Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Tuesday, 12th May, 2020
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🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Veteran Nollywood Actress, Chizoba Bosah Sam-Boye dies at 52
Nollywood actress actress Nkiru Sylvanus’ marriage to actress Oge Okoye’s husband crashes
Nollywood actress, Bisola Badmus loses Dad
‘Odumeje is my guy, not my pastor. Are you stupid?’ – Actor, Zubby Michael lashes out at critics
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
“Daisies” by Katy Perry will impact US Pop Radio on June 2nd, according to All Access.
Today in 2018, Post Malone‘s ‘beerbongs & bentleys’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 461,000 sold. It was the first album with 400M first week streams, earned the Hot 100 #1’s “rockstar” and “Psycho” and is still charting
Today in 2001, Janet Jackson’s ‘All For You’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 605,000 sold.
Today in 2018, Camila Cabello’s “Never Be the Same” reached #1 on the Pop Songs airplay chart.
Taylor Swift has won 3 awards at the RTHK International Pop Poll Awards!
🏆 Top 10 International GOLD Songs – “Lover”
🏆 Top Female Artist – Taylor Swift (Silver)
🏆 Best Selling Album (English) – “Lover”
Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift, & Lady Gaga were the biggest female contributors to 2019’s record-breaking global music industry totals. The 4 superstars combined brought in over $6.8B in total revenue, meaning they made up over 1/3 of the industry in 2019.
After promising to show her boobs if “Say So” reaches number one on the Billboard Hot 100, Doja Cat hilariously backtracks: “I’m just going to be honest with you guys, I did play you. I’m not showing my boobs.”
Scooter Braun reveals he was interested in running for Public Office, but after being “Attacked” by Taylor Swift online, he decided it wouldn’t be best for him. “The reason i have shied away from it is because i have young children and have to be careful.”
Sia will release her new song, #Together for her upcoming film, ‘Music’ on Wednesday, May 20th.
Tinashe & ZHU will release their new collaboration, “Only” on Friday, May 15th.
Billie Eilish files restraining order against obsessed fan who kept showing up at her house, ringing the doorbell and hanging out on her porch.
Lil Dicky FX show, “Dave,” has been renewed for a second season. It’s the network’s most-watched comedy series EVER, eclipsing Donald Glover’s “Atlanta.”
Netflix teases the final season of #13ReasonsWhy with new trailer. Season will be out Friday, June 5th.
Ryan Murphy announces a spinoff of AHS titled “American Horror Stories” is in the works. The new show will feature “one hour contained episodes.”
The Jonas Brothers will release their new song, “X,” featuring Karol G this Friday, May 15th.
Diplo reveals that he is the father of Miss Universe contestant Jevon King’s child in Mother’s Day post on Instagram.
Comedian Jerry Stiller, best known for his role in ‘Seinfeld,’ has passed away at the age of 92 due to natural causes.
“Say So” becomes both Doja Cat’s and Nicki Minaj’s first #1 single on the Hot 100.
“Say So” is Nicki Minaj’s 18th top 10 single on the Hot 100, she extends her record as the female rapper with the most top 10s.
For the first time in history, a collaboration between two female rappers is #1 on the Hot 100 (Doja Cat & Nicki Minaj).
Nicki Minaj breaks the record for longest wait for a #1 on the Hot 100 with #SaySo. She earned her first chart topper with her 109th entry.
Every female collaboration by multiple solo women to go #1 on the Hot 100:
“Say So” (2020)
“Lady Marmalade” (2001)
“The Boy is Mine” (1998)
“No More Tears (Enough is Enough)” (1979)
📈 MUSIC DATA
For the first time in history, the Hot 100’s top 2 features two female rappers in lead roles (Doja Cats & Megan Thee Stallion).
With Doja Cat & Nicki Minaj’s “Say So” and Megan Thee Stallion & Beyonce’s “Savage” rising to #1 and #2 respectively, this marks the first time Hot 100’s Top 2 has been occupied entirely by females since Mariah Carey’s “AIWFCIY” & Brenda Lee’s “RATCT.”
Across her entire career, Beyonce has earned new top 10 hits in the 1990s, 2000s, 2010s and 2020s. She’s the first artist to achieve top 10s across these four decades
Beyonce has now charted at least one song on the Hot 100 in each of the last 24 years (1997-2020).
Nicki Minaj breaks the record for longest wait for a Hot 100 #1 hit, earning her first with her 109th entry.
Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber’s #stuckwithu debuts at #28 on the Pop Songs airplay chart.
Mac Miller’s ‘K.I.D.S.’ mixtape debuts on the Billboard 200 for the first time nearly 10 years after its initial release
UK mid week: Yelyah Williams ’#PetalsForArmor narrowly leads race for #1 album. Would mark Hayley’s first solo #1.
The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” now ties Ariana Grande’s “7 rings” as the tenth longest running #1 hit in global Spotify chart history (68 days each).
Pink Floyd’s ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ re-enters this week’s Billboard 200. It extends its run as the longest charting album ever (950 weeks).
Niall Official’s ‘Heartbreak Weather’ re-enters this week’s Billboard 200.
Taylor Swift ‘s “You Need to Calm Down” has now surpassed 200 million views on YouTube.
All 14 songs from Drake‘s ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ mixtape chart on this week’s Hot 100
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