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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

Cardi B's Coronavirus Rant Remix Debuts on BillBoard Charts

Coronavirus is sweeping the globe and the charts. Cardi B’s pandemic-inspired collaboration with Brooklyn DJ iMarkkeyz has made its official debut on the Billboard charts. “Coronavirus,” which pulls from Cardi’s viral Instagram video, enters at No. 9 on Billboard’s Rap Digital Song Sales and No. 13 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Song Sales charts. According to Billboard, the remixed “Coronavirus” received 626,000 U.S. on-demand streams and sold 3,000 copies in the week ending March 19. “Coronavirus” was inspired by Cardi’s rant on March 10 about the COVID-19 pandemic, which has over 25 million views. iMarkeeyz, who has become well-known for remixing videos and memes, repackaged Cardi’s “Corona-VIRUS!” and “Sh*t is getting real” catchphrases over a club-ready beat, adding coughing sound effects. The rant even spawned an EDM remix from DJ Snake. Cardi and iMarkeeyz have announced plans to donate the “Coronavirus” proceeds to assist with relief efforts. “We’re in the works of g

Jay-Z's '4:44' finally makes it to Billboard 200 chart at No. 1

  Jay-Z's new confessional and political release, "4:44," finally entered the Billboard 200 album chart, storming to the top spot and scoring his 14th No. 1 release.       The rapper and producer sold 262,000 units of "4:44," according to data from Nielsen SoundScan on Monday, to earn the fourth-highest one-week album sales total of 2017.       The album, on which Jay-Z admits cheating on his wife Beyonce and addresses the birth last month of their twins, was released on June 30 as a one-week exclusive to members of his streaming platform Tidal and customers of wireless carrier Sprint Corp.    Despite being certified platinum in its first week, "4:44" was absent from last week's Billboard 200 album chart because Tidal did not report numbers to Nielsen Music.

Nicki MinaJ sets BillBoard and Itunes Record With Anaconda

    American rapper Nicki Minaj has set new record on billboard and Itunes, thanks to her new single Anaconda. The Queens femcee has become the first woman to have a number-one solo single on the iTunes chart, including her feature on Jessie J and Ariana Grande's "Bang Bang," Nicki is also the first female rapper to have two singles in the top two spots on iTunes simultaneously. Nicki was also tied with Michael Jackson with 50 hot 100 entries on Billboard and currently tied with Rod's stewart's on No.51.

Usher Debuts At No.1 On BillBoard For The Fourth Time

      Usher  has secured  his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as " Looking 4 Myself" debuts atop the list with 128,000 sold according to Nielsen SoundScan.     The pop/R&B star's last full-length studio album, 2010's "Raymond v Raymond," also launched at No. 1, but with bigger sales. It started with 329,000. "Looking" also registers Usher's smallest first-week sales for a regular studio album since 1997's "My Way" bowed with 67,000.     The new album was ushered in by its lead single "Climax," which is in its ninth straight week at No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Song

Adele's '21' Conquers Three Debut Albums To Regain No 1. On BillBoard

     British singer Adele regained her place at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart for the 24th time on Wednesday with her Grammy-winning album "21," holding off new entries from Alan Jackson, The Beach Boys and Neil Young.       Adele's "21" sold 75,000 copies according to Nielsen SoundScan figures in its 68th week on the chartbuoyed by NBC's special "Adele Live in London," which aired on June 3.         The "Someone Like You" singer beat out debuts from three veterans of the music industry.Country crooner Alan Jackson debuted at No. 2 with his latest studio album "Thirty Miles West," selling 73,000 copies.       The Beach Boys made their highest debut since 1974, as their 29th studio album "That's Why God Made The Radio" entered at No. 3, selling 61,000 copies in its first week of release and kicking off the band's 50th anniversary celebration.      Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young

Taylor Swift Tops Billboard's Top 40 money maker in '11 with $36 M

Taylor swift   Taylor swift   is No. 1 again: The singer is the top act on BillBoard's Top 40 Money Makers" list.    Swift earned $36 million in 2011, according to the Billboard list released Friday.U2 was second with $32 million. Kenny chesney , lady gaga , and lil wayne  rounded out the top 5.      Artists' rankings were based on U.S. income sources from tours, albums sales and publishing royalties. Billboard said in a press release that it didn't factor in "sponsorships, merchandise sales or synchronization deals."     Adele was tenth on the list. Though she canceled most of her U.S. tour due to issues with her vocal cords, her album "21" sold more than 5 million units in 2011. Including sales from this year, "21" has sold nearly 8 million copies.      Justin bieber and Kanye west were 35th and 39th with  $5.5M and  $5.4M respectively.

Drake Makes BillBoard History For Most #1 Rap Songs

    YMCMB rapper  Drake has broken the record for most #1 rap singles on the  Billboard  charts.    Drakes single 'Make Me proud' featuring labelmate Nicki Minaj off his 'take care' album earns him  11th No. 1 on the ranking on BillBoard Rap songs chart.  Drake breaks a tie with   Diddy for the most No. 1s on Rap Songs chart. Diddy rang up 10 rulers on the chart between 1996's Lil' Kim-fronted "No Time" and 2003's "Shake Ya Tailfeather," with Nelly and Murphy Lee.    Drake's previous #1  10 singles include Best i ever had, forever,say something, fancy,Right Above it,Aston Martin Music,Moment 4 life,I'm on one,Headlines.     In  related news ,Drake has just been sued by a woman named Erika lee for using her voice on his hit song 'Marvin's room' without paying her any money.      Erika claims she was dating drake then but he just sent only a text message to appreciate her work on the song  while she was expecting a ch

Blue Ivy Carter Becomes Youngest Person Ever To Appear On A Billboard Chart

  Blue Ivy Carter , the bundle of joy brought into the world by megastars  Beyonce   and Jay Z on  Saturday Jan. 7, becomes the youngest person ever credited with gracing a Billboard chart.    Jay-Z's newly-recorded studio cut " Glory" officially billed as "featuring B.I.C .," an abbreviation of Blue Ivy Carter  begins on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 74.     Jay Z took a page out of  Stevie Wonder 's proverbial book on how to be a sentimental musical dad, by recording his precious girl's first seconds of life  just as Wonder did on his iconic song "Isn't She Lovely," written for his then-newborn daughter Aisha.      Glory" arrives as the week's highest new entry on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs with 1.7 million audience impressions on 54 radio stations, according to Nielsen BDS. Listen to Glory here again

Rihanna's 'We Found Love' Is Number One For Eight weeks,Becomes Her Biggest Hit

    Rihanna's single " We found love" is currently at the top spot on the BillBoard Hot 100 singles chart for the eighth straight week,making it her longest-running No.1 single of her career.      We found love overtook Adele's "Rolling in the Deep," which stayed at No. 1 for seven weeks earlier this year, and beat her previous top-selling singles, 2007's "Umbrella" and 2010's "Love The Way You Lie" featuring Eminem. "We Found Love" is the lead single from Rihanna's sixth studio album "Talk That Talk," and the singer will wrap her last concert on her "Loud" tour in London today. She tweeted about it;

Jay-Z Makes History With 18 TopTen singles on Billboard-Most for any rapper

    Almost four months after their "Watch the Throne " album bowed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, the superstar set by Jay-Z and Kanye West yields its first Hot 100 top 10.       Hit single , Niggas in paris off  Watch the Throne’  album advanced from #15 to #8 on the Hot 100 making  Jay-Z nets his 18th Hot 100 top 10, passing  Lil Wayne   and  Ludacris  (17 each) for the most top 10s among rappers in the chart's archives

Video;Taylor swift and Nicki Minaj receive their Billboard Honours in New York

                                           Taylor swift and Nicki Minaj at the Billboard event                                                                Country Music Association (CMA) Entertainer of the year , Taylor swift and Young Money cash Money(YMCMB) rapper nicki Minaj received their Billboard honours for Woman of the year and rising star of the year respectively.They were honoured at the Billboard seventh annual women in Music event that took place in New York yesterday .     "I would go through every single page and every single chart and just daydream about what it would be like to see my name in there someday,  And today I walked in to flashing camera bulbs and all these important people in music, and I thought, 'I guess that's what it looks like" Taylor swift said at the event .  see video below.

Nicki Minaj Named Billboard's 'Rising Star' for 2011

   Nicki Minaj  has been named Billboard's "Rising Star" for 2011, capping off a year that has seen the hip-hop star top the charts with her massive-selling "Pink Friday" album and, most recently, earn a pair of trophies at the American Music Awards.            The Rising Star Award acknowledges Minaj's phenomenal year and will be presented at the Billboard Women in Music Event on Dec. 2 in New York City. Minaj will be joined at the sixth annual event by Billboard Woman of the Year Taylor Swift, her friend and an early booster through radio interviews and a widely seen concert cameo. "I am deeply honored to be recognized by Billboard," says Minaj. "My nation of barbz and I have come a mighty long way; yet we are nowhere close to where God will take us. Sit back and enjoy the ride."     The rapper and singer has emerged as one of music's most popular entertainers since releasing her debut album "Pink Friday" late last ye

Taylor Swift Named Billboard Woman of the Year

    Taylor swift the four-time Grammy winner and biggest selling albums artist in any genre for the past 12 months, has been chosen to receive the coveted Woman of the Year Award at the 2011 Billboard Women in Music event on Dec. 2 in New York City.     The 21-year-old singer-songwriter is the youngest artist to ever receive the honor, and it comes on the heels of earning several 2011 Billboard Music Awards, among them Top Country Album for the five-time platinum selling "Speak Now."     Swift has spent the past year on the Speak Now World Tour in support of her third album,  which debuted last October atop the Billboard 200, selling over a million copies in its first week. All 14 tracks on the country-pop juggernaut were composed by Swift, and she made Hot 100 history by charting 11 songs off the album in a single week.

Rihanna Becomes fastest Solo Artist to have twenty topten singles on Billboard hot 100

   Rihanna roars to a 20th Billboard Hot 100 top 10 single faster than any other solo artist, as "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, darts 16-9 in its second chart week.       Having first graced the Hot 100 the week of June 11, 2005, with the eventual No. 2-peaking "Pon De Replay," Rihanna reaches 20 top 10s in a span of just six years and four months, besting Madonna for the quickest collection of top 10s among soloists (from an artist's first Hot 100 appearance) in the chart's 53-year history. Madonna tallied her 20th top 10, "Hanky Panky," the week of July 28, 1990, for a stretch of six years and nine months after her chart introduction with "Holiday." Rihanna, thus, bests Madonna's mark by five months.      Prior to Rihanna this week, Carey had been the last artist to reach 20 top 10s when "Thank God I Found You," featuring Joe and 98 Degrees, blasted 22-2 on the Feb. 12, 2000, chart (a week before it led the

Tony Bennett becomes Oldest Living act to reach No. 1 on Billboard 200

      Legendary pop singer Tony Bennett achieves his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "Duets II," making the 85-year old the oldest living act to reach No. 1. His all-star collaborations album bows in the top slot with 179,000 sold in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan.       The 14-time Grammy Award winner's previous high on the chart came in 2006, when his first "Duets" set debuted and peaked at No. 3 with 202,000. Bennett has been charting on Billboard's charts since 1951 and notched his first hit on the Billboard 200 album tally six years later. Until today, the oldest living artist to top the Billboard 200 was Bob Dylan, whose "Together Through Life" debuted at No. 1 in 2009 when he was 67-years old. Bennett's "Duets II" features 17 pairings with such stars as Lady Gaga,Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood and the late Amy Winehouse. Last week, Bennett made news as the oldest living artist to chart on the Bil

Lil wayne sets record by landing 11 simultaneous singles on Billboard Hot 100

     A hefty eight singles debut on the Billboard  hot 100 from Lil Wayne's new  album  "Tha Carter IV,"  which, rockets onto the Billboard 200 at No. 1 with 964,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard chart With 964,000 Copies

       It's official: Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter IV" has sold 964,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan, easily enabling its No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart.

Katy Perry Makes Hot 100 History on billboard: Ties Michael Jackson's Record

       Katy perry becomes the first woman, and second artist overall following Michael Jackson, in the 53-year history of the Billboard Hot 100 to send five songs from an album to No. 1, as "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" becomes the fifth chart leader from her Capitol Records set "Teenage Dream."

Naeto C is No.2 on Billboard Next Big sound chart

      Storm records's rapper and producer Naeto C has been featured on Billboards Next big sound 25 .

Chris Brown’s “Deuces” Makes History

Chris Brown’s latest single “Deuces” moved to the #1 position on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The break up song, featuring Tyga and Kevin McCall, climbed from No. 7 to No. 1 in a single week, making it the biggest leap to #1 since “Bills, Bill, Bills” by Destiny’s Child in 1999.