Festival Performances: Rihanna & Beyonce

RIHANNA ROCK IN RIO FULL PERFORMANCERihanna and Beyonce, both rumored to be in the studio working on new music, took time off from their projects to hit up music festivals over the weekend. Rihanna wowed the crowd at Rock in Rio in Brazil, while Beyonce did much the same at the Global Citizen Festival here in New York City.

Over 80,000 people reportedly watched Rihanna perform a gluttony of her hits, including Diamonds, Birthday Cake, and fan favorite Bitch Better Have My Money. The singer’s set lasted just over an hour and did not disappoint based on crowd reaction.
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Rihanna to Launch Her Own Cosmetics Line

rihanna fenty beautyWhile recently promoting her new fragrance RiRi, pop diva Rihanna revealed plans to launch her very own cosmetics line.

After having promoted brands like MAC and Covergirl, Rihanna says she is finally ready to step out on her own, and took the first step last year when she quietly went about registering for the trademark Fenty Beauty.

“Having my own line of cosmetics is definitely something I have always wanted to do,” Rihanna recently told Refinery 29. “I’ve usually had so much on my hands the time was never right. But this time I’m going to make sure it happens. I promise”

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Rihanna Promotes RiRi by Rihanna at Macy’s in New York

Rihanna Promotes RiRi by Rihanna at Macy's Pop diva Rihanna was pretty in pink today as she hit up Macy’s in New York to promote her latest fragrance RiRi by Rihanna.

The fragrance is Rihanna’s eighth to hit the market and for the first six months will be sold exclusively via Macy’s.

Purchased via their official website, a 1.7 ounce bottle of RiRi by Rihanna will cost you as little as $20- while the larger 3.4 ounce will set you back a mere $60.
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Rihanna’s New Puma Ad

rihanna's new puma adAs you all know by now, Rihanna is a Creative Director at Puma. She is also the Global Brand Ambassador for the company’s women’s fitness division. In both capacities it is Rihanna’s job to conceive and showcase new products, including this new high-impact sports bra she’s wearing in the company’s latest ad.

The $45 two-tone bra has padded shoulders, reinforced straps and will reportedly keep the twins nice and cozy with a mixture of polyester (44%), nylon (44%) and lycra (15%).
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Rihanna Looks to Expand Her Fragrance Empire with RiRi by Rihanna

RIRI BY RIHANNAPop diva Rihanna is back with RiRi by Rihanna, the singer’s eighth fragrance in her ever expanding collection.

The singer used her Instagram account earlier this evening to announce the news to fans, as well as show off the fragrance’s first promotional image.

Rihanna’s first fragrance, Rebe’l Fleur, was released almost almost five years ago, and according to Women’s Wear Daily, has amassed over one hundred millions in sales.
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Rihanna and Stance Team Up

Rihanna’s Stance Socks Collection Unveiled

RIHANNA STANCE SOCKS-1Rihanna wants to help you step your sock game up.

The 27-year old pop beauty has joined up with Stance to become their latest Punk and Poets (a fancy name for spokesperson) and has just unveiled her first limited edition collection for the brand.

The Murder Rih Wrote collection is available now and features crew and over the knee socks for both men and women, ranging in price from twenty-six to thirty dollars… a pair.
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Video: Bitch Better Have My Money by Rihanna


Here it is boys and girls: Rihanna’s video for her latest single Bitch Better Have My Money. There has been a lot of build-up to the release of this visual, including Rihanna’s appearance at the recent BET Awards, where she took part in several skits to promote the video’s pseudo-mobster theme. Was all the hype worth that? That’s for you to decide. Check it out below and let us know what you think.

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Rihanna Set to Launch Her Own Line of Accessories

RIHANNA $CHOOL KILLS FASHION ACCESSORIES LINE_FotorAccording to published reports, Rihanna and her company Roraj Trade, LLC filed a patent for $CHOOL KIlls with the US Patent and Trademarks Office back in May of this year. At the time no one thought much of it, celebs attempt to patent all sorts of things. However, thanks to Grazia.co.uk, we now know the patent is actually for a new fashion and accessories line the singer hopes to unleash on the world before years end.

I know what you’re all thinking, but nope, not true. Rihanna doesn’t already have her own fashion line. Her much-hyped River Island Collection a few years back was a one-time collaboration with the brand and is now defunct.

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Watch Rihanna’s Full Length Dior Secret Garden Ad


DIOR RIHANNARihanna’s full length Secret Garden campaign has finally been unveiled in its entirety.

Coming in at just over four minutes, the Steven Klein directed clip is one long commercial for Dior’s haute couture line, which for the first time in its history, is being fronted by a black woman.

The video was shot in the château and gardens of Versailles and is set to the soundtrack of Only If For A Night, a new single to be featured on the singer’s upcoming eighth studio album, tentatively titled R8.

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Rihanna Sells Magazines… A lot of Them

Rihanna Magazine Sales

If you’re a print magazine whose sales have been suffering, and let’s face it, that’s pretty much everyone, there is an answer to all your woes: put Rihanna on your cover.

According to cold hard facts, Rihanna sales magazines… a lot of them. The 27-year old pop beauty has reportedly graced the cover of magazines nineteen times within the last year, with each of those magazines showing significant gains in digital and print sales.

With Rihanna on its covers, magazines like Vogue, Ebony, Cosmopolitan and Elle have seen anywhere from an 0.8% jump in sales, to as high as a 7% jump in sales. And while that may not seem all that impressive, for an industry that has been plagued by declining sales for almost a decade, it is an absolute boom.
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Rihanna Performs on SNL Season Finale


Rihanna performed her latest single “Bitch Better Have My Money” earlier this evening on the season finale of Saturday Night Live.

I believe this was only Rihanna’s second live performance of the single, which was originally released back in late March.

The song was rumored to be the first offering from the singer’s R8 album, which doesn’t seem to be getting a release date anytime soon, though recent rumors suggest it may be a Tidal exclusive.
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Rihanna Records Two Albums + Covers V Magazine


Rihanna is covering the latest edition of V Magazine.

The 27-year old pop diva embraces 60s mod, donning a blonde wig, heavy blue eyeliner and a variety of psychedelic colored outfits.

And while the photo shoot is sure to raise a lot of eyebrows, it was what the singer said in her interview with V that may excite fans the most.

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Rihanna’s Full ‘March Madness’ Performance


Rihanna’s performance at Saturday’s March Madness Music Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana is now on YouTube and in full HD quality.

The 27-year old pop starlet filled her set with old and new hits, including “Bitch Better Have My Money” and “FourFiveSeconds,” which nearly two months after it’s release is still sitting comfortably inside Billboard’s Hot 100.

Also on the menu was Rihanna’s exclusive Tidal offering “American Oxygen,” which may or may not appear on the singer’s upcoming eighth studio album, tentatively titled “R8,” depending on who you believe.
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Rihanna Tops the Charts & the Box Office


Rihanna’s new film “Home” topped the U.S. box office over the weekend, taking in an estimated 54 million dollars, and handily trouncing its closest competition, the Warner Bros comedy “Get Hard,” which co-starred comedian Kevin Hart and former SNL alum Will Ferrell.

The two films were originally expected to vie for the top spot, but after “Home” took in over 12 million dollars on Friday alone, it became pretty obvious the Dreamworks animated feature would pull in numbers well above expectations.
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