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 Scores 29th No. 1 & Fifth From ANTI Album, on Dance Club Songs Chart

Rihanna racks her 29th career topper on Billboard‘s Dance Club Songs chart (dated April 8), as Sex With Me storms 3-1. Although a midtempo number in its original form, the song sauntered into clubland via remixes from John Blake, MK and Ray Rhodes, among others. In the race for the most No. 1s in the chart’s…

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Rihanna wins one People’s Choice Award

Despite being nominated four times, Rihanna won only one People’s Choice Award last night. She took home the award for Favourite R&B Artist, winning over Beyonce, Drake, Usher and The Weeknd.  It is Rihanna’s eight People Choice Award in total and third in R&B category. She did not attend the show. FAVORITE R&B ARTIST Beyoncé Drake Rihanna — WINNER…

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