Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Sunday, 3rd May, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
‘You’re boring, you act low and you don’t give fans vibe’ – Lady slams BBNaija Cindy
“Thank you for showing me true meaning of love” – BBNaija Khafi tells fiancée, Gedoni, celebrates him on birthday
Actor, Timini Egbuson’s alleged teen girlfriend, Lydia finally confirms they’re dating
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Haley Sharpe, the creator of the original “Say So” TikTok dance, drops new choreography for the remix feat. Nicki Minaj
Today in 2008, Mariah Carey’s ‘E=MC²’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 463,000 sold. It spawned Mariah’s record breaking 18th #1 hit “Touch My Body” and re-peaked at #1 on iTunes earlier this week.
Camila Cabello & Shawn Mendes won ‘Favorite Music Collaboration’ for their song “Señorita.” #KCAs
Lebron James won ‘Favorite Male Sports Star.’ #KCAs
Dove Cameron won ‘Favorite Movie Actress’ for her role as Mal in ‘Descendants 3.’ #KCAs
BTS won ‘Favorite Music Group.’ #KCAs
Billie Eilish won ‘Favorite Song’ for her track “ bad guy.” #KCAs
Florence Machine is set to perform at a digital Met Gala event. ‘A Moment With The Met’ will broadcast at 6pm ET on May 4 via Vogue’s YouTube channel.
Shawn Mendes won ‘Favorite Male Artist’ at the #KCAs.
Best selling pure albums of 2020 so far (US)
1 MAP OF THE SOUL: 7
2 After Hours
4 Music to Be Murdered By
6 WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
8 American Standard
9 Neo Zone – The 2nd Album
10 The Slow Rush
Loren Gray reveals she felt forced to tell her story after finding out it could potentially be exposed: “I wanted to be the one to tell my story. Although I hate that I felt forced into sharing this prematurely, I have no regrets, I’m no longer ashamed.”
Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey reconnect on Twitter over ‘The Wedding Planner.’
📈 MUSIC DATA
Kesha’s “Praying” is now certified 4x Platinum in Australia.
“Feels” by Calvin Harris feat. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean has reached 700 MILLION streams on Spotify. This is Harris’ third, Williams’ second and Perry’s & Sean’s first song to achieve this.
The four biggest first-day album debuts on Spotify this year:
1️⃣ YHLQMDLG – BadBunny (61.3M)
2️⃣ After Hours – The Weeknd (60.4M)
3️⃣ Music To Be Murdered By – Eminem (50.5M)
4️⃣ Dark Lane Demo Tapes – Drake (45.8M)
Drake’s #DarkLaneDemoTapes garnered over 45.8 MILLION streams in its first 24 hours on Spotify. It scores the fourth biggest debut for an album on the platform this year.
“Pain 1993” by Drake feat. Playboi Carti debuts at #4 on Global Spotify and at #1 on US Spotify with 5.24M and 2.98M streams, respectively.
“24K Magic” (song) by Bruno Mars has been certified 2x PLATINUM in the UK.
Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” has now sold over 2.5 million units in the US.
Doja Cat’s ‘Hot Pink’ has now surpassed 700 million streams on Spotify.
Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce’s #SavageRemix hits a new daily high in streams on the global Spotify chart (3,263,894 on May 1). The track hit 5 million combined streams.
Doja Cat and Nicki Minaj’s #SaySoRMX debuts at #50 on the global Spotify chart with 1,730,886 streams (May 1).
Marshmello and Halsey’s #BeKindxx debuts at #29 on the global Spotify chart with 2,428,184 streams (May 1).
Drake’s “Toosie Slide” returns to #1 on the global Spotify chart with a new daily high in streams following the release of ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ (6,574,812).
Taylor Swift’s “The Man” has now sold over 900,000 units in the US.
Twenty One Pilots’ ‘Blurryface’ has now sold over 100,000 units in the US in 2020 alone.
Drake occupies the entire top 14 on global Apple Music with every track from ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’.
Mariah Carey’s ‘Charmbracelet’ has entered the top 10 on US iTunes, despite being originally released in 2002.
“Roar” by Katy Perry has reached 11 MILLION likes on YouTube. It is the seventh most liked video on the platform by a lead female act.
Harry Styles’ “Sign Of The Times” is now certified 4x Platinum in Australia.
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