Dbanj officially cleared of controversial rape allegations from 2020.
Dbanj is exonerated of rape and fraud charges, and Rema postpones her December gigs due to illness.
However the highlights of this week’s entertainment include fascinating news and developments in the entertainment sector nigeria’s best musicians are. Featured at the top of the rankings by Spotify, which also releases the most streamed artists in Africa.
In Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa, Spotify lists Burna Boy, Asake, Omah Lay, and Davido as the most streamed artists.
Many Nigerian musicians broke records and received a lot of attention this year by ranking among the most streamed artists in sub-Saharan Africa. Spotify revealed on its Instagram account which Nigerian musician had received the most streams over the year.
Grammy Award winner Burna Boy came in second in sub-Saharan Africa, behind Drake, a Canadian hip-hop musician.
Thanks to his breakthrough album “Timeless,” Davido climbed to the fourth rank as the most streamed album in sub-Saharan Africa. On Spotify in 2023 asake, on the other hand, grabbed the third slot and was recognized as the most streamed. Musician in Nigeria for his sophomore album “Work Of Art” with singles like “Soso” and “Reason,” Omah Lay took fifth. Place, and Rema, with the popularity of “Calm Down” worldwide, took seventh place the top five artists in Nigeria who. Streamed the most music on Spotify were Asake, Burna Boy, Davido, Omah Lay, and Seyi Vibez.
Dbanj was exonerated in 2020 of contentious rape and fraud accusations.
However the nigerian musician Dapo Oyebanjo, better known by his stage as D’banj, has been officially exonerated by the police of charges of rape and N-Power fraud.
According to documents that attorney Toheeb Lawal submitted to the District Court of Abuja, D’banj has been exonerated of charges of rape and fraud by the police and the anti-graft agency. Furthermore the ICPC ruled the singer innocent of any fraud connected to the N-Power Program in a separate investigation conducted in late 2022 after the police investigation, which was started in 2020, found no evidence to support the rape allegation. The singer never held a government position, the lawyer claimed, and she was never paid for her support of the N-power campaign. She also did not have access to government finances.
Actor Lateef Oladimeji of Nollywood receives an honorary doctorate.