Category: The Music Blog

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YNaijaJuly 21, 2023

Ayra Starr and Burna Boy Feature on Obama’s 2023 Summer Playlist

In a showcase of his eclectic music taste, former US President Barack Obama recently revealed his highly anticipated summer playlist ...

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YNaijaJuly 17, 2023

Timeless Classics and Unforgettable Anthems: The Old Cats Who Defined Nigerian Afrobeats

When we talk about the Nigerian Afrobeats scene, we can’t ignore the pioneers who paved the way for its global ...

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YNaijaJuly 12, 2023

Headies Awards Releases Nominees for 16th Edition, Burna Boy Dominates with Ten Nominations (Full List)

The highly anticipated nominees for the voting and non-voting categories of the 16th edition of the prestigious Headies Awards have ...

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YNaijaJuly 11, 2023

The Headies Unveils Nominees for 2023 Rookie of the Year: Who Will Be the Next Breakout Star?

Since its inception in 2006, The Headies has been at the forefront of documenting the remarkable achievements within the Nigerian ...

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YNaijaJuly 8, 2023

City of Houston Honors Davido, Declares July 7th ‘Davido Day’

Nigerian megastar Davido received a special honor from the City of Houston during his Timeless Tour in the United States. ...

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YNaijaJuly 6, 2023

Tiwa Savage Makes History as First Female Afrobeats Artist to Headline Wembley Arena

Tiwa Savage, the Nigerian music sensation, has etched her name in the annals of history as she becomes the first ...

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YNaijaJuly 6, 2023

Rema is Leading the Global Afrobeats Movement with Over 2 Billion Streams on Spotify

Rema, the talented Nigerian artist, is spearheading the global exportation of Afrobeats with his chart-topping single, ‘Calm Down’. This infectious ...

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YNaijaJune 30, 2023

Billboard Hot 100 Shakes Up Chart Calculation: Digital Downloads from Artist Webstores No Longer Counted

In a significant shift, Billboard Hot 100 has announced that it will no longer consider digital download singles from artist ...

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YNaijaJune 30, 2023

Asake’s Daring Dive Into Crowd at Afro Nation Festival in Portugal Goes Terribly Wrong

The Afro Nation festival in Portugal was electrified on Thursday night as Nigerian singer Asake took the stage and became ...

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YNaijaJune 27, 2023

Vybz 94.5 FM – Your 24/7 Source for the Latest Afrobeats Hits and Trending Artists

Vybz 94.5 FM, the leading Afrobeats visual music radio station based in Lagos, is making a significant impact locally and ...

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YNaijaJune 26, 2023

Nigerian Artists Take Center Stage at BET Awards 2023: Burna Boy Wins Best International Act, Davido’s Stellar Performance (See Complete List of Winners)

The BET Awards has become a pivotal platform for Nigerian music to gain recognition in the early stages of Afrobeat’s ...

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YNaijaJune 24, 2023

Wizkid Makes History as First African Artiste to Headline Glastonbury Festival

Nigerian music sensation Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has reached yet another milestone in his illustrious career by becoming ...

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YNaijaJune 23, 2023

Recording Academy Welcomes Joey Akan and Dolapo Amusat as Professional Members

Nigeria’s vibrant music industry is gaining recognition on a global scale as two influential figures, Joey Akan and Dolapo Amusat ...

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YNaijaJune 23, 2023

Fireboy’s New Music Video ‘Yawa’ Hits Close to 2 Million Views in Just 24 Hours

Fireboy, the breakout Nigerian music star, continues his impressive streak in 2023 with the release of his latest single, ‘YAWA’. ...

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YNaijaJune 22, 2023

Wizkid Teases New Album, Set to Drop New Single Ahead of Tottenham Stadium Concert

Nigerian superstar Wizkid is ready to make a splash in 2023 as he follows up on the success of his ...

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YNaijaJune 20, 2023

Victony Teases Double Surprise for Fans: ‘My Darling’ and ‘Angelus’ Coming this Friday

Nigerian singer Victony is about to make waves once again as he prepares to release a brand new song titled ...

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YNaijaJune 20, 2023

Davido Makes History as First African Artiste to Grace CNN’s Juneteenth Concert

Davido, the sensational Afrobeats singer, left a lasting impression as he took the stage at the highly anticipated CNN’s Juneteenth ...

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YNaijaJune 19, 2023

“I Collect Golden Stars Award, I Go Collect Grammy Come Home,” Portable Declares after ‘Artiste of the Year’ Win

In a remarkable achievement, Portable, the talented Nigerian artist, claimed the prestigious “Artiste of the Year” award at the Golden ...

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YNaijaJune 15, 2023

Asake’s Second Album ‘Work Of Art’ Arriving Soon: What You Need to Know

Afrobeats sensation Asake is gearing up to unveil his highly anticipated second album, “Work Of Art,” at the end of ...

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YNaijaJune 13, 2023

Recording Academy Announces New Grammy Award Categories Including ‘Best African Music Performance’

The Recording Academy, the esteemed organization responsible for the Grammy Awards, has unveiled three new categories for the upcoming 66th ...

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YNaijaJune 10, 2023

The Music Blog: Afronation Chooses Nigeria as its Next Stop

Afrobeats, the infectious and vibrant music genre that originated in Nigeria, continues to soar to new heights on the international ...

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YNaijaJune 9, 2023

Nigerian Stars Burna Boy and Tems Shine Bright with Multiple Nominations at BET Awards 2023 (Full List)

The stage is set, the excitement is palpable, and the highly anticipated BET Awards 2023 are finally upon us. As ...

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YNaijaJune 2, 2023

The Music Blog: Wizkid Features on Spider-Man Movie Soundtrack

The highly anticipated new Spider-Man movie, ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verses,’ has an impressive star-studded soundtrack that includes the iconic voice ...

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YNaijaJune 1, 2023

Singer Joeboy Regrets Being Too Humble

In a candid revelation on his latest podcast, titled “Body & Soul,” Nigerian sensation Joseph Akinfenwa Donus, better known as ...

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YNaijaJune 1, 2023

The Music Blog: Kizz Daniel Appoints Ex-Label Boss as New CEO of Flyboy Inc in Major Plot Twist

In a recent episode of the popular Way Up podcast, talented singer Kizz Daniel made a surprising announcement. The 29-year-old ...

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YNaijaJune 1, 2023

Rick Ross Reveals Surprising Crush on Ayra Starr

Nigerian music is taking the world by storm, with its superstars leading the charge through their chart-topping hits, impeccable style, ...

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YNaijaMay 26, 2023

Portable Reveals Why He Turned Down N5 Million to Perform at Tinubu’s Inauguration Concert

Portable, the fast-rising singer also known as Habeeb Okikiola, expressed his disappointment on Friday as he revealed that the organizers ...

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YNaijaMay 26, 2023

Waje Faces Backlash Following Performance at Tinubu’s Concert

Renowned singer Waje finds herself entangled in controversy as backlash ensues after her recent performance at Bola Tinubu’s inauguration concert, ...

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YNaijaMay 25, 2023

The Olamide Effect: From Fireboy DML to Asake, Meet The Artists He Transformed into Icons

Olamide, an icon in the Nigerian music industry, has not only established himself as a prolific artist with numerous hit ...

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YNaijaMay 25, 2023

The Music Blog: P-Square Set to Unveil New Album After 9 Years

P-Square, the renowned Nigerian musical duo comprising identical twins Peter and Paul Okoye, are back and with good news too! ...

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