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Instagram photo of Rihanna causes controversy

PHUKET, Thailand, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- A photo of pop star Rihanna posing with a loris in Thailand posted to Instagram has sparked controversy about protecting the endangered animals.
Chris Brown's four Canadian concerts canceled

Chris Brown's four Canadian concerts canceled

TORONTO, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- R&B artist Chris Brown's four summer concerts in Canada have been canceled, promoters announced Monday.

Judge adds 1,000 hours to Chris Brown community service order

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles judge sentenced singer Chris Brown to an additional 1,000 hours of community service for previously submitting fake community service reports.

Chris Brown suffers seizure, blames negativity

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Singer Chris Brown suffered a seizure while working at a Los Angeles recording studio, due to fatigue and "non-stop negativity," he said in a statement.
Marijuana found on Justin Bieber bus at Ambassador Bridge in Detroit

Marijuana found on Justin Bieber bus at Ambassador Bridge in Detroit

DETROIT, July 30 (UPI) -- The driver of a Justin Bieber tour bus got a ticket after a small amount of marijuana was discovered at a Canadian-U.S. border bridge, customs officials say.
Lady Gaga tops Forbes' top-earning under 30 list

Lady Gaga tops Forbes' top-earning under 30 list

NEW YORK, July 23 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Lady Gaga tops Forbes' list of the top-earning celebrities less than 30 years of age, earning $80 million in the year from June 2012 to June 2013.
Chris Brown pleads not guilty to hit-and-run

Chris Brown pleads not guilty to hit-and-run

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) -- Recording artist Chris Brown pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles court Tuesday to a hit-and-run charge stemming from to a minor car accident, records show.

Major sponsor pulls out of Chris Brown concert

DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia, July 14 (UPI) -- Nova Scotia's Rogers Communications Inc. has pulled sponsorship for an upcoming Chris Brown concert in Dartmouth after a public outcry on Twitter and Facebook.
BET names Kendrick Lamar Best New Artist

BET names Kendrick Lamar Best New Artist

LOS ANGELES, July 1 (UPI) -- Kendrick Lamar came away with the best New Artist and Male Hip Hop Artist honors Sunday night at the 2013 BET Awards in Los Angeles.

Rihanna stalker pleads no contest to trespassing

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- A California man pleaded no contest to trespassing on the roof of Rihanna's home and was sentenced to jail time and mental health treatment, documents show.
Chris Brown charged with hit-and-run for May fender bender

Chris Brown charged with hit-and-run for May fender bender

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- Los Angeles city prosecutors say singer Chris Brown has been officially charged with driving without a valid license and hit-and-run.
Club owner says Chris Brown innocent of assault claim

Club owner says Chris Brown innocent of assault claim

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 24 (UPI) -- Chris Brown never touched a woman who claims the young R&B singer assaulted her at an Anaheim, Calif., hot spot, the club's owner says.
Chris Brown drops duet with Rihanna from his new CD, 'X'

Chris Brown drops duet with Rihanna from his new CD, 'X'

LOS ANGELES, June 21 (UPI) -- Singer Chris Brown has dropped a duet with his former girlfriend Rihanna from his forthcoming album, "X," HollywoodLife.com reported.
Hollywood actresses no longer favored for magazine covers

Hollywood actresses no longer favored for magazine covers

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood actresses, a longtime staple of U.S. magazine covers, are taking a back seat to musicians and other celebrities, magazine editors say.
'Can't Hold Us' tops U.S. record chart

'Can't Hold Us' tops U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Can't Hold Us" featuring Ray Dalton is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart for a fifth week, Billboard.com reported.
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Singer Rihanna arrives at the Gucci/RocNation Pre-Grammy Brunch held at the Soho House in West Hollywood on February 12, 2011. UPI/Jonathan Alcorn
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Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), who performs under the mononym Rihanna (pronounced /riːˈɑːnə/), is a Barbadian singer, model, and beauty queen. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, Rihanna relocated to the United States at the age of sixteen to pursue a recording career, under the guidance of record producer Evan Rogers. She subsequently signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for then-label head Jay-Z.

In 2005, Rihanna released her debut studio album, Music of the Sun, which peaked within the top ten of the Billboard 200 and features the Billboard Hot 100 hit single "Pon de Replay". Less than a year later, she released her second studio album, A Girl Like Me, peaking within the top five of the Billboard albums chart and produced her first number one single, "SOS". Rihanna's third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), peaking at number two on the Billboard 200, released three US number one hit singles—"Umbrella", "Take a Bow", and "Disturbia", and the worldwide hit "Don't Stop the Music". The album was nominated for nine Grammy Awards, winning Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Umbrella", which features Jay-Z.a

Rihanna had sold over twelve million albums worldwide and has received several accolades, including the 2007 World Music Awards for World's Best-Selling Pop Female Artist and Female Entertainer of the Year, as well as the 2008 American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist and Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist. She also serves as one of Barbados' cultural ambassadors.

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