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Rihanna’s Saturday night show at the Barclays Center has been pushed back, thanks to the Brooklyn Nets’ impressive playoff comeback against the Chicago Bulls.
The Nets, once down 3-1 in the series, forced a Game 7 in Brooklyn on Saturday after beating the Bulls 95-92 last night in Chicago. Rihanna’s show will now take place on Tuesday night. Tickets for Saturday’s show will be honored on Tuesday....Read more »
The wheels are officially coming off the “American Idol” bus.
Pretty much everyone looked bewildered during last night’s show, from the Final Four contestants to the feuding judges to even normally unflappable host Ryan Seacrest.
It was a mess. Just in time for the first show of the May ratings book! And for its first head-to-head battle of the year with “The Voice”! (“The Voice” aired...Read more »
Rihanna might not be the best singer or the best dancer, but she is pretty exceptional at being a pop star. She represents expertly produced songs that both reflect and anticipate top-40 trends by balancing her outsized (if sometimes oppressive) sexuality with the sort of aw-shucks humility that manifests itself in shy smiles after particularly successful performances. Her social-media presence...Read more »
Rihanna brings her “Diamonds” Tour to Prudential Center Sunday.
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RIHANNA, “Stay.” At Prudential Center Sunday. SOLANGE KNOWLES, “Losing...Read more »
Welcome to Grammy night! We'll be here live-blogging through the entire ceremony, one of the most wide-open nights in recent history. Will fun. have a fun night? Will Frank Ocean have a career-making night? We'll find out.
11:28 p.m. -- The Grammys close on a Strong Island note, bringing on Public Enemy's Chuck D for the hip-hop finale, alongside LL Cool J.
11:20 p.m. -- Mumford and...Read more »
Speculation about Jay-Z's opening night at Barclays Center began as soon as the show was announced.
How star-studded an affair would it be to celebrate the opening of a $1 billion arena only a few subway stops away from the Marcy projects where he grew up? Would his wife Beyoncé be pressed into duty? How about his friends, the ones so famous they only need one name — Kanye, Rihanna, Mary J.?...Read more »
Rihanna has a lot of faith in her new single “Diamonds” (Def Jam), naming her upcoming world tour after it and launching her upcoming seventh album with it.
It’s kind of a risk, considering the midtempo “Diamonds” doesn’t initially sound like a hit-you-over-the-head smash. That doesn’t mean it won’t be a massive hit, though, considering her track record and especially since its lyrics seem...Read more »
With everyone still talking about her new look and her MTV Video Music Awards win last night, Rihanna has announced her “Rihanna Diamonds World Tour” for next year. Yes, to see RiRi, you're going to have to plan ahead. Way ahead. Her tour is set for Barclays Center in Brooklyn on May 4, 2013, but tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 21 through Live Nation. The pre-sale for the tour starts at 10...Read more »