Click Track: Rihanna


Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Not one, but two collaborations for Rihanna and Chris Brown; Blur headline awesome Olympics concert; Fiona Apple set for D.C. show

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Rihanna, Chris Brown, Blur, Fiona Apple, Black Sabbath

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Chris Brown and Rihanna rumors swirl over song collaboration

Brown has recorded two verses for a remix of Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake.”

By Click Track  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Chris Brown, Rihanna

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Grammy collaborations: What’s in store for Sunday

Some of these pairings make sense. As for the others...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Deadmau5, Foo Fighters, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Bonnie Raitt

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 01/20/2012

RIP R&B great Johnny Otis; Filesharing site Megaupload shut down; Rihanna, Coldplay, McCartney added to Grammys lineup

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:37 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Johnny Otis, Rihanna, Coldplay, Paul McCartney

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Album reviews: Yelawolf, “Radioactive” and Rihanna, “Talk That Talk”

The Alabama rapper’s debut is a predictable disappointment while Rihanna lightens up and finds success.

By Chris Richards and Allison Stewart  |  11:18 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Yelawolf, Rihanna

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Singles file: Drake f. Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse and Nas

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Drake, Rihanna, Factory Floor, Amy Winehouse, Nas, Saba, The Band Perry

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Adele leads AMA noms; Who invented the remix?; See banjo great Sammy Shelor for free

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:54 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, the Band Perry, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Sammy Shelor, Steve Martin

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor begins; Topless Rihanna upsets Irish farmer; Bob Dylan’s paintings might be copies

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Michael Jackson, Rihanna, The Cure, Bob Dylan

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Singles file: Rihanna, Tabi Bonney, Kindness

By Allison Stewart  |  10:35 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Rihanna, Calvin Harris, Tabi Bonney, Brantley Gilbert

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Coheed and Cambria bassist arrested; RIP Wurzel from Motorhead; Rihanna concert cut short due to fire

By David Malitz  |  09:57 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Coheed and Cambria, Motorhead, Rihanna, Jay-Z

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Rihanna defends video; T-Pain abandons Auto-Tune; Covers of Fugazi’s “Long Division” abound

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:18 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Rihanna, T-Pain, Fugazi

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Rihanna’s violent new video criticized; Buffalo Springfield kicks off tour; Fort Dupont announces summer lineup

By David Malitz  |  10:19 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Rihanna, Buffalo Springfield

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Singles file: Rihanna, Beastie Boys, Sade

New songs from Rihanna, Beastie Boys, Sade

By Allison Stewart  |  04:39 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Rihanna, Britney Spears, Beastie Boys, Red Fang, Sade, Freelance Whales

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Riffs: Chris Brown and other badly behaving chart toppers

Chris Brown is just the latest example of an artist who has topped the charts despite — or because of? — bad behavior

By Allison Stewart  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs, Riffs | Tags:  Chris Brown, Rihanna, Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, R. Kelly, Dixie Chicks

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 03/25/2011

Radiohead newspaper hits newsstands on Tuesday; B.o.B. releases Odd Future diss track

Radiohead gets into the newspaper business, B.o.B. is not a fan of Odd Future and Rihanna will perform at the ACM Awards.

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Radiohead, B.o.B., Odd Future, Rihanna, Sugarland

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 12/29/2010

Willow Smith to cover Fresh Prince?; Rihanna's single, Elton John's a dad

That little hair whipper Willow Smith might tackle her dad's song. (Johnny Nunez) - Might Willow Smith cover her dad's famous song, "Parents Just Don't Understand"? Maybe, she says. The song is obviously not about using your offspring to build...

By David Malitz  |  09:30 AM ET, 12/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Elton John, Lily Allen, Rihanna, Willow Smith

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/03/2010

Riffs: Grammys 2011 -- 5 artists who were robbed

Sade, snubbed. The Grammys aren't as embarrassing as they used to be. Remember when Rod Stewart, Paul Simon, Sheryl Crow and Steely Dan would be nominated for just about anything? Or the year Jethro Tull beat out Metallica for Best...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs, Riffs | Tags:  Big Boi, Cee Lo Green, Florence and the Machine, Grammys, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Sade

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/16/2010

Album review: Rihanna, "Loud"

Rihanna (Tracy Woodward/TWP) After squeezing five huge albums into her tiny six-year career, here's what we actually know about Rihanna: She sang a summer-defining love song about a parasol. She owns an anguished, sweet-and-sour voice and ravishing good looks. And,...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Rihanna

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 10/19/2010

Singles file: Rihanna f. Drake, A-Trak, I Love Monsters, Bob Dylan

Rihanna teams with former boyfriend Drake on her new single. (Tracy Woodward/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rihanna featuring Drake: "What's My Name" Rihanna and former boyfriend (and Chris Brown collaborator) Drake...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 10/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  A-Trak, Bob Dylan, Drake, I Love Monsters, Kylesa, Rihanna

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010

Singles file: Rihanna f. Mariah Carey, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Glasser

Remix: The Blondes take over Rihanna's "Rude Boy." (Tracy A. Woodward/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rihanna featuring Mariah Carey: "Rude Boy (Blondes remix)" Blondes, the analog-obsessed Brooklynites, turn Rihanna's inescapable...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Glasser, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Mariah Carey, Pill, Rihanna, Super Wild Horses, Wale

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 08/21/2010

In concert: Rihanna at Jiffy Lube Live

Symbolism abounded during Rihanna's Friday night show at Jiffy Lube Live. (Photos by Tracy Woodward/TWP) By Chris Richards Rihanna’s boldest hits have always straddled the invisible lines that separate love and danger, vulnerability and aggression. But as she belted the...

By Chris Richards  |  06:30 AM ET, 08/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Rihanna

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/21/2010

The xx and Dizzee Rascal lead Mercury Prize nominees; Big Star bassist Andy Hummel passes away; Live Nation offers $10 tickets

By David Malitz - Moody young indie-soul group The xx and grime rapper Dizzee Rascal lead the 2010 list of Mercury Prize nominees. Other nominees for the prestigious award for best U.K. or Irish album include Paul Weller, Mumford...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  American Idol, Andy Hummel, Big Star, Creed, Dizzee Rascal, Jonas Brothers, Live Nation, Maroon 5, Mercury Prize, Rihanna, The XX

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/20/2010

Fugazi live archives almost ready; Juggalos gather next month; Tom Waits and Rihanna judge songwriting competition

By David Malitz - Need proof that Fugazi was basically the greatest live band ever? Soon you will have all you need. Soon the D.C. punk icons' entire live archive will be available online, with the first shows available...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Fugazi, Insane Clown Posse, Rihanna, Tom Waits, Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 07/02/2010

Summer Concerts: Canceled shows, tours have industry in a sweat

Weak ticket sales forced the Eagles to scrap a local concert date this summer. (Tracy A. Woodward/TWP) By Chris Richards Hear that? It's the sound of widespread fretting over the summer concert season. Billboard magazine recently predicted that summer 2010...

By Chris Richards  |  02:45 PM ET, 07/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Christina Aguilera, John Mayer, Lilith Fair, Limp Bizkit, Maxwell, Rihanna, The Eagles

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 04/22/2010

Taking sides: Does Rolling Stone really expect us to be excited about these 40 things?

You've got to be kidding us. The latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine boasts quite a cover story: "40 Reasons to Get Excited About Music." Sounds cool, right? We dove in with eager eyeballs only to find 40 reasons...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 04/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Amy Winehouse, Black Eyed Peas, Bob Dylan, D'Angelo, Dr. Dre, Katy Perry, Neil Young, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, The Beatles, U2

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 04/08/2010

M.I.A. goes after Gaga; Usher beats Bieber, Nicki Minaj drops off Rihanna tour; Wilco gets its own fest

M.I.A. does not care for Lady Gaga. Not that you asked. - "She's not progressive, but she's a good mimic." That's M.I.A. talking about Lady Gaga in a recent interview with NME. She wasn't directly asked about Gaga but a...

By David Malitz  |  08:25 AM ET, 04/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Lady Gaga, M.I.A., Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Usher, Wilco

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/16/2010

Singles file: Rihanna, Court Yard Hounds, the Dead Weather

Rihanna gets Diplo'd on a new remix. By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Rihanna: "Rude Boy" (Diplo Rudeboyz Remix) From the Department of Things Somebody Should Have Thought of Sooner: Diplo mashes Rihanna's...

By David Malitz  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Court Yard Hounds, DJ Food, Diplo, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Rihanna, The Dead Weather