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Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020

Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020

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

🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT

‘I am alive’ – Nollywood actor Hank Anuku debunks death rumors

🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT

Apple finally unveils the latest iOS 14 which completely redesigns the way we use the iPhone.

J. Alexander Kueng and Thomas Lane, two of the 4 police officers charged with murdering George Floyd, have been released after each posting 750k bail. The source of Thomas Lane’s bail money has been confirmed as a crowdfunding campaign organized by an unconfirmed figure.

Beyonce has released the extended a capella version of #BLACKPARADE in honor of #JuneteenthDay.

Katy Perry has released the Oliver Heldens remix to #Daisies.

“Do It” becomes ChloexHalle’s first-ever entry on the Hot 100, following its #83 debut. The duo also scored their first Top 20 album this week, with ‘Ungodly Hour’ opening at #16 on the Billboard 200.

Charlie Puth has unveiled the artwork for his new song, #Girlfriend, coming out on Thursday, June 25th.

6LACK will release his new EP, ‘6PC Hot,’ soon.

G Eazy will release his new single, “Nostalgia Cycle,” on Monday, June 22nd ahead of the release of his upcoming album, ‘Everything’s Strange Here’ on Friday, June 26th.

Cole Sprouse & Lili Reinhart shut down sexual assault allegations by anonymous Twitter accounts: “False allegations do tremendous damage to victims of actual assault…This seems to be the latest claim in a series of incidents seeking to baselessly cancel my cast mates and me.”

Justin Bieber shuts down sexual assault allegations with evidence, assures he is seeking legal action: “Every claim of sexual abuse should be taken very seriously…However this story is factually impossible..I will be working with twitter and authorities to take legal action.”

📈 MUSIC DATA

Nicki Minaj now has the most #1 hits on the Digital Song Sales chart this year among all artists (3).

SEVENTEEN’s #Henggarae has entered the top 5 on US iTune

Tyga’s “VACATION” enters the top 10 on US Spotify for the first time with 730K streams (#7 on June 21).

Katy Perry and Juicy J’s “Dark Horse” has now surpassed 2.8 billion views on YouTube.

BTS’ “Save ME” has now surpassed 500 million views on YouTube.

Juice WRLD’s ‘Death Race For Love’ has now sold over 1.5 million units in the US.

Nicki Minaj is the first female rapper to debut at #1 on the Hot 100 this century (since Lauryn Hill in 1998).

Nicki Minaj earns her second consecutive #1 single on the Hot 100 with “TROLLZ”.

6ix9ine earns his highest charting single and first ever #1 on the Hot 100 with “TROLLZ”.

Billboard Hot 100: #1(new) TROLLZ – 6ix9ine & Nicki Minaj

Billboard Hot 100: #5(-2) Blinding Lights, The Weeknd [29 weeks]. peak: #1 for 4 weeks

Billboard Hot 100: #4(-2) Savage, Megan Thee Stallion Feat. Beyonce [14 weeks]. peak: #1

Billboard Hot 100: #3(new) The Bigger Picture, Lilbaby

Billboard Hot 100: #2(-1) ROCKSTAR, DaBaby Feat. Roddy Ricch [9 weeks]. peak: #1 for 2 weeks

For the first time in Hot 100 history, five songs debut at #1 in a single calendar year (Toosie Slide, The Scotts, stuck with u, Rain On Me & TROLLZ).

Lilbaby earns his highest charting single ever on the Hot 100 with “The Bigger Picture”.

Nicki Minaj ties Ariana Grande and Roddy Ricch as the artist with the most #1 hits on the Hot 100 this year (2 each).

Seven collaborations have topped the Hot 100 in a row, the longest streak of #1 collaborations in chart history.

Nicki Minaj has now earned 110 Hot 100 entries. She passes Elvis Presley and ties Future for the 4th most entries in history.

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