Welcome to Bridge Update Entertainment Round-up for Tuesday, 21th April, 2020
Compiled by Brij (+234(0)8142658024 : +234(0)7065560179)
🇳🇬 NIGERIAN ENTERTAINMENT
Davido’s fiancée, Chioma recovers from Coronavirus
“Everywhere don Chiomalize” – Cubana Chief Priest says as he rejoices over Chioma’s recovery from Covid-19
“If you want a good shape, go for cosmetic surgery” – Bobrisky advises
“I’m going to Nigeria tomorrow to see this fine girl” – Shatta Wale plans to meet BBNaija’s Tacha
“Scam! She just needed more fame” – man reacts to news on Chioma’s recovery from Covid-19
“May I never marry someone who will come on social media to disgrace me after break up” – Actress Nkechi Blessing affirms
Uche Maduagwu says a man isn’t husband material if he can’t give a lady N60k as Covid-19 relationship stimulus package
BBNaija’s Cee C worries about the habit of eating everything she sees
🏁 FOREIGN ENTERTAINMENT
Idris Elba says he thinks the world should take a week of quarantine every year to “remember this time” once the COVID-19 pandemic is over: ”other species use it. It’s called hibernation. But it does remind you that the world doesn’t tick on your time.”
The Stonewall Inn Gives Back fundraiser event to benefit LGBTQ nightlife workers will happen on Thursday April,
23rd. The livestream will feature performances by Troyesivan, Kim Petras, Cyndi Lauper, Greyson Chance, Allie X, Lelandand more!
All in-person 2020 NYC Pride events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Festivities will continue via a virtual Global Pride day on June 27th, 2020 with more information forthcoming
Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis launch quarantine wine, with 100% of profits going to charity.
Post Malone teases “big news” coming after inviting fans to text him at 817-270-6440.
Gene Deitch, the director and illustrator of “Tom and Jerry” and “Popeye,” has sadly passed away at the age of 95.
Live Nation and Ticketmaster offer up new options for people who bought tickets to postponed/cancelled concerts.
Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series #Hollywood premieres May 1.
Kali Uchis will release her new EP, #ToFeelAlive on Friday, April 24th.
Miley Cyrus says she won’t be smoking this #420.In October, the singer told fans on Instagram she was 4 months completely sober.
Travis Scott teams up with #Fortnite for a new virtual concert series, “Astronomical.” The in-game concert takes place from Thursday, April 23rd to Saturday, April 25th. Scott is confirmed to debut a NEW song during the series.
The Batman starring Robert Pattinson will now hit theaters on October 1st instead of its original date of June 25th.
Demi Lovato has teamed up with several organizations to raise $2 MILLION for The Mental Health Fund. The fund, which has a goal to raise $5 MILLION, supports organizations that provide crisis intervention via text message during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CHUNG HA shares new photo teasers for her upcoming comeback track “Stay Tonight,” set for release on Monday, April 27th.
The Church of Satan’s official Twitter account shuts down a conspiracy theory thread trying to link Lady Gaga with Satanism:
Big Time Rush had a virtual reunion!
Natty, most known for her appearances on “Sixteen” and “Idol Room,” will finally make her solo debut on Thursday, May 7th with a single.
📈 MUSIC DATA
Post Malone’s “Circles” has now spent 33 weeks in the Hot 100’s top 10.It ties Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”, Maroon 5 & Cardi B’s “Girls Like You” and Post Malone & Swae Lee’s “Sunflower” as the longest running top 10 hit ever
Selena Gomez’s ‘Rare’ has now sold over 500,000 total units in the US (album)
JOJI’s ‘BALLADS 1’ re-enters this week’s Billboard 200.
Bryson Tiller’s ‘T R A P S O U L’ re-enters this week’s Billboard 200.
BTS ‘Love Yourself 結 Answer’ re-enters this week’s Billboard 200.
Kid Cudi’s ‘Man On the Moon: The End Of Day’ re-enters this week’s Billboard 200.
BTS’s ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: 7’ rises to #28 on this week’s Billboard 200 (16.5K sold).
Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ rises to #33 on this week’s Billboard 200 (15.3K sold).
Gwen Stefani’s highest charting Hot 100 hits:
1 Hollaback Girl
2 The Sweet Escape
2 Let Me Blow Ya Mind
6 Wind It Up
7 Rich Girl
14 South Side
18 Nobody But You
46 Baby Don’t Lie
47 What You Waiting For?
XXXTentacion’s ” Moonlight” is the greatest gainer on the global Spotify chart (+36 spots on April 19).
Twenty One Pilots’ “Level of Concern” rises to #1 on this week’s Hot Rock Songs chart. It’s the group’s fourth #1 hit.
Twenty One Pilots ends Panic At The Disco’s record 76 consecutive week run at #1 on the Hot Rock Songs chart. Panic! had ranked at #1 with either “High Hopes” or “Hey Look Ma, I Made It” every week since November 2018.
“Reputation” by Taylor Swift has surpassed 2.4 BILLION streams on Spotify. It’s her first album to achieve this.
“My Oh My” by Camila Cabello feat. Da Baby reaches a new peak of #12 on the Hot 100.
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