Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Saturday, 25th April, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
As Simi’s pregnancy approaches delivery, Adekunle Gold prays God shouldn’t give him a troublesome child
Comedian AY lashes out at those saying his wife, Mabel groomed him
Lady goes into coma for 6 months after her boyfriend absconded with ₦15M loan she took for him
Ifu Ennada rains incurable curse on a man who called her “Very Short Girl”
Covid-19: “The rich should assist the poor with food, so they can stay at home” – comedian, AY
Ini Edo celebrates as she hits 9 million Instagram followers, says it’s the best birthday gift ever
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Kanye West is officially a billionaire, Forbes reports. He joins JAY-Z as the only figures in hip-hop to have a net worth of over $1B
SZA confirmed today via Instagram live she has collaborations in the works/already done with Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo, Jhené Aiko and Kehlani. She also told fans she might release songs from “CTRL” that didn’t make the album.
Lolo Zouai has released her emotional new song, “It’s My Fault.”
The new posthumous song, #Righteous by the late rapper Juice World has been released
Evanescence have released their new song, #WastedOnYou
Cher Lloyd is living her best life without her ex on her new song, #Lost.
BLACKPINK member Jisoo describes their upcoming collaboration with Lady Gaga, “Sour Candy,” as “addictive.”
Avril Lavigne sends a beacon of hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic with her new reworked song, “We Are Warriors.”
Rapper Fred the Godson Dead at 35 from COVID-19 Complications
6ix9ine Accused of Being Absentee Dad Upon Release, He Blames COVID-19
Kehlani will release her second studio album titled “It Was Good Until It Wasn’t” on Friday, May 8th
Lil Uzi Vert has dropped a new song
Louis Tomlinson sends a personal message of support to the people in his hometown Doncaster amid the COVID-19 crisis in the UK.
Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Millie Bobby Brown, BTS, Shawn Mendes, Dove Cameron, David Dobrik, Lil Nas X, and more are set to appear during the virtual Kids’ Choice Awards 2020 on Saturday, May 2nd. The show will be hosted by Victoria Justice.
Demi Lovato addresses cancel culture & the “Demi Lovato Is Over Party” hashtag on Jameela Jamil’s “I Weigh” podcast. “I’ve been cancelled so many times that I can’t count. The tag.. that whole thing doesn’t even affect me anymore.”
📈 MUSIC DATA
Halsey’s “Graveyard” is now certified Silver in the UK.
Rita Ora and 6LACK’s “Only Want You” is now certified Silver in the UK.
Dua Lipa’s “Physical” is now certified Gold in the UK.
Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ is now certified Gold in the UK.
Travis Scott’s “SICKO MODE” has now surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify. It’s Travis Scott’s first song to hit this milestone.
Beyonce and Shakira’s “Beautiful Liar” is now certified Platinum in the UK.
Sam Smith and Demi Lovato’s #ImReady debuts at #20 on the UK singles chart. It’s Sam’s 16th and Demi’s 11th top 20 hit.
Juice WRLD’s “Righteous” has entered the top 10 on US Apple Music.
Madonna’s “La Isla Bonita” has now surpassed 100 million streams on Spotify.
Da Baby’s ‘BLAME IT ON BABY’ debuts at #8 in the UK. It becomes his first Top 10 album.
Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” lands at #8 on this week’s Official UK Singles Chart, marking its 24th week in the Top 10. It is the fourth longest-running Top 10 in the chart’s history.
Selena Gomez’s “Lose You To Love Me” has earned over 100 million on-demand audio streams in the US this year.
Camila Cabello’s “Liar” is now certified Platinum in Australia.
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