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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

LL Cool J to host 2012 Grammy Awards:First host in 7 years

    After seven years with a no-host format,  the Grammys  will have an emcee   LL Cool J .   The Grammy-winning rapper and actor says the Feb. 12  broadcast  is "gonna be a great night" and says his hosting duties are a dream come true.       The  Recording Academy  has already named some performers the  Foo Fighters , ,nicki minaj  Taylor Swift ,  Bruno Mars  and Jason Aldean.       It will be LL Cool J's first time hosting the Grammys. He has been hosting the live Grammy nominations concert since it began in 2008.    The Grammys will  broadcast on CBS from Los Angeles. The last host of the Grammys was Queen Latifah. Nigeria's  femi kuti  was  nominated for the third time in the world music category .

Taylor Swift,Nicki Minaj,Bruno Mars to Perform at the Grammys Next Month

Taylor and nicki at  Billboard honor last month    Popular country singer Taylor swift , rapper Nicki Minaj and singer bruno mars have been announced as performers at   the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, which will air on Feb. 12 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.      Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj  who were honored as Billboard's  Woman of the Year and Rising Star of the Year  in december  2011 are up for three awards and four awards, respectively.   Kanye West  led all artists with seven nods ,Nigeria's femi kuti was also nominated for the third time in the world music category .

Steve Jobs, Diana ross To Be Honoured at 2012 Grammy Awards

    Grammy just announced its Special Merit Awards recipients and this year's selections are Allman Brothers Band ,Glen Campbell,Antonio Carlos Jobim,George Jones ,the Memphis Horns ,Diana Ross ,Gil Scott-Heron.       They will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards while Steve   Jobs, who died in October, is among those receiving  the Trustees Awards that recognise "outstanding contributions to the industry in a non-performing capacity".    The iPod creator is honoured for his part in devising "products and technology that transformed the way we consume music, TV, movies, and books.     The special invitation-only ceremony will be held during Grammy  Week on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, and a formal acknowledgment will be made during the 54th Annual Grammy Awards telecast, which will be held at staples center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012.

Photos:2012 Grammy Awards Nominations concert

                                                                          Bruno Mars         2012 Grammy awards Nominations concert took place last night at the Nokia theatre in Los Angeles .The event was hosted by LL COOL J and lady gaga, usher, lupe fiasco all performed .see more photos and video below common and Melle mel common Grandmaster flash and LLCool J Lady gaga Ludacris Lupe fiasco Melanie fiona Nicki Minaj Usher LLCOOL J and Common Usher performs with valerie simpson

Kanye west, Adele,Bruno Mars lead 2012 Grammy nominees list - Complete list

Nicki Minaj & LLCoolJ at the nominees concert       Rapper Kanye West led the field of Grammy contenders on Wednesday with seven nominations, including for his album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" and his joint venture with Jay-Z "Watch The Throne".    British singer Adele whose album "21" is the biggest-selling of 2011 and R&B artist Bruno Mars were close behind with six apiece, including nods for the three big awards of album, song and record of the year.  Here are the nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards, which were announced Wednesday night in Los Angeles. Winners will be unveiled on Feb. 12,2012 Nominees list Album of the Year Adele, 21 The Foo Fighters, Wasting Light Lady Gaga, Born This Way Bruno Mars, Doo-Wops and Hooligans Rihanna, Loud Record of the Year Adele, “Rolling in the Deep” Bon Iver, “Holocene” Bruno Mars, “Grenade” Mumford & Sons, “The Cave” Katy Perry, “Firework” Song of the Year Kanye West, “Al