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Harrison Gives Kudos To MTN For Mandella’s Tribute Song

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Harrison Tare Okirie
popularly known as Harrisong  is today reaping the fruits of his hard work as his MTN sponsored award for the most downloaded  callertunes of 2013 at the recently held headies award has taken him to places across the globe.

    By attending the globally acclaimed best entertainment awards in company of his bosom friend, Kingsley Okonkwo, widely known as KCEE, Harrisong could be said to be reaping the reward for hard work and ingenuity.

It was gathered that his trip to Las Vegas was facilitated and sponsored by MTN as part of the benefits attached to the recognition accorded to the Delta-born artiste for his tributary song titled “Mandela” at the headies award held in December 2013.

The song which was released shortly after the demise of the ex-South African President went ahead to record over 2 million down loads in less than two weeks on the MTN e-distribution network callertunez.

The talented singer who was sponsored by MTN to Las Vegas to attend last year’s grammy Awards expressed his joy, describing it as     a dream come true and thanked the tele communication giant and ICT Company for the opportunity to attend the glammorus event alongside other celebrities from around the world.

It would be recalled that last year’s grammy awards had a few surprises as Seattle born rapper MackLemore and Ryan Lewis became the stars of the night as the duo bagged four awards for the best artist, best Rap performance, best rap song and best rap album for 2013. Close to the duo was Daft Punk who also carted home the same number of awards.

Also Jayz received the award for best Rap/song collaboration for the song “Holygrail, featuring Justin Timberlake. Other artistes on the prestigious awards list are Pharrell Williams, Alisa Keys, Darius Rucker, Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Kacey Musgraves Ben Harper, Herb Alpert and others.

However Femi Kuti still maintains the record of being nominated in the Grammy for four times as no Nigerian has ever achieved this feat.

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I’m Eager To Find Love Again -Tiwa Savage

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Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has declared her desire to find love and experience once again. The Koroba Crooner shared her deepest wish with her fans and followers via her instagram page. The number one African bad girl is highly optimistic that her prince charming will seek her out soonest as she is ready to be found and pampered with love.
Tiwa shared a picture of herself as she looked gorgeously dressed in a beautifully tailored pink dress for Toyin Lawani’s wedding reception. She captioned it ‘somebody’s son will find me one day.
Savage was married to Tunji Balogun popularly know as Tee Billz Balogun on November 23, 2013 the couple held their traditional marriage at the Ark in Lekki, while their white wedding was held on April 26,2014 at the Armani Hotel, Dubai.
In 2015, Tiwa gave birth to her first child with Tee Billz. However, in 2016 the singer announced the crash of her marriage as she accused her husband of financial recklessness, drug addiction and abandonment.

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Burna Boy Drinks From Grammy Award Plaque

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It is no news that Burna Boy was nominated by the organisers of the grammy awards event and won the award with his popular album Twice As Tall. The award remains a highlight for all the nominations, awards won and every other achievement so far in his musical career.
The self acclaimed African Giant was out clubbing with friends over the weekend and made sure to take along his grammy award plague. In the viral video which surfaced on the internet, the kilometer singer was seen in the club in the company of friends as they celebrated his taking receipt of his grammy win.
In the course of their celebration Odogwu held out the gold plague as champaign was poured into it after which he drank the entire content. The video has gone viral and got social media users talking and expressing diverse opinions, while a popular boy has criticised the Afro fusion singer for taking his plague to a club, noting he and his plague have begun a nation wide tour and may visit all the 774 local government areas in Nigeria.
Social media users have become defence ministers for Burna Boy and they have slammed the blog while hailing the artite, noting the grammy win was well deserved and he can celebrate and do whatever makes him happy with his plague.
Dansonko said: “Celebrate your wins, you worked for it, you deserve it and no one can tell you otherwise.

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Alibaba, Banky W, Others Attend Wizkid’s Debut Album’s 10th Anniversary

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On June 12, 2021, Grammy Award winning music star, Wizkid celebrated the 10th anniversary of his debut album, ‘Super Star’. In a documentary shared on Wizkid’s insa stories, industry giants like Bankyw, Alibaba, Femi Kuti, Basket Mouth and others took turns to speak on the 30-year-old singers evolution since his successful debut.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of the album under BankyW’s Eme, Wizkid released a docu-series titled. “A super star’ made in Lagos on his you tube page and shared across his social media handles.
Speaking in the docu-series, wizkid reflects on his childhood, recalling his early days in Surelere and being the last child of his parents. Wizkid took time to share his experience in BankyW’s Enyire Maths Entertainment (EME) which signed him and released the album.
“Getting signed to Bankyw was one of the amazing things that happened to me, it was just an amazing moment for me, it changed my life,” Wizkid said.

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