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Rihanna Is Releasing a 15-Vinyl Box Set Featuring All of Her Albums

This year, Rihanna scored another No. 1 hit with "Work," got fans off her back by finally releasing Anti, and had her entire career rewarded with MTV's…
Brian Josephs / November 15, 2016

Celebrating Pop Poetics: 25 Poets Who Draw Inspiration From Music Icons

Last month, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, which sparked a lot of questions of whether music could be considered poetry or…
Andy Emitt / November 4, 2016

The Holy Motors Director Is Making a Movie With New Music from Sparks and a Possible Rihanna Appearance

Fans of Holy Motors filmmaker Leos Carax, rejoice: The mysterious French director is back with a new movie, and it looks completely insane. Variety reports that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 4, 2016

Watch Paul McCartney and Rihanna Sing “FourFiveSeconds” at Desert Trip

Remember Desert Trip, the "Oldchella" music festival where Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney and Neil Young and the Rolling Stones all performed last weekend? Like Youngchella, it…
Anna Gaca / October 16, 2016

The VMAs Need to Stop Relying on Their Stars So Much

In 2006, the MTV Video Music Awards were on the brink of absolute disaster. That year's ceremonies, hosted by an expired Jack Black, were brutally…
Andrew Unterberger / August 29, 2016

Rihanna Accepts MTV’s Video Vanguard Award, Performs Four Mini-Medley Sets

Rihanna served as MTV's unofficial house performer for the Video Music Awards this year, performing a quartet of medleys spanning her career of megahits. The…
Andrew Unterberger / August 29, 2016

MTV VMAs 2016 Winners List: Beyoncé, Drake, Fifth Harmony, and More

The MTV Video Music Awards went down tonight at New York City's Madison Square Garden. Rihanna received the Video Vanguard Award, while Beyoncé cleaned up with…
Anna Gaca / August 28, 2016

MTV VMAs 2016: Rihanna to Receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

MTV has announced that pop/R&B sensation Rihanna will be the recipient of this year's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV Video Music…
Rachel Brodsky / August 11, 2016

Rihanna Joins Drake for ‘Work,’ ‘Too Good’ at OVO Fest

Drake hosted his seventh annual OVO Fest over the weekend, taking place at Air Canada's Centre in Toronto. During his set, the OVO chief brought out Rihanna…
Rachel Brodsky / August 1, 2016

Rihanna’s ‘Goodnight Gotham’ Video Is Even Shorter Than the Song Is

Rihanna's third-to-last ANTI track, "Goodnight Gotham," clocks in at just 1:28, and its new video is even shorter: just a minute and six seconds. In the tightly-edited clip, the jumpsuit-clad…
Anna Gaca / July 30, 2016

MTV VMA 2016 Nominees: Beyoncé, Adele, Drake, Kanye West, and More

MTV has announced the nominees for 2016's Video Music Awards. Beyoncé is already looking to be a big winner this year, with 11 nods for…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Major Lazer, and More Will Play at New York City’s Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival, which kicks off a stacked fall for New York music festivals, is bringing the most star-studded lineup of artists in its five-year history.
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Taylor Swift as Nils Sjoberg: Welcome to the Machine

As always, the teen conspiracy theorists were right. Today we learned that "This Is What You Came For," Calvin Harris' latest lukewarm pop smash with…
Andrew Unterberger / July 13, 2016

Lollapalooza Colombia Canceled After Headliner Pulls Out

Lollapalooza's inaugural Colombian festival has been canceled after a headlining artist pulled out of the event, organizers announced Friday. The two-day festival was set to…
Anna Gaca / July 2, 2016

Watch Rihanna’s (Inter)Stellar New ‘Sledgehammer’ Video

Rihanna has finally dropped her "Sledgehammer" clip from the Star Trek: Beyond soundtrack, which is directed by Floria Sigismondi, who's done videos for the likes…
Dan Weiss / June 30, 2016
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