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Nick and Priyanka are engaged!
Congrats are in order for Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra because they are reportedly engaged! Nick put a ring on it after only two months of dating. The word is he popped the question a week ago when they celebrated Priyanka’s 36th birthday in London! Nick allegedly shut down a Tiffany and Co. store in New York before the trip so he could buy the engagement ring and keep it a secret!
Cardi B. cancels tour with Bruno Mars
Cardi B. has pulled out of her autumn tour dates with Bruno Mars saying she underestimated this whole ‘mommy’ thing. Cardi made the announcement on Instagram saying she thought six weeks would be enough time for her to recover mentally and physically after giving birth to her baby girl Kulture. She also thought she would be able to bring Kulture with her on tour but after realising it wasn’t possible she had to make the hard decision of cancelling. Cardi made sure to thank Bruno for being so supportive and understanding.
Another Charlie’s Angels reboot!
We are getting another Charlie’s Angels reboot! Kristen Stewart is set to star in the movie franchise, and her on-screen partners in crime will be Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska. Elizabeth Banks is going to be directing, co-producing and co-writing the script for the movie. Banks will also play the role of Bosley. The tentative release date is September 2019.
Instagram ‘Rich List’ released
Kylie Jenner has already been named one of the richest “self-made” women in the world, and now she’s earned the number one spot on the annual ‘Instagram Rich List’, which ranks celebrities who make the most cash from the social media platform. Kylie makes one million dollars per sponsored Instagram post! Coming in second place is Selena Gomez, who makes US$800,000 per post and in at number 3 is Cristiano Ronaldo, who makes $750,000 dollars per post.
Did Drake pay Shiggy to make the ‘In My Feelings’ Challenge go viral?
We all know the viral dance challenge to Drake’s new song In My Feelings and that’s all thanks to a YouTube influencer that goes by the name of Shiggy. The challenge has even helped the song reach the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Well now rumour has it that Drake paid Shiggy $250,000 to help the song climb up the charts by creating a viral challenge. Shiggy has denied this, saying he hasn’t received a penny from Drake.
Artists to Watch
From the Drive with Huda
DJ Khaled – ‘No Brainer’ feat. Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper, Quavo
After the smash success of their 2017 collaboration I’m The One it only makes sense that DJ Khaled would team up with Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, and Quavo once again for another song! This time they bring you No Brainer which is already number one in the iTunes charts!
Benny Blanco, Khalid, Halsey – ‘Eastside’
You may have not heard of Benny Blanco but he is a veteran pop producer and songwriter who has worked on many songs we all know and love such as Katy Perry’s California Gurls, Kesha’s Tik Tok, Maroon 5’s Moves Like Jagger and Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself. Well now, Benny has scored his first entry on the Billboard charts as an artist all thanks to his new collaboration Eastside with Khalid and Halsey. Benny says the song was written with Ed Sheeran and Cashmere Cat. The song takes you through the bitter sweet journey of young love morphing into the realities of adulthood.
Imagine Dragons – ‘Natural’
The kings of pump up anthems are back! Think of Radioactive, Believer, and Thunder. Well now Imagine Dragons have done it again; this time with their new song Natural. It’ll get you in the mood to take on the day. It should also serve as the perfect gym anthem.