Friday, 2 November 2012

BHM NEWSLETTER : HENNESSY ARTISTRY ENDS IN STYLE AND MORE‏


  •  MTV ANNOUNCES FINAL WORLDWIDE ACT CATEGORY NOMINEES
  • M.I, NAETO C, ELDEE, BANKY W ENTERTAIN AT HENNESSY ARTISTRY 2012 FINALE
  • DORA, BOOTS & MISS MONEY PENNY VISIT SCHOOLS
  • BFS SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EDITION

The Hennessy Artistry VIP finale concert, held at The Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos, on Friday October 19, 2012. It will be remembered as one of the most sophisticated events to ever hold in Lagos. The exclusive concert, which was the crowning event for this year’s Hennessy Artistry project, attracted hot shots in Nigeria’s business, media, entertainment, lifestyle, and hospitality sectors. Guests included media big wigs Lekan Onimole, Chris Ubosi, Olisa Adibua, Dele Momodu, Emeka Okeke, Abisoye Fagade, Mark Redguard; as well as celebrities like JJC, Eku Edewor, Toolz, Gbemi, Darey Art Alade, Tee-Y Mix, Mode Nine and Big Brother stars, Seydou, Julio, Talia and Tamara.


MTV has announced the final five nominees vying for the Worldwide Act distinction at the "2012 MTV EMA." For the past six weeks, MTV has given fans around the world a chance to vote for their favourite hometown artiste, all to help that local act secure the nomination and earn a chance to represent their respective region at this year’s EMA. More than 160 artistes from every corner of the world have enjoyed the MTV EMA spotlight as part of the Worldwide Act voting competition, and finally the final five Worldwide Act nominees have been revealed.

Thousands of Nigerian primary school kids saw their dreams come true after winning the opportunity to have children’s TV heroine, Dora the Explorer, visit their schools - thanks to Nickelodeon. Dora’s Back To School Tour, which took place during September 2012, saw global entertainment phenomenon Dora the Explorer and her monkey pal, Boots entertain children and teachers by singing popular nursery rhymes with a Spanish twist.

Some of Nigeria's hottest acts came together on the video set of the track, "Dont Delay Me" by EME featuring sultry singer and new EME signee, Niyola. EME chairman and R&B powerhouse, Banky W and the EME crew are not slowing down as this is the sixth video off the EME collaboration album, Empire State of Mind which was released in June, 2012.

Leading contemporary Nigerian photographer and artist, Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko presents a stunning collection of black and white photographs engaging African mythology. The exhibition title, ITAN is translated from Yoruba to mean, story or the process of telling stories. In her characteristic manner, she retells several age-old myths; expanding or editing, paraphrasing or translating to emphasize or de-emphasize basic elements of the story. The exhibition holds on November 3rd at Porsche Center, Akin Adesola, Victoria Island, Lagos from 4.00pm. ‘Itan’ will run from November 3 to November 23, 2012.

The Big Friday Show is set for another exciting episode this week as it hosts prolific producer and multitalented artiste, J Martins, on its special Halloween edition. J Martins will reveal many facets of his amazing career and also share with viewers his vast experience as a successful artiste. He will also feature on the "GUESS THE SONG" SEGMENT where a blurred video will be played backwards and he must guess what song .Catch the fifth episode of The Big Friday Show on MTV Base at 8:30pm CAT. In Nigeria on STV at 6pm and11pm, in Ghana on Viasat1 TV at 5pm and in Benin Republic on ORTB at 9:30pm. 

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