The previous week was one full of all types of feelings – thrills, anticipation, and sadly losses.
Vibez brings you a fast rundown of the moments and tales that stood out.
5. Dr Sid, Wife Head For Divorce
Love is certainly a phenomenal factor however generally like they are saying, it’s simply not sufficient.
Trending at quantity 5 is a love story gone bitter, of fashionable singer, Dr Sid and his estranged spouse, Simi Esiri.
Simi who’s the founder and editor-in-chief of Schick journal, confirmed her separation from the singer, saying they’re heading for a divorce.
She mentioned this whereas reacting to allegations that she was violent within the marriage.
Simi and Dr Sid tied the knot in 2014 and so they have two lovely daughters collectively. The singer is, nevertheless, but to touch upon the matter.
4. Peruzzi Accused of Defrauding, Sexually Assaulting Singer
Taking the quantity 4 spot, is Peruzzi’s controversial begin to 2020 which has continued with one other accusation and this time it’s from a London-based singer who claims to have been defrauded and sexually molested by him.
The UK-based singer recognized as Daffy Blanco, known as Peruzzi out on Instagram, alleging that she had paid him about 15million naira for a songwriting service that was by no means rendered.
She additional alleged that Perruzi had additionally tried to rape her and subsequently, inflicted bodily accidents on her.
But the singer who continues to be embroiled in a contract renegade state of affairs along with his former supervisor, seems to have laughed off the accusation by way of a put up of his personal on social media.
3. Ernest Asuzu Allegedly Ill With Stroke
At quantity three is the controversial story of Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu, who’s reportedly down with a stroke.
Asuzu who has prior to now featured in lots of Nollywood hits with the likes of Jim Iyke was mentioned to have had a stroke in 2016 however was later healed by a pastor who additionally allegedly gifted him a jeep and a few cash to revive his profession.
However, information that his state of affairs has taken a flip for the more severe just lately surfaced after a video of him allegedly roaming the streets and begging for assist, went viral.
A person who claimed to have noticed the actor by a shopping center, was seen interesting to fellow actors in Nollywood to return to Asuzu’s rescue.
2. NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die In Helicopter Crash
At quantity 2 is the surprising demise of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.
The basketballer died on Sunday when a helicopter he was flying in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all 9 individuals on board together with his teenage daughter, Gianna.
Bryant is extensively thought to be one of many biggest basketball gamers in historical past and the information of his demise didn’t solely plunge the sports activities world into mourning however it additionally solid a shadow throughout the globe.
He is survived by his spouse and three youngsters and tributes have continued to pour in each for him and the others who died within the crash.
1. Grammys 2020: Burna Boy, Agelique Kidjo Stir Social Media
And lastly, topping our listing is the 2020 Grammy awards, the place numerous Nigerians and Afrobeats lovers had been rooting for Burna Boy to choose up the prize within the Best World Music Category.
The hopes of 1000’s of Nigerian music followers for a second Grammy for the nation, had been, nevertheless, dashed as serial winner Angelique Kidjo who was additionally a nominee within the class, took residence the prize for the fourth time.
Kidjo who sings in additional than 5 languages and whose profession has spanned virtually 4 many years was gracious in receiving the award and devoted it to Burna boy.
While some followers took to social media to precise their disappointment, others continued to congratulate him.
One of those that significantly stood out, was south African rapper, A.Ok.A worldwide, who had been engaged in a social media brawl with Burna, months in the past.
A.okay.A, nevertheless, seemed to be letting bygones be bygones in a tweet, the place he described Burna Boy as a champion for his Grammy nomination.
Other massive winners included teenage goth-pop artiste, Billie Eilish with a complete of 5 golden statuettes, together with the award for album of the 12 months, Tyler, the Creator, Lizzo and Lil Nas X.
Meanwhile, the Grammys opened with a tribute to the late basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, with many stars on the occasion paying homage to him.
Sauti Sol Signs Major Recording Deal With Universal Music Africa
Staying with music from the worldwide scene, Kenyan afro-pop band, Sauti Sol has signed a significant recording take care of common music Africa, a division of the common music group.
The deal comes simply because the group is making ready to drop its fifth studio album titled ‘midnight train’, following their profitable 2019 album, ‘Afrikan Sauce’ which featured the likes of Patoranking, Tiwa Savage and Burna Boy.
Sauti Sol introduced the information on social media and thanked followers for his or her help and persistence with their upcoming album.
Mercy Eke, Davido, Cohbams Asuquo, Others Feature In ‘Fate of Alakada
And in moviedom, Nollywood actress and producer Toyin Abraham, appears to be pushing the boat out on the new installment of her comedy film ‘Alakada’.
The new film which is titled: ‘the fate of Alakada’ will embrace appearances from the highest shelf of the Nigerian showbiz circle corresponding to singers Davido, Cobhams, Orezi.
BbNaija actuality stars, Mercy, Khafi, Khloe and Anto in addition to trend icon, Toyin Lawani are additionally anticipated to characteristic within the movie.
Who wore what on the 2020 Grammys
The Grammy Award has come and gone however we definitely received’t be leaving you with out sharing a few of our most unforgettable seems to be.
In addition to receiving six nominations, Billie Eilish shook the pink carpet together with her neon inexperienced crystal-embroidered Gucci swimsuit whereas Billy Porter was additionally on model along with his shimmery blue swimsuit and fringe hat.
Priyanka Chopra was noticed trying ravishing in a navel bearing robe, whereas Lizzo, Ariana Grande and Lil Nas X, had been equally nothing in need of show-stopping.