Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Saturday, 4th July, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Eniola Badmus bags endorsement deal with weight loss company
Nigerians hail ‘Eagle Wings’ trailer, demand more from Nollywood
Denola Grey is the cover star for the debut edition of the MC! Magazine.
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
The oldest living cat Rubble has passed away at 31. Rubble and his owner Michele were inseparable. His age equaled 150 in human years.
Kacey Musgraves and husband Ruston Kelly split after 2 years of marriage,
The Washington Redskins announce they will review their name, long criticized for racist connotations: “In light of recent events around our country and feedback from our community…the team will undergo a thorough review of the team’s name”
Lil Wayne’s 2015 ‘Free Weezy Album’ (FWA) is now available on all streaming platforms.
Hamilton, the smash Broadway hit is now available to stream on Disney Plus.
Lucy Hale gets emotional in a video to fans about her show Katy Keene being cancelled: “ Sad to deliver this news ! But I love the show. I love what it stands for. And mostly I love YOU. To the cast, crew, and all involved… 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 adore you.”
Tyga shares texts revealing he and Karol G had Pop Smoke’s blessing to be featured on his album after criticism.
‘Katy Keene’ starring Lucy Hale has been officially cancelled by The CW.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Pop Smoke simultaneously holds #1 and #2 on the US Apple Music albums chart.
Kesha Rose’s “Your Love Is My Drug” has now surpassed 100 million streams on Spotify.
Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” returns to #5 on the global Spotify chart, matching its highest peak to date.
DUA LIPA’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ is the #1 best selling album by a female artist released in 2020 in the UK.
Eminem’s ‘Music To Be Murdered By’ is the #1 best selling album released in 2020 in the UK.
Pop Smoke, Lilbaby and Da Baby’s “For the Night” has reached #1 on US Apple Music.
TWICE’s #MOREandMORE is now the best selling album by a girl group in Gaon chart history with 563K shipments
Cold Play’s “The Scientist” is now certified 2x Platinum in the UK.
Eminem and Ed Sheeran’s “River” is now certified 2x Platinum in the UK.
Lil Mosey’s “Blueberry Faygo” is now certified Gold in the UK.
Pink and Eminem’s “Revenge” is now certified Silver in the UK.
Bastille’s “JOY” is now certified Silver in the UK.
The Rolling Stones’ “Living in a Ghost Town” hits #1 in Germany this week. It marks
Rolling Stones’ first #1 in 52 years, the longest gap between #1’s ever.
Lilbaby’s ‘My Turn’ is now the longest running #1 album of the year in the US with 5 weeks.
Harry Styles’ ‘Fine Line’ remains at #5 on the UK albums chart. It has never left the top 10.
Jessie Ware’s ‘What’s Your Pleasure?’ officially debuts at #3 on the UK albums chart. It’s Jessie’s highest charting album ever.
HAIM’s ‘Women In Music Pt. III’ officially debuts at #1 on the UK albums chart. It’s HAIM’s second #1 album
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