Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Wednesday, 29th July, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0.
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
‘I am tired of breast feeding’ – Nollywood actress, Wunmi Toriola cries out
‘To go up, you must come down’ – Nollywood Actor, Bolanle Ninalowo tells fans
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Riverdale actress Bernadette Beck reveals in new interview with ELLEmagazine feeling like she was there “to fulfill a diversity quota” on set: “I was made out to be a very unlikable character and therefore, an unlikable person in people’s eyes.”
Rihanna sent Megan Thee Stallion lingerie with a note wishing her a speedy recovery: “Just know you’ve got a whole crew over here sending good vibes your way!”
Oprah Winfrey announces new interview series, “The Oprah Conversation” on AppleTV. First episode arrives Thursday, July 30th.
Shakira & Jennifer Lopez’s record-breaking Super Bowl Halftime show earns four nominations at 2020 #Emmys:
• Outstanding Variety Special (Live)
• Directing For A Variety Special
• Lighting Design/Lighting Direction For A Variety Special
• Music Direction
#Emmys2020 nominations for ‘Lead Actress in a Drama Series’:
Jennifer Aniston (“The Morning Show”)
Olivia Colman (“The Crown”)
Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”)
Laura Linney (“Ozark”)
Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”)
Andrew Cuomo announces the Department of Health will investigate The Chainsmokers’ recent concert: “Videos from concert held in Southampton show egregious social distancing violations. I am appalled. We have no tolerance for the illegal & reckless endangerment of public health.”
Lana Del Rey’s new poetic audiobook, “Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass,” is now available.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Top 10 on this week’s Artist 100:
1. Juice WRLD (4th week at #1)
3. Pop Smoke
4. Harry Styles
6. Post Malone
8. Luke Combs
9. The Weeknd
BLACKPINK’s “How You Like That” returns to #1 on this week’s World Digital Song Sales chart.
Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” has reached #1 on this week’s building US Pop radio chart (Mediabase).
Taylor Swift occupies the entire top 10 on US Spotify with tracks from #folklore (July 27).
Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100: #2(new) Lion King On Ice, J. Cole
Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ has now surpassed 2 billion streams on Spotify. It’s the first 2020 album by a female artist to hit this milestone.
Logic’s #NoPressure now pacing for 150-175K first week in the US, doubling initial forecast.