Ed Sheeran becomes 1st artist to reach 100m followers on Spotify

Ed Sheeran has become the first artist to reach 100 million followers on Spotify. The 31-year-old megastar has reached another milestone in his pop career, becoming the most-followed musician on the streaming platform. To celebrate, the flame-haired star posted a…

Spotify CEO loses bid to dodge Eminem copyright deposition he calls ‘unnecessary and unduly burdensome’

Spotify and its CEO Daniel Ek lost a bid to skirt a deposition they deem “unnecessary and unduly burdensome” for a second time. According to Bloomberg Law, Judge Aleta A. Trauger handed down her decision on Friday (July 15). Trauger…

Spotify celebrates Davido in commemoration of 10th anniversary of his debut album

Spotify has celebrated Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of his debut album, Omo Baba Olowo: The Genesis. Phiona Okumu, the online music streaming platform’s head of music for sub-Saharan Africa,…

Simi named Spotify EQUAL Africa artiste for July

A global streaming platform, Spotify, says Nigerian singer and songwriter, Simi Ogunleye, popularly known as “Simi”, has been selected as Spotify EQUAL Africa music programme ambassador for July. Phiona Okumu, Spotify’s head of music for sub-Saharan Africa, disclosed this in…

Crosby, Stills & Nash song catalogue back on Spotify after removal over Joe Rogan protest

Six months after the members of Crosby, Stills & Nash asked Spotify to pull their music from the streaming service, the folk-rock group’s songs have returned to the platform as of Saturday. The trio in February had joined a protest…

BTS to finally release fan favourite track ‘Born Singer’ on Spotify

BTS will finally make their 2013 track ‘Born Singer’ available to stream on Spotify, when the song is released as part of the boyband’s upcoming anthology album ‘Proof’. Today (May 9), Big Hit Music unveiled the tracklist for the first…

*I will never be a politician — Adeboye (Tribune)*Use Ramadan period to pray for peace in Nigeria, Sanwo-Olu urges muslims (Independent)

I will never be a politician — Adeboye (Tribune) The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has said he will never be a politician. Adeboye disclosed this on Sunday Service held at…

*Lagos bizman evicted for rearing goats accuses landlord’s children of destroying property, family kicks (Punch)*No policeman will breach Lagosians fundamental rights under my watch, Alabi assures (Guardian)

Lagos bizman evicted for rearing goats accuses landlord’s children of destroying property, family kicks (Punch) A Lagos-based businessman, Godwin Omodu, has accused his landlord’s family of evicting him unlawfully and destroying his property. PUNCH Metro learnt that Omodu in 2019…

*Sanwo-Olu inaugurates Opebi-Ojota link bridge construction (Punch)*EFCC arrests ‘Michael Jackson’ for internet fraud (Leadership)

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates Opebi-Ojota link bridge construction (Punch) The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has flagged-off the construction of the road linking Opebi-Ojota bridges to solve major traffic congestions in Ikeja. The governor added that his administration has completed over…

Neil Young wants to quit Spotify over Joe Rogan’s vaccine misinformation

Neil Young has demanded that Spotify removes his music, due to vaccine misinformation spread by podcaster Joe Rogan on the streaming service. “They can have Rogan or Young. Not both,” wrote the star in a letter to his management and…

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