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Trevor Noah's 'The Daily Show' Contract Just Got Extended Through 2022

Comedy Central has extended 'The Daily Show' host's contract for five more years.

Looks like we'll be seeing Trevor Noah on our TV screens for at least five more years.

Comedy Central has announced that it's extending the The Daily Show host's contract until 2022. His new contract states that he will also produce annual end-of-year specials for the network.

Related: Watch 2019 Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, on 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah'

“I'm thrilled to be continuing this amazing journey with both fans of The Daily Show and Comedy Central," remarked Noah. "It's really exciting to renew this contract for either five more years or until Kim Jong Un annihilates us all-whichever one comes first."

The show's ratings have seen a 30 percent increase for the year, reports Shadow and Act.

The South African funnyman seems to be on a winning streak. Just last week, he won his first Emmy ever for Outstanding Short From a Variety Series for his special The Daily Show: Between the Scenes.

Music

11 Rwandan Artists You Should Be Listening To

Musicians like Bushali, Kivumbi King, Rita Ange Kagaju, and Alyn Sano have been putting their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

The current landscape of modern Rwandan music is more dynamic than ever before, from updated versions of traditional folk sounds to the recent 'KinyaTrap' phenomenon that has permeated playlists across the country. For decades, Rwandan airwaves have been dominated by international hits — and by a handful of established Rwandan superstars — but now, as the country continues to develop and diversify, so does its musical setting, with new and different sounds ascending from the hills. The past five years have seen the emergence of an army of young artists eager to reclaim their languages (Rwanda has four official languages) and identity, interlacing their music with influences that stretch far and wide.

Here are 11 artists that have emerged in the past five years to put their mark on the ever-changing Rwandan soundscape.

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