After a quick visit to Abu Dhabi, Rihanna is already back to work in New York. She was spotted out and about in the city (Oct 19th), supposedly leaving a video shoot set. Visit our candids gallery for all latest photos.
A recap of the top 100 songs & top 50 artists of the Pop Songs airplay chart’s first 25 years.
After piling up record after record (musically and achievement-wise) on Billboard’s Pop Songs radio airplay chart, Rihanna reigns as the No. 1 artist over the first 25 years of the survey, which began with the list dated Oct. 3, 1992.
Rihanna roared onto the ranking, which reflects the most-played songs each week on pop radio, according to Nielsen Music, in 2005 with her debut hit “Pon De Replay,” her first of an unprecedented 30 top 10s. In 2006, she earned her first Pop Songs No. 1, “SOS,” of 11, a record she shares with Katy Perry, the chart’s No. 4 top artist.
Notably, Rihanna has reached historic heights despite having arrived on the chart more than halfway through its existence.
Rihanna’s highest-ranking song on the 25-year ranking is “We Found Love,” featuring Calvin Harris, at No. 17.
After several events in The Big Apple, Rihanna has left the city. Shortly after launching her latest FENTY x PUMA collection she jetted out of JFK (Oct 13th). See lots of photos of Rihanna all smiles at the airport.
Rihanna does not simply enter a room; she makes an entrance. And on Friday afternoon at the Bloomingdale’s flagship store in New York City, she was escorted inside by an exuberant high school marching band decked out in Fenty University gear, which brilliantly abbreviates to “F.U.”
The occasion was a “pep rally” for the drop of Rihanna’s Fenty x Puma fall 2018 collection, which showed during Paris Fashion Week last winter at the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Rather than teacher’s pets, though, Rihanna was inspired by the stylish delinquents of detention who toss textbooks to the wind, showing shoelace chokers, platform sneakers, and plenty of crop tops.
We really can’t think of a better reason to skip school (or work) on a Friday than to attend Rihanna’s Fenty University, which is basically the Harvard of fashion. Below, she schools us on everything from style to Instagram.
So, you’re teaching a Fenty University master class. What would you want to tell young girls about how to wear clothing that fits their bodies, but also makes them feel good?
Well, I actually have had the pleasure of a fluctuating body type, where one day I can literally fit into something that is bodycon, and then the next day — the next week — I need something oversized; I need a little crop here and a high-waist there to hide that part, you know?
I really pay attention every day when I go into the closet about what’s working for my body that morning. I feel like that’s how everyone should go after fashion, because it’s an individual thing. And then, if you take it further, it’s like: What week are you having? You having a skinny week? You having a fat week? Are we doing arms this week? We doing legs this week? We doing oversized?
I love to play with silhouettes as well, but I think it’s important to make sure that you wear the thing that works for your body the best, and that’s flattering.
Barbados’ most famous daughter will soon have a lasting landmark named after her right in the neighbourhood where she grew up.
In a statement a short while ago, the Ministry of Tourism announced:
“The Government of Barbados will on Independence Day, Thursday 30th November, 2017 officially change the name of Westbury New Road located in St. Michael to Rihanna Drive in honour of Barbadian superstar Ms. Robyn Rihanna Fenty who grew up in Westbury New Road.”
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and Rihanna are scheduled to unveil the new signage at a two hour ceremony at Westbury New Road, from 3.00pm to 5.00pm on Independence Day. (PR)
Rihanna hosted a pep rally to celebrate the launch of the AW17 FENTY x PUMA collection at Bloomingdales in NYC today (Oct 13th).
Glitter on glitter on glitter – The Fenty Beauty holiday season has arrived! The limited edition Galaxy Collection is full of hyper-reflective sparkle and rainbow glitter, perfect for the holidays.