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Burna Boy gets 2020 Grammy Award nomination

Nominees were led by Lizzo with eight nominations. She is followed by Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X with six nominations. On November 20, 2019, nominations for the 62nd Grammy Awards were announced at 2:30 pm. The major award itself will be held on January 26, 2020 and it will be hosted by Alicia Keys. Nominees …

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Funke Akindele develops a game app for ‘Jenifa’ character

Funke Akindele-Bello has developed a game for her fictional character, ‘Jenifa ’. ‘Jenifa’, the fictional TV character created by Funke Akindele-Bello has become a gaming feature. Akindele-Bello in an interactive chat with Pulse revealed that her team has completed a game, ‘Jenifa Spells,’ which is built around Jenifa’s character. She …

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Grammys 2020: Shatta Wale earns first Grammys credit

Ghanaian dancehall recording artiste, performer and sound engineer, Shatta Wale has earned his first ever Grammys credit for the 2020 edition. The 35-year-old singer’s feature on Beyoncé’s acclaimed “The Lion King: The Gift” album landed his name on The Recording Academy’s nomination list which was released Wednesday, November 20. Shatta …

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Google to restrict political adverts worldwide

Google is extending a ban on political campaigns targeting advertising at people based on their supposed political leanings. It said political groups would soon only be able to target ads based on “general categories” such as age, gender and rough location. This restriction is already in place in the UK …

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Apple ‘loses money on phone repairs’

Apple says it loses more money than it makes when repairing customer devices such as iPhones and Macbooks. Answering questions from US politicians investigating anti-competitive practices, Apple said it had lost money on repair services since 2009. Apple typically charges more than unofficial repair shops to fix things such as …

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Labour eyes ‘radical’ plan for companies

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell wants to reward workers better Labour’s manifesto is one of the most radical proposed overhauls of the way companies are owned and run in decades. Plans to nationalise the big six energy firms, the national energy grid, the rail and water industries, the Royal Mail and …

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New warning on global economic slowdown

A leading international economic organisation has warned that risks to the global outlook have increased. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development – the OECD – says in a new report that prospects have steadily deteriorated. It forecasts continued growth of around 3% but warns that the risks have increased. …

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World Tour Championship: Mike Lorenzo-Vera leads after Dubai first round

Mike Lorenzo-Vera carded a nine-under 63 on day one of the World Tour Championship in Dubai World Tour Championship first-round leaderboard -9 M Lorenzo-Vera (Fra); -8 R McIlroy (NI); -6 J Rahm (Esp); -5 T Fleetwood (Eng), T Lewis (Eng) Selected others:-3 D Willett (Eng), J Rose (Eng) Full leaderboard Rory McIlroy finished day one of the World …

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Davis Cup finals 2019: Great Britain & Kazakhstan level at 1-1

Dan Evans has lost both his singles rubbers at this year’s Davis Cup finals 2019 Davis Cup Finals Venue: Caja Magica, Madrid Dates: 18-24 November Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra from Wednesday, 20 November; Live text coverage on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for Live Guide. …

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