Chivido2024: Adeleke Family Appreciates Guests, Well-wishers Over Davido, Chioma’s Wedding…

The Adeleke Dynasty of Edeland in Osun State has expressed heartfelt appreciation to their friends, associates, and well-wishers for attending the #CHIVIDO2024 wedding of their son and Afrobeat sensation, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, to Chioma Rowland.The wedding took place on Tuesday, June 25, in Lagos.A statement personally signed by the President of the Adeleke dynasty, Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State, described attendance and goodwill at the wedding as “quite robust and overwhelming.”“We thank friends and associates from far and near for the love they showered on the Adeleke family by their enthusiastic presence and messages to the new couple on their memorable and historic wedding. We were overwhelmed by the massive show of brotherhood for the family in our time of happiness and joy,” Governor Adeleke said in the statement, a copy of which was made available to News Express by his Media Office earlier today (Thursday).

Listing a long list of distinguished personalities that graced the talk-of-the-town wedding, Governor Adeleke said:“We take note of the love and support from former President Olusegun Obasanjo; the former National Chairman of the PDP, Dr Iyorchia Ayu; Lagos State Governor and his wife, Mr and Mrs Sanwoolu, Ogun State Governor and his wife, Mr and Mrs Abiodun; Abia State Governor, Dr Alex Otti; Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state; former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Mr Emmanuel Udom; the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Mrs Chinyere Ekomaru; the Deputy Governor of Oyo State, Chief Bayo Lawal; the former Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu; Oyo State Assembly Speaker, Rt Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin.“Our heartfelt gratitude also goes to Senator Sanusi Daggash; Mr Seyi Tinubu; Mrs Abike Dabiri; Senator Daisy Danjuma; Senator Abiodun Olujinmi; Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe; Senator Osita Izunaso.We also appreciate our royal fathers such as His Royal Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi; the Soun of Ogbomoso land, Oba Gandi Adeoye; the Ataoja of Osogboland, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun; the Timi of Edeland, Oba Munir Adesola Lawal; Oba Saheed Ademola, Elegushi of Ikateland and many other royal fathers.”

In addition, the Adelekes conveyed their:

“heartfelt thanks to our esteemed in-laws from Igboland; top business and political leaders from far and near; countless traditional rulers, leading lights of Nigerian entertainment industry; members of the National Assembly from Osun state; members of the Osun State Executive Council, members of the Osun State House of Assembly, members of the diplomatic Corps, members of the diaspora community and several other dignitaries too numerous to mention here.”

“On behalf of my big brother, the father of the bridegroom; Dr Deji Adeleke; my sister, Chief (Mrs) Modupe Adeleke-Sanni, and the entire Adeleke family, we extend our best wishes to all those who honour the wedding of our son, Davido and his lovely wife, Chioma. We pray that sounds and thrills of joy and happiness shall be our portion all the time of our lives. Amen.
“Thanks for coming,” Governor Adeleke wrote in the statement.

The Adeleke family expressed their sincere thanks to all who attended and supported the #Chivido wedding, making it a memorable event for the newlyweds and their families.

Iyanya Amazed As Davido  Paid Him $100k To Perform At CHIVIDO Bridal Shower

Nigerian Singer said he was amazed and excited when Davido paid him $100k to perform in his wedding.

Iyayan who made the revelation both on his facebook and instagram pages explained that he accepted without second, adding that he was not expecting any payment because of what he had done for him in the past.

Hear him, “When Davido called me to come perform at the CHIVIDO bridal shower, I just accepted without second. I wasn’t expecting any pay because when I look at the things Davido has done for me, an all night performance isn’t enough to show my gratitude.

“ When I got there, Davido asked me how much he was gonna pay me and I told him I didn’t need a pay. But he insisted and just as I was trying to dęny the pay, he made me call with his manager and i received a credit alert of $100k at the spot.

“I couldn’t believe my eyes and Davido told me to go make his wife’s bridal shower a memorable one. Throughout my performance , I was just smiling and glancing at my account balance – Iyanya”

The World’s Top 10 Richest Country Music Singers

Country music has long been a cherished genre, with its storytelling and heartfelt melodies resonating deeply with listeners around the world. Alongside their musical talent, many country singers have also found remarkable success in the business side of the industry, amassing substantial wealth over the years. Ledgernote keeps an updated list of the fortunes of Country Music artists. Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest country singers and their incredible journeys to success.Midleton Releases New Irish Whiskey That’s Very Rare and Incredibly OldBRAD JAPHE

10. Carrie Underwood Net Worth $140 MillionThe “Jesus Take the Wheel” superstar rose to fame as the winner of American Idol and has since become one of country music’s biggest stars. Her powerful vocals and relatable songs have earned her numerous accolades and a spot among the wealthiest country singers.She has won eight Grammy Awards and sold over 70 million records. She has her own clothing line called CALIA by Carrie and also has published a New York Times bestseller.

9. Alan JacksonNet Worth $160 MillionKnown for his traditional country sound and heartfelt lyrics, Alan Jackson has become a beloved figure in the genre. Hits like “Chattahoochee” and “Remember When” have left a lasting impact on country music and contributed to his significant fortune.After selling over 80 million records, Jackson holds a place in the Grand Ole Opry and several country music Halls of Fame. He has notched nine multi-platinum records, and nearly countless awards.He has an endorsement by Ford Trucks, NAPA Auto Parts and Fruit of the Loom.

8. Luke BryanNet Worth $160 MillionLuke Bryan’s catchy tunes and energetic performances have made him a fan favorite. With hits like “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)” and “Drunk on You,” he has become one of the genre’s biggest stars, earning him a spot among the wealthiest country singers.After signing with Capital Nashville, Bryan has sold over 80 million records worldwide.

7. Kenny ChesneyNet Worth $180 MillionKnown for his laid-back style and feel-good anthems, Kenny Chesney has become a staple in country music. Songs like “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems” and “When the Sun Goes Down” have resonated with fans, contributing to his impressive net worth.The Entertainer of the Year and Top Male Vocalist has over 40 top-10 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. His album sales have topped over 30 million worldwide.

6. Tim McGraw & Faith HillNet Worth $200 MillionThis power couple has not only found success in their individual careers but also in their collaborations. With hits like “It’s Your Love” and “Like We Never Loved at All,” they have captivated audiences with their chemistry and talent.Hill has been on a journey to success since she was 16-years-old when she started her own country band. She ventured to Nashville to sing as a backup where she was spotted by a talent scout. Her debut album was an immediate success. The Take Me As I Am album released “Wild One” as a single and it shot to number one on the Billboard country music chart.McGraw found his stardom in the 1990s and 2000s. He has 16 studio albums. After marrying Hill in 1996, the Country Music power couple went on tour together and became one of the most successful tours in history.

5. George StraitNet Worth $300 MillionGeorge Strait, often hailed as the “King of Country,” has had a prolific career spanning decades. With a record-breaking number of number-one hits (60), including “Check Yes or No” and “All My Ex’s Live in Texas,” he has solidified his status as one of the genre’s all-time greats.The man, the myth, the legend has 13 multi-platinum, 33 platinum and 38 gold albums. He is a multi-time winner of the Entertainer of the Year award and his resume boasts nearly every award and hall of fame that exists. His longstanding commitment to his country and his people shows as he is a spokesperson for the Wrangler National Patriot program for wounded veterans. He also starred in the movie “Pure Country”. He currently holds the record for the largest indoor concert in North American which he is set to break this year.

4. Toby KeithNet Worth $370 MillionToby Keith’s patriotic anthems and down-to-earth charm have made him a favorite among country music fans. With hits like “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” and “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” he has built a successful career both on stage and off, with ventures in the restaurant and beverage industries.With 19 studio albums and 40 million album sales, it is no wonder why Keith made this list. He has also expanded his portfolio by opening a nationwide restaurant franchise called “I Love This Bar & Grill” while also having a clothing line – TK Steelman.After announcing his battle with cancer in June of 2022, the legend passed on February 5, 2024. The world raised their Red Solo Cups in his honor.

3. Shania TwainNet Worth $410 MillionHailing from Canada, Shania Twain broke barriers with her crossover success, blending country and pop influences. Hits like “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” and “You’re Still the One” propelled her to superstardom, and she remains one of the best-selling female artists in country music history.The five-time Grammy winner is also the sixth bestselling female artist in the United States. She was a judge on “American Idol” and has appeared on several television shows. She has been generous with her fortune by starting a charity called “Shania Kids Can.” The nonprofit was founded in 2010 in an effort to relieve the financial and personal sufferings of children.

2. Garth BrooksNet Worth $430 MillionGarth Brooks is a country music legend, known for his high-energy performances and chart-topping hits. Songs like “Friends in Low Places” and “The Dance” have solidified his place in music history, and his successful touring ventures have contributed significantly to his wealth.Brooks is the bestselling solo album artist in the United States with 148 million sold. This even surpasses Elvis Presley. Only the Beatles have him beat in album sales.He is the only artist in music history to have seven diamond status records, according to the RIAA. He’s not just a great musician, he is also a savvy businessman. GhostTunes is his online music store, Pearl Records his own record label, and had a five-year residency at Encore Theatre in Las Vegas.

1. Dolly PartonNet Worth $675 MillionKnown for her iconic voice and larger-than-life personality, Dolly Parton tops the list as the wealthiest country singer. With hits like “Jolene” and “9 to 5,” she has not only captured the hearts of fans but also built a successful business empire, including theme parks and a media production company.Having certainly ascertained “The Queen of Country Music” title, Parton has 25 certified multi-platinum, platinum and gold records of her total 63 studio albums. Having grown up in poverty and self-labeled her look as inspired by the “Town Tramp,” Parton has come a long way. Yet, she has never forgotten where she came from. Her literacy program has given over 100 million books to children across the world. She has her own theme park named “Dollywood” in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

Ace comedian Alibaba, wife, 55 welcome Triplets

Topnotch comedian, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly known as Alibaba has announced the birth of a set of triplets by his 55-year old wife.

“Mary and I are happy and overjoyed to welcome our three sons, Aaron, Alexander, and Andrew, into the Akpobome family.

It’s been two months since they arrived, and as the days go by, we thank God Almighty for these three beautiful blessings.

We also want to thank our sisters, brothers, friends, uncles, and aunties for all the support so far.

We appreciate and thank you immensely for all your prayers, love, best wishes, and gifts.

As we celebrate the essence of the resurrection power in this period of Easter, we join our faith with yours and pray that things of joy will never be far from you.

God will make all that needs to arise in your favour in this holy period of reawakening.

On behalf of the Akpobomes, again, thank you.”

Double Blessings for Emeka Ike as He Celebrates Birthday and Welcomes a Baby Girl

Double Blessings for Emeka Ike as He Celebrates Birthday and Welcomes a Baby GirlAvatar photoPublished 19 hours ago on March 21, 2024By BellaNaija.comIt’s a double celebration for Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike. Today, he marks a year older and also welcomes a new baby girl, named Chidera Comfort Thando Ike.

The actor recently lost his mother, but according to him, this new blessing has filled the void she left behind.

He announced the good news via his Instagram page with the caption: “ITS A DOUBLE BLESSING FOR ONE LOSS 💯💃💕 Happy *BIRTHDAY* to me and WELCOME to baby, Chidera COMFORT Thando Ike 🍷🍾💃💃💃The good LORD has filled the huge vacuum that Mama COMFORT Okwuchi Ike left behind, with another COMFORT Chidera T Ike 💯 My family and l are COMFORTED and can’t ask for any better, this solemn times 💕Thank you to my beautiful wife for taking the pains, of this wonderful gift.”