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Abba are back after four decades!

  Stockholm, Sweden | XINHUA |  The Swedish band Abba is set to release an album with new songs, it announced on Thursday. The quartet, who parted ways in 1982, recorded the first two songs of the ten-track album titled “Voyage” in 2018. “When we had these two songs, it …

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ARTS: Golden oldies

Why we’re obsessed with music from our youth | KELLY JAKUBOWSKI | People tend to be extremely nostalgic about the music they listened to when they were young. If you were a teenager in the 1970s, chances are you will love Queen, Stevie Wonder or ABBA. And if you were …

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Grammys 2021: Full list of winners

Los Angeles, US |  THE INDEPENDENT & XINHUA  | Nigerian singer Burna Boy win his first ever Grammy under the “Best global Music Album” category for the “Twice As Tall” 2020 project, at last night’s 63rd Grammy Awards main event. Meanwhile, women dominated the 63rd Grammy Awards Sunday as Taylor Swift won her third …

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Walukagga wins in Kyengera Town Council

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Musician Mathias Walukagga has been declared the winner in the race for the Kyengera Town council LCIII Chairperson. Walukagga who contested on a NUP ticket polled 17133 votes followed by Geoffrey Ssebagala of the NRM party with 5,882 votes.  Adrian Sseryazi an independent scored …

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Fighting COVID-19 with music

Why government should work with the musicians producing it – including Bobi Wine | DOMINIC D.B. MAKWA | Ugandan pop musicians have released a raft of songs and music videos to educate and alert the public about COVID-19. Notable among them have been Bobi Wine and Nubian Li’s `Corona Virus …

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