the Big Brother organisers tried to control to no avail. Read more
The big entertainment news over the weekend was that Jackie Chan had announced his retirement from action movies during a Cannes Film Festival press conference promoting Chinese Zodiac, his latest action film. But the Hong Kong-born stunt actor soon took to Facebook to quell the nasty rumors Read more
Multiple Grammy Award winner, Adele yesterday won 12 of the 46 awards at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.
Although she wasn’t in attendance at the show, she dominated with 12 awards of the list of awardees which was followed by LMFAO with six awards and Lil Wayne and Coldplay with four each. Read more
Grammy-winning “Fallin’” singer Alicia Keys will present the Billboard Icon Award to Stevie Wonder — and perform with the legendary artist — at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards, EW has learned exclusively. Read more
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
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’s new record label, Mavin Records has release its first and much expected compilation album named Solar Plexus. The album which contains a total of 13 tracks featured all the stars in the new record label. Read more
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
Isabella Ayuk, Miss Cross River, has been announced the winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2012. She was a Miss Nigeria contestant in 2004.
She was announced after Miss Kaduna, the 3rd runner up; Miss Abuja the 2nd runner up; and Miss Rivers the 1st runner up. Read more
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