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Grammy Winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Yemi Alade, others confirm attendance at AFRIMA 2015

When the organizers of the continent’s most prestigious music and culture awards ceremony, the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in league with the Africa Union Commission (AUC) promised that this year’s event will be bigger, better and more glamorous, many thought it was a huge joke. Well, the news has reached www,thelightnews.com that AFRIMA 2015 nominees and the multiple award-winning ... Read More »

Rising star, SK releases new single

The name SK might be relatively unknown to industry tastemakers, but the rising Nigerian Pop sensation has been slowly but surely amassing a massive following online. His previous two singles ‘Let’s Go There’ and ‘Mujo’ have garnered nearly half a million streams on Soundcloud alone, while the video for ‘Let’s Go There’ has been watched over 100,000 times on Youtube – clearly ... Read More »

Nigerian Entertainment industry made $4billion in 2014-PwC report

  After more than a decade of digital disruption, the African entertainment and media industry has entered a new landscape – one where the media is no longer divided into distinct traditional and digital spheres, according to a report from titled Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 – 2019 (South Africa – Nigeria-Kenya). According to the report, Nigeria’s entertainment and media ... Read More »

Soundcity blasts Psquare’s Manager, Jude Okoye “You are a liar, incompetent”

The raging spat between Jude Okoye, brother and Manager of the award-winning set of twins, Psquare and top entertainment channel has reached a messier level with Soundcity insinuating that Okoye is not only a liar but incompetent. The latest altercation between the two first sparked by a set of twins by Jude Okoye who wondered why Soundcity had not been ... Read More »

Femi Otedola’s daughter, DJ Cuppy ends tour in South Africa with a bang

  DJ Cuppy, the music loving daughter of billionaire businessman, Mr. Femi Otedola and a rising international DJ has rounded off her “Cuppy Takes Africa Tour” in Johannesburg, South Africa with a big bang. With a smile on her face, Cuppy whose real names are Ifeoluwa revealed that she has been able to savour the sights and sounds of Africa ... Read More »

All set for Iyanya’s 3rd Album, Applaudise

  Top Nigerian entertainer, Iyanya is set to finally release his third album titled “Applaudise”. Sources said that Iyanya had put finishing touches to the work and anytime from now it will be out. We heard he intends to release it before this September. The album was due for release in June 2015 but was suspended for reasons that was ... Read More »

Nigeria Entertainment Awards Creator, Linda Dominquez delves into music.

  Linda Ofukeme now known as Linda Dominquez, the lady who created the now popular Nigeria Entertainment Awards has now delved into music as a DJ-she is now DJ Senora! The  ideologist, Singer, Dancer, Actress, Writer, Cook, MC, Magazine Publisher, Entertainer, DJ , Events Coordinator, Event Planner, Business Woman, Graphic Design, SMM & SEO Expert, Motivational Speaker, Marketing Guru and ... Read More »

Yemi Alade recounts how she escaped fire incident

Rising pop artiste Yemi Alade had what could be termed the scariest moment of her life when she escaped a fire incident in London. The Johny crooner who was in the United Kingdom for a show in Wembley, North London was in a state of panic when the fire alarm went off in the hotel she was occupying with her ... Read More »

Voting begins to determine AFRIMA 2015 winners

Yes, Nigeria came tops when the nominees for the 2015 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) were announced but that is just the preliminary stage. The main stage of the award process begins today, Friday August 21, 2015 as the organisers flags off the voting portal which now gives everyone an opportunity to vote for their favourite African ... Read More »

Psquare’s Peter Okoye launches TV dance show

As part of giving back to society, Peter Okoye of the P square musical group has officially launched his reality TV dance show called ‘Dance with Peter’ which is expected to run between August 28th to September 10, 2015 at specific locations in Abuja, Benin, Accra, Portharcourt and a grand finale billed to hold in Lagos. According to Psquare’s Okoye, ... Read More »