Rihanna

Nov
3
The-Dream Cooks Up Hits for Rihanna’s ‘Talk That Talk’ [Video]

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In her latest webisode, Rihanna takes you to her “LOUD” tour stop at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England. The pop siren performs “Hard” and greets fans, who are over the moon upon meeting their idol. She also gets a visit from The-Dream, who chats about working on her upcoming album Talk That Talk.

“I think we got two smashes. We should have four,” said the singer-songwriter. “The normal goal of somebody like me that’s this intense is just to knock everybody off the album that I can. That doesn’t really mean in a bad way. It’s just how I have to psyche myself up [to make great music].”

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Nov
2
Rihanna Unveils ‘Talk That Talk’ Promo Photos

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Armed with her 11th No. 1 hit “We Found Love,” Rihanna shows off the promo photos for her sixth album Talk That Talk, coming November 21. The Bajan beauty sports a blazer while slouched in a rusted chair, gripping the brim of her hat in one image. In another, the curly-haired diva straddles the banister of a staircase, while wearing boots and a red, black, and white-striped outfit.

According to Rihanna Daily, the singer has canceled her concert in Stockholm tonight due to exhaustion. “It does not involve any serious illness,” said Live Nation spokesman Kristofer Akesson. “Like last Monday, Rihanna is too exhausted to perform a concert.”

What do you think of RiRi’s new images? Let us know below.

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Nov
2
Rihanna Scores 11th No. 1 Single with ‘We Found Love’

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Rihanna reigns atop the Billboard Hot 100 once again. The pop star has earned her 11th No. 1 single with “We Found Love.”

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Nov
2
Rihanna Picks Out Album Covers for ‘Talk That Talk’ [Video]

Talk That Talk

You’ve seen the two covers. Now Rihanna shows us how she decided on the artwork for her sixth album Talk That Talk, in stores November 21. With photos of the standard and deluxe editions laid out before her, RiRi and her team discuss why they like each photo, cracking jokes in the process.

Did she make the right decision? Eavesdrop on their candid conversation.

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Oct
27
Coldplay Covers Rihanna’s ‘We Found Love’ [Video]

Rihanna and Coldplay

Rihanna is getting the cover treatment from one of rock’s biggest bands. Coldplay turned the pop diva’s Calvin Harris-produced dance single “We Found Love” into a more mellow tune during their performance on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. Rihanna’s collaboration with Chris Martin and the band, “Princess of China,” is already in the top 5 songs on iTunes.

What do you think of Coldplay’s cover? Let us know!

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Oct
19
Video: Rihanna – ‘We Found Love’

Rihanna and Dudley O'Shaughnessy

Rihanna gets high on love in the powerful video for “We Found Love,” the first single from her sixth album Talk That Talk, due November 21. The Barbados beauty heats up the screen with boxer-model Dudley O’Shaughnessy in the Melina-directed mini-movie, which was shot in various locations throughout Northern Ireland. The wild couple experiences the many thrills of love, but their relationship soon takes a dangerous turn.

“We’ve never done a video like this before. This is probably one of the deepest videos I’ve ever done,” said Rihanna. “It’s all about love and love being like a drug, you definitely get that from this.”

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Oct
16
New Music: Coldplay f/ Rihanna – ‘Princess of China’

Rihanna and Coldplay

Rihanna rocks with Coldplay on the enchanting “Princess of China,” a cut off the British band’s new album Mylo Xyloto, in stores October 24.

The pop starlet imagines a fairy tale ending to a romance while dueting with frontman Chris Martin on the synth-heavy production. “I could have been a princess, you’d be a king/ Could have had a castle and worn a ring, but no, you let me go,” sings a disappointed RiRi before chanting the lingering hook.

“We had this song called ‘Princess of China’ about two years ago that I always was secretly wanting to offer to Rihanna to sing,” Martin Rolling Stone. “The sweep of the album came together and this song really fit as a sort of damaged loved song, and so after about six months of not feeling brave enough, we finally made contact with her and asked if she’d sing on it.”

Martin, who proposed the collaboration to Rihanna at his New Year’s show in Las Vegas, calls her vocals “by far the best bit of singing on the album.”

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