Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Monday, 20th April, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
“Not Ike but Willie XO is Mercy’s real boyfriend” – Daddy Freeze says on Instalive
“I don’t take your love for granted” – Actress, Nkechi Blessing says as she celebrates 1M IG fans
OAP, Dotun blasts celebrities who ask ladies to twerk naked on Instagram Live for giveaway
Singer, Simi flaunts her sweet baby bump for the first time in new music video
“Is he aware that you smoke Indian Hemp with Bible pages?” – man drags actress, Etinosa over her newly found love
Tonto Dikeh thanks God for making her lack nothing during lockdown despite giving out to the poor
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Katy Perry mourns the death of her cat Kitty Purry. The cat has been an iconic part of Perry’s career, with countless references and appearances in her work.
A ‘One World: #TogetherAtHome’ album has been released, featuring performances from the event. All proceeds from the streams of the album will be donated to Global Citizen in support of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.
Global Citizen with Lady Gaga announce that $127.9 MILLION in commitments has been raised to support healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19.
Lady Gaga praises Taylor Swift during her ‘One World: #TogetherAtHome’ performance of “Soon You’ll Get Better”: “This is so beautiful, Taylor. Thank you for sharing this vulnerable moment with us.”
(G)I-DLE takes #OhmyGod4thWin on SBS Inkigayo. They’ve won the #1 spot on every music show this week.
Piers Morgan apologizes to Lady Gaga following last night’s One World: #TogetherAtHome concert, after he originally slammed the WHO for working with her: “this was a great initiative that raised a fortune, entertained people, & will help save lives.”
Megan Thee Stallion, TyDollaSign, Quavo, Mustard, Tyga, Kcamp and Logic are featured on Wiz Khalifa’s new album, #TheSagaOfWizKhalifa.
Despite technical difficulties, the #VERZUZ battle between Kenny Edmonds (Babyface) and Teddy Riley broke the Instagram Live viewership record with 416k viewers.
Charli XCX will release her new song, “Claws,” this Friday, April 24th.
📈 MUSIC DATA
1 week on the Hot 100:
2008: Touch My Body
2009: Boom Boom Pow
2010: Rude Boy
2012: We Are Young
2013: When I Was Your Man
2015: See You Again
2017: Shape of You
2018: Nice For What
2019: Old Town Road
2020: Toosie Slide
.Kacey Musgraves’ “Rainbow” has re-entered the top 10 on US iTunes.
Katy Perry and Migos’ “Bon Appétit” has now surpassed 900 million views on YouTube.
Kanye West’s ‘YEEZUS’ has now surpassed 900 million streams on Spotify.
Kacey Musgraves’ “Rainbow”, Taylor Swift & Dixie Chicks’ “Soon You’ll Get Better” and Maluma’s “Carnaval” were the top US sellers following the #TogetherAtHome event.
Lil Uzi Vert’s “You Was Right” has now surpassed 300 million streams on Spotify.
BLACKPINK’s “Kill This Love” has now surpassed 800 million views on YouTube
Bad Bunny is the most streamed artist of the year on Spotify, with nearly 3 billion listens in 2020.
Selena Gomez’s ‘Rare’ has now surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify.
Charli xcx’s ‘Charli’ has now surpassed 300 million streams on Spotify.
Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion’s “The Prayer” has entered the top 40 on US iTunes
The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ has now surpassed 1.5 billion streams on Spotify.
Drake’s ‘Take Care’ has now surpassed 2.5 billion streams on Spotify.
BTSand Lauvsongs’ “Make It Right Remix” has now surpassed 100 million streams on Spotify.
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