What’s Trending: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Billboard Music Awards, New Parents, Marijuana Lounges, The Talk

May 2, 2019

 What’s Trending: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019



§     Last night was the 2019 BBMA’s at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

§     Top Artist went to Drake, beating out Cardi B, Ariana Grande, Post Malone and Travis Scott.

§     He also won Top Male Artist and he did a little Game of Thrones shout-out.

§     Top Female Artist was Ariana Grande.

§     Best New Artist went to Juice WRLD.



§     Study: New moms need sleep and new dads need exercise to thrive.

§     In order to support healthy family dynamics in new families, researchers have found that moms that sleep more report a greater well-being, while

§     fathers who slept more reported lower well-being.

§     Those men also displayed less closeness with their partner and child.

§     But on days when fathers exercised more than usual, the likelihood of an argument between the couple dropped…the opposite was true on days when moms exercised more and there was a higher chance of an argument.



§     The Las Vegas City Council has voted 4 to 1 to approve marijuana consumption lounges.

§     This is the first municipality in Nevada to do so.

§     It’s going to allow the city to create a business license category and regulations for marijuana lounges within the city limits.

§     The lounges would be where people could use marijuana and under the bill, for the first year, only established dispensaries could get a license.

§     The mayor abstained from the vote saying her family has some interests in the marijuana business.



§     Marie Osmond is joining the show.

§     TMZ is reporting that she will be replacing Sara Gilbert.

§     They’re saying that the announcement will happen on the show this coming Tuesday.

§     Word is that a few of the women are not happy as they think that someone younger and edgier should have been picked, but when she has been on the show before, ratings spiked.

§     She, of course, just announced that after November, she and her brother, Donny will be moving on from their residency in November.

§     In the meantime, she’ll be flying back and forth to pull double duty.