Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Monday, 22nd June, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Nollywood actor, Baba Tee welcomes son on Father’s Day
Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar gushes over motherhood
Father’s Day 2020; Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and Ex- husband fight dirty on IG over their son
‘Be ready to start paying school fees’, Mercy Aigbe’s estranged husband reacts to her father’s day message
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Camila Cabello pays tribute to her dad on Father’s Day with the emotional video for “First Man.”
Post Malone goes bald with new makeover shared on Instagram: “I have cut my hair even shorter.”
U.S. Representative AOC praises K-pop stans and TikTokers for sabotaging Trump’s Tulsa rally by RSVPing thousands of seats only to leave them empty: “we see and appreciate your contribution in the fight for justice”
Shane Dawson addresses accusations that he conspired with Tati Westbrook for her video, says he knew about it, but had no involvement: “Do I think James is THE DEVIL? No. Do I think he was a young egocentric power hungry guru who needed to be served a slice of humble pie? YES.”
Shane Dawson’s post comes at the heels of Jeffree Star’s ex-friend saying felt silenced by the duo after hearing Shane “curse James out” to Jeffree before release of Tati’s vid: “I was kind of taken aback…I’ve never seen Shane Dawson like that…he was just going in on James.”
J. Alexander Kueng, one of the 4 ex-cops charged in the killing of George Floyd was confronted at a grocery store.
Final projections for next week’s Hot 100:
•TROLLZ by 6ix9ine & Nicki Minaj to debut at #1.
•Lil Baby’s #TheBiggerPicture to enter at #5.
•#WatermelonSugar by Harry Styles to reach new peak of #24.
Bus from 2007 classic, ‘Into the Wild,’ has been removed from Alaskan forest due to public safety concerns.
Anonymous woman accuses Justin Bieber of sexually assaulting her at the Four Seasons in 2014, Bieber’s camp deny the claims and say he was staying at an Airbnb on that date.
Another woman comes forward accusing Justin Bieber of sexually assaulting her in New York City in 2015.
Ansel Elgort denies sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl in 2014: “I have never & would never assault anyone. What is true is…[we] had a brief, legal & entirely consensual relationship. Unfortunately…I stopped responding to her, which is an immature thing to do to someone”
📈 MUSIC DATA
Lady Gaga is the only female artist in the top 10 on this week’s Billboard 200.
Lil Baby’s ‘My Turn’ joins The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ as the only 2020 album to spend at least three weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200.
Billboard 200: #3(+3) DaBaby, BLAME IT ON BABY 40,000 (477,000 units since release). peak: #1
Billboard 200: #2(=) Lady Gaga, Chromatica 44,000 (382,000 units since release). peak: #1
Billboard 200: #1(=) Lilbaby, My Turn 72,000 (1,167,000 units since release). third week at #1
Pink’s “Walk Me Home” has now surpassed 100 million views on YouTube.
Justin Bieber and Quavo’s “Intentions” has officially reached #1 at US Pop radio
Dua Lipa’s “Pretty Please” has now sold over 100,000 units in the US.
“Señorita” is now Camila Cabello’s most streamed song on Spotify, surpassing “Havana”. Both rank top 10 all-time.
Lil Baby charts five songs in the top 10 on US Apple Music, the most of any artist:
- The Bigger Picture
- We Paid (ft 42 Dugg)
- Emotionally Scarred
- Sum 2 Prove
Beyonce’s “BLACK PARADE” earns the top debut on the global Spotify chart with over 1.39 million streams (June 20).
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