Nigerian singer and songwriter Wizkid on Sunday bagged BET Award for ‘Best International Act: Africa’ in Los Angeles, California.
Wizkid topped Tekno, Mr Eazi, Davido, Stonebwoy, Aka, Nasty C, Babes Wodumo who were also nominated in the category.
This won’t be the first time Star boy is bagging the award in this category, as he has gone home with the award in 2012.
However, Wizkid was unavailable to collect his award, he has received a total of 44 awards from 157 nominations as of June 2017.
Wizkid will be embarking on an international tour with American rapper and songwriter, Future later in July.
DJ Cuppy Acquires N162m Rolls Royce Phantom
Popular Nigerian disk jockey and singer, Florence Otedola a.k.a. DJ Cuppy is now a proud owner of a customised Rolls Royce Phantom estimated at N162 million.
The 26 year-old daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, made this known on Friday in her Instagram handle @cuppymusic with a picture of the car.
“After a 13 month wait, finally picked up my new specially built order! Florence Ote #NewYearNewRide.’’
Cuppy, who is also a producer won Best Female DJ at the 2015 Nigerian Entertainment Award.
The Green Light crooner also collaborated with artists such as Tekno, Sarkodie in `Vybe,’ `Currency’ where she featured L.A.X, `Werk’ featuring Skuki and `Charge Up’ with MasterKraft.
In April 2014, Cuppy was appointed as the Tourism Ambassador for the country’s “Fascinating Nigeria’’ campaign by Nigeria’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation.
On Mar. 20, 2018, DJ Cuppy was announced as an Official DJ Ambassador for Pepsi.
On June 5, 2018, the billionaire’s daughter was announced as a Global Citizen Education Ambassador.
Simi Renews Wedding Vows To Adekunle Gold
After news broke that Simi and Adekunle Gold are in a romantic relationship, both singers began keeping their relationship secret; a decision many constantly questioned because there were also rumours that she may be dating Falz.
Though she refused to ever confirm if she was romantically involved with Adekunle Gold, she admitted that they were very close friends.
“When I met Adekunle Gold, I just knew him as a graphic artist, popularly referred to as the ‘King of Photoshop’. I didn’t even know he was a singer, but we just became close from there.”
But she dispelled rumours that she was dating Falz during an interview with Wazobia Max’s ‘Talk Talk’.
“I’m not dating Falz. I was not dating Falz. I never said I was dating Falz”, Simi said.
However, the cat is now out of the bag after a series of clues were pieced together to finally unveil the truth about their relationship; one of which was Simi’s public profession of love for Adekunle Gold after he came out to support her at her annual concert held in December 2018.
Adekunle Gold also hinted that they were in love when he stated on Twitter that Simi would continue to be the woman after his heart, after her support during his three days concert in December also.
To crown it all, the singers sealed their love with a low key traditional wedding in Lagos last week with a few friends and family members in attendance.
While many are still unsure if the singers are truly married, they have reassured each other of their undying love.
Adekunle Gold who recently released a new song, ‘Promise’, featuring Simi, posted the art work of the single on his Instagram page with the caption; “Promise me you’ll grow old with me and ride with me till the sun goes down”, to which Simi replied him on her own Instagram page saying; “I’ll ride with you till we’re a hundred and forty four.”
Popular Singers Adekunle Gold And Simi Are Getting Married Today With 300 Guests In Attendance
Nigerian alternate singer Adekunle Gold and pop superstar Simi, are reportedly set to wed three weeks after their secret wedding introduction in Lagos.
The lovebirds had their ‘secret wedding introduction’ weeks after setting the social media on fire, with their loved up picture on stage during Simi’s concert.
The gist which is currently trending on various social media platform such as Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday has it that the event will kick-off with the traditional marriage.
While their white wedding has been scheduled to hold tomorrow, January 10, with only 300 lucky invited guests billed to witness the beautiful and one of the most anticipated wedding in the music industry, set to take place at Ilashe Beach.
In December 2018, the lovebirds became the talk of the town after Simi shared a photo of themselves kissing on stage during her big moment where she shared the stage with Adekunle Gold at her concert.