Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Tuesday, 30th June, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Popular Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels and billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko, have welcomed their first child.
The newest season of #BBNaija launches 19th July
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Target confirm they will be removing Shane Dawson’s books from online and in-store.
Season 2 of ‘The Umbrella Academy’ hits Netflix on Friday, July 31st.
.@KimKardashian’s collection of beauty brands is worth $1 BILLION according to new evaluation. 💰
The news comes after the mogul sold a 20% stake in KKW Beauty to Coty Inc. for $200 MILLION, the same company that made a deal with Kylie Cosmetics.
The Weeknd donates $500k to relief foundation MusiCares as well as the hospital network of his hometown in Ontario. He is also bringing back his line of ‘XO’ face masks and will match every dollar of proceeds for COVID-19 relief
Summer Walker will release new EP, ‘Life On Earth,’ on Friday, July 10th.
AMC Theatres pushes back reopening of 450 locations to Thursday, July 30th amid rising COVID-19 numbers in US. The chain is aiming to be “fully operational” by early August.
India bans TikTok and 58 other apps that are ruled as a threat to the country’s sovereignty and privacy of its citizens. India is currently TikTok’s largest market. The apps will be taken down both in mobile and non-mobile Internet enabled devices.
Justin Bieber’s new US certifications:
My Worlds Acoustic – GOLD
Journals – GOLD
Under The Mistletoe – 2x PLATINUM
My World – 3x PLATINUM
My World 2.0 – 4x PLATINUM
Purpose – 5x PLATINUM
Falcon actor Anthony Mackie tells Variety Marvel fails to diversify its cast & crew outside of ‘Black Panther’: “If you can only hire the Black people for the Black movie, are you saying they’re not good enough when you have a mostly white cast?”
The 2020 MTV VMAs will still take place this year on August 30th in New York with “limited or no audience,” NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces
Kanye West announces new album, ‘God’s Country.’ West will release a mystery project TODAY with Arthur Jafa titled “Wash Us In The Blood” ahead of the LP.
Cardi B’s security guard is hyping up fans for new music after the rapper starred in a new Apple Music commercial: “Cardi about to have the charts and streets going crazy”
Ava DuVernay to direct new Netflix limited series, ‘Colin in Black & White,’ based on the life of Colin Kaepernick. The six-episode series follows the ex-NFL star though his formative high school years that shaped him into a civil rights leader.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Today in 2018, XXXTENTACION’s “SAD!” reached #1 on the Hot 100. Only lead artist to posthumously hit #1 this century.
Beyonce ties The Weeknd as the artist with the most weeks at #1 on the Digital Song Sales chart this year (4 each).
Roddy Ricch’s “The Box” departs the Hot 100’s top 10 after a 25 week run in the region. It spent 11 weeks at #1, becoming 2020’s biggest chart hit.
BLACKPINK’s #HowYouLikeThat has officially broken the 24 hour YouTube record with count of 86.3 million views according to new statement
Beyonce’s “BLACK PARADE” debuts at #1 on the Digital Song Sales chart. Beyoncé’s 9th #1 hit.
Billboard Hot 100: #57(new) Bleed, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
Post Malone’s “Circles” returns to the Hot 100’s top 10, extending its record as the longest running top 10 hit ever (39 weeks).
Kendrick Lamar’s ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’ has now spent 400 weeks on the Billboard 200. It’s the longest charting hip-hop studio album in history.
6ix9ine and Nicki Minaj’s “TROLLZ” posts the biggest fall for a #1 debut in Hot 100 history. Falling to #34 on the chart.
BEYONCE has now earned 40 career top 40 hits on the Hot 100.
Blue Ivy Carter is the youngest winner in #BETAwards history.
Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ has now spent 2 years on the Billboard 200. Most 1st week streams of any album ever, record 7 simultaneous top 10s and 3 Hot 100 #1 hits.
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