Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Tuesday, 14th April, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Nigerian Covid-19 doctors caught on camera doing the Zanku dance
BBNaija’s Cee C vows to ‘physically’ deal with her fitness instructor as soon as quarantine is over
Singer, Omawumi celebrates her 38th birthday looking like a sweet 16
Singer, Davido buys his workers a brand new house in Lekki
After two weeks away, reality star, Khafi returns on Instagram
Covid-19 Lockdown: ‘Lord please take control’ – Reality star, Tacha worries over 14 days extension
BBNaija Host, Ebuka set to launch new Tv show
OFLAGOS has now reached no.1 on Nigeria Apple Music
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Becky G has released her new single, “They Aint Ready”
Sam Smith and Demi Lovato will release their new single “I’m Ready” this Friday, April 17th.
MAMAMOO’s Solar has unveiled the intro teaser for her upcoming solo debut album, “SPIT IT OUT.”
Mariah Carey announces a donation to the New York-Presbyterian hospital and the Columbia University Irving Medical Center to express gratitude to frontline workers helping to fight COVID-19 and encourages fans to do the same.
Anna Wintour and others executives under Condé Nast will have their pay cut by 20% for five months due to the Coronavirus. The publisher – home to Vogue, The New Yorker and Vanity Fair – sent a memo to 6k employees announcing plans for pay cuts, furloughs and possible layoffs.
Drake tells Diddy that being in quarantine has helped him focus on the new album: “The amount of focus I’m able to put into this album is probably way different than it would’ve been if I had to go through the residency in Vegas…”
Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Tori Kelly, Christina Aguilera, “HSM” & “Descendants” cast members, and many more will partake in the “Disney Family Singalong” on April 16th. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the event will feature celebrities
LiveXLive and TikTok are teaming up for a 48-hour livestream with over 35 artists.
Top 4 songs on US iTunes:
1️⃣ Blinding Lights
2️⃣ Toosie Slide
3️⃣ Level of Concern
4️⃣ One of Them Girls
Chloe x Halle and Swae Lee will release their new single “Catch Up” this Friday, April 17th.
NCT Dream has announced a member reorganization and a comeback on Wednesday, April 29th with a new album titled “Reload.” The members part of the group’s lineup are now: Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chenle, and Jisung.
Ticketmaster have quietly changed their refund policy and will no longer refund postponed shows. Fans are fuming about their money being held hostage often with no rescheduled dates in sight.
NU’EST are confirmed to make their comeback on Monday, May 11th.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Billboard Hot 100: #1(new) Toosie Slide, by Drake.
The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” rises to #1 on the Radio Songs chart [104.7 million audience].
BTS’s ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: 7’ spends a sixth week at #1 on the World Albums chart
Karol G and NICKI MINAJ’s “Tusa” is #1 on the Latin Pop Airplay chart for a milestone 10th week.
BLACKPINK’s ‘KILL THIS LOVE EP’ was up 60.4% in US unit sales this week
Drake ties Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder as the artist with the most #1 hits on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (20 each).
Joohoney of MonstaX makes his solo debut on the World Digital Song Sales chart with 2018’s “Red Carpet” this week
Today in 2018, TheWeeknd’s ‘My Dear Melancholy,’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 169,000 sold. It became one of less than ten EPs in history to reach #1 and all of its tracks entered the Hot 100.
Today in 2012, Madonna’s ‘MDNA’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 359,000 sold. It included “Give Me All Your Luvin'”, which became Madonna’s record extending 38th top 10 in the US.
8 years ago today, One Direction achieved its first ever top 10 hit on the Hot 100 with “What Makes You Beautiful”. The group charted nearly 30 entries and all members have hit #1 as a soloist on at least one Billboard chart.
Today in 2001, Janet Jackson’s “All For You” reached #1 on the Hot 100. It became Janet’s tenth and most recent #1 hit and was the longest running #1 of the year (7 weeks).
Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ was up 25.2% in US unit sales this week.
Today in 2012, Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” debuted and peaked at #2 on the Hot 100. It sold over 500,000 downloads in one week, posting one of the biggest digital sales debuts of all-time.
Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” is the longest running Hot 100 top 10 by a female artist this year (11 weeks).
2 years ago today, Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Golden Hour’ made its Billboard 200 chart debut (#4). It won four Grammy Awards, including ‘Album of the Year’, and spawned the Hot 100 hit “Rainbow”.
Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” has now surpassed 2.9 billion views on YouTube.
Today in 2007, Gwen Stefani and Akon’s “The Sweet Escape” reached its peak of #2 on the Hot 100
Sia’s ‘This Is Acting’ has now surpassed 3 billion streams on Spotify
Justin Bieber’s ‘Changes’ rises to #11 on this week’s Billboard 200 (26.5K sold)
Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ is #37 on this week’s Billboard 200 (15.5K sold).
Sam Sun’s “Remember When” hits 10k views on Youtube
Halsey’s ‘MANIC’ is #36 on this week’s Billboard 200 (15.7K sold)
Selena Gomez’s ‘Rare’ was up 25.3% in US unit sales this week.
Kiana Lede’s ‘KIKI’ debuts at #31 on this week’s Billboard 200 (16.3K sold).
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