Drake debuts at No. 1, and more news to note
October 2nd, 2013
06:45 PM ET

Drake debuts at No. 1, and more news to note

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Drake and Justin Timberlake are now in a category of their own. The Toronto rapper has the second-best sales week of the year with 658,000 copies of "Nothing Was the Same" sold in its first week of release. JT's "The 20/20 Experience" still has the best sales week of 2013, but Drake can at least claim this week's No. 1 album. [Billboard]
  • Lorde, meanwhile, has the No. 1 song in the country with "Royals." Not shabby for 16.
  • Miley Cyrus is hosting and performing on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, and her ancient VMAs performance is undoubtedly going to be dusted off and dragged back out. However, the promos give us hope that "SNL's" writers have found ways to squeeze whatever lingering bit of humor may still reside in that story (So can we please put it to rest, now? Please?):
  • Someone at CBS made the smart decision to make Amber Tamblyn the new half-man on their Thursday night sitcom "Two and a Half Men." Tamblyn has been guest-starring as the lesbian daughter of the late Charlie Harper (Charlie Sheen), and she's already been promoted to series regular. [EW]
  • Write down this date, because you'll want to remember it: June 26, 2015. That's when the sequel to last summer's Mark Wahlberg/Seth MacFarlane comedy, "Ted," comes out.

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soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Roadie213

    http://kingpintv.net/2014/01/07/report-drake-used-instagram-to-contact-a-lady-kingpintv-net/

    January 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  2. ※Sadie※

    "Write down this date, because you'll want to remember it: June 26, 2015." I guess that gives me plenty of time to see the first "Ted". Not much to comment on today. Drake, who cares. Miley, who cares. Lorde, don't know who that even is. Two and a half men, will the new girl help? Don't know, don't watch it anyway. I pick today to comment?
    Howdy to all! Hope you are all well. Wait, where is MAP? Haven't seen her comment on here all week. I wonder if her boss caught on? Hmm.....inquiring minds want to know. lol... Have a good one everybody!

    October 3, 2013 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  3. JellyBean

    What, no Beibs in the headlines?

    October 3, 2013 at 8:30 am | Report abuse |
  4. SKY

    FACT: HE'S ALL INTO HIMSELF.......HIS FRIENDS ARE LEECHES.....THIS IS THE PRICE YOU PAY FOR FAME AND
    MONEY......

    October 3, 2013 at 1:55 am | Report abuse |
  5. ed reyreyrey

    Drake number 1? No, definitely number 2, as in big steaming pile. Only Bieber sucks more.

    October 2, 2013 at 9:05 pm | Report abuse |

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