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Twitter Streets: Hot Trends Today- October 27

Article by Oliver
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Posted: October 27, 2020  

Comedian Njugush Lauded for Voicing Political Views

The internet is praising Njugush for creatively expressing his thoughts on the recently launched Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report. On Monday, the comedian posted a two-minute skit online where he, in a way, imitated president Kenyatta’s Nyeri tour over the weekend.

His straight-from-the-headlines version of the rally portrayed what majority of the netizens related to – politicians traversing counties to talk about a report, yet fail to keenly listen to what ordinary Kenyans actually need. Check out some of the reactions;

‘The Midnight Sky’ Teaser Released

Netflix has dropped the official teaser for “The Midnight Sky”. Directed by and starring George Clooney, the post-apocalyptic tale follows a lone scientist, Augustine, in the Arctic who races to contact a crew of astronauts returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe – the Earth’s destruction. Kyle Chandler, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Tiffany Boone and Demián Bichir also star in the sci-fi movie.

“The Midnight Sky”, based on the Lily Brooks-Dalton’s novel “Good Morning, Midnight”, premieres on the streaming platform this December. Check out the teaser below!

2020 AMAs: The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch Lead Nominations List

The nominees for this year’s American Music Awards have been announced. Topping the list is a tie between singer, The Weeknd, and rapper Roddy Ricch who snagged eight nominations each – with a joint nomination in the “Artist of the Year” category.

First-time nominee Megan Thee Stallion follows with five nods. Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Bad Bunny, Taylor Swift, DaBaby and Doja Cat each tie with four nominations.

Rap/Hip-Hop Male and Female Artist, Latin Male and Female Artist, Latin Album and Song are the new categories introduced at this year’s awards.

The “American Music Awards” will air November 22,2020. Check out the full nominations list below.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Justin Bieber

Post Malone

Roddy Ricch

Taylor Swift

The Weeknd

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lewis Capaldi

Doja Cat

DaBaby

Lil Baby

Roddy Ricch

Megan Thee Stallion

 

COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”

Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix”

 

FAVORITE SOCIAL ARTIST

BTS

Billie Eilish

EXO

Ariana Grande

NCT 127

 

FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEO

Doja Cat, “Say So”

Future ft. Drake, “Life Is Good”

Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”

Taylor Swift, “cardigan”

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Justin Bieber

Post Malone

The Weeknd

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – POP/ROCK

Dua Lipa

Lady Gaga

Taylor Swift

 

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – POP/ROCK

BTS

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – POP/ROCK

Harry Styles, Fine Line

Taylor Swift, folklore

The Weeknd, After Hours

 

FAVORITE SONG – POP/ROCK

Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”

Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”

Post Malone, “Circles”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Kane Brown

Luke Combs

Morgan Wallen

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY

Gabby Barrett

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

 

FAVORITE DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Old Dominion

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY

Luke Combs, What You See Is What You Get

Blake Shelton, Fully Loaded: God’s Country

Morgan Wallen, If I Know Me

 

FAVORITE SONG – COUNTRY

Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, “10,000 Hours”

Maren Morris, “The Bones”

Blake Shelton (Duet with Gwen Stefani), “Nobody But You”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

DaBaby

Juice WRLD

Roddy Ricch

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – RAP/HIP-HOP

Cardi B

Nicki Minaj

Megan Thee Stallion

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – RAP/HIP-HOP

Lil Baby, My Turn

Lil Uzi Vert, Eternal Atake

Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial

 

FAVORITE SONG – RAP/HIP-HOP

Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown

John Legend

The Weeknd

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – SOUL/R&B

Jhene Aiko

Doja Cat

Summer Walker

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – SOUL/R&B

Doja Cat, Hot Pink

Summer Walker, Over It

The Weeknd, After Hours

 

FAVORITE SONG – SOUL/R&B

Chris Brown ft. Drake, “No Guidance”

Summer Walker, “Playing Games”

The Weeknd, “Heartless:

 

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – LATIN

Bad Bunny

J Balvin

Ozuna

 

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – LATIN

Becky G

KAROL G

Rosalía

 

FAVORITE ALBUM – LATIN

Anuel AA, Emmanuel

Bad Bunny, Las que no iban a salir

Bad Bunny, YHLQMDLG

 

FAVORITE SONG – LATIN

Bad Bunny “Vete”

Black Eyed Peas X J Balvin “RITMO (Bad Boys For Life)”

KAROL G & Nicki Minaj “Tusa”

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Billie Eilish

Tame Impala

twenty one pilots

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – ADULT CONTEMPORARY

Lewis Capaldi

Jonas Brothers

Maroon 5

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – CONTEMPORARY INSPIRATIONAL

Lauren Daigle

for KING & COUNTRY

Kanye West

 

FAVORITE ARTIST – ELECTRONIC DANCE MUSIC (EDM)

Kygo

Lady Gaga

Marshmello

 

FAVORITE SOUNDTRACK

Birds of Prey: The Album

Frozen II

Trolls: World Tour

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