Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Monday, 11th May, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Nollywood, tourism stakeholders kick against COVID-19 committee for creative industry
Singer, Dotman tags actress, Nkechi Blessing ‘Low Budget Omotola’ after she turned adviser in his IG inbox
Singer, Peter Okoye recovers his Instagram page after almost losing it to hackers
‘Stop competing with Tacha, you can’t compare Naija’s local airport with that of Ghana’ – Uche Maduagwu advises ex-BBNaija stars
BBNaija’s Tacha and Mercy’s friend, Dencia at war after Titans incited hate
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
HITSDD projects Kehlani’s ‘It Was Good Until It Wasn’t’ to debut with 60-65K units in the US (5-7K pure sales). This would make it her third Top 10 album and the biggest opening week of her career.
Eminem tells Lil Wayne on his Young Money Radio show that he’s been writing and recording new material while in lockdown.
Top 4 songs on US iTunes:
1️⃣ Stuck with U
4️⃣ Blinding Lights
Bad Bunny has surprise-released a brand new project titled ‘LAS QUE NO IBAN A SALIR.’
Megan Thee Stallion says she will drop the unreleased music video/short film for “Cash Shit” featuring Da Baby if “Savage” hits #1 on the Hot 100.
Billie Eilish raves about Ariana Grande during her Apple Music ‘me & dad radio’ show: “This is, like, what pop should be like. This is like classic, what I like about pop… She’s really, like, the most talented f**king b**ch out there.”
Halsey will perform “Part Of Your World” from ‘The Little Mermaid’ soundtrack tonight on the #DisneyFamilySingalong.
1 year ago today, P!nk’s ‘Hurts 2B Human’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 115,000 sold
Katy Perry says she’s putting out #KP5 this year regardless of if she’s quarantined or not: “We ain’t gonna let no coronavirus stop us from dancing.”
Lil Uzi Vert says he has a new album “coming soon.”
3 years ago today, Miley Cyrus released “Malibu” as the lead single from ‘Younger Now.’ The track reached the Top 10 in thirteen countries, including the US where it became her ninth Top 10 hit. It is certified 2x PLATINUM and has been streamed over 950 MILLION times.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Meghan Trainor and Kelli Trainor’s “Mom” has entered the top 10 on US iTunes in celebration of Mothers Day.
Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce’s “Savage” has officially reached #1 at US Urban radio
Doja Cat’s “Say So” has reached #1 at US Pop Radio, becoming her first song to top the chart.
Final projections for next week’s #Hot100:
•#SaySo by Doja Cat (& possibly Nicki Minaj) to go #1.
•#Savage by Megan Thee Stallion (possibly Beyonce) to jump to #2.
•Three tracks from Drake’s #DarkLaneDemoTapes to chart in the Top 20.
“Gangsta” by Kehlani has reached 300 MILLION views on YouTube. This is her most viewed video on the platform.
Bad Bunny’s ‘LAS QUE NO IBAN A SALIR’ has entered the top 10 on US iTunes
UK mid week: #stuckwithu currently pacing for #1 debut. It would mark Justin Bieber’s eighth and Ariana Grande’s sixth #1 hit.
The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” returns to #1 on the global Spotify chart with over 5.75 million streams.
2Pac’s “Dear Mama” has entered the top 50 on US iTunes on #MothersDay.
Celine Dion’s “Because You Loved Me” has entered the top 50 on US iTunes on #MothersDay.
Bad Bunny’s ‘YHLQMDLG’ has now spent 10 weeks in the top 10 on the Billboard 200. It’s the highest charting all-Spanish-language album in history
1 year ago yesterday, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie’s “ME!” broke the all-time record for biggest single week jump in Hot 100 history (+98 spots to #2).
Billboard 200: #1(new) Kenny Chesney, Here and Now 233,000 (222,000 in pure sales). It is his ninth #1 album on the Billboard 200. He has earned #1 albums in the last three decades.
Billboard 200: #2(new) Drake, Dark Lane Demo Tapes 223,000 [269.1 million on-demand streams].
Billboard 200: #3(+2) Lil Baby, My Turn 100,000 (766,000 units since release).
Billboard 200: #4(-2) Da Baby, BLAME IT ON BABY 48,000 (228,000 units since release).
Drake ends a decade long streak of #1 album debuts in the US. He had sent nine new projects in a row to the top spot.
Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat are the only female artists in the top 10 on this week’s Billboard 200.
Beyoncé is now credited for her role on “Savage” on Billboard’s website. The Hot 100 updates tomorrow
Doja Cat’s ‘Hot Pink’ reaches a new peak of #9 on the Billboard 200, rising ten spots after moving a further 37,000 units. It becomes her first Top 10 album.
Nicki Minaj is now credited for her role on “Say So” on Billboard’s website. The Hot 100 updates tomorrow.
Click here to like our Facebook page
Click here to follow us on Twitter
Click here to join us on Whatsapp