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Beatles fans await 1963 rarities on iTunes

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Unreleased outtakes, demos and BBC sessions by The Beatles are expected to be made available on iTunes later.

The Black & White Concert set for December 13

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Event factory, one of the leading event organizers in Ghana has put together an exciting show themed the “The Black And White”, scheduled for Friday, the 13th of December.

I have not slighted Ghanaian gospel artistes — Sonnie Badu

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United Kingdom-based Ghanaian gospel musician, Sonnie Badu,   has  at a press conference last Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in  Accra, denied ever taking a swipe at Ghanaian gospel musicians.

Confirmed: Reggie Rockstone now a member of VIP

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After publicly declaring his intention to join music group VIP, Reggie Rockstone is now a member of the group.

It’s hard work, not ‘juju’ -Shatta Wale says about current success

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Until his unsavoury outburst at the last Ghana Music Awards which underlined his  controversial character and set tongues wagging against him, Shatta Wale was not a name  many would  have loved to scream out at a concert.

No Tribe to play ‘Moses’ at AB Crentsil show?

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It has been the tradition for guest acts to render songs composed  by the featured celebrity at the Legends and Legacy (LAL) Ball and the buzz in town is that the No Tribe gospel group will play AB Crentsil’s Moses at the show.

BNI to invite Barima Sydney, video director over Prez Mahama video

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Snippets of information picked up by The Informer suggests that the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) will likely, by close of this week, invite the controversial hitmaker, Barima Sydney and his Video Director, over the use of the President’s image and the Presidency in their latest video clip that is yet to be released onto the Ghanaian music market.

Ronnie was my better half - a devastated Bright of Buk Bak recounts

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The surviving member of the sensational music group, Buk Bak, Prince Bright (Bling Sparkles) has said he is yet to come to terms with the sudden death of his other hald, Ronnie Coaches.

Rockstone, Obrafour to challenge Naughty by Nature on Dec. 6

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This year’s edition of the much awaited musical concert dubbed ‘Back In The Day’, which is scheduled to take place at the Accra International Conference Centre on December 6, promises series of musical performances by seasoned music icons including US-based group, Naughty By Nature.

Akyeame still cannot stand each other?

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The Akyeame duo of Okyeame Kwame and Okyeame Quophi related to each other like the best of buddies until the end of their working relationship about 10 years ago.

P-Square storms Accra Sports stadium ahead of fairy-tale wedding

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The Accra Sports Stadium will swing into a frenzy on Saturday, November 16 when P-Square; Peter Okoye mounts the stage to do his very last act as a bachelor at the Accra edition of the Glo Slide n Bounce Concert.

Lady Gaga's latest frock has her airborne as 'ARTPOP' launches

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On the eve of her fourth studio album's release, pop diva Lady Gaga lived up to her reputation for doing things on a grand scale on Sunday as she donned what she called the world's first flying dress.

50 Cent pleads 'no contest' to vandalism in clash with ex-girlfriend

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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson pleaded "no contest" to kicking in his ex-girlfriend's bedroom door, but a domestic violence charge against the rapper was dropped Monday.

Conrad Murray completes jail time for killing Michael Jackson

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Dr. Conrad Murray left the Los Angeles County jail under sheriff's escort, avoiding reporters and Michael Jackson fans waiting for his release early Monday.

Chris Brown jailed on felony assault charge

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Singer Chris Brown and a bodyguard were arrested Sunday morning and charged with felony assault, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department said.

Atumpan wins best international Afrobeats Act at BEFFTA awards

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Ghanaian-born UK Afrobeat sensation, Atumpan of ‘The Thing’ Hit song beat Wizkid, PSquare, Davido & Timaya from Nigeria and R2bees from Ghana to win Best International Afrobeats Act at the 5th annual BEFFTA(Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) Awards 2013.

Bonchaka – Gone for 10 years

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It seems like yesterday but three days away,  it will be exactly 10years since the death of hiplife musician Terry Bonchaka, real name Terrence Nii  Okang  Mensah Adjetey.

Ryan Gives Female Fans opportunity to be part of his music video

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The winner of Vodafone Icons: Street Edition, Ryan is giving his female fans the opportunity to join him in his next video.

All female fans who are interested in being a part of  his next video are encouraged to post their full picture on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the hash tag #RyansVideo to land the chance of being in the young talented musician’s next music video.
Ryan who was spotted at  Rihanna’s concert in South Africa weeks ago was set to meet with Universal Music and do some recordings as well. As part of Ryan’s prizes from Vodafone Ghana as the winner of the ‘Street Edition’ was a recording contract with one of the world’s biggest record label, Universal Music. Since winning the reality TV singing competition, Ryan has been in and out of the studio, and recently tweeted that he had completed 12 songs.

About a week after Ryan took the enviable spot as he winner of the Vodafone Icons: Street Edition, Ryan was reported to have dropped his first single ‘I No Care’ which seems to be making waves currently.

Ryan, who used to work as a music studio assistant has proved his worth as he seems to be working hard to maximize the great opportunity giving him by Vodafone to achieve his dream of becoming one of the best in the industry.

Ryan, is looking forward to receiving  full pictures from all his female fans who are interested in joining him in his next video on any of the above mentioned social media platforms. You can download Ryan’s songs on www.vodafonelive.com.gh.

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Rock legend Lou Reed dies at 71

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Lou Reed, who took rock 'n' roll into dark corners as a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 71.

Koo Ntakara wins ‘MTN Hit-Maker II’

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A proud Ntakara raises his dummy chequeA proud Ntakara raises his dummy chequeAt long last, the battle for who would win the MTN Hit-Maker II music talent contest ended at the Accra International Conference Centre last Friday and it was the Koforidua-based Koo Ntakara who came up tops.

Naeto C to host Channel O Awards with Aka

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Nigerian superstar Naeto C and South African airwaves hotshot, AKA, have been announced as the co-hosts of the upcoming 10th Annual Channel O Africa Music Video Awards.