Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Monday, 8th June, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Most rape cases we are handling were by religious leaders – Nollywood Actress, Daramola- Salako
Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede has finally confessed about undergoing surgery to achieve her curvy body. According to the single mother of one, she underwent a surgery to help reduce her big tummy.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor aka Mama G has said actors who are found guilty of rape should be banned from the industry.
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Singer #Maluma trends on Twitter as he’s criticized for giving his aunt a kiss on the mouth in resurfaced video.
Minneapolis City Council members announce intent to defund and dismantle the police department.
Taylor Swift gives candid advice to #DearClassOf2020: “I ended up getting mailed my diploma. So it wasn’t exactly what I pictured, but I was still really proud of it. I guess one good lesson to come from it is expect the unexpected but celebrate anyway.”
Beyoncé delivers powerful speech to #DearClassOf2020: “To all those who feel different…your queerness is beautiful, your blackness is beautiful. Your compassion, your understanding, your fight for people who may be different from you, is beautiful.”
Lady Gaga joins Selena Gomez as the only female artists to score a #1 album on the Billboard 200 this year.
Lady Gaga becomes the fastest female artist in history to score six #1 albums on the Billboard 200. She earned six chart toppers in just 9 years and 2 days.
Mark Wahlberg called out for his hate crime past after tweeting #BlackLivesMatter. In 1986, the actor hurled rocks at black schoolchildren while calling them the N-word. 2 years later, he assaulted two Asian men on separate occasions while directing racial slurs at them.
Talking to BritishGQ, Billie Eilish echoes Tyler The Creator’s disappointment with how award shows & music industry categorizes artists: “Dont judge an artist off the way someone looks or dresses. Wasnt Lizzo in the Best R&B category that night? I mean, shes more pop than I am”
JK Rowling under fire over anti-trans posts: “If sex isn’t real, there’s no same-sex attraction. If sex isn’t real, the lived reality of women globally is erased…love trans people, but erasing the concept of sex removes the ability of many to meaningfully discuss their lives”
📈 MUSIC DATA
Today in 2013, Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 339,000 sold. It produced the international hit “Get Lucky” and won five GRAMMYs including Album of the Year.
Billboard 200: #1(new) Lady Gaga, Chromatica 274,000 (205,000 in pure sales).
Lil Uzi Vert’s ‘Eternal Atake’ departs the Billboard 200’s top 10 for the first time ever. It debuted with over 400 million streams, launched 4 top 10 hits and all 32 of its tracks hit the Hot 100.
The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ departs the Billboard 200’s top 10 for the first time ever. It’s the longest running #1 album of 2020 and the #1 best seller of the year.
All of Lady Gaga’s #1 albums on the Billboard 200:
Born This Way
Cheek to Cheek
A Star Is Born OST
Anuel earns his first ever top 10 album on the Billboard 200 with ‘Emmanuel’. Anuel and
Bad Bunny are the only artists to reach the top 10 with a Latin album in 2020.
Run the Jewels earn their first ever top 10 album on the Billboard 200 with #RTJ4. The album charts with just 36 hours of sales
Taylor Swift’s “The Archer” has now sold over 600,000 units in the US.
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