Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Saturday, 16th May, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Actress Ini Edo secures new multimillion naira endorsement
“My dirtiness is cleaner than your future” – BBNaija’s Tacha replies troll who called her dirty girl
‘Marriage is not an achievement’ – Actress, Yvonne Nelson replies man asking when she’s getting married
‘I am a wife material’ – Cross dresser, Bobrisky alerts single men
‘I’m pained, heartbroken for losing my father,’ Nollywood actress Destiny Etiko cries
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ is now available to stream on Netflix.
‘Club Penguin Online,’ one of the largest Club Penguin fan server games, has been forced to shut down. This comes after Disney, owner of the Club Penguin franchise, issued a Copyright takedown notice this week.
Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande will release their new collaboration, #RainOnMe on Friday, May 22nd.
6ix9ine takes to IGTV to call out Billboard for “illegal” activity on the Hot 100 after “Stuck with U” reportedly added 60K units, placing it at #1 on the forecast for next week’s chart.
Jake Miller has released his new single, #SAVEDME.
Katy Perry shuts down rumors that Taylor Swift will appear on #KP5:“It’s not correct, but fans are definitely excited for something like that to happen in the future and I’m always open.”
Top 4 songs on US iTunes:
1️⃣ Stuck with U
4️⃣ If I’m Being Honest
Tiesto has released his new album, ‘The London Sessions’ featuring GALXARA, Post Malone, Rita Ora, Jonas Blue, Snoop Dogg, Mabel, Becky Hill & more!
Justine Skye has released her new song, “No Options.”
The Jonas Brothers will release the music video for “X,” featuring Karol G, on Monday.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Future’s ‘High Off Life’ has reached #1 on the US Apple Music albums chart.
Britney Spears ranks among the top 20 best selling artists in Soundscan history, with 33.8 million albums sold (US).
All of Twenty One Pilots’ major label albums are now certified RIAA Platinum or higher.
The Weeknd now has over fifty songs with at least 100 million streams each on Spotify.
Ariana Grande was the #1 most streamed female artist on global Spotify on May 14 with over 14.5 million listens.
“Red” (song) by Taylor Swift has been certified SILVER in the UK.
Stormzy’s “Know Me From” is now certified Gold in the UK.
Billie Eilish’s “you should see me in a crown” is now certified Gold in the UK.
Hayley William’s debut solo album, ‘Petals For Armor,’ debuts at #4 in the UK. It becomes her first Top 10 album.
Da Baby and Roddy Ricch’s “ROCKSTAR” rises to #1 on the UK singles chart for the first time. It’s the first #1 for both DaBaby and Roddy Ricch.
Daisies by Katy Perry has debuted at #1 on the Worldwide iTunes Song Chart.
6ix9ine’s “GOOBA” debuts at #6 on the UK singles chart. It’s his highest peaking song, passing “FEFE”.
Harry Styles’ “Adore You” returns to the top 20 in the UK singles chart. It has now spent 20 weeks in the region, becoming Harry’s first song to do so.
Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ returns to #1 on this week’s UK albums chart. It’s the now longest running #1 of 2020 (4 weeks).
Jonas Brothers are the only act with multiple songs in the top 10 on US iTunes (X with Karol G & Five More Minutes).
Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’ is now certified 3x Platinum in the UK.
BTS’ ‘Love Yourself 結 Answer’ is now certified Gold in the UK.
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