Rihanna Rihanna Rihanna Rihanna Rihanna
Born: 02.20.1988
Age: 29
Saint Michael, Barbados
Website: Rihanna
Drake 'doesn't want to be Rihanna's boyfriend'
08.03.2016 10:18:11 AM
Rihanna releases new album early after tracklist is leaked on Tidal
28.01.2016 11:16:18 AM
Rihanna goes topless on cover of new single Work
28.01.2016 11:12:35 AM
Rihanna, Scott all over each other at party
14.09.2015 09:16:27 AM
Rihanna's beau is smitten
25.06.2015 07:49:01 PM
Rihanna 'introduces new beau to fam
20.06.2015 11:23:15 AM
Rihanna 'couldn't get over Leo
01.05.2015 11:30:55 AM
Rihanna: New album is soulful
18.03.2015 10:23:57 AM
Rihanna cuts back on smoking
13.12.2014 03:35:59 PM
Rihanna confused by Chris
26.08.2014 05:19:27 PM
Rihanna 'reassured Chris in jail'
01.06.2014 01:09:50 PM
Rihanna leaves Def Jam
06.05.2014 08:24:52 AM
Rihanna considering Drake tattoo
11.04.2014 11:21:28 AM
Drake romancing Rihanna again?
27.08.2013 07:55:20 PM
Rihanna 'giving romance clues'
27.08.2013 07:53:07 PM
Rihanna and Perry 'never mention Brown'
16.08.2013 11:38:51 AM
Rihanna 'a nightmare'
12.08.2013 09:10:17 AM
Rihanna throws 'indulgent' parties
28.07.2013 11:15:31 AM
Chris Brown: Rihanna is on record
08.07.2013 09:24:39 AM
Rihanna monitored by German police
26.06.2013 10:35:25 AM
Rihanna and Cara 'plan 500k holiday'
25.06.2013 10:28:07 AM
Rihanna's home gets roof intruder
19.06.2013 10:08:33 AM
Rihanna addicted to love?
19.06.2013 10:07:36 AM
Rihanna 'makes history with Paris show'
10.06.2013 10:59:44 AM
Rihanna's dad fears for star's wellbeing
26.04.2013 10:22:02 AM
Rihanna and Chris 'still fighting'
11.04.2013 08:43:41 AM
Rihanna latest swatting victim?
05.04.2013 10:14:02 AM
Rihanna 'warned by docs to slow down'
25.03.2013 01:59:08 PM
Rihanna 'feeling vulnerable'
04.03.2013 12:39:22 AM
Rihanna and Brown 'very affectionate' at Grammys
12.02.2013 05:28:33 PM
Rihanna thanks fans for support
12.02.2013 05:25:25 PM
Rihanna and Brown get close at Grammys
11.02.2013 11:23:12 AM
Rihanna 'haunted by childhood'
20.01.2013 03:38:00 PM
Rihanna splashes out on luxury mansion
18.12.2012 02:51:31 PM
Rihanna to switch-on Westfield Stratford City
20.11.2012 11:37:32 AM
Adele 'thrilled' at Rihanna baby gifts
29.10.2012 06:17:33 PM
Rihanna wants 'public closure' on Brown break-up
16.10.2012 01:31:29 PM
Rihanna topples Eminem to become most popular star on Facebook
08.10.2012 09:49:29 AM
Rihanna seen kissing Chris Brown
03.10.2012 10:11:45 AM
Rihanna 'angered by Brown tattoo'
23.09.2012 12:12:39 PM
Rihanna gets inked for grandma
10.09.2012 04:29:26 PM
Rihanna wants Scarface role
31.08.2012 11:11:33 AM
Rihanna 'felt stifled' by Def Jam
21.08.2012 08:50:35 AM
Rihanna 'set to confirm Chris Brown romance'
10.08.2012 01:48:09 PM
Rihanna can't keep away from Chris
06.08.2012 08:00:27 AM
Rihanna 'Brown picks clothes'
06.08.2012 07:55:59 AM
Rihanna leads Mtv Vma nominations
01.08.2012 07:30:13 AM
Rihanna and Brown spend another night together
25.07.2012 11:57:44 AM
Rihanna enjoys party cruise
19.07.2012 11:42:27 AM
Rihanna's dad approves of Chris reunion
04.07.2012 09:57:48 AM
Rihanna romance 'not serious'
16.06.2012 06:33:28 PM
Rihanna: I hate being a size zero
14.06.2012 02:43:41 PM
Rihanna tails Brown to club
13.06.2012 05:17:31 PM
Rihanna dismisses Whitney rumours
19.05.2012 10:10:30 AM
Rihanna familiar with weapons
22.04.2012 10:06:10 AM
Rihanna 'shares movie bond with Efron'
22.04.2012 10:04:29 AM
Rihanna annoyed by sensitive men
11.04.2012 11:39:22 AM
Rihanna: Brown collab was innocent
16.03.2012 04:52:51 PM
Rihanna: I hate being single
03.03.2012 07:58:52 PM
Rihanna 'comfortable' on movie set
29.02.2012 12:06:31 AM
Rihanna struggled through rehearsals
21.02.2012 10:31:06 AM
Chris Brown reignites Rihanna rumours
21.02.2012 10:29:33 AM
Rihanna 'urged to keep distance from Brown'
15.02.2012 09:33:24 AM
Rihanna biggest selling digital artist ever
05.01.2012 12:27:10 PM
Rihanna 'picky about men'
03.01.2012 12:15:25 PM
Rihanna ends tour with 'champagne shower'
24.12.2011 03:35:42 PM
Rihanna receives unlikely duet offer
23.12.2011 10:16:39 PM
Rihanna most 'liked' Facebook artist of 2011
14.12.2011 01:33:13 PM
Rihanna excited about New Year
07.12.2011 03:16:36 PM
Rihanna 'needs more space backstage'
05.12.2011 11:17:36 AM
Rihanna put on '24-hour health watch'
01.12.2011 11:07:02 AM
Rihanna 'exhausted' by tour
28.11.2011 11:13:03 AM
Rihanna 'advised to take time off'
02.11.2011 03:58:49 PM
Rihanna praised by promo director
25.10.2011 11:42:58 AM
Rihanna instantly attracted to new man
21.10.2011 09:52:55 AM
Rihanna: I loved tomboy life
09.10.2011 10:09:13 PM
Rihanna 'falls for British boxer'
29.09.2011 09:52:05 AM
Rihanna reveals ice cream addiction
31.08.2011 11:30:48 AM
Rihanna denies sex tape
25.08.2011 07:05:03 PM
Rihanna has rekindled her relationship with ex-boyfriend Negus Sealy
05.08.2011 10:23:17 AM
Rihanna likes to be dominated in the bedroom
02.08.2011 01:05:50 PM
Rihanna moving in with Drake?
20.07.2011 11:46:08 AM
Rihanna overtakes Lady Gaga to become new Queen of Facebook
16.07.2011 07:18:10 PM
Rihanna is the new face of Emporio Armani
12.07.2011 05:03:33 PM
Rihanna is reportedly casually dating Drake
11.07.2011 08:43:09 PM
Rihanna is reportedly casually dating Drake
11.07.2011 01:42:49 PM
Rihanna has taken up belly dancing
09.07.2011 12:14:20 PM
Rihanna sued by second photographer
27.06.2011 01:30:58 PM
Rihanna has been named a tourism ambassador for Barbados
16.06.2011 05:37:28 PM
Rihanna keen to go ahead with Cole duet
13.06.2011 10:21:06 AM
Rihanna keeps fit by walking through airports
17.05.2011 01:05:47 PM
Rihanna 'lazes around' in front of the Tv on her days off
28.04.2011 01:28:50 PM
Rihanna reportedly went on a date with Usher
26.04.2011 02:02:30 PM
Rihanna turned down a place on the judging panel of 'The X Factor'
15.04.2011 10:14:21 AM
Rihanna turned down a place on the judging panel of 'The X Factor'
14.04.2011 06:35:32 PM
Rihanna doesn't expect to speak to Chris Brown ever again
31.03.2011 09:52:16 AM
Rihanna may be forced to cancel tour dates
23.03.2011 12:46:39 AM
Rihanna feels betrayed by her father
17.03.2011 11:54:39 AM
Rihanna goes on sex store shopping spree down under
05.03.2011 04:36:13 PM
Rihanna gets surprise gig from Snoop Dog and Warren G for 23rd birthday
23.02.2011 12:55:38 AM
Rihanna being sued by David LaChapelle for his ideas
17.02.2011 03:46:51 PM
Rihanna's latest video clip banned in eleven countries
07.02.2011 11:44:29 AM
Rihanna has mended her long-running feud with her estranged father
12.01.2011 12:36:24 PM
Rihanna and Matt Kemp have reportedly split up
30.12.2010 04:34:01 PM
Rihanna worried she 'blended in' when she first started her music career
06.12.2010 11:34:39 AM
Rihanna annoyed at previous abusive relationship
05.12.2010 01:20:59 PM
Rihanna says women who criticise her for being sexy are 'unhappy with themselves'
01.12.2010 11:55:27 AM
Rihanna is sick of talking about Chris Brown
30.11.2010 11:02:29 AM
Rihanna 'could be' ready to have a baby next year
26.11.2010 03:54:41 PM
Rihanna denies she would ever pose naked for money
18.11.2010 01:21:35 PM
Rihanna has splashed out on a second honeymoon for Katy Perry and Russell Brand
14.11.2010 10:33:25 PM
Rihanna refuses to wear white
02.11.2010 11:08:24 AM
Rihanna to put herself first
30.10.2010 09:07:57 AM
Rihanna is going to wear a Stella McCartney dress to Katy Perry's wedding
21.10.2010 11:46:03 AM
Rihanna says it's 'difficult' having a long-distance relationship
06.10.2010 08:44:33 AM
Rihanna accuses pop stars of being generic
05.10.2010 03:13:59 PM
Rihanna has been immortalised in wax
02.09.2010 08:55:11 AM
Eminem wants to date Rihanna
11.08.2010 01:21:21 AM
Rihanna has found 'balance' in her life
01.07.2010 08:25:49 PM
Rihanna's boyfriend keeps her 'sane'
09.06.2010 10:53:49 PM
Rihanna countersues personal trainer
27.05.2010 10:21:41 AM
Rihanna spends 15000 on 3 hour bender
12.05.2010 04:39:36 PM
Jay-Z wants Rihanna to be the face of burlesque chain
11.05.2010 08:51:08 AM
Rihanna’s boyfriend loves her sense of fun
05.05.2010 11:09:20 PM
Rihanna is recovering from an injured rib
22.04.2010 03:28:47 PM
Rihanna rushed to hospital after gig
22.04.2010 03:24:36 PM
Rihanna claims her relationship with Matt Kemp isn't serious
10.04.2010 01:22:51 PM
Rihanna stepping up her personal security
29.03.2010 05:02:32 PM
Rihanna has asked Matt Kemp to move in with her
28.03.2010 12:35:15 AM
Rihanna introduced to boyfriend's family
09.03.2010 10:20:14 PM
Rihanna being sued by her her trainer
04.03.2010 04:04:45 PM
Rihanna gets birthday surprize
22.02.2010 03:39:09 PM
Rihanna says she doesn't make a good impression
17.02.2010 04:35:20 PM
Rihanna's rumoured man says they are just friends
11.02.2010 11:46:21 PM
Rihanna has given herself ten years to find love
03.02.2010 04:53:44 PM
Rihanna says latest album 'Rated R' is a 'classic'
31.01.2010 10:23:01 PM
Rihanna left devastated by leukaemia victim
30.01.2010 02:50:49 PM
Rihanna sleepless over Haiti
21.01.2010 04:14:06 PM
Rihanna says she spotted warning signs before Chris Brown attack
15.01.2010 02:43:04 AM
Rihanna seeking a donor
11.01.2010 10:50:52 PM
Rihanna said to be having secret romance with Justin Timberlake
05.01.2010 03:27:48 PM
Rihanna to keep New Year's resolutions
02.01.2010 08:57:32 AM
Rihanna wants to talk to Chris Brown again
11.12.2009 08:25:49 PM
Rihanna likes being a 'bad girl'
08.12.2009 07:55:31 PM
Rihanna 'found peace' recording new album
07.12.2009 06:45:47 PM
Rihanna hasn't heard from dad in over a year
03.12.2009 10:22:00 AM
Rihanna always wears 'sexy' underwear
03.12.2009 10:19:05 AM
Rihanna looking for a big man
20.11.2009 04:18:55 PM
Rihanna wanted heavy metal influence on new album
18.11.2009 04:26:39 PM
Rihanna gets Chris Brown assult out on her new album
16.11.2009 05:07:44 PM
Rihanna to welcome a 'new era' with new album
11.11.2009 06:13:19 PM
Rihanna refuses 10,000 dollar bottle of champagne
10.11.2009 12:51:01 PM
Rihanna admits she was 'wrong' about Chris Brown
08.11.2009 09:37:37 AM
Rihanna felt like 'Britney Spears' after attack
05.11.2009 12:38:25 PM
Rihanna speaks out about Chris Brown attack
03.11.2009 06:03:03 PM
Rihanna to slate ex Chris Brown in new tracks
16.09.2009 03:29:03 PM
Rihanna saved millions on new home
03.09.2009 09:47:38 AM
Rihanna linked to Pharrell Williams
21.07.2009 12:17:47 PM
Chris Brown apologises for assault
21.07.2009 12:13:56 PM
Rihanna teams up with R&B stars
15.07.2009 10:53:15 AM
Rihanna turns her hand to the ink
06.07.2009 09:58:01 AM
Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault
23.06.2009 04:14:43 PM
Rihanna and new man inseparable
22.06.2009 10:44:23 AM
Rihanna being sued by neighbour
21.06.2009 03:07:09 PM
Rihanna's testimony against Chris Brown will not be televised
20.06.2009 02:45:55 PM
Chris Brown's request for trial delay ignored
18.06.2009 11:00:31 AM
Rihanna subpoenaed to testify against Chris Brown
12.06.2009 09:32:28 AM
Rihanna to testify against Chris Brown
30.05.2009 12:42:17 AM
Rihanna not playing the dating game
27.05.2009 08:56:10 PM
Rihanna writes Chris Brown break-up song
12.05.2009 03:30:11 PM
Rihanna demands removal of nude photos
12.05.2009 03:24:28 PM
Rihanna asks police for her jewellery back
28.04.2009 10:32:13 AM
Rihanna returns to the studio
27.04.2009 10:46:18 AM
Rihanna dating professional basketball player
21.04.2009 01:42:15 PM
Rihanna's mentor talks turkey
21.03.2009 02:50:42 PM
Rihanna 'too ashamed' to be seen with Chris Brown
17.03.2009 05:14:28 PM
Rihanna did not record duet with Brown
15.03.2009 07:59:36 PM
Rihanna's friends worried Chris Brown could 'kill her'
12.03.2009 07:04:26 PM
Rihanna getting back to work
10.03.2009 10:01:24 AM
Rihanna's blood-soaked dress among evidence
06.03.2009 09:55:06 AM
Rihanna escapes to Barbados
22.02.2009 04:28:51 PM
Rihanna opens up to police
16.02.2009 11:26:32 AM
Rihanna gets support from fans
13.02.2009 11:28:25 AM
Rihanna obsessed with Chris Brown
06.02.2009 02:25:47 PM
Rihanna has trust issues
04.02.2009 01:28:03 PM
Rihanna makes most desirable woman of 2009 poll
23.01.2009 03:17:00 PM
Rihanna's debut album, Music of the Sun, was released on August 30, 2005 in the United States, yielding two singles, the first being "Pon de Replay" which was released on August 22, 2005. This single became a huge success upon its release peaking at number 2 in the US on Billboard Hot 100 charts. It also became a global hit where it peaked within the top 10 across 15 countries as well as achieving top 20 chartings on 20 charts around the world. The single written by Carl Sturken and Evan Rogers was described by Rolling Stone magazine as a "poppy piece of dancehall reggae with slapping, syncopated beats recalling big-band jazz." However, despite "Pon de Replay"'s commercial chart success, the album itself was rated 2.5 out of 5 stars by Rolling Stone Magazine and described as lacking the replay value, ingenuity and rhythm of the single with "generic vocal hiccups and frills" of US R&B inflecting upon her "caribbean charm". Since its release, the album reached the top 10 in both US and Canadian charts, gaining gold certification from the RIAA from selling 500,000 units and subsequent platinum certifications for selling 2 million units in various other countries.

The second single "If It's Lovin' That You Want" was less successful than "Pon de Replay", but it became a hit nonetheless by managing to achieve a top 40 charting in the USA reaching a high of number 36. In Australia, Ireland and New Zealand the single proved to be well-received reaching the top 10 in those countries. Overall the single became a top 40 hit on 11 charts around the globe. Despite the album not having huge promotion and only releasing two singles Music of the Sun managed to sell over 500,000 copies in the United States and 2 million worldwide.

Rihanna second album, A Girl Like Me, was released in April 2006; less than eight months after the release of her first album. The lead single, "SOS", was used in an endorsement deal with Nike. The song became Rihanna's first number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart; it also debuted at number one on the Hot Digital Songs chart. "SOS" peaked at number one in Australia and number two in the UK. The second single, entitled "Unfaithful", was written by R&B singer Ne-Yo. The song became her third top ten hit in the U.S. and in the UK. The third single, "We Ride", was not as successful as her previous releases, failing to chart on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, however, it became her fifth UK top 20 single, where it peaked at number 17 on that chart and peaked at number one on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart. Rihanna's fourth single from the album, "Break It Off" featuring Sean Paul, had already climbed to number 45 on the Billboard Hot 100 based solely on airplay. It was released as a digital download on February 19, 2007, which made the song jump from number fifty-two to number ten and then eventually peak at number nine. A Girl like Me's sales were significantly stronger, selling over 1 million in the U.S.

In total, Rihanna has had eleven number-ones on the Billboard charts and has had major success on the Hot Dance Club Play chart with eight number-ones. When Rihanna received an endorsement deal from Clinique, she recorded a song written by Ne-Yo entitled "Just Be Happy" as part of the deal to promote their Happy fragrance. Rihanna also recorded a song called "Winning Women" with Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger for P&G’s female deodorant Secret.

During this time Rihanna also made her acting debut in a cameo role in Bring It On: All or Nothing, which was released on August 8, 2006.

Rihanna went into the studio in early 2007 with Ne-Yo, Stargate, and Timbaland among others to record her third album, Good Girl Gone Bad. The album was released on June 5, 2007, features Jay-Z and Ne-Yo. Rihanna worked with Timbaland on three songs in the album---"Lemme Get That", "Rehab" and the Japanese bonus track "Haunted". Justin Timberlake co-wrote and provides background vocals on "Rehab".

The album so far has yielded eight hit singles, including the world-wide number one hit "Umbrella", featuring Jay-Z. In addition to reaching number one in various countries, "Umbrella" was the number one single in the UK for 10 consecutive weeks, making it the longest running UK number one single since Wet Wet Wet's single "Love Is All Around", back in 1994, and the longest running number one by a female artist since Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You", which also topped the chart for 10 weeks in 1992. By the end of the year, "Umbrella" was ranked second on the Billboard Hot 100 year-end chart in the United States.

Her other singles, "Shut Up and Drive" and "Don't Stop The Music" were able to mirror the success of "Umbrella", with "Don't Stop the Music" reaching number three on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Rihanna's seventh top ten single and her fourth top five hit, while peaking at number one in various countries. The fourth single (third single in the US and UK) "Hate That I Love You", featuring Ne-Yo, was able to peak at number seven in the U.S.

Starting September 12, 2007, Rihanna toured Canada and the United States in support of the album with several shows and then crossed to Europe. The tour was called called the Good Girl Gone Bad Tour, and was released on DVD on June 17, 2008, featuring the show performed at the Manchester Evening News Arena on December 6, 2007.

With the re-issue of her third album, titled Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded, which was released on June 17, 2008, Rihanna released the singles "Take a Bow" — which became a worldwide number-one hit —, the duet with Maroon 5, "If I Never See Your Face Again," and "Disturbia", the latter of which also peaked at the number-one spot on the Hot 100 chart, giving the artist her fourth number-one singles and her ninth top ten hit in the U.S. The song "Rehab," which features Justin Timberlake, was later sent radio stations on October 7, 2008 and has so far peaked at 34 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Good Girl Gone Bad has so far sold 6.2 million copies worldwide and has gone 2x Platinum in the US, 4x Platinum in the UK and Canada, 5x Platinum in Russia, and 6x Platinum in Ireland; including Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded.

Rihanna is confirmed to appear as a guest act for the Royal Variety Performance 2008, which will be staged at the London Palladium on Thursday 11th December.

On November 23, 2008 Rihanna was nominated for two American Music Award (Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist). Rihanna won in in both categories making it her third AMA. Rihanna alaso performed "Rehab" on stage at the AMA.

Rihanna was also selected as the spokesmodel for Gucci’s first UNICEF ad campaign. She will appear in the fashion house’s Tattoo Heart campaign, premiering in December. Rihanna will be photographed in series of special edition print ads with UNICEF items, twenty-five percent of sales will benefit the children’s charity.

In New York, Rihanna was then enlisted by Gucci's Frida Giannini along with Madonna to light the UNICEF Christmas snowflake. Rihanna, dressed head to toe in Gucci, is now the face of the fourth annual Gucci Campaign to Benefit UNICEF, which aims to raise funds for children in Africa through the sale of it's Tattoo Heart collection of bags.
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