Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Monday, 29th June, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Panic as veteran actress, Ify Onwuemene down with cancer solicits for help
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Florence Pugh apologizes for cultural appropriation after wearing cornrows at 17: “I cannot dismiss the actions I bought into years ago, but I believe that we who were blind to such things must acknowledge them & recognize them as our faults, our ignorance & our white privilege”
Beyonce’s new film, ‘Black Is King’ will premiere on Disney Plus on Friday, July 31st.
Tina Knowles-Lawson on Beyonce’s dedication to ‘Black Is King’👑: “Many times as a concerned mother i have said to her, you are a little too obsessed with this! People have no idea what this cost you in time, money, blood, sweat & tears. Her reply ‘We need this right now Mama’”
Hulu has removed an episode of ‘The Golden Girls’ in which characters wear mud face masks. The episode was removed due to concerns over racism.
YouTubers Steve Greene and Nikki Limo apologize for joking about Trayvon Martin’s death with Shane Dawson.
Alison Brie says she regrets voicing Vietnamese-American character Diane Nguyen on #BoJackHorseman.
📈 MUSIC DATA
A Boogie wit da Hoodie’s ‘Artist 2.0’ is up 77 spots to #3 on the Billboard 200 with 43K sold, up 292%.
Billboard 200: #2(new) Bobdylan, Rough and Rowdy Ways 53,000 (51,000 in pure sales).
Lilbaby’s ‘My Turn’ ties The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ as the longest running #1 album of the year on the Billboard 200.
Billboard 200: #1(=) Lilbaby , My Turn 70,000 (1,237,000 units since release). fourth week at #1
The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ has now sold over 1.5 million total units in the US (album).
Tory Lanez’s ‘The New Toronto 3’ has now sold over 200,000 total units in the US.
Drake’s ‘More Life’ has now sold over 3.5 million total units in the US.
A Boogie wit da Hoodie’s ‘Hoodie SZN’ has now sold over 1.5 million total units in the US
NCT’s ‘Neo Zone – The 2nd Album’ has now sold over 200,000 units in the US.
6ix9ine’s “GOOBA” has now surpassed 400 million views on YouTube.
BLACKPINK’s #HowYouLikeThat ties the group’s own “Sour Candy” with Lady Gaga as the highest charting single by a Korean act in Spotify history.
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