Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Sunday, 12th July, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Louis Tomlinson announces departure from Simon Cowell’s Syco record label.
Jason Derulo tells Complex that he makes $75,000+ per TikTok.
Tahj Mowry professes his love for Naya Rivera in emotional Instagram post following her disappearance: “A part of me always wished for the day where God would bring us back together to be what we dreamt we could have been.”
Lil Nas X & Iggy Azalea vow to become “two hit wonders” on upcoming collaboration.
Becky G calls out toxicity within fandoms on Twitter: “Everyone who is fighting in this. This is extremely toxic. Also, just wanna say that almost 10/10 times I’ve got MAD love and respect for your favs too.”
Morphe announce they have cut ties with Jeffree Star and his cosmetics company after a wave of backlash.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Juice WRLD’s ‘Legends Never Die’ aiming for #1 in the US with 400-440K first week. 400 million streams. Challenging for biggest debut of 2020.
Juice WRLD was the #1 most streamed artist on global Spotify on July 10 with over 91 million listens. The biggest single day streams for any artist this entire year.
Biggest first day 2020 debuts on Spotify:
- Legends Never Die 74.6M
- YHLQMDLG 61.3M
- After Hours 60.4M
- Music To Be Murdered By 50.5M
- Chromatica 48.3M
- Eternal Atake 47.7M
- Dark Lane Demo Tapes 45.8M
- Changes 40.4M
- Pop Smoke 36.4M
- MAP OF THE SOUL 7 33.8M
“Bellyache” by Billie Eilish has reached 5 MILLION likes on YouTube. This is her fifth video to achieve this.
Ariana Grande has surpassed 20 BILLION total streams on Spotify, making her the second female artist to achieve this milestone.
“Formation” by Beyonce has reached 100 MILLION streams on Spotify. This is her 26th song to achieve this.
“Stuck with U” by Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber has been certified SILVER in the UK.
“Kiss It Better” by Rihanna has been certified GOLD in the UK.
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