Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B appeared at a New York City court on Tuesday after failing to complete 15 days of mandatory community service over an assault at a New York City strip club.
15 Apr 2022
From getting a nomination alongside Angelique Kidjo for the 2022 Grammys Award for Best Global Album to being the mixing/mastering brains behind countless Nigerian hit songs and albums, such as Kizz Daniel – Barnabas EP including Lie, Pour Me Water, etc, Buju’s Sorry I’m Late EP, Adekunle Gold ft Davido – High, Wizkid, Adekunle Gold, Omah Lay, DJ Tunez – Pami – amongst many amazing projects, Victor Kpoudosu, better known as VTEK became the standard for making great music and guaranteed hit songs both in Nigeria and outside the shores of Africa.
15 Mar 2021
Beyonce has broken the record for the most Grammy Award wins by a female artist after scooping her 28th prize.
25 Jul 2020
The multi Grammy award-winning musician catches up with us in an existential mood, reflecting on the nature of time as he releases his latest album "The Speed of Now". We talk about the artistic paralysis he felt at the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, and how living in the moment is a cure for all sorts of ills. Urban tells us about starting out in Nashville as a country singer with an Aussie accent, and how different musical styles have always made their way into his sound.
28 May 2020
Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour and Grammy-winner Angélique Kidjo were among a star-studded line-up of African talent brought together for a virtual concert to raise awareness of the coronavirus pandemic. More than 100 artists and celebrities from across the continent and the diaspora took part in the WAN Show broadcast online by the Worldwide Afro Network. It was carried by 200 African channels to mark Africa Day - and organised by FRANCE 24's very own music critic Amobé Mévégué. We look at the highlights.
21 Nov 2019
Pop newcomers Lizzo, Billie Eilish and country rapper Lil Nas X dominated Grammy nominations on Wednesday in a list for the highest awards in the music industry.
23 Sep 2019
Despite starting his music career at the age of eight alongside his legendary father, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, the Grammy-nominated Seun Kuti has been able to carve a niche for himself in the music industry. While he acknowledges that he was influenced by his parents, he insists that unlike what was common in those days, his parents gave him the option to choose whatever profession he deemed fit.
12 Jul 2019
Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials.
1 Apr 2019
Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in south Los Angeles on Sunday.
6 Mar 2019
Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly denies sexual abuse charges against him and broke into tears while saying he was fighting for his life, according to interview excerpts released by CBS television.
7 Feb 2019
Ariana Grande Says 'Thank U, Next' to Grammy's after disagreement with producers and is reportedly refusing to even attend the Feb. 10 event. Grande reportedly got into a fight with producers after they imposed restrictions on her performance.