1. Watch Fifth Harmony Do Fierce Impressions of Adele, Rihanna and More: Exclusive Video

    May 05, 2016 9:00 AM EDT As starry eyed teens hoping to land a recording contract on The X Factor , Fifth Harmony covered a number of their powerhouse predecessors, from Demi Lovato and Kelly Clarkson to Mariah Carey . Now Fifth Harmony are working their powerful pipes and impersonation skills in this inaugural…

  2. Rihanna's 'Needed Me' Jumps to No. 1 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    April 28, 2016 5:14 PM EDT Rihanna rules the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated May 7) as "Needed Me" rockets 44-1 in its fifth chart week to become her third leader on the survey. The song follows Rihanna's other toppers (which each led for one week): "B**** Better Have My Money"…

  3. Pop Shop Podcast: MAGIC!'s Nasri Talks New Album, Plus Chart Chat About The Lumineers, Rihanna & Kanye West

    April 19, 2016 10:00 PM EDT Welcome to the latest episode of the Billboard.com Pop Shop Podcast , Billboard's weekly audio breakdown of the Billboard charts, hottest music news and year's biggest musical events. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard co-director of charts Keith Caulfield  and…

  4. Chris Brown Opens Up About Contemplating Suicide After Rihanna Incident in New 'Welcome to My Life' Documentary Trailer

    April 18, 2016 1:39 PM EDT Chris Brown revisits his dark past in the new trailer for his forthcoming documentary  Welcome to My Life.  With a slew of VIP cameos from Jennifer Lopez , Usher , Mary J Blige  and DJ Khaled , the singer/dancer also takes a trip down memory lane to the 2009 incident that changed his career…

  5. Taylor Swift Dances to Rihanna's Surprise Performance at Coachella

    April 18, 2016 10:48 AM EDT Taylor Swift has been posting fun photos from Coachella, including the famous "bleachella" picture, and on Sunday (April 17) she had a fangirl dance moment at Rihanna 's surprise appearance during Calvin Harris ' headlining set. Coachella 2016: Calvin Harris Brings Rihanna…

  6. Rihanna's Beauty Line Is Coming

    April 15, 2016 9:49 AM EDT Get ready for Fenty Beauty. Rihanna has teamed up with LVMH to create her very own comprehensive makeup line, according to WWD . While many details are still unknown, a few things are certain. The brand will be called Fenty Beauty, and it won't launch until the fall of 2017. It’s safe to…

  7. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Drake Moves Closer to Elvis, Rihanna's 'Kiss It Better' Debuts

    April 14, 2016 7:47 PM EDT As Rihanna's Drake-featuring "Work" reigns for an eighth week, her pop radio follow-up bows. Plus, moves for Drake himself, Kanye West, Tim McGraw & Bryson Tiller. As previously reported , Rihanna's "Work," featuring Drake , posts an eighth week at No. 1 on…

  8. GOT7 'Fly' Into Multiple Billboard Charts, Outpeak PSY on Artist 100 Chart

    April 04, 2016 8:22 PM EDT GOT7  made a big return to the K-pop scene last month with their risky  Fly  EP and it appears the group has found its sweet spot, as the seven-member boy band soars into multiple charts (dated April 9) with impressive rankings on each. GOT7 Takes K-Pop to Riskier Heights in 'Fly'…

  9. Chris Hemsworth Gives Dramatic Reading of Rihanna's 'Work': Watch

    April 02, 2016 5:58 PM EDT Rihanna ’s “Work” has been sitting atop the Hot 100 for six weeks now , and even Chris Hemsworth can’t escape the hit song. The Thor actor sat in for a dramatic reading of the track’s lyrics during a recent visit at BBC Radio 1. Rihanna Goes Topless for Intimate, Black & White 'Kiss…

  10. Rihanna Slays, Hillary Clinton Pops Up & 6 Other Epic Moments From BET's 2016 Black Girls Rock!

    April 02, 2016 12:10 PM EDT For the past 10 years, Black Girls Rock! founder/esteemed DJ Beverly Bond has made it her mission to fuel the next generation of young black girls to become leaders, change agents, and champions. In 2006, Bond launched the awards show, which has become an annual on-screen fist pump to women…

  11. Rihanna, Shonda Rhimes, Hillary Clinton appear at Black Girls Rock!

    April 02, 2016 11:26 AM EDT Rihanna and TV mogul Shonda Rhimes were among the honorees at this year's Black Girls Rock! event, where Hillary Clinton made an appearance and told the audience "my life has been changed by strong black women leaders." Rihanna & Gladys Knight to Be Honored at BET's &…

  12. Rihanna Goes Topless for Intimate, Black & White 'Kiss It Better' Video

    March 31, 2016 12:33 PM EDT Rihanna  just dropped a sultry black-and-white solo music video for her single "Kiss It Better," off her latest album  Anti . 20 Artists Who Stripped Down for Their Music Videos -- From Miley to Bowie The video features the singer intermittently standing, writhing on the ground and…

  13. Rihanna's 11 Best Videos: From 'Umbrella' to 'BBHMM'

    March 31, 2016 10:33 AM EDT The camera loves few people more than it loves Rihanna -- and after her first few videos, the singer quickly moved beyond the obvious, straightforward-sexy concepts for her visuals. With a knack for the provocative and high-concept, she’s made some of this era's most memorable videos.…

  14. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Chris Stapleton Scores First Top 10 Hit & More

    March 26, 2016 10:00 AM EDT It's been a big week for Chris Stapleton , who already won an ACM Award even though the show isn't until next Sunday night (April 3) and also reached a million copies sold of his breakthrough album, Traveller , according to Nielsen Music. Hot 100 Chart Moves: Troye Sivan Scores…

  15. How Fashion Brands Are Cashing In on Summer Tours of Adele and More

    March 24, 2016 3:04 PM EDT Brands aren't simply focused on what the biggest stars in music are wearing onstage -- they're sponsoring the shows themselves. There’s nothing that grabs -- and holds -- millennials’ attention quite like seeing their favorite artists on tour, and increasingly, fashion brands want…

  16. Listen to Rihanna's Biggest Chart-Toppers Remade As Soothing Lullabies

    March 24, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Rockabye Baby! remake high-energy pop songs into tunes suitable for cradle-rocking toddlers and infants -- and adults love them, too.  Rockabye Baby! have produced lullaby versions of the Beatles , Jay-Z , and Taylor Swift . Now they are releasing a collection of lullabies of Rihanna ’s chart…

  17. The Weeknd Bows Out of Rihanna's Anti Tour in Europe

    March 23, 2016 11:54 AM EDT Rihanna 's entourage for the Anti world tour will be a little lighter, as The Weeknd will no longer be joining the bad gal for the European leg of her tour,  Billboard  can confirm. "Due to some unforeseen changes with upcoming projects, The Weeknd will no longer be joining Rihanna…

  18. Ultra Music's Patrick Moxey on New Signee Era Istrefi, Rihanna & Sia Parallels: Exclusive

    March 22, 2016 3:58 PM EDT Albanian Kosovar singer-songwriter Era Istrefi is the latest act to catch Patrick Moxey’s attention. The Ultra Music founder and president says he first came across Istrefi’s work on YouTube, where he watched the music video for her new single, "Bonbon." Ultra Music Founder Patrick…

  19. Drake & Rihanna Visit Make-A-Wish Cancer Patient in Miami

    March 21, 2016 3:00 PM EDT Drake and Rihanna made a cancer patient's wish come true during the pop singer's recent Anti tour stop in Miami last Tuesday (March 15).  The 14-year-old named Megan -- who has progressive metastasized sarcoma and lives in Florida -- met the "Work" duo last week backstage…

  20. Rihanna Stunned by Fan's Impressive Vocals: Watch

    March 21, 2016 4:59 AM EDT Rihanna got a lot more than she bargained for when she invited a male fan to sing into her mic… a glorious scene-stealing voice.  The Barbados-born pop singer was performing "FourFiveSeconds" as her Anti World Tour stopped in Cincinnati on Saturday (March 19) when she decided to…

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