Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Wednesday, 1st July, 2020
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🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Toyin Abraham, gets ambassadorial deal
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Kanye West celebrates Kim Kardashian becoming a billionaire: “You’ve weathered the craziest storms and now God is shining on you and our family”
Legendary comedian Carl Reiner has passed away at age 98. Reiner is known for his acclaimed work in film and TV, most notably creating ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and acting in the ‘Oceans’ film trilogy.
Sufjan Stevens announces new album, ‘The Ascension,’ out September 25th. The first single, “America,” arrives this Friday, July 3rd. 🎵
Shane Dawson’s three YouTube channels have been de-monetized following resurfaced videos of him donning blackface, using the n-word and more,. The outlet reports the punishment is “indefinite, though not permanent.”
Kid Rock’s Nashville steakhouse joins lawsuit against state officials for COVID-19 restrictions allegedly driven by politics, not science. Big Ass Honky Tonk & Steakhouse had its liquor license removed this month after violating stay-at-home orders.
Ozark has been renewed for a fourth & final season on Netflix.
Lizzo’s new US certifications:
Cuz I Love You (single) – GOLD
Good As Hell – 3x PLATINUM
Chris O’Dowd says he participated in Gal Gadot’s now-infamous “Imagine” video because he thought it was for charity: “I presumed it was for kids. I know that Gal works for UNICEF, so I presumed it was a charity thing.”
Morphe has removed all of Shane Dawson’s makeup products from their website. This comes after a plethora of videos resurfaced of the YouTuber using blackface, saying the N-word, joking about pedophilia and more.
Katy Perry reveals to CBC Radio One that she considered suicide after a career shift and split from now-fiancé Orlando Bloom in 2017: “I just crashed.”
Nikki Blonsky from the movie ‘Hairspray’ has come out as gay. 🌈
📈 MUSIC DATA
Karol G and Nicki Minaj’s “Tusa” has spent six consecutive months at #1 on the Billboard Argentina Hot 100. It’s the longest running #1 hit in the chart’s history.
BTS’ “Stay Gold” debuts at #1 on this week’s World Digital Song Sales chart. BTS is the first act in chart history with 20 #1 hits.
Taylor Swift’s “Delicate” has now surpassed 400 million streams on Spotify.
BANG YE DAM “WAYO” debuts at #5 on the global Spotify Viral 50 chart.
“Daisies” becomes Katy Perry’s 16th top 10 hit on the Adult Pop Songs chart. Katy ties for the 4th most top 10s ever.
Kanye West has debuted nine consecutive albums at #1 on the Billboard 200, the most of any artist debuting on the chart this century.
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