Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Friday, 15th May, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
‘If you’re not married, remain single, marriage is like set up’ – Music mogul Ossy Achievas advises
IK Ogbonna cries out, says his male wig suddenly starts producing gray hairs
‘The gods are angry, that’s why your wig is producing gray hairs’ – Alexx Ekubo blasts IK Ogbonna
‘Making money is more important than all the drama’ – Isilomo shades #BBNaija drama queens
Nollywood actress Nkiru Sylvanus marriage to Oge Okoye’s former husband allegedly crashes.
Nollywood actress, Bisola Badmus, loses dad
Award winning Nollywood film, ‘The Delivery Boy” hits Netflix
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Ed Sheeran is the UK’s richest musician under 30 with £200milliom, according to The Sunday Times Rich List. Dua Lipa and George Ezra also make their first appearance on the yearly ranking
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently thanked Rihanna and her nonprofit, Clara Lionel Foundation, for helping Flint and Detroit during COVID-19
6ix9ine announces he’ll drop a new song next week if fans buy 10k copies of “GOOBA” on iTunes.
‘Queer Eye’ season 5 arrives on Netflix Friday, June 5th.
Kehlani asks fans to continue supporting ‘IT WAS GOOD UNTIL IT WASN’T’ in order to get a strictly R&B album to #1 on the Billboard 200. Justin Bieber comments that his ‘Changes’ album was R&B, sparking a conversation about what defines the R&B genre
ChloeXHalle have released their new single, #DoIt.
ChloeXHalle will release their new album, #UNGODLYHOUR, on Friday, June 5th.
Kygo’s new album, #GoldenHour features collaborations from Kim Petras,Zara Larsson, Wonder,Whitney Houston, One Republic, Sloan, Tyga, Zak Abel more
Cardi B, Black Jonas & more join forces for the remix to “La Bebe.”
Percy Jackson is coming to DisneyPlus! Rick Riordan, the author of the successful franchise, has revealed the news in a video.
Kenny Chesney’s 2020 Chillaxification Tour has been postponed to 2021. The tour’s associated bundle helped propel his ‘Here and Now’ album to a #1 debut on the Billboard 200 this week.
“Call Me By Your Name” director Luca Guadagnino will be directing the upcoming reboot of the cult classic, “Scarface,” The film will be released by Universal Pictures.
Pia Mia has released her new song, #Princess.
Future has released his new album, #HighOffLife which features collaborations from Travis Scott, Cordae, Young Thug, Lil Uzi Vert, Drake, Lil Durk, Da Baby, Meek Mill & more.
Lolo Zouai has released her two new songs, “Alone With You” & “It’s My Fault.” Sparkling heart
The Jonas Brothers & Karol G have released their saucy new collaboration, #X.
LANY return to the music scene with their new song, “good guys
Julia Michaels has released her new song, #GiveItToYou for NBC Songland
Kygo & One Republic have released their new collaboration, “Lose Somebody
The #SCOOB! Soundtrack has been released which features collaborations from Lennon Stella, Charlie Puth, Ava Max, Rico Nastyy, Sage The Gemini, R3HAB, Galantis & more.
Noah Cyrus has released her new EP, ‘THE END OF EVERYTHING’ which features a collaboration from Ant Clemons
Charli XCX has released her new self-quarantine DIY album, ‘how i’m feeling now.’
Melanie announces that her ‘K-12’ summer tour has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Refunds are available and new 2021 tour dates will be announced.
Katy Perry is the artist with the most Hot 100 #1 hits from the same album era (6 from ‘Teenage Dream’):
Last Friday Night
Part of Me*
Pop Smoke’s debut album will be posthumously released on June 12.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Katy Perry is the female artist with the most tracks certified Diamond or higher in the US (3; Roar, Dark Horse & Firework).
Future’s #HIGHOFFLIFE album immediately goes RIAA Gold due to the success of the pre-release tracks including “Life Is Good”
Future has earned 98 hits on the Hot 100, the most entries among artists making their first chart appearance in the 2010s.
Halsey has now surpassed 50 million RIAA certified units across albums, singles and features
Today in 1993, Janet Jackson
‘s “That’s the Way Love Goes” reached #1 on the Hot 100.
Katy Perry has now surpassed 40 billion streams across all platforms worldwide.
Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” has now sold over 2.5 million units in the US.
Drake’s ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ has now sold over 300,000 total units in the US.
Bebe Rexha and FLAGALine’s “Meant to Be” has now surpassed 900 million views on YouTube
Taylor Swift’s “Only the Young” has now sold over 200,000 units in the US.
“Girlfriend” by Avril Lavigne has reached 500 MILLION views on YouTube. This is her most viewed video on the platform.
Katy Perry’s #DAISIES has entered the top 10 on US ITunes.
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