VIDEO: Peter Okoye Reveals Another P-Square Album Coming

peter okoye, psquareOne of the twins of the Psquare duo, Peter Okoye, has revealed that another album is in the works and soon to be released.

This comes after the famous twins had laid aside their differences, one which Peter says had threatened to bring an end to their legacy.

He said this in an interview with Channels Television, where he also assured fans that the duo is back for good, and everyone should expect something exciting from them in a short while.

2015 Most Watched Nigerian Music Videos

korede bello's romantic video, ranked most watched No day goes by without a video being released in Nigeria’s music industry.

In 2015, many artistes used videos to boost their profiles and a number of directors also etched their names in gold by their display of creativity.

Here are the most watched music videos of 2015.

 

At Number 7

@iam_kissdaniel #Woju ft @TiwaSavage @iam_Davido is no. 7 on @ChannelsTV_ENT‘s #Top7Videosof2015. Dropped March. 5.8M views. Avg 580k/month.

— Mayowa Ogundele (@CTV_MayowaO) December 29, 2015

    At Number 6 On @ChannelsTV_ENT‘s #Top7VideosOf2015@iam_Davido‘s #FansMi ft @MeekMill comes in at No. 6 w/ 4.3 million views garnered over 6 months. — Mayowa Ogundele (@CTV_MayowaO) December 29, 2015

 

At Number 5

On @ChannelsTV_ENT‘s #Top7VideosOf2015@2niteFlavour‘s #Ololufe ft @chidinmaekile is no. 5. Dropped February w/ 7.4M views. Avg 672K/month

— Mayowa Ogundele (@CTV_MayowaO) December 29, 2015

    At Number 4 On @ChannelsTV_ENT‘s #Top7VideosOf2015@olamide_YBNL‘s #Shakitibobo comes at number 4. Released in May. Viewed 5.5 million times. — Mayowa Ogundele (@CTV_MayowaO) December 29, 2015
    At Number 3 On @ChannelsTV_ENT‘s #Top7VideosOf2015@koredebello‘s #GODWIN ft @DonJazzy of @MAVINRECORDS is no 3! 5.1 million views in 7 months. — Mayowa Ogundele (@CTV_MayowaO) December 29, 2015

At Number 2

@ChannelsTV_ENT‘s #Top7VideosOf2015 @rudeboypsquare/@PeterPsquare #Collabo w/ @Donjazzy is no. 2! Released Feb. 17M views. Avg 1.6M/month — Mayowa Ogundele (@CTV_MayowaO) December 29, 2015

At Number 1

On @ChannelsTV_ENT‘s #Top7VideosOf2015#ROMANTIC by @KoredeBello ft. @TiwaSavage. Released two weeks ago w/ 1.1M views. Avg of 2.2M/month.

— Mayowa Ogundele (@CTV_MayowaO) December 29, 2015

Celebrities On Red Carpet At MAMAs

MAMAs-2It was all excitement at the MAMAs 2015 held on Saturday night in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, with Nigerian music stars maintaining their dominance in the African music scene. 

 

 

 

Faces of Celebrities as they Stormed the Red Carpet.

 

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P-Square

 

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Nigerians Win Big At MAMAs 2015

MamasThe MAMAs 2015 went down on Saturday night in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, where Nigerian music stars maintained their dominance in the African music scene, emerging the biggest winners.

 

 

 

 

See Full List Of Winners:

Best Male Act
AKA (South Africa)
Davido (Nigeria) – WINNER
Diamond (Tanzania)
Sarkodie (Ghana)
Wizkid (Nigeria)

Best Female Act
Bucie (South Africa)
Busiswa (South Africa)
Seyi Shay (Nigeria)
Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)
Yemi Alade (Nigeria) – WINNER

Best Group
B4 (Angola)
Beatenberg (South Africa)
Black Motion (South Africa)
P-Square (Nigeria) – WINNER
Sauti Sol (Kenya)

Best New Act Transformed by Absolut
Anna Joyce (Angola)
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa)
Duncan (South Africa)
Patoranking (Nigeria) – WINNER
Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Best Hip Hop
Cassper Nyovest (South Africa) – WINNER
K.O. (South Africa)
Phyno (Nigeria)
Olamide (Nigeria)
Youssoupha (DRC)

Best Collaboration
AKA, Burna Boy, Da LES & JR: “All Eyes On Me” (SA/Nigeria) – WINNER
Davido featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz: “The Sound” (Nigeria/SA)
Diamond & Iyanya: “Bum Bum” (Kenya/Nigeria)
Toofan & DJ Arafat: “Apero Remix” (Togo/Ivory Coast)
Stanley Enow & Sarkodie: “Njama Njama Cow Remix” (Cameroon/Ghana)

Song of the Year
Cassper Nyovest: “Doc Shebeleza” (South Africa)
Euphonik featuring Mpumi: “Busa” (South Africa)
DJ Fisherman & NaakMusiQ featuring DJ Tira, Danger & Dream Team: “Call Out” (South Africa)
K.O featuring Kid X: “Caracara” (South Africa)
Lil Kesh Featuring Olamide & Davido: “Shoki
Remix” (Nigeria)
Mavins: “Dorobucci” (Nigeria) – WINNER
Sauti Sol: “Sura Yako” (Kenya)
Toofan: “Gweta” (Togo)
Wizkid: “Show You The Money” (Nigeria)
Yemi Alade: “Johnny” (Nigeria)

Best Live
Big Nuz (South Africa)
Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania) – WINNER
Flavour (Nigeria)
Mi Casa (South Africa)
Toofan (Togo)

Video of the Year
“Crazy” – Seyi Shay Featuring Wizkid; Director: Meji Alabi
“Doors” – Prime Circle; Director: Ryan Kruger
“Love You Everyday” – Bebe Cool; Director: Clarence Peters
“Nafukwa” – Riky Rick; Director: Adriaan Louw – WINNER
“The Sound” – Davido Featuring Uhuru & DJ Buckz; Director: Sesan

Best Pop & Alternative
Fuse ODG (Ghana)
Jeremy Loops (South Africa) – WINNER
Jimmy Nevis (South Africa)
Nneka (Nigeria)
Prime Circle (South Africa)

Best Francophone
DJ Arafat (Ivory Coast) – WINNER
Jovi (Cameroon)
Laurette Le Pearle (DRC)
Tour 2 Garde (Ivory Coast)
Toofan (Togo)

Best Lusophone
Ary (Angola) – WINNER
B4 (Angola)
Nelson Freitas (Cape Verde)
NGA (Angola)
Yuri Da Cunha (Angola)

Personality of the Year
Basketmouth (Nigeria)
Bonang Matheba (South Africa)
OC Ukeje (Nigeria)
Trevor Noah (South Africa) – WINNER
Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast)

MAMA Evolution
D’Banj (Nigeria) – WINNER

Best International
Nicki Minaj – WINNER

Artist of the Decade
P-Square – WINNER

MTV Base Leadership Award
Saran Kaba Jones & S’Bu Mavundla

D’banj, Akon Collaborate On Two New Tracks

AkonMultiple award winning Nigerian singer, D’banj, has collaborated on two new tracks with American hiphop star, Akon.

Both singers revealed the singles, ‘Frosh’ and ‘Feelings of a man’ over their respective social media platforms during the week.

The American singer and Konvict Records boss has earlier collaborated with a handful of Nigerian singers, including P-Square and Davido.

Davido Leads Channel O Africa Music Video Awards Nominees

DavidoThe nomination list for the Channel O Africa Music Video Awards has been released and one of Nigeria’s super stars, Davido leads the pack with 5 nominations; 4 for his hit love song Aye and one for the dance anthem, Skelewu.

Other Nigerian acts: 2face, Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay, Kcee, P-Square, Orezi, Jesse Jagz, Flavour, Patoranking, Iyanya, Niyola, Burna Boy, Phyno and Dr Sid got nominations also, in different categories.

Find the full list of nominees here:

Most Gifted Male
Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
Davido – Aye
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K.O. Ft Kid X – Caracara
Sarkodie – Illuminati

Most Gifted Female
Thembi Seete – Thuntsha Lerole
Bucie Ft Heavy K – Easy To Love
Lizha James Ft Uhuru – Quem Ti Mandou
Tiwa Savage Ft Don Jazzy – Eminado
Seyi Shay – Irawo

Most Gifted Newcomer
Dream Team Ft Tamarsha, Aka & Big Nuz – Tsekede
Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
Emmy Gee Ft Ab Crazy & Dj Dimplez – Rands And Nairas
Diamond – Number One
Patoranking – Girlie O (REMIX)

Most Gifted Duo, Group Or Featuring
Uhuru Ft Oskido & Professor – Y-Tjukutja
Dj Clock Ft Beatenberg – Pluto (I Remember)
R2bees Ft Wizkid – Slow Down
K.O. Ft Kid X – Caracara
Kcee Ft Wizkid – Pull Over

Most Gifted Dance
Uhuru Ft Oskido & Professor – Y-Tjukutja
Davido – Skelewu
Dj Clock Ft Beatenberg – Pluto (I Remember)
P Square – Personally
Busiswa Ft Various – Ngoku

Most Gifted Ragga Dancehall
Buffalo Souljah – Basawine
Orezi – Rihanna
Jesse Jaggz Feat Wizkid – Bad Girl
Patoranking – Girlie O (REMIX)
Shatta Wale – Everydoby Likes My Ting

Most Gifted Afro Pop
Davido – Aye
Mafikizolo Ft May D – Happiness
Diamond – Number One
Flavour – Ada Ada
Iyanya – Jombolo

Most Gifted Kwaito
Uhuru Ft Oskido & Professor – Y-Tjukutja
Character Ft Mono T & Oskido – Inxeba Lendoda
Big Nuz Ft Khaya Mthethwa – Incwadi Yothando
Dj Vetkuk Vs Mahoota – Khaba Lenja
Dj Cndo – Yamnandi Into

Most Gifted R&B
2face Ft T Pain – Rainbow
Jimmy Nevis Ft Kwesta – Balloon
Gb Collective Ft Brian Temba & Reason – Chocolate Vanilla
Donald – Crazy But Amazing
Niyola – Toh Bad

Most Gifted Hip Hop
Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
Khuli Chana Ft Da L.E.S & Magesh – Hape Le Hape 2.1
Phyno – Alobam
K.O. Ft Kid X – Caracara
Aka – Congratulate

Most Gifted Southern
Dj Clock Ft Beatenberg – Pluto (I Remember)
Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
Aka – Congratulate
Zeus – Psych
K.O. Ft Kid X – Caracara

Most Gifted West
R2bees Ft Wizkid – Slow Down
Davido – Aye
Burna Boy Ft D’banj – Won Da Mo
Olamide – Turn Up
Dr Sid Ft Don Jazzy – Surulere

Most Gifted East
Sauti Sol – Nshike
Diamond – Number One
Navio – No Holding Back
Eddy Kenzo – Sitya Loss
Elani – Kookoo

Most Gifted Video Of The Year
Emmy Gee Ft Ab Crazy & Dj Dimplez – Rands And Nairas
Davido – Aye
K.O. Ft Kid X – Caracara
Burna Boy – Run My Race
Tiwa Savage Ft Don Jazzy – Eminado
Dr Sid Ft Don Jazzy – Surulere
Riky Rick Ft Okmalumkoolkat – Amantombazane
Cassper Nyovest – Doc Shebeleza
Sarkodie – Illuminati
Dj Clock Ft Beatenberg – Pluto (I Remember)
Aka – Congratulate
Diamond – Number One

Jude Okoye And Ifeoma Umeokeke Tie The Knot, Peter Absent

UntitledThe traditional wedding between Jude Okoye,brother and manager of music duo, P-Square, and his MBGN Tourism 2012 bride, Ifeoma Umeokeke,is currently taking place now at Nnewi, Anambra State.

Friends and family members are present to witness the ceremony (in Nnewi) which makes Ifeoma Umeokeke an official member of the Okoye Dynasty.

Guests at the event include the groom’s brother Paul Okoye (one half of P-Square), J Martins, Phyno, Tunde Ednut, Powede Lawrence, Flavour, Gloria Onuoha and others.

However, the other half of P-Square, Peter Okoye is said to be currently in a studio in Lagos with him posting an image on his Instagram page showing that he’s not in Anambra.1 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01001 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01002 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01007 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01010 Mrs-Jude-Okoye-BN-Weddings-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-02-2-600x600 yg Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01003 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01005 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01006 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01011 Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokeke-Traditional-Wedding-July-2014-BellaNaija.com-01012 unnamed unnamed0020140717-144721-53241990

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Peter Okoye posted this photo on his Instagram page showing that he’s not in Anambra.

“Traditionally”! All Set For Another Okoye Wedding

 

Jude-Okoye-Ify-Umeokoko-April-2014-BellaNaijacom-600x404All is set for another Okoye wedding, as Jude Okoye, brother and manager of music duo, PSquare, weds his fiance, Ifeoma Umeokeke, “traditionally” in Anambra, on July 17.

Friends and family members have started arriving in Oba, Anambra State ahead of the ceremony (in Nnewi) which will make Ifeoma Umeokeke an official member of the Okoye Dynasty.

Ifeoma is a former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN Tourism).

Celebs, who have already arrived the scene for the wedding, include Julius Agwu, Paul Okoye, J.Martins, Phyno, as well as MBGN damsels; Powede Lawrence and Glory Onuoha.

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Uk-Based Nigerian Crooner Pechstyle Unveils New Single “Selele”

SeleleUK-based Nigerian singer and songwriter Pechstyle has unveiled his official debut single titled “Selele”, as he draws upon his Highlife and Afrobeats sensibilities to great effects, to create a beautiful love song.

Written and composed by Pechstyle and produced by O.Y Beatz, “Selele” is a blend of Highlife and Afro-Pop music, while remaining 100% indigenous and true to Pechstyle’s Nigerian roots.

Greatly influenced by the likes of Plantashun BoyzP-SquareFlavour N’abania and Iyanya among others, Pechstyle wants to be known as much more than an Afrobeats singer, noting that his versatility ranges from R&B to Afro-Pop to Reggae and Highlife.

In the meantime, enjoy the brilliance that is “Selele” below and watch out for the “Selele” music video coming real soon…

Davido, Mafikizolo To Perform At The MAMAs

davido2MTV Base has announced multiple MAMA nominees, Davido and Mafikizolo as the first performers at the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut & The City of Durban (MAMA).

Popular Omo Baba Olowo crooner, Davido and South African Afro-pop duo, Mafikizolo are both tied with Uhuru as the most nominated artistes in this year’s MAMA, notching up 4 nominations each, and going directly head-to-head in Song of the Year, Artiste of the Year and Best Collaboration. Additionally, Davido is nominated for Best Male, while Mafikozolo leads the contenders in Best Group.

The 2014 awards are set to feature stunning performances from African and international artistes, including the awards’ signature collaborations between artistes of different genres and cultures – a high point of every show.

Nominees from the length and breadth of sub-Saharan Africa are represented in the nominations for this year’s music categories, including 2Face, Burna Boy, Chidinma, Clarence Peters, Danny K, Davido, Diamond, Don Jazzy, Dr Sid, Efya, Fally Ipupa, Flavour, Fuse ODG, Ice Prince, KCEE, Mafikizolo, Olamide, P Square, Professor, Phyno, R2bees, Sarkodie, Tiwa Savage, Uhuru, Wizkid, Zakes Bantwini among many other local and international acts.

In this year’s newly introduced lifestyle award categories, Chimamanda Adiche, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Trevor Noah, Lupita Nyong’o and Yaya Toure are nominated for Personality of the Year. Clarence Peters, Leti Arts, Rasty and Anisa Mpungwe are nominated in Transform Today by Absolut. The nominees for the MTV Base Leadership award and Best International are still to be revealed.

P Square Releases Taste The Money (Testimony) Video

psquare testimontyPopular music duo P Square has released the video to one of their hit singles “Taste the Money” (Testimony).

The video was shot in South- Africa and directed by their brother Jude Okoye.

P Square has released several hit singles including Chop my Money, Do Me, amongst others.

They have also done several collaborations  with local and international acts.

Davido, Mafikizolo, Ice Prince, Others To Headline MAMA Club Tour

DavidoNigerian music stars as well as other African acts, will headline this year’s Road To MAMA club tour, a build up to the MAMA (MTV Africa Music Awards) organised by music channel, MTV Base.

The pan-African club tour arrives in Lagos on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Marquee, Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.

MAMA nominees, Davido, Ice Prince, KCee, Burna Boy and Chidinma will be thrilling party lovers at the Lagos edition of the Road To MAMAs alongside superstar DJs like DJ Caise, DJ Obi, DJ Humility and DJ Spinall.

MTV Base has also revealed that South African Afro Pop group, Mafikizolo will storm Lagos, Nigeria for the R2M concert which features contemporary artists and music, making waves across the continent, criss-crossing the continent in the build up to the MAMA awards.

The upcoming MTV Africa Music Awards, which are taking place in South Africa for the first time at the ICC, Durban on 7 June 2014.  Nominees will compete in 18 different categories including Best Male, Best Female, Song of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Video.

Tied for first place in the nominations for the 2014 MAMA are Davido and South African artists Mafikizolo and Uhuru, who each scored 4 nominations while going directly head-to-head for Song of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration.

Following closely behind with 3 nominations each are P Square (Best Group, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year), South Africa’s Mi Casa (Best Group, Artist of the Year, Song of the Year), and Angolan artist Yuri Da Cunha (Song of the Year, Best Lusophone and Best Collaboration).