New Music: Shakira f/ Rihanna – ‘Can’t Remember to Forget You’

Can't Remember to Forget You

After scoring her 13th No. 1 hit with Eminem’s single “The Monster,” Rihanna has set her sights at the top of the charts once again. The pop superstar teams with fellow Roc Nation signee Shakira on the Colombian bombshell’s new single “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” The femme fatales make for an unforgettable combination as they sing about a lover that they can’t shake.

“But when you look at me, the only memory, is us kissing in the moonlight/ I can’t remember to forget you,” they sing on the upbeat, reggae-tinged record.

In an interview with Glamour, Shakira opened up about collaborating with RiRi. “Working with her was utopia,” she said. “She’s the cutest woman on the planet. And at the end of the day, we’re both basically Caribbean girls. The chemistry was so good. She taught me dance moves. She was a sweet teacher.”

The song is the first single from Shakira’s upcoming album, due March 25. A video, directed by Joseph Kahn, has already been shot and will premiere in the weeks ahead.

Do they have a hit on their hands? Listen to their sizzling duet below.

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Single Cover: Shakira f/ Rihanna – ‘Can’t Remember to Forget You’

Can't Remember to Forget You

With four days to go until the song premieres, Shakira has revealed the sexy cover art for her collaboration with Rihanna, “Can’t Remember to Forget You.” The Barbados beauty lies down in front of the Colombian bombshell, whose rests her hand on RiRi’s shoulder.

“Only FOUR days until ‘Can’t Remember To Forget You’ with @rihanna !! Here’s the single artwork…. #soexcited,” tweeted Shakira.

In an interview with Glamour magazine, Shakira spoke about working with Rihanna. “We’ve been keeping it under secret [the collaboration], but we just shot the video. I never thought we could come together—with me on ‘The Voice’; taking care of my baby, Milan; Rihanna touring,” she said.

“But working with her was utopia. She’s the cutest woman on the planet. And at the end of the day, we’re both basically Caribbean girls. The chemistry was so good. She taught me dance moves. She was a sweet teacher.”

The song, which premieres January 13, is the first single from Shakira’s upcoming album, due in early 2014 on RCA/Sony Latin Iberia.

Rihanna Cheers On Nets with Cara Delevingne

Cara Delevingne and Rihanna

Rihanna hit the basketball court for a girls’ night out on Monday. RiRi kicked it courtside with her assistant Jenn Rosales and British model Cara Delevingne at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center as the Nets took on the Atlanta Hawks. With drinks in hand, the BFFs cheered the Brooklyn team on to a win.

“My first basketball game, the Nets won!” tweeted Cara. “Thanks for the lovely evening @badgalriri @jennnrosales.”

On Monday, Rihanna’s collaboration with Shakira, “Can’t Remember to Forget You,” will make its debut.

Meanwhile, her Eminem collaboration “The Monster” is No. 1 for another week. “Congrats on #Monster being the #1 song on @billboard #Hot100 again this week! #navy @eminem,” tweeted RiRi.

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Rihanna and Shakira Set to Release Collaboration Next Week

Rihanna and Shakira

Rihanna closed out the year with her 13th No. 1 single, and she already eyeing her next No. 1. RiRi has teamed up with fellow Roc Nation bombshell Shakira on the Colombian singer’s new single.

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Rihanna Strips Down for MAC Viva Glam


Rihanna is taking it off for a good cause. The “Diamonds” singer goes topless in her ad for MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam campaign, which she revealed on Twitter.

She dons a blonde bob and covers her breasts with her arms in the racy photo, shot by Inez and Vinoodh. All sales from Viva Glam lip products will benefit women, men, and children living with HIV/AIDS.

“#MACgirlz my new #VIVAGLAM lipstick AD CAMPAIGN is out now!” tweeted RiRi. “Every penny you spend on my #VIVAGLAM lipstick goes to the @maccosmetics MAC AIDS Fund to support people directly affected by HIV/AIDS!”

Past Viva Glam spokeswomen include Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Lil’ Kim, Missy Elliott, Eve, Mary J. Blige, Christina Aguilera, and Fergie.

The 25-year-old singer had previously inked a deal with MAC for her own line of cosmetics.

Rihanna Hosts New Year’s Eve Party at Her Penthouse


Rihanna knows how to party. The pop superstar capped off an epic year with an epic celebration on New Year’s Eve. She was joined by her closest friends at an intimate dinner party at her $14.6 million New York City penthouse.

She and her girlfriends including BFF Melissa Forde, model Cara Delevingne, and assistant Jennifer Rosales got glammed up before dining on a multi-course meal.

RiRi helped put the finishing touches on some tasty dishes prepared by her personal chef and toasted to 2014 before heading to Jay Z’s 40/40 Club, where she hosted a New Year’s countdown.

Wearing a huge white and grey fur coat over her silky white pantsuit, she popped bottles and smoked in VIP with her pals, sharing photos from her wild night on Instagram.

“epic night or nah? We partied like we ain’t party all year! lol #2014,” she said.

See more pics of RiRi ringing in the new year in style.

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Rihanna: Bikini-Clad in Barbados for the Holidays


While most of the U.S. was covered in snow, Rihanna spent her Christmas in the sun. After a non-stop year of touring, the “Diamonds” singer traveled back home to Barbados for a week of R&R.

The bikini-clad babe basked on the sunny shores with her BFF Melissa Forde and younger brother Rajad. With a drink in hand, the island gal splashed in the sea as fans and paparazzi surrounded her. But she didn’t let that stop her from having a good time. She happily posed for pictures (flipping off the paps at one point), rode a jet ski, and enjoyed her favorite past time, smoking.

“Love my Caribbean,” tweeted RiRi.

She will ring in 2014 by hosting New Year’s Eve at Jay Z’s 40/40 Club in New York. “NEW YEARS EVE is going to be all yours this year NEW YORK CITY!!!” said RiRi. “Come dressed to kill!!!! Be on your flyest behavior!!”

See more pics of the Barbados beauty on the beach.

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