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Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Thursday, 7th May, 2020

Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Thursday, 7th May, 2020

Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)

🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT

Bishop Oyedepo questions non re-opening of churches amid Covid-19

‘I’m either under the knife getting a surgery or drinking my slim tea’ – Tonto Dikeh reveals how she minds her business

PLEASE LEAVE ME ALONE! My account is in a coma – Nollywood Actress Regina Chukwu tells fans

Please Even If It Is, N5000 Monthly, Put It In Our Accounts, I promise You We Will Stay At Home – Nollywood actress, Ruth Kadiri Beg FG

Teco Benson warns against duplication of guilds, leadership scramble in Nollywood

“Learn To Give, Especially When You Have” – Davido Advise Fans

‘Na So Giveaway They Sweet’ – Dayo Amusa Rejoices As Fan Gifts Her Money

Sinach No. 1 On Billboard USA For Christian Song

Jaywon Reportedly Arrested And Arraigned For Violating COVID-19 Curfew In Lagos

🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT

Twitter announces that it’s experimenting with a feature to allow users to “rethink” their replies. A prompt will appear giving the option to revise a reply before it’s published if it uses potentially harmful language.

.@CherLloyd addresses her inactivity on social media and reveals that her dad is ill in hospital: “I wish I could see him, and I wish I could be with my family to support them… I’m so grateful to the doctors and nurses looking after him.”

Lady Gaga’s new album #Chromatica will be officially released on May 29.

Rico Nasty celebrates Mother’s Day and her mom’s birthday early by gifting her a brand new car: “I love u mommy. I’ll probably never be able to find the words cause it’s TOO MANY but damn. U are the best even on ya worst days.”

NYPost reports that General Mills will be releasing a Baby Yoda cereal in honor of “Star Wars” Day. The cereal will consist of sweetened corn puffs with marshmallows shaped like the character’s head.

Lady Gaga teases possible album lyrics with new #Chromatica merch: “They can’t scare me if I scare them first.”

Kim Petras will celebrate the release of her single, “Malibu, with a release party on Zoom hosted by Aquaria

Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown and Ava Max are teaming up on a song titled “On Me” for the upcoming ‘SCOOB’ soundtrack.

Miquela, a CGI-generated influencer & music artist created by an entertainment company, has signed as CAA’s first virtual client. “Miquela has cultivated a passionate fandom & now finds herself in the unique position of both reflecting & influencing culture”

Megan Thee Stallion enlists MajorLazer for the remix to #Savage.

Neve Campbell is currently in talks to return as Sidney Prescott in the new #SCREAM movie: “the directors have come to me with such a great appreciation for Wes’s work and they really want to honor it and that meant a lot to me. Hopefully we’ll be able to do it”

Florence Pugh defends her relationship with Zach Braff in new interview. “I have the right to hang out and be with and go out with anyone I want to, I’ve always found this part of what people do really bizarre…people have no right to educate me on my private life”

📈 MUSIC DATA

Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’, ‘BEYONCÉ’ and ‘I Am… Sasha Fierce’ were all up in US unit sales this week.

Dua Lipa’s ‘Dua Lipa’ has now surpassed 7 billion streams on Spotify. It’s the most streamed album by a female artist in the platform’s history.

Lil Kim’s ‘9’ has re-entered the top 200 on US iTunes.

The Weeknd’s Dark Secret (from American Dad) is now the top trending music video on YouTube US.

OZ ranks at #1 on both the Hot 100 Songwriters and Hot 100 Producers charts this week. He’s the sixth artist to rank at #1 on both charts simultaneously following Finneas, Louis Bell, Rickyreed, Taylor Swift & The Weeknd.

Karol G and Nicki Minaj’s “Tusa” returns to #1 on this week’s Latin Airplay chart. It’s the longest running #1 this year.

Harry Styles’ “Sign of the Times” has re-entered the top 100 on US iTunes.

“Don’t Call Me Angel” by Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, & Lana Del Rey has reached 200 MILLION streams on Spotify. This is Grande’s 22nd, Cyrus’ 8th, and Del Rey’s 7th song to achieve this.

Metallica’s ‘Metallica’ has now sold over 17 million pure copies in the US. It’s the best selling album of the Soundscan era.

Dixie Chicks’ ‘Wide Open Spaces’ has now sold over 9 million pure copies in the US. It’s best selling album by a female band in Soundscan history.

Lana Del Rey’s ‘Born to Die’ has now sold over 100,000 units in the US in 2020 alone.39985

10 years ago today, Katy Perry dropped her 8x Platinum single, “California Gurls” feat. Snoop Dogg. The song was a worldwide hit, reaching #1 on the Hot 100 and in ten other countries. It earned a #GRAMMY nomination for ‘Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals’ in 2012.

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