Rihanna raises over $5 million at the third Diamond Ball

On Thursday night, reigning queen of, well, everything Rihanna hosted her third Diamond Ball in downtown New York. A charity gala raising money for her Clara Lionel Foundation, which supports health and education initiatives currently in the Caribbean and Malawi, Rihanna was joined by the evening’s host Dave Chappelle and musical guests Kendrick Lamar and Calvin Harris for a glitzy night of stars — and big…

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Inside Rihanna's star-studded Diamond Ball

Inside Rihanna’s Diamond Ball: Dave Chappelle Rocks Star-Studded Event

Rihanna’s Diamond Ball, now in its third year, is a benefit for a worthy cause: her Clara Lionel Foundation, named after her grandparents, which raises money for impoverished communities across the globe, with healthcare and education among other various programs. The last one, in December 2015, raised $3 million. But let’s be real: Like most such events, the…

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Rihanna shines bright at the third Diamond Ball

The third Diamond Ball is currently taking place in New York but the first photos are already in. Rihanna turned heads in a dramatic black Ralph & Russo Couture gown that featured a blazer bodice with long sleeves, silk bustier and high-low train, which floated across the red carpet as she made her way inside…

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Calvin Harris to perform at the Diamond Ball

Calvin Harris has been announced as the second performer at the upcoming third annual Diamond Ball. The black-tie event will take place in New York on September 14. Harris is joining Kendrick Lamar who was announced as the first performer at the end of June. Dave Chappelle has been tapped to host the ball. In the official…

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Dave Chappelle to host Rihanna’s Diamond Ball; Kendrick Lamar to perform

Dave Chappelle has been tapped to host Rihanna’s third annual Diamond Ball on Sept. 14. The black-tie fundraising gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York will also feature a performance by Kendrick Lamar on a night dedicated to raising money for the Clara Lionel Foundation, an education, health and emergency response organization founded in 2012 by the…

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This is what it’s like to attend Rihanna’s Diamond Ball

The Hollywood Reporter: A glimpse inside RiRi’s charity event, where Kevin Hart played host and Lionel Richie performed his famous tunes like “Easy Like Sunday Morning” and “All Night Long.” Just outside the entrance to Santa Monica’s historic Barker Hanger — a onetime airport space now used for big Hollywood-type events because of its 43-foot…

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