Tems’ 2020 song ‘Free Mind’ debuts on Billboard Hot 100

Details: Rave of the moment Tems has achieved her first solo entry on the Billboard chart with ‘Free Mind’ which was released in 2020 as part of the singles for her EP ‘For Broken Ears’Free Mind’ debuted at number 90 in the latest issue of Billboard Hot 100 and it’s her first solo entry on the charts.

What this means for Tems: With the debut of ‘Free Mind’ on the Billboard Hot 100, Tems becomes the second Nigerian artist to have four entries on the revered Billboard Hot 100. She got her previous entries from guest appearances in Drake‘s ‘Fountain’Wizkid‘s ‘Essence’, and Future‘s number one single ‘Wait For U’.

Tems is now tied with Wizkid who was the sole record holder with Drake’s global hit ‘One Dance’, Beyonce’s ‘Black Skin Girl’, Chris Brown’s ‘Call Me Everyday’, and hit single ‘Essence’.

Transfer deadline day: Done deals as summer 2021 window closes

Check out all the deals agreed on transfer deadline day.

Premier League

23:45 Saul Niguez [Atletico Madrid – Chelsea] Loan

23:00 Salomon Rondon [Dalian Professional – Everton] Free

22:54 Takehiro Tomiyasu [Bologna – Arsenal] Undisclosed

21:50 Odsonne Edouard [Celtic – Crystal Palace] £14m

20:30 Alex Kral [Spartak Moscow – West Ham] Loan

18:30 Emerson Royal [Barcelona – Tottenham] £25.8m

18:10 Ademola Lookman [RB Leipzig – Leicester] Loan

17:30 Abdallah Sima [Slavia Prague – Brighton] Undisclosed (then loaned to Stoke)

16:15 Daniel James [Manchester United – Leeds United] £25m

16:00 Santiago Munoz [Santos Laguna – Newcastle] Loan

13:50 Connor Roberts [Swansea – Burnley] Undisclosed

11:58 Marc Cucurella [Getafe – Brighton] £15.4m

09:39 Cristiano Ronaldo [Juventus – Manchester United] £12.85m + possible £6.85m

09:00 Nikola Vlasic [CSKA Moscow – West Ham] Undisclosed


00:25 Antoine Griezmann [Barcelona – Atletico Madrid] Loan

00:05 Helder Costa [Leeds – Valencia] Loan

22:59 Philippe Sandler [Man City – Troyes] Loan

22:59Patrick Robert [Man City – Troyes] Loan

22:15 Hector Bellerin [Arsenal – Real Betis] Loan

20:45 Alex Runarsson [Arsenal – OH Leuven] Loan

19:32 Jaime Alvarado [Watford – Racing de Ferrol] Loan

19:30 Yangel Herrera [Manchester City – Espanyol] Loan

19:30 Nikola Katic [Rangers – Hajduk Split] Loan

19:06 Mungo Bridge [Aston Villa – Annecy] Loan

19:00 Tommy Doyle [Manchester City – Hamburg] Loan

19:00 Frederic Guilbert [Aston Villa – Strasbourg] Loan

18:49 Jack Hendry [Oostende – Club Bruges] Undisclosed

18:40 Ethan Ampadu [Chelsea – Venezia] Loan

18:37 Niels Nkounkou [Everton – Standard Liege] Loan

17:30 Eduardo Camavinga [Rennes – Real Madrid] Undisclosed

17:30 Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa [Fulham – Napoli] Loan

17:01 Dennis Praet [Leicester – Torino] Loan

16:35 Reiss Nelson [Arsenal – Feyenoord] Loan

15:02 Cedric Itten [Rangers – Greuther Furth] Loan

08:12 Moise Kean [Everton – Juventus] Loan

Blinken claims progress in effort to boost Israel-Hamas truce

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has wrapped up a two-day visit to the Middle East, winning diplomatic support and hundreds of millions of dollars of pledges from Arab countries as he moved to shore up the ceasefire that ended an 11-day conflict between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian group which rules the Gaza Strip.

But the mission made little headway in resolving the deeper issues at the heart of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including the tensions in occupied East Jerusalem that played a key role in triggering the latest violence.…

Burna Boy, Wizkid Both Nominated For International Act category at the BET Awards

Both superstars got nominated in the Best International Act category. French singers, Aya Nakamura and Youssoupha; Tanzanian superstar, Diamond Platnumz; Brazilian act, Emicida; British acts, the rapper Headie One and the duo Yung T and Bugsey are all nominated in the category as well.

Burna Boy has won in the last two years and Wizkid won it in 2012, when the category had two divisions for Africa and the UK. Earlier in the year, Wizkid and Burna Boy won the Best Music Video and Best Global Music Album categories respectively at the 2021 Grammy Awards. In 2020, Wizkid also won the BET HER Award for ‘Brown Skin Girl.’

Wizkid and Burna Boy also featured together in Wizkid’s video for ‘Ginger,’ which dropped earlier in the year.

According Business Wire, internationally, the show will simulcast on BET Africa at 2 am CAT and MTV Brazil at 9 pm BRT on June 27th, followed by international broadcasts on MTV UK on June 28th at 9 pm BST, BET France on June 29th at 8:45pm CEST.