Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Monday, 1st June, 2020
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🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham seeks justice for Tina Ezekwe
Anthony Joshua did not ask DJ Cuppy out because of me – Uche Maduagwu reveals
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
6ix9ine’s music video for GOOBA has been removed from YouTube after African producer Magix Enga claimed it for copyright.
Charli Damelio takes to her TikTok to speak out in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement: “As a person who has been given the platform to be an influencer, I realize that with this title, I have a job to inform people on the racial inequalities in the world right now.”
CupcakKe Rapper has released her new song, “Lemon Pepper,” with half of the proceeds from the track being donated to the Minneapolis Freedom Fund.
Final projections for tomorrow’s #Hot100:
• #RainOnMe by Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande to debut at #1.
• Blueberry Faygo by Lil Mosey to enter the Top 15.
• Roses by SAINt JHN to reach a new peak.
YouTube star Jake Paul is trended on Twitter after being spotted looting and vandalizing in the middle of a mall.
Kim Kardashian speaks out: “Even though I will never know the pain and suffering they have endured, or what it feels like to try to survive in a world plagued with systemic racism, I know I can use my own voice to help amplify the voices that have been muffled for too long.”
Lady Gaga shares her support for the black community amidst ongoing protests across the US: “Right now is a critical time for the black community to be supported by all other communities so that we can put a stop to something that is intrinsically wrong”
📈 MUSIC DATA
Agust D’s “Daechwita” debuts at #2 on the global YouTube songs chart (58 million listens; 55m video views).
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande #RainOnMe debuts at #1 on the global YouTube songs chart (72 million listens; 59m video views).
Roddy Ricch currently occupies the top 2 spots on US Apple Music (#1 ROCKSTAR & #2 The Box).
Camila Cabello’s “Shameless” has now surpassed 100 million streams on Spotify.
Top 10 female artists on YouTube US (May 22-28)
- Ariana Grande 26.7M
- Megan Thee Stallion 20.8M
- Lady Gaga 20.8M
- Billie Eilish 15.5M
- Doja Cat 15.4M
- Nicki Minaj13.4M
- Melanie 12.5M
- Beyonce 12M
- Jhene Aiko 11.9M
- Rihanna 11.3M
Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” has now spent 200 days in the top 10 on the global Spotify chart, becoming the fifth song to do so.
Britney Spears’ “Toxic” has reached #1 on the US iTunes music video chart. It’s one of five Britney videos in the top 10.
Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce’s “Savage” is #1 for a second week at US Rhythmic radio (Mediabase).
BTS’ “DNA” has now surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube. It’s their first video to achieve this milestone.
The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ has now spent ten consecutive weeks in the Billboard 200’s top 10.
UK mid week: Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s “Rain On Me” to hold at #1 as “Sour Candy” with BLACKPINK (#12) and “Alice” (#21) debut.
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