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Rihanna Ends 12-Week Streak Of The Male-Dominated Hot 100

Rihanna breaks billboard male dominated streakShe may not have knocked Luis Fonsi’s “Despacito” out of the number-one spot, but Rihanna has still saved the music industry. Billboard has revealed that the singer’s collaboration with DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller, “Wild Thoughts,” will debut at number four, breaking the male-dominated Hot 100 streak.

Before Rihanna’s debut, male artists have reigned supreme on the Billboard charts for 12 weeks straight after Taylor Swift debuted at number 3 with “IDWLF”–streak that hadn’t returned since 1972 when Roberta Flack reached number five with her “Where is the Love” featuring Donny Hathaway.

While women have yet to completely break up the boys’ club that his happening on the Hot 100 charts, they are dominating the albums chart. Halsey, Katy Perry and now Lorde have all debuted at number one back-to-back in the last three weeks.

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Rihanna Announces New Manolo Blahnik Show Collection For Potheads

Rihanna Announces New Manolo Blahnik Show Collection For Potheads featureRihanna is teaming up with Manolo Blahnik for another new line of shoes. The latest collaboration from the high-fashion duo even has a name perfect for a Rihanna music video: “SO STONED.”

Rihanna offered up three different teasers for what she called her “hands down favorite collaboration.” Showing off heels with names like “Poison Ivy,” “Spice” and “Bajan Princess,” a blast of Instagram posts gave fans a first look at the new line. It’s her latest foray into the world of fashion.

See the new shoes below.

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The Nominations Are In: Bella Thorne Gets The Teen Choice Nod She Begged For

The Nominations Are In: Bella Thorne Gets The Teen Choice Nod She Begged For featureThe nominations are out for the 2017 Teen Choice Awards on Fox, and it looks like one star’s Hollywood dreams are coming true. Bella Thorne campaigned hard for a 2017 nod, and she got one.

Bella is the only actress not from the show “Pretty Little Liars” who is nominated for “Choice Drama TV Actress” for her work on “Famous In Love.” Hopefully, it goes better than last year for her.

But Bella can’t hold a candle to Hailee Steinfeld, who’s up in the categories for “Choice Female Artist,” “Choice Song Female Artist” for “Most Girls,” and “Choice Drama Movie Actress” for “Edge of Seventeen.”

The Nominations Are In: Bella Thorne Gets The Teen Choice Nod She Begged For hailee steinfeld tweetOther notable nominees include Harry Styles for “Choice Rock Artist,” Emma Watson in two actress categories and Rihanna for “Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Artist.” But the real fun will be the showdowns that come when it’s time to hand out the surfboards.

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DJ Khaled Snatches Up Rihanna For “Wild Thoughts”

Anotha One: DJ Khaled Snatches Up Rihanna And Her Wild ThoughtsAfter releasing the ultra-successful “I’m the One” with Justin Bieber and a crew of talent, DJ Khaled is at it again with another big collaboration. This time, the industry’s favorite motivator called up Rihanna and Bryson Tiller for “Wild Thoughts.”

The latest single arrived Friday morning with a music video and Rihanna steals the show. The singer goes through several daring wardrobe changes as the whole lot attempts to beat the heat with help from a heavy sampling of Santana’s 1999 staple “Maria Maria.”

Aside from Rihanna’s bold outfit choices, the only other notable moment happens at the end of the clip. DJ Khaled busting out a few moves to the Santana classic is enough to keep watching.

Check it out below.

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Rihanna Tosses Disney Shade Kevin Durant’s Way Following NBA Finals Outcome

rihanna lion king videoNo one is taking the Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA Finals loss harder than Rihanna. The pop star was recently spotted trash talking Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant court side and after the team’s victory over her beloved Cavs, she could no longer contain her rage.

Rihanna channeled her anger into a hysterical send-up of an iconic scene from “The Lion King.” Tuesday, Rihanna took to Instagram to share a doctored clip in which Mufasa saves Simba from a stampede. Rihanna was the face of Simba, Lebron James was the face of Mufasa and Kevin was the face of Scar. Rihanna wasn’t too bitter, though. She eventually congratulated Kevin for his victory.

Check out the video below.

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Calvin Harris Tops Ex Taylor Swift In Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity Rankings

Taylor Swift Topped By A Familiar Face In Forbes Highest Paid Celebrity List- Calvin Harris featureForbes has dropped its list of the 100 highest earning celebrities in the last year. Working with gross, pre-tax income estimates, the publication has revealed who the best paid stars in the world are. While Sean “Diddy” Combs and Beyoncé were an unsurprising top two, there were a few unexpected entries on the list.

Selena Gomez’s obsession, The Weeknd, clocked in at number six thanks to streaming revenue and ticket sales. That might make Selena proud, but her pal Taylor Swift might be having a harder time with some of the rankings.

With $44 million, she clocked in at number 49 without a mega tour to propel her upward. But a familiar name is ahead of her by a few places; her ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris out-earned her by $4.5 million. Taylor got a piece of that action, and maybe even helped increase his visibility through their messy breakup.

But at 49, there’s still quite a few names on the list below her. Taylor can take solace in the fact that she beat out her nemesis Katy Perry.

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