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Ayo Edebiri Wins Outstanding Supporting Actress In Comedy Series At 2024 Emmy Awards

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Ayo Edebiri, the star of “The Bear,” has won major awards in Hollywood this year. She won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the Emmy Awards last night, after winning Best Actress at the Critics Choice and Golden Globe Awards.

She thanked her parents, who were in attendance at the Emmy Awards event, dressed in a custom Louis Vuitton leather gown with a strapless neckline and a full skirt.

This is a show about family and finding family and real family, and my parents are here tonight, and I’m making them sit far away from me because I’m a bad kid, but thank you.

Thank you so much for loving me and letting me feel beautiful and black and proud of all of that. I love you so much. Probably not a dream to immigrate to this country and have your daughter go, ‘I wanna do improv,’ but you’re real ones.”

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She later told Deadline that she is looking forward to the character of Sydney Adamu on “The Bear” gaining more confidence. She said,

“I love the idea of Sydney finding more confidence and belief in herself, but it’s also fun getting to play someone who’s flawed and kind of a mess.”

For the Emmy Awards, Ayo Edebiri competed against Alex Borstein (The Marvellous Mrs Maisel), Janelle James (Abbott Elementary), Sheryl Lee Ralph (Abbott Elementary), Juno Temple (Ted Lasso), Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso), and Jessica Williams (Shrinking) for the award.

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Other members of The Bear’s cast, including Jeremy Allen White and Ebon Moss-Bachrach, were nominated for acting honours at the Emmy Awards.

The complete list of winners and nominees can be seen below:

  • Ayo Edibiri, The Bear — Winner
  • Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Janelle James, Abbott Elementary
  • Sheryl Lee Ralph, Abbott Elementary
  • Juno Temple, Ted Lasso
  • Hannah Waddingham, Ted Lasso
  • Jessica Williams, Shrinking
  • Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary — Winner
  • Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
  • Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Natasha Lyonne, Poker Face
  • Jenna Ortega, Wednesday
  • Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus — Winner
  • Elizabeth Debicki, The Crown
  • Meghann Fahy, The White Lotus
  • Sabrina Impacciatore, The White Lotus
  • Aubrey Plaza, The White Lotus
  • Rhea Seehorn, Better Call Saul
  • J. Smith-Cameron, Succession
  • Simona Tabasco, The White Lotus
  • Matthew Macfayden, Succession — Winner
  • F. Murray Abraham, The White Lotus
  • Nicholas Braun, Succession
  • Michael Imperioli, The White Lotus
  • Theo James, The White Lotus
  • Alan Ruck, Succession
  • Will Sharpe, The White Lotus
  • Alexander Skarsgård, Succession
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach, The Bear — Winner
  • Anthony Carrigan, Barry
  • Phil Dunster, Ted Lasso
  • Brett Goldstein, Ted Lasso
  • James Marsden, Jury Duty
  • Tyler James Williams, Abbott Elementary
  • Henry Winkler, Barry
  • Jeremy Allen White, The Bear — Winner
  • Bill Hader Barry
  • Jason Segel, Shrinking
  • Martin Short, Only Murders in the Building
  • Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver — Winner
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Niecy Nash-Betts, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story — Winner
  • Annaleigh Ashford, Welcome To Chippendales
  • Maria Bello, Beef
  • Claire Danes, Fleishman Is In Trouble
  • Juliette Lewis, Welcome To Chippendales
  • Camila Morrone, Daisy Jones & The Six
  • Christopher Storer, The Bear — Winner
  • Bill Hader, Barry
  • Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Mary Lou Belli, The Ms. Pat Show
  • Declan Lowney, Ted Lasso
  • Tim Burton, Wednesday
  • Christopher Storer, The Bear — Winner
  • Bill Hader, Barry
  • Mekki Leeper, Jury Duty
  • John Hoffman, Matteo Borghese and Rob Turbovsky, Only Murders in the Building
  • Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider, The Other Two
  • Brendan Hunt, Joe Kelly and Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race — Winner
  • The Amazing Race
  • Survivor
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver — Winner
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • Saturday Night Live
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah — Winner
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live!
  • Late Night with Seth Meyers
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • The Problem with Jon Stewart
  • Lee Sung Jin, Beef — Winner
  • Jake Schreier, Beef
  • Carl Franklin, Dahmer: Monster – The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
  • Paris Barclay, Dahmer: Monster – The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
  • Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, Fleishman is in Trouble
  • Dan Trachtenberg, Prey
  • Paul Walter Hauser, Black Bird — Winner
  • Murray Bartlett, Welcome To Chippendales
  • Richard Jenkins, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
  • Joseph Lee, Beef
  • Ray Liotta, Black Bird
  • Young Mazino, Beef
  • Jesse Plemons, Love & Death
  • Beau Willimon, Andor
  • Sharon Horgan, Dave Finkel and Brett Baer, Bad Sisters
  • Gordon Smith, Better Call Saul
  • Peter Gould, Better Call Saul
  • Craig Mazin, The Last of Us
  • Mike White, The White Lotus
  • Lee Sung Jin, Beef — Winner
  • Joel Kim Booster, Fire Island
  • Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Fleishman is in Trouble
  • Patrick Aison and Dan Trachtenberg, Prey
  • Janine Nabers and Donald Glover, Swarm
  • Al Yankovic and Eric Appel, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

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  • Mark Mylod, Succession — Winner
  • Benjamon Caron, Andor
  • Dearbhla Walsh, Bad Sisters
  • Peter Hoar, The Last of Us
  • Andrij Parekh, Succession
  • Lorene Scafaria, Succession
  • Mike White, The White Lotus
  • Elton John Live: Farewell From Dodger Stadium — Winner
  • The Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show Starring Rihanna
  • Chris Rock: Selective Outrage
  • The Oscars
  • 75th Annual Tony Awards
  • Steven Yeun, Beef — Winner
  • Taron Egerton, Black Bird
  • Kumail Nanjiani, Welcome To Chippendales
  • Evan Peters, Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
  • Daniel Radcliffe, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
  • Michael Shannon, George & Tammy
  • Ali Wong, Beef — Winner
  • Lizzie Caplan, Fleishman Is In Trouble
  • Jessica Chastain, George & Tammy
  • Dominique Fishback, Swarm
  • Katherine Hahn, Tiny Beautiful Things
  • Riley Keogh, Daisy Jones & the Six
  • Beef — Winner
  • Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
  • Daisy Jones & the Six
  • Fleishman Is in Trouble
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Kieran Culkin, Succession — Winner
  • Jeff Bridges, The Old Man
  • Brian Cox, Succession
  • Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
  • Pedro Pascal, The Last Of Us
  • Jeremy Strong, Succession
  • Sarah Snook, Succession — Winner
  • Sharon Horgan, Bad Sisters
  • Melanie Lynskey, Yellowjackets
  • Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Bella Ramsey, The Last Of Us
  • Keri Russell, The Diplomat
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Reekado Banks Says Don Jazzy Changed His Life

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In the Nigerian music industry, artists often leave their record labels due to conflicts or disagreements. However, Reekado Banks is an exception to this trend. In a recent interview with media personality Daddy Freeze, Reekado clarified that his departure from Mavin Records was amicable.

During the interview, Daddy Freeze asked Reekado about his decision to leave the label. Reekado expressed his disapproval of the general assumption that his departure was caused by bad blood. He emphasised maintaining a positive relationship with Mavin Records and its founder, Don Jazzy.

“That man took me from absolutely nothing. I wonder why anyone would think it wasn’t amicable. The end of the contract came, I wanted to leave and he (Don Jazzy) gave me his blessings,” Reekado said concerning his departure.

Reekado also spoke about how the frequent conflicts between artists and record labels in Nigeria might be why people thought he fought with Mavin Records.

“I feel like it’s a tradition in the Nigerian record label business for artists to breakout angrily from their record labels and this is being imposed on my relationship with Jazzy.” Reekado Banks said on the assumptions surrounding his departure.

Reekado further emphasised the positive nature of his departure. He described Don Jazzy, the founder of Mavin Records, as a “blessing” and someone he remains “eternally grateful” to. This statement highlights the mutual respect and appreciation between Reekado and his former label, further dispelling any rumours of a negative split.

Reekado Banks’ departure from Mavin Records stands out as a positive example in the Afrobeats industry, which has often seen messy breakups between artists and labels. Unlike Reekado’s amicable split, other artists haven’t been as fortunate.

For instance, Brymo’s legal battle with Chocolate City was a long and drawn-out affair. Similarly, Skales and Baseline Records ended their relationship on a sour note, taking each other to court. Runtown’s highly publicised dispute with Eric Many paints a similar picture.

In 2022, the industry was rocked by the very public fight between Marlian Records and Mohbad, which gained even more attention after the artist’s tragic passing. These cases highlight the contrasting situations in the Afrobeats world, where Reekado’s smooth departure from Mavin Records is a welcome exception.

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Kate Henshaw Breaks Silence On Her Mother’s Passing

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Kate Henshaw lost her mother, who passed away on Friday, March 1, 2024. The news was first shared publicly by Emeka Rollas, the president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).

Following the news, Kate Henshaw took to Instagram to confirm the passing of her mother. She also expressed her appreciation for the public’s support and requested that they keep her in their thoughts during this difficult time.

It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my mother on March 1st 2024,” the actress wrote. “Your prayers mean the world to me during this difficult time. Please keep my family in your thought. Rest in peace Mummy. Love. Kate Henshaw,” the statement reads.

 

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The news of Kate Henshaw’s mother’s passing comes a few days after the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas, shared the news on his official Instagram page on Saturday, March 2nd, 2024. This suggests there may have been a short delay between passing and the public announcement.

Sad Day for Actors Guild of Nigeria. Kate Henshaw lost her mother earlier today and Mr Ibu suffered cardiac arrest according to his manager for 24 years Mr Don Single Nwuzor. I announce with deep sense of grief that Mr Ibu didnt make it. May his soul rest in peace. @actorsguildofnigeria,” his post read.

Fans and fellow actors from the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, have flooded Kate Henshaw’s Instagram page with messages of condolence and support in the wake of her mother’s passing.

Sending you love sis, May God strengthen your family at this time. And May her gentle soul rest with the angels 🙏🏾 Hugs ❤️,” the actress Susan Peters said.

“God Abeg oooo! So sorry sis 😢😢😢 pls take heart,” the actress Uche Ogbodo said.

“Dear Aunty Kate, My Condolences 💐 It is well with you and your Family❤,” the actor Oluwaseyi Kelvin Audu said.

“My deepest condolence Sis. May God comfort you at this trying time . God rest her soul 🙏🕊️❤️,” actor Ken Erics posted.

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Burna Boy Achieves Historic Feat At Sold-out Boston Concert

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Burna Boy continues to solidify his status as a global music powerhouse with his captivating live performances. On March 2nd, the superstar headlined a sold-out show at the 20,000-seat TD Arena in Boston, marking another stop on his “I Told Them” tour.

This concert further cemented his reputation as a global entertainer following his historic back-to-back sold-out shows at the 19,000-capacity Scotia Bank Arena in Toronto, making him the first African artist to achieve this feat.

The Boston concert wasn’t just about electrifying the audience with his music. Burna Boy also received special recognition from the Mayor of Boston, who presented him with a plaque commemorating “Burna Boy Day.”

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Burna Boy’s success transcends individual performances and tours. Since his 2018 international breakthrough with the hit single “YE,” he has consistently broken records and achieved numerous firsts for Nigerian and African music.

Notably, he became the first Nigerian mainstream pop artist to win a Grammy Award, receiving it for his fifth album, “Twice As Tall.” He also holds the record for most Grammy nominations (10) for a Nigerian artist and is the first African artist to win three consecutive BET Awards.

 

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Burna Boy’s impact extends beyond the awards and accolades. He is consistently pushing boundaries in the live performance scene. He holds the distinction of being the first African artist to headline stadium concerts in both the United Kingdom and the United States, further solidifying his position as a global leader in Afrobeats and a true inspiration to the continent.

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