2022 Grammy nominees Etana and Kanye West


Kenyan Artists Sneak Into Grammy Nominees List 😎

The list for the 2022 Grammy nominees is out, and Africa is well represented. However, East African artists were conspicuously missing with no direct representative. On Tuesday, the recording academy announced the nominations for each of the 86 categories for the 64th edition of the awards, which is expected to take place in Los Angeles on Monday, January 31. Despite East Africa not having a direct representative for the Grammys, […]

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Billie Eilish poses as she arrives for the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena in London, Britain


BRIT Awards To Introduce Gender-Neutral Categories At 2022 Show

Britain's pop music honors, the BRITs, will get rid of its female and male categories from next year, introducing gender-neutral awards for local and international artists, organizers said on Monday. Performers will now be in the running for artist of the year or international artist of the year at the annual ceremony, which will next take place on Feb. 8, 2022. "It is important that The BRITs continue to evolve […]

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Inclusion Of Boomplay’s Stream Data In Billboard Charts Will Benefit African Artists

As part of its dedication to helping the African music industry unlock its full potential, music streaming platform Boomplay's data will now be added to the data that informs the prestigious Billboard Hot 100, Billboard 200, Artist 100, and Billboard Global 200 charts, as well as all other Billboard U.S. and global charts that include streaming data. This will be effective with data for the tracking week of October 15 […]

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