Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Thursday, 6th Aug. 2020

Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Thursday, 6th Aug. 2020

Compiled by Afolabi Ezekiel 0. (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)


Actress Toyin Adegbola aka Ajoke Ashewo has taken to social media to share the news of her mother’s passing. The Nollywood star flooded her Instagram page with photos from her mother’s funeral ceremony. Adegbola noted that she will be deeply missed.

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The Weeknd teases collaboration with the late Juice WRLD coming tonight

Producer Mark Ronson says he spent “half of lockdown” working on the “Physical” remix by Dua Lipa feat Gwen Stefani

Nicki Minaj praises Megan Thee Stallion’s decision to finish college in Variety interview: “One of my favorite things about Meg is her desire to further her education…Megan is the perfect example that we can have fun and be smart at the same time.”

Instagram’s TikTok competitor, #Reels launched yesterday in more than 50 countries.

Jake Paul’s Calabasas home was raided by the FBI this morning, The FBI was given a warrant to search Paul’s house for reasons unknown.

The Hype House will be getting their own reality TV series, ‘The Hype Life,’ The show will be formatted as a docuseries and will give an inside look into their house in Hollywood Hills.

Megan Thee Stallion’s debut studio album could be coming sooner than fans think “if things go according to plan.”

Lady Gaga announces #GAGARADIO coming to Apple Music every Friday in August at 11 AM PT. The show will feature conversations with #Chromatica collaborators and behind-the-scenes details on the making of the album.

E! News has been cancelled after three decades on the air.

Cardi B reveals she has another announcement planned for today

Tom Hanks is in talks with Disney to play Gepetto in the live-action remake of “Pinocchio,”

Selena Gomez talks dream collab with Taylor Swift on Twitch’s ‘Animal Talking’: “I’ve always dreamt of doing a song with Taylor. We both wanted to do that. It just feels like we’re family…she’s been my best friend. But we’ve talked about it for sure”


Today in 2016, Sia and Dutty Paul’s “Cheap Thrills” reached #1 on the Hot 100

Best selling downloads released in 2020 (US)
#1 Savage
#2 Intentions
#4 Yummy
#5 stuck with u
#6 One Margarita
#7 Life Is Good
#8 Rain On Me
#9 What A Man Gotta Do

Juice WRLD’s ‘Legends Never Die’ now ranks among the top 10 best selling albums of the year in the US by total units.

Ava Max’s “Kings & Queens” has now sold over 500,000 units in the US.

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road [Official Movie]” has now surpassed 500 million views on YouTube.

Harry Styles’ ‘Harry Styles’ has now sold over 500,000 pure copies in the US.

Taylor Swift’s ‘folklore’ now ranks among the top 10 best selling albums of the year in the US by total units.

Dua Lipa’s “Break My Heart” is now certified Diamond in Brazil.

Aaron Dessner hits #1 on the Hot 100 Producers chart for the first time ever following the release of Taylor Swift’s #folklore.

Taylor Swift’s ‘folklore’ joins Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’, Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ and ‘Lover’ as the only female albums to have all of its tracks chart on the Hot 100 simultaneously.

Miley Cyrus’ highest charting songs on the Hot 100:
#1 Wrecking Ball
#2 Party In the USA
#2 We Can’t Stop
#4 The Climb
#8 Can’t Be Tamed
#9 7 Things
#10 See You Again
#10 He Could Be The One
#10 Malibu
#11 23
#13 Don’t Call Me Angel
#16 When I Look At You
#18 Hoedown Throwdown

Sources: Pop Crave, Chart Data, Nollywood, TMZ, Variety, Deadline, Spotify

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