The Buzz : Everything You Need To Know Today Feb 8th

Merge 104.8  |  08 February 2021

The Weeknd has performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa, Florida. He revealed in an interview with Billboard that he invested $7million of his own money into the performance. Set at the Raymond James Stadium, he appeared on stage in a floating black convertible surrounded by flashing neon signs.


Telegram was the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide last month according to new data. It was downloaded more than 63 million times last month which experts say is the knock on effect from WhatsApp’s new privacy policy. TikTok came in a close second followed by Signal and Facebook, with WhatsApp slipping to fifth.


There could be a new Ben Affleck and George Clooney movie in the works soon as the two actors are in talks to reunite. has reported that the duo have been searching for an opportunity to work together again for years, and their wish is now almost confirmed for a project called The Tender Bar. It would potentially see Ben Affleck in the lead role, with George Clooney calling the shots from behind the camera.