RiRi became the first black woman to land a Dior campaign, one of fashion's most prestigious houses, for a reported $2 million.
SOCK IT TO HER
The singer collaborated with Stance on a line of 15 pairs of fall socks with phrases like "Broke Bitch" on them and then released a new collection for winter.
QUEEN OF THE CARPET
An omelet? A piece of pizza? Big Bird? Rihanna sparked a thousand memes with the canary yellow Guo Pei gown she wore at the Met Gala in May.
SET SIGHTS ON WASHINGTON
After accepting the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award, a rambling, admittedly high Yeezy dominated post-Video Music Awards talk by announcing his run for president in 2020.
THE FACE OF TIME
Named one of Time's most influential people, Kanye and Kim were less than impressed at the Time 100 Gala in April when Amy Schumer jokingly face-planted in front of them.
Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 trainers. Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK TAKEOVER
Celebs like Beyoncé and Justin Bieber sat front row at the rapper-turned-designer's debut Adidas collection in February, for which he reportedly received $10 million. The Yeezy Boost 350 sneaker, which retailed for $350, sold out stateside in a mere 12 minutes.
JUST CALL HIM DOCTOR
The College Dropout artist beamed as he received an honorary doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May.
This story originally appeared in the Dec. 19 issue of Billboard.