Drake breaks Adele’s record with 13 wins at the Billboard Music Awards
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Drake breaks Adele’s record with 13 wins at the Billboard Music Awards

DRAKE HAS surpassed Adele’s record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards by picking up 13 gongs. The Canadian rapper, who walked into yesterday’s show with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album (Views), among others. “I got my whole family up here,” said Drake, who stood onstage with nearly … Continue reading

Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards
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Skepta wins Songwriter of the Year and Best Contemporary Song at prestigious Ivor Novello awards

IT WAS a double celebration for UK grime MC Skepta who picked up two gongs at this year’s prestigious Ivor Novello awards. The north London-born star was named Songwriter of the Year and also won Best Contemporary Song for Man, which sampled a Queens of the Stone Age track. Speaking at the event, he explained … Continue reading

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ goes platinum less than a month after being released
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Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Damn’ goes platinum less than a month after being released

KENDRICK LAMAR’S album, Damn, has officially gone platinum less than a month after being released. Released on April 14, Damn is the first LP of 2017 to achieve the feat – J. Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only, which went platinum last month, was released in December, 2016. Kendrick’s label, Interscope Records, posted the platinum announcement on … Continue reading

Every track from Kendrick Lamar’s album, ‘Damn’, has made it on to the Billboard 100 chart
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Every track from Kendrick Lamar’s album, ‘Damn’, has made it on to the Billboard 100 chart

EVERY TRACK from Kendrick Lamar’s recently released album, Damn, has made it on to the Billboard 100 chart. The 29-year-old joins the likes of Drake, Ed Sheeran, and The Weeknd as one of the few artists to land their entire album on the coveted rundown. Drake charted all 22 songs from More Life in addition to two … Continue reading

Meet 18-year-old Steve Lacy: The Grammy Award-winning producer who used his phone to make a song on Kendrick Lamar’s new album
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Meet 18-year-old Steve Lacy: The Grammy Award-winning producer who used his phone to make a song on Kendrick Lamar’s new album

MEET 18-YEAR-OLD Steve Lacy, the producer who created the track Pride on Kendrick Lamar’s new album on his phone! Last year, he was nominated for a Grammy for executive-producing and performing on the 2015 funk-R&B-soul album Ego Death, the third release from The Internet and Steve’s first with the band. And his smartphone has been … Continue reading