Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Sunday, 9th Aug, 2020
Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
‘The rate people engage in Homosexuality in Nollywood is too high’ – Chris Bassey
Nigerian Movie Industry Now Full Of Yahoo Boys, Prostitutes – Yemi Solade
Remembering Nollywood Legend, Sam Loco, Nine Years On
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
YouTube beauty guru Nikkie reveals she and her boyfriend Dylan were robbed at gun point at their own home: “Dylan and myself got attacked but physically we’re okay. Mentally it’s a whole other story.”
TikTok is planning to sue the Trump administration, challenging executive orders to ban the app.
Doja Cat made a surprise animated appearance in ‘The Weeknd Experience’ on TikTok last night. Doja performed her verse on the remix of The Weeknd’s “In Your Eyes.”
The 2020 MTV #VMAs will no longer take place in the Barclays Center due to safety concerns with the pandemic. The show will now take place in various open-air locations instead.
SelenaGomez set to star with Steve Martin & Martin Short in Hulu series, ‘Only Murders In the Building. Gomez will executive produce the series, which follows 3 strangers who share an obsession with true crime & suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Best selling albums of 2020 (US total activity)
#1 My Turn
#2 After Hours
#3 Eternal Atake
#4 Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial
#5 Hollywood’s Bleeding
#8 Legends Never Die
#10 Music to Be Murdered By
WAP by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion garnered the biggest debut for an all-female collaboration in YouTube history.
Juice WRLD and The Weeknd’s “SMILE” earns the top debut on the global Spotify chart with over 4.08 million streams (#5).
Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” hits a new daily high in streams on the global Spotify chart (4,250,201 on August 7).
BLACKPINK’s “How You Like That” spends a 6th week at #1 on the global YouTube songs chart (85 million listens).
“cardigan” is now Taylor Swift’s best selling download in the US this year, passing “Lover”.
SOURCES: TMZ, Deadline, Chart Data