1. Rihanna to Perform at 2018 Grammys Alongside DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller

    January 20, 2018 12:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Rihanna , DJ Khaled , and Bryson Tiller have been announced as performers at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards later this month. The trio will perform the single “Wild Thoughts,” which came out this summer and became one of the season’s most played song ...

  2. Rihanna Is Looking for Tenants to Rent Her West Hollywood Home

    January 18, 2018 1:12 PM EST 0 0 0 Adding to her many titles, the Bajan star is also a landlord. If you’re looking for a way to get (metaphorically) close to Rihanna , here’s your chance: one of the pop star’s West Hollywood properties has been listed for rent with the help of Compas ...

  3. Rihanna Mourns Cousin at Barbados Funeral | Billboard News

    Rihanna Mourns Cousin at Barbados Funeral | Billboard News

    January 11, 2018 6:24 PM EST 0 0 0 The new year is off to a somber start for Rihanna. music , 2018 , Rihanna , boxing day , tavon alleyne , billboard news , Billboard , alleyne , muisc news , music News Rihanna Rihanna Brightcove ...

  4. Dapper Dan, Gucci to Open Brick & Mortar Store in Harlem

    January 11, 2018 4:34 PM EST 0 0 0 Daniel "Dapper Dan" Day was the go-to designer during hip-hop’s glory days. He fashioned luxurious materials covered in designer monograms and stood out for his communication that blacks understood and understand fashion in their own way. ...

  5. Rihanna Attends Cousin's Funeral in Barbados: 'We Are at Peace Knowing You're in a Better Place'

    January 11, 2018 2:24 PM EST 0 0 0 The new year is off to a somber start for Rihanna . On Tuesday, Rih Rih and her family came together for her 21-year-old cousin Tavon Alleyne’s funeral in Barbados . Alleyne was shot and killed  while walking near his house on Boxing Day, a holiday ...

  6. Ed Sheeran, Rihanna & Bruno Mars Lead iHeartRadio Music Award Nominations | Billboard News

    Ed Sheeran, Rihanna & Bruno Mars Lead iHeartRadio Music Award Nominations | Billboard News

    January 10, 2018 12:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Rihanna, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars lead the way this year as the iHeartRadio Music Awards nominees have officially been announced. music , 2018 , Luis Fonsi , 2018 iHeartRadio Music Awards , Ed Sheeran , iheartradio music awards , Billboard , Music ...

  7. Rihanna Rises to No. 2 on Social 50 Chart

    January 05, 2018 4:09 PM EST 0 0 0 Rihanna jumps 5-2 after premiering her new Sephora lipstick line. Also, a re-entry for BLACKPINK and a debut from Marlene Dietrich. A boost in Instagram activity, including 25.3 million Instagram reactions, helps Rihanna move 5-2 on Billboard ’s Soc ...

  8. Rihanna Shares Emotional Post Following Cousin’s Death, Calls For End to Gun Violence | Billboard News

    Rihanna Shares Emotional Post Following Cousin’s Death, Calls For End to Gun Violence | Billboard News

    December 27, 2017 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Just one day after spending Christmas with her cousin, Rihanna had to say goodbye -- and subsequently call for an end to gun violence. 2017 , billboard news , Billboard , Music News , News , wibbitz , Rihanna , nsfs , Rihanna Videos Rihanna Brightco ...

  9. Rihanna Calls For End to Gun Violence After Cousin Dies in Shooting

    December 27, 2017 9:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Just one day after spending Christmas with her cousin,  Rihanna had to say goodbye -- and subsequently call for an end to gun violence. The "Work" singer took to Instagram late Tuesday night (Dec. 26) to pay tribute, posting a series of pi ...

  10. No Album, No Problem: How Rihanna and Justin Bieber Stayed on Top In 2017

    December 22, 2017 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Neither Justin Bieber nor Rihanna released an album (or even a solo single) in 2017, but both continued to lord over the pop world -- and manage to stay on the charts. Below, a timeline of how each star stayed hyper-relevant to the music world over ...

  11. TDE's Annual Holiday Concert Will Feature Rihanna & E-40

    December 21, 2017 7:41 AM EST 0 0 0 Top Dawg Entertainment CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith has revealed that Rihanna and west coast legend E-40 will perform at the label’s fourth annual holiday concert.  Rihanna  appeared on  DAMN .’s radio-ready hit “LOYALTY.” The surprise announcemen ...

  12. Alexander Wang Teams Up With Omaze to Offer $20,000 Shopping Spree to Benefit HIV & AIDS

    December 20, 2017 4:48 PM EST 0 0 0 Charitable giving website Omaze has teamed up with Alexander Wang to give one lucky fashion fan a chance to win a $20,000 shopping spree with him at his flagship store in Manhattan. According to the organization’s website, Omaze was founded to “rein ...

  13. BTS, Cardi B, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift or Harry Styles: Which Star Would You Love to Spend Christmas With? Vote!

    December 20, 2017 3:11 PM EST 0 0 0 The countdown to Christmas is in the single digits now and lots of family time awaits. Sure, hanging with grandma and the gang is great and there's all those presents, but what if you could add some some A-list names to your holiday list? How c ...

  14. A Look At Rihanna's Acting History, From 'Bring It On: All or Nothing' to 'Ocean's 8'

    December 19, 2017 1:09 PM EST 0 0 0 The trailer for the highly anticipated Ocean’s Trilogy sequel/spin-off, Ocean’s 8 was released today (Dec. 19) and features an all-star cast of numerous badass women -- including everybody’s favorite Barbadian triple-threat, Rihanna . The iconic sup ...

  15. Rihanna is a Bad-Ass Hacker in the First 'Ocean's 8' Trailer: Watch

    December 19, 2017 8:53 AM EST 0 0 0 Sandra Bullock takes center stage as the heist leader in the first official Ocean's 8  trailer, but she's joined by glamorous hacker Rihanna (aka "Eightball") in the nearly 3-minute teaser that sets up the all-female reboot of th ...

  16. Watch Rihanna Take Part in an All-Female Heist in 'Ocean's 8' Trailer

    December 18, 2017 11:32 AM EST 0 0 0 While the official, full trailer for the newest installment of the Ocean's franchise officially premieres tomorrow, on Monday the internet got a first look at the elaborate heist in the female-led cast of Ocean's 8. The teaser only lasts 1 ...

  17. For the Culture: Six Things We Hope to See Happen in Latin Music in 2018

    December 14, 2017 4:50 PM EST 0 0 0 This year in Latin music brought about plenty of dialogue around lyrical content, cultural significance, influence, appropriation, politics and, of course, quality. In an industry dominated by mainstream acts, driven by the urban beat, we got to see ...

  18. First 'Ocean's 8' Poster Showcases the 'New Guys' in Charge

    December 14, 2017 1:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Step aside guys, the girls got this one. Earlier today the official Twitter page for the upcoming Ocean's 8 film revealed the first official poster for the upcoming sequel/spin-off to the Ocean's 11 franchise.  Captioned "Meet the new ...

  19. ​SZA Fronts Fenty Beauty's 'Mattemoiselle' Lipstick Campaign

    December 13, 2017 4:53 PM EST 0 0 0 Five-time Grammy Award nominee and Billboard cover star SZA is the new face (and lips) of Rihanna 's latest Fenty Beauty campaign. The imagery depicts the " Love Galore " singer -- and Rihanna collaborator on ANTI  track "Conside ...

  20. Sofi Tukker's 'Best Friend' Rules Top Commercials Chart for November

    December 13, 2017 4:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, N.E.R.D & Rihanna’s "Lemon" opens at No. 2 and Daryl Hall & John Oates debut with a classic. Sofi Tukker’s “Best Friend,” featuring NERVO , The Knocks and Alisa Ueno, tops  Billboard  & Clio’s Top TV Commercials chart, po ...

  21. Beyonce's Latest Instagram Looks Cost Over $20,000

    December 13, 2017 2:23 PM EST 0 0 0 Beyoncé was feeling herself with her last two looks and we can’t blame her. The iconic star took glam to the next level with the most incredible luxury travel outfits ever. While posing by a private plane with husband Jay-Z , she casually rocked a n ...

  22. Why 'Feminism' Is Merriam-Webster's 2017 Word of the Year

    December 12, 2017 3:37 PM EST 0 0 0 Feminism isn’t just a buzzword; it’s the most-searched word of 2017. Merriam-Webster announced that the word was a top lookup throughout the year, as queries surged 70 percent, with several spikes corresponding to various news reports and events, in ...

  23. Prepare to Rock the Pantone 2018 Color of the Year With These Picks: Gift Guide

    December 12, 2017 1:29 PM EST 0 0 0 The verdict is in for 2018 and the future is looking mighty purple -- Ultra Violet, to be exact. Pantone revealed its annual Color of the Year on Thursday (Dec. 7) with the royal and mysterious hue taking the cake. “A dramatically provocative and th ...

  24. Cardi B, Rihanna, & More Make 'People' Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing List | Billboard News

    Cardi B, Rihanna, & More Make 'People' Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing List | Billboard News

    December 06, 2017 8:40 PM EST 0 0 0 'People' Magazine just released their list of the 25 most influential people of the year, and more than a few music stars made the list, along with a number of other prominent figures who made waves this year. music , Bruce Springsteen , 2 ...

  25. Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Harry Styles & More Make Lyst's Top 10 Fashion Influencers of 2017

    December 06, 2017 6:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Fashion search engine and online retail shopping tool  Lyst has released its "Year in Fashion" report for 2017. The platform, which had over 80 million users in the last 12 months, tracked over 100 million searches to compile data into the ...

  26. Watch Beyonce's Dance Captain & Choreographer in YouTuber Michael Korte's Video Tribute to Iconic Musical Duets: Exclusive

    December 06, 2017 12:43 PM EST 0 0 0 YouTube sensation Michael Korte -- known for his viral hits #HAM4BEY and #GAGA4RENT -- has teamed up with some of the hottest names in the dance industry to deliver “DUETS!”, a mesmerizing mashup of some of the greatest modern musical collaborations ...

  27. Rihanna Attends Renaming Ceremony for 'Rihanna Drive' on Barbados Independence Day

    December 05, 2017 5:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Westbury New Road, the street Rihanna grew up on in St. Michael, Barbados, is now officially Rihanna Drive . The two-hour street-renaming ceremony took place on the country’s independence day (Nov. 30), and the honoree herself was in attendance, joi ...

  28. Rihanna Condemns Casting 'Token' Trans Models

    December 03, 2017 8:04 PM EST 0 0 0 "I don’t think it’s fair that a trans woman, or man, be used as a convenient marketing tool!" Thankfully, there has been increased visibility of trans men and women in pop culture in recent years, largely because of outspoken role models l ...

  29. Kim Kardashian Enlists Her Legal Team to Help Battle Harsh Prison Sentencing of Cyntoia Brown

    November 30, 2017 12:48 PM EST 0 0 0 The sentencing of Cyntoia Brown -- a name that is now recognized as the woman behind bars for killing a man who allegedly solicited her for prostitution and sexually assaulted her as a teen -- took place back in 2004, but thanks to social media, her ...

  30. Grammy-Winning Songwriter Eskeerdo Has His Eyes Set on Rihanna's Next Hit: 'I'm Not Doing This to Be Second Best'

    November 27, 2017 9:32 AM EST 0 0 0 You may not recognize the Cuban artist by name, but you know and love his music. Alexander “ Eskeerdo ” Izquierdo was born in Dade County, Florida to Cuban immigrants. He was a high school drop out by the 10th grade. At 19, Eskeerdo (a play on his l ...

  31. The 6 Best Deep Cuts by 21st Century Pop Stars | Billboard News

    The 6 Best Deep Cuts by 21st Century Pop Stars | Billboard News

    November 22, 2017 5:37 PM EST 0 0 0 In a musical world like pop, where the genre's very name puts the emphasis on popularity, the deep cut is always at risk of being overlooked. music , 2017 , taylor swift , Kanye West feat. Bon Iver , beyonce , FutureSex / LoveSound , billboard ...

  32. 5 Reasons Why Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Was Named One of TIME's Best Inventions of 2017

    November 22, 2017 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 When it was reported in October that Rihanna ’s Fenty Beauty cosmetics line had racked in a whopping $72 million (yes, that’s right) in just one month, it was officially clear that the 29-year-old had a "win" on her hands. The products lau ...

  33. Rihanna Covers Vogue Paris, Acts as Guest Editor for December Issue

    November 20, 2017 8:57 PM EST 0 0 0 Rihanna , recently named co-host of next year's Met Gala , has partnered with Vogue for the Paris edition's December issue. She is guest editor for Vogue Paris ' latest release, and she also graces three very different covers of the m ...

  34. Hot 100 Chart Moves: N.E.R.D Scores First Hot 100 Hit, With Rihanna Duet 'Lemon'

    November 17, 2017 8:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Plus, moves for G-Eazy & Dua Lipa. As previously reported , Post Malone 's "rockstar," featuring 21 Savage , tallies a fifth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Nov. 25). Meanwhile, Sam Smith 's "Too Good ...

  35. Sam Smith Talks Flowers From George Michael, Ditching 'Self-Indulgent' Tracks & Why Rihanna is His Spirit Animal

    November 16, 2017 8:20 AM EST 0 0 0 "She inspires me a lot because I think she’s just unapologetically herself and that’s something that I’m trying to do," he says of Rihanna. Sam Smith — whose new album, The Thrill of It All , debuted at No. 1 this week — discusses George M ...

  36. How Rihanna's ‘Love On The Brain’ Became the Most Subtly Influential Pop Single of the Past Year

    November 15, 2017 12:53 PM EST 0 0 0 On May 22, 2016 at the Billboard Music Awards , Rihanna stood poised in an ‘80s-style Thierry Mugler fitted-pantsuit, captivating audiences with her unorthodox cool-gal swagger while belting the track at the epicenter of her recent Anti LP, “Love on ...

  37. Rihanna Co-Hosting Catholic-Themed 2018 Met Gala | Billboard News

    Rihanna Co-Hosting Catholic-Themed 2018 Met Gala | Billboard News

    November 08, 2017 2:16 PM EST 0 0 0 'Vogue,' the official partner for the Met Gala, announced that May's 2018 Met Gala theme will be "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," and that Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will co-host the ...

  38. N.E.R.D.'s 'Lemon' Dancer on What It's Like to Get Your Head Shaved by Rihanna

    November 08, 2017 12:11 PM EST 0 0 0 When N.E.R.D. and Rihanna ’s surprise collaboration “ Lemon ” dropped, it came with a powerful video. “The truth will set you free, but first it’ll piss you off,” the track opens with Pharrell ’s voice before the beat drops. Rihanna calmly sits on t ...

  39. This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2011, Rihanna 'Found' Her Longest Run Atop the Hot 100

    November 06, 2017 8:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Plus, remembering feats by Meat Loaf, Prince & Mariah Carey. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. Nov. 6, 1993 Meat Loaf dug in for his first of five weeks atop the Billboa ...

  40. Rihanna Talks Earliest Beauty Memories & Fenty Beauty Success With 'InStyle'

    November 05, 2017 7:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Very few people have had the year Rihanna has had. The Bajan beauty shattered the walls of the beauty industry -- seriously, brands were "shook" -- with the release of Fenty Beauty, her meticulously crafted makeup line that celebrated all ...

  41. N.E.R.D.'s New Song 'Lemon' Feat. Rihanna Will Get You Dancing | Billboard News

    N.E.R.D.'s New Song 'Lemon' Feat. Rihanna Will Get You Dancing | Billboard News

    November 01, 2017 5:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Wednesday (Nov. 1), N.E.R.D. kept their word and unleashed their comeback record "Lemon," featuring Rihanna, on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show. music , hip-hop music , 2017 , N.E.R.D , new music , billboard news , Billboard , Music News ...

  42. 14 Times Rihanna Showed Off Her Rap Skills

    November 01, 2017 3:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Proof she's a bad gal. Though she hasn't released an album in 2017, Rihanna has occupied herself (and fans) with a number of memorable guest appearances --  N.E.R.D.'s "Lemon" serving as her most recent endeavor. But instead ...

  43. N.E.R.D. Enlists Rihanna for Dance-Centric Video for New Single 'Lemon': Watch

    November 01, 2017 1:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Wednesday (Nov. 1), N.E.R.D. kept their word and unleashed their comeback record "Lemon," featuring Rihanna , on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 show. The effervescent single is accompanied by a new video, which briefly features the Bajan song ...

  44. Taylor Swift Ties Rihanna for Most Digital Song Sales No. 1s With Debut of 'Gorgeous'

    October 30, 2017 12:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the Hot 100, the song launches at No. 13. "Gorgeous," the third song released so far from Taylor Swift 's album Reputation , due Nov. 10, blasts in at No. 1 on Billboard 's Digital Song Sales chart (dated Nov. 11), with 68,000 ...

  45. How Christina Aguilera's 'Stripped' Album Is Influencing the Pop Scene 15 Years Later

    October 29, 2017 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "So here it is: no hype, no glass, no pretense. Just me. Stripped," Christina Aguilera opens her sophomore album. Fifteen years after its release, pop history has proven that Aguilera wasn't alone in exploring a process of self-identi ...

  46. What Does Gucci's Fur Ban Mean for Music's Fashionistas?

    October 27, 2017 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two weeks ago, around the same time music’s Gucci -- rapper Gucci Mane -- got married, it was announced by Kering CEO and President Marco Bizzari that Gucci  -- the company’s star luxury brand, recently and colorfully revived by designer Alessandro ...

  47. The 14 Best Restaurants to Spot a Celebrity (and Dine Like One Too)

    October 27, 2017 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 New York City is obviously a hotbed for celebrity sightings, and there’s no better reminder that they’re just like us than seeing the likes of Rick Ross put away a $1400 steak dinner or what have you. And while they certainly deserve their privacy, ...

  48. Top 25 Halloween Songs: 2017

    October 27, 2017 10:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 From shopping malls to TV commercials to entire radio stations, Christmas music gets plenty of attention -- but what about Halloween? The trick-or-treat loot might be sugary and empty, but the songs sure aren't. From tunes about the devil to so ...

  49. Halsey, Fergie & More Create the Ultimate Halloween Playlists For iHeartRadio's All Access Preview Weekend

    October 27, 2017 6:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard staff also curated a playlist for a preview of the new iHeartMedia initiative. iHeartMedia amped up its streaming game with a brand new on-demand service, iHeartRadio All Access Powered by Napster, in January. The paid service is $9.99 a m ...

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