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AKON SIGNS UK RAPPER SWAY

READ This has been on the cards for about a year and a half now. I guess now it’s “official”. Well… this will be interesting. Actually this union could prove to be a successful one for Sway. He’s a grafter and will make it work. Unlike some UK artists I could mention (ahem.. ahem.. Wiley), who sign to majors/their subsidiaries and then head for the hills when it suddenly dawns on them that they will be expected to WORK!!!!   

UK NEWS: ESTELLE LEADS MOBO NOMINATIONS

R&B star Estelle leads the way at this year’s Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards with five nominations. The 28-year-old, who went to number one with American Boy in March, is up for best song, best UK female, best R&B/soul, best video and best album. Leona Lewis has been nominated for three awards – best UK female, best video and best album for Spirit. The 13th annual Mobo Awards, co-hosted by Spice Girl Mel B, will be held at Wembley Arena on []

UK NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL HIT THE UK NO.1 SPOT

Rapper Dizzee Rascal has captured his first UK number single, which has gone straight in at the top of the chart. Dance Wiv Me won its battle with dance act Basshunter’s song All I Ever Wanted, which came in at number three behind Ne-Yo, last week’s chart topper. Dizzee’s previous high in the singles chart was 11 with Stand Up Tall. (Source) I’m not the biggest Dizzee Rascal fan but I do like this track! Congratulations Dizzee!