Kenyan Artists Sneak Into Grammy Nominees List 😎

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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, […]

BRIT Awards To Introduce Gender-Neutral Categories At 2022 Show

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Eric Omondi Pumped Up Ahead Of Wife Material Show Return

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Eric Omondi Pumped Up Ahead Of Wife Material Show Return

After his long battles with former Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) CEO, Ezekiel Mutua, who stopped his Wife Material show from airing, Eric Omondi is back with the controversial romance-laced act. The new season of the show is set to premiere on Tuesday and will feature ‘wanna-be wives’ from Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Rwanda. The new season whose recording was completed this week comes four months after the […]

Squid Game Is Netflix’s Biggest Original Show

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Squid Game Is Netflix’s Biggest Original Show

Hit South Korean show "Squid Game" has officially become Netflix's biggest original series launch, the streaming service said on Wednesday. The nine-part thriller, in which cash-strapped contestants play childhood games with deadly consequences in a bid to win $38 million, has become a worldwide sensation for Netflix since its launch less than a month ago. The dystopian drama has inspired countless memes, Halloween costumes of the ubiquitous green tracksuits worn […]

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Engine DJ 2.0 Brings Ableton Link, Lighting Control & More

Engine DJ, the software that enables Denon DJ’s Prime series of DJ equipment, has just received the biggest upgrade since its launch, to Engine DJ 2.0, including a renaming. The desktop software is now called “Engine DJ Desktop”, and the software embedded in your DJ gear is called “Engine DJ OS”. Main new features The headline features of the newly named software are: Ableton Link (wired or wireless), making Engine […]

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