‘Sledgehammer’ video director explains Rihanna’s space witch character

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Floria Sigismondi has directed music videos for some of today’s biggest pop stars: Justin Timberlake, P!nk, Christina Aguilera. But she’s never shot a video like the one she directed for Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer,” from the movie Star Trek Beyond. The clip marks the first time a music video has been shot entirely in IMAX. (Adele’s…

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Sledgehammer director obsessed with Rihanna’s hands

VANITY FAIR: Rihanna’s latest musical offering—the single “Sledgehammer,” from the soundtrack to the upcoming Star Trek Beyond—was released on Monday, and, days later, we have been gifted with a striking, visually arresting music video for the track, which features Rihanna (dressed in a red robe, and adorned with face markings) in an intergalactic setting, controlling the…

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Adam Lambert praises Rihanna’s concert: “I was floored”

Adam Lambert, the For Your Entertainment hitmaker, recently caught the ‘Diamonds’ singer’s show in Detroit and admits her singing skills blew him away. Speaking to Laura Whitmore for The Hot Desk, he said: “I like Rihanna‘s Instagram page because she’s so fun to look at. She’s so gorgeous. I went to her concert in Detroit a couple…

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Meet the Director Behind Rihanna’s Brit Awards Performance

Gone were the Rastafari-inspired walls of a boisterous dancehall. Gone was the muted pink glow of a stripped-down living room. When Rihanna performed earlier this week at the Brit Awards, she abandoned the Caribbean settings from the just-released dual videos for her number one hit “Work”, and instead emerged onstage in her own alternate universe….

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