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SOUTH LONDON ARTIST STYLER WINS MR HUDSON MC COMPETITION

Mercury recording artist Mr Hudson this afternoon announced on his twitter page that London rap artist Stylah has won the competition to feature on the UK edition of his new single Anyone But Him. The song, which features Kanye West on the original album version, is due for  release in May with Stylah guest featuring. Stylah will also be joining Mr Hudson on stage to perform the track on his current UK tour. Whilst currently independent, Stylah has recently been in talks []

POWERLIST 2010: BRITAIN’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLACK PEOPLE

The names of the UK’s 100 most powerful people of African and Caribbean heritage are unveiled today in the second annual edition of The Powerlist: Britain’s 100 Most Influential Black People.  The list – compiled by a high-powered panel chaired by the British High Commissioner to Australia, Baroness Amos – smashes stereotypes by featuring business leaders, entrepreneurs and people from the arts, media, science and engineering, most of whom the average person in Britain will probably never have heard of, yet all []

IT’S A BOY!

Jennifer Hudson with fiancee David Otunga Singer/actress Jennifer Hudson gave birth to a baby boy yesterday. David Daniel Otunga Jr weighed in at seven pounds, fourteen ounces. Congratulations!

UK NEWS: ACTRESS DIANE PARISH MAKES HISTORY

Eastenders star Diane Parish has become the first black actor in the UK to win a major Royal Television Society Award. Continue Reading….. Yes this historical win has finally happened in June 2009!  After years of being ignored they have finally awarded a black actor this prestigious award in 2009, when most have now given up on this country, fed up with being treated as if they don’t exist and moved on to enjoy the sweet smell of success Stateside! But anyway congratulations Diane. It’s a well deserved win. But I wonder who will []

BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT: SUSAN BOYLE ADMITTED IN TO HOSPITAL, WINNERS DIVERSITY STILL BEING IGNORED BY THE BRITISH MEDIA

It has been reported today that Britain’s Got Talent runner up Susan Boyle has been admitted in to a clinic suffering from exhaustion and has allegedly been sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who clearly doesn’t have enough to do, a country to run, or thieving politicians to fire, appeared on GMTV this morning and disclosed that he had spoken to judges Simon Cowell and Piers Morgan to check on Susan’s progress. He then added, “I hope Susan Boyle []

DIVERSITY WIN BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT 2009

Congratulations goes out to street dance troupe Diversity, winners of Britain’s Got Talent 2009. The troupe take home a cheque for £100,000 and will perform in front of the Queen at The Royal Variety Performance. Susan Boyle came in second place. Check out Diversity’s winning performance below. Brilliant! 😀

UK MUSIC NEWS: X FACTOR WINNER ALEXANDRA BURKE TOPS THE CHRISTMAS SINGLES CHART

No surprises here….. Via BBC News Newly-crowned X Factor queen Alexandra Burke has topped the Christmas singles chart with Hallelujah. Burke won the battle for Christmas number one ahead of the late Jeff Buckley, whose version of the same song was in second place. It is 51 years since the same song sat at numbers one and two, and the first time ever at Christmas. Burke’s Hallelujah became the fastest-selling single by a female solo artist, with 576,000 copies sold. Congratulations Alexandra. []