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Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Saturday, 4th April, 2020
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
“Giving is for the needy not the greedy. Give to the poor not to Govt” – Apostle Suleman
“I’m looking for money cos fame without money na depression” – music producer, Samklef quits career
Lockdown: “Now is the time for couples to know each other more again and restore relationships” – Toke Makinwa
Covid-19: Actor, Mofe Damijo calls on Customs Authority to release seized rice to Nigerians
Temi Otedola quits fashion blogging, changes name on Instagram, set to become an actress
Business Mogul, Femi Otedola Celebrates Mum On Her 88th Birthday
Don Jazzy thanks fan who returned N400k out of N450k he mistakenly sent to him, promised him something bigger
Senator Dino Melaye Rocks Corona Virus Customized Shirt As Advocacy For Stay-At-Home
Comedian, Sidney Talker apologizes to Nigerians over his alleged Covid-19 prank video
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
R&B princess Kiana Ledé has released her highly anticipated debut album, #KIKI.
HSMTMTS star,Joshua Bassett has released his mesmerizing debut single, Common Sense.
Toosie, the dancer who helped create the #ToosieSlide, says
that Drake sent him the song early to record a dance: “People be trying to get TikTok-ers to do these dances to their songs…they know the power we got. They know that we control the youth & culture.”
‘Sonny With A Chance’ is now streaming on Disney Plus
Sonny With A Chance season 1, 2 & the series’ spin-off series “So Random!” are now available to stream on Disney+.
TWICE have released the first episode of their new reality series, #TIMETOTWICE.
New Billie Eilish US certifications:
• bad guy (6x PLAT)
• when the party’s over (4x PLAT)
• WTPO, WWAFA,WDWG?, bury a friend, ocean eyes (3x PLAT)
• IDWBYA, YSSMIAC (2x PLAT)
• xanny, i love you, ATGGGTH, my strange addiction (PLAT)
• party favor, ilomilo, &burn, 8 (GOLD)
The Weeknd’s #AfterHours and 5SOS ’ CALM are in a close race for #1 in the US this week,
Disney’s Mulan has been re-scheduled to hit theaters on July 24, 2020.
Dua Lipa joins Ariana Grande
as the only female artists to have three lead tracks simultaneously in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart since 1955.
Selena Gomez reveals to Miley Cyrus on #BrightMinded that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Logan Williams, known for his roles on “The Flash” and “When Calls the Heart”, has died at the young age of 16.
Bill Withers, ‘Lean on Me’ and ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ Singer, Dead at 81
📈 MUSIC DATA
SamHunt’s ‘SOUTHSIDE’ has reached #1 on the US iTunes albums chart.
Future & Drake’s “Life Is Good” has now surpassed 300 million views on YouTube
TrvisXX’s “goosebumps” has now surpassed 900 million streams on Spotify
.EarthWindFire’s “September” has now surpassed 400 million views on YouTube
Charlie Puth’s ‘Voicenotes’ is now certified Silver in the UK.
Harry Styles’ “Falling” is now certified Silver in the UK.
DUA LIPA’s #FutureNostalgia officially debuts at #1 on the Irish albums chart with the country’s biggest debut sales week of 2020 for a female artist
Megan Thee stallion earns her highest charting single ever in the UK with “Savage” (up 19 spots to #28).
5SOS’ #CALM officially debuts at #1 on the UK albums chart. It’s the group’s first #1 album in nearly 5 years.
Partynextdoor and Rihanna’s “BELIEVE IT” debuts at #12 on the UK singles chart. Rihanna has now earned over 40 top 20 hits, while PARTYNEXTDOOR earns his highest charting single ever.
“Boyfriend” rises to a new peak of #10 on the UK singles chart, becoming Mabel’s fourth top 10 hit.
Little Mix’s “Break Up Song” debuts at #9 on the UK singles chart. It’s the group’s milestone 15th top 10 hit.
Little Mix has now earned a top 10 hit in the UK in each of the last 10 years
All singles from DUA LIPA’s #FutureNostalgia are simultaneously charting in the top 10 in the UK this week.
Tthe Eeeknd’s “Blinding Lights” returns to #1 on the UK singles chart. It’s the longest running #1 hit of 2020 (6 weeks).
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