BRITNEY SPEARS’ CONSERVATORSHIP EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 2021: Britney Spears’ conservatorship has been extended. Following the news that Britney’s attorney filed a request on her behalf for her father Jamie Spears to be removed from the conservatorship and permanently replaced solely by her current temporary conservator Jodi Montgomery, a judge ruled that the conservatorship will be extended until at least February of 2021. A document filed by her lawyer states that Britney opposes her father’s control over her estate and would strongly prefer oversight of her finances via corporate fiduciary. At the same time, her father has just petitioned to be in charge of her financial affairs with former co-conservator Andrew Wallet.
BTS’ ‘DYNAMITE’ SETS NEW YOUTUBE RECORD: BTS has set a new record for most views of a music video on YouTube in its first 24 hours of release. Dance track “Dynamite,” BTS’ first English-language song, earned 98.3 million views in the 24 hours since it was posted Friday at midnight EDT. It had 122 million views as of Saturday morning. “How You Like That” – by K-pop group Blackpink – was the previous record holder, earning 86.3 million views in the first 24 hours when it was released in June.
‘AMERICAN IDOL’ ALUM COLTON DIXON & WIFE ANNIE WELCOME TWINS: Colton Dixon is a dad. The 28-year-old American Idol star and his wife Annie welcomed identical twin daughters Ava Dior Dixon and Athens Elizabeth Dixon on August 18th. Ava was born weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz., while her sister Athens weighed 5 lbs., 6 oz. Dixon placed seventh on the Idol Season 11. The two started dating in 2012, got engaged in 2015, and wed in January of 2016.