Knowledge Identifier: +Rihanna
Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, her career began when she met record producer Evan Rogers in late 2003
Roc Nation - In October 2004, At age 16, she moved to the United States to pursue a recording career and began recording demo tapes under Rogers' guidance, subsequently signing a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for Jay-Z. Rihanna released an eponymous book and announced that she would henceforth be managed by Jay-Z's label Roc Nation
In February 2005, the president and CEO of Def Jam Recordings Jay-Z requested to meet Rihanna and she auditioned for him and industry executive L.A. Reid, performing Whitney Houstons version of "For the Love of You" as well as the original songs "Pon de Replay" and "The Last Time"
Danica Patrick - She appeared in commercials for Secret deodorant in 2005 and 2006 until she was replaced by Rihanna in 2007
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - Though they became friends in 2005, Brown's romantic relationship with Rihanna began in 2008, and ended with the aforementioned domestic violence case in 2009
Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song) - However, when Rihanna had asked Jackson in 2007 for permission to sample the hook, he had approved the demand without contacting Dibango
Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song) - It became only Rihanna's second song to reach the top three on the chart, following "Umbrella" reaching number one in 2007
Tina Landon - In 2008 she appeared on the reality dance competition "Step It Up and Dance" during which she taught the contestants the routine she choreographed for Rihanna's music video "Umbrella"
Recorded after the assault by her then-boyfriend, Chris Brown, the album had a much darker tone and was filled with different emotions she experienced throughout 2009
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In 2009, Brown pled guilty to felony assault of singer and then-girlfriend Rihanna
Slash (musician) - In 2009, he was featured on Rihanna's single "Rockstar 101" off her album "Rated R"
Charo - She performed Rihanna's song "Don't Stop the Music" at the 2009 Muscular Dystrophy Association Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - On July 20, 2009, Brown released a two-minute video on his official YouTube page apologizing to fans and Rihanna for the assault, expressing the incident as his "deepest regret" and saying that he has repeatedly apologized to Rihanna and "accepts full responsibility"
Nuno Bettencourt - Nuno announced in November 2009 that he will be touring with Pop Superstar Rihanna on her next world tour as her lead guitarist, having appeared alongside her in several TV shows and other performances
Rude Boy (Rihanna song) - He used "Rude Boy" in his mash-up "Like OMG Baby", designed for the 2010 Capital FM Summertime Ball Concert where Rihanna performed
Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song) - On February 1, 2010, Rihanna performed "Don't Stop the Music" at "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" together with "Hard"
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In June 2010, Brown's application for a visa to enter the UK was refused on the grounds of him "being guilty of a serious criminal offence" due to his assault on Rihanna
Avril Lavigne - In September 2010, Lavigne's third single from her debut album, "I'm With You", was sampled by Rihanna on the track "Cheers ", which is featured on Rihanna's fifth studio album, "Loud"
In late 2011, comparisons were made between Rihanna and Rita Ora that noted similarities in their fashion and music
Calvin Harris - In 2011, he toured with Rihanna as a support act on the European leg of her Loud Tour; Rihanna was quoted to say that "Calvin is the perfect fit for the Loud tour
I Knew You Were Trouble - "Rolling Stone" magazine highlighted the similarities between Swift's music video and the music video for Rihanna's 2011 single, "We Found Love"
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In February 2011, at the request of Brown's lawyer, Judge Patricia Schnegg modified with Rihanna's agreement the restraining order to a "level one order," allowing both singers to appear at *awards shows together in the future
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - On March 22, 2011, after his first performance of "Yeah 3x" and a contentious interview with Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" at the Times Square Studios where he was asked about the Rihanna situation and restraining order, Brown allegedly became violent in his dressing room during a commercial break before his second performance ending that day's program, and threw an object at a window overlooking Times Square, causing damage to the window
Britney Spears - In April 2011, Spears appeared in a remix to the song 'S & M' by Rihanna after Rihanna asked her fans via Twitter who they wanted her to collaborate with.
Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song) - In June 2011, Rihanna embarked upon the Loud Tour, her third major worldwide tour
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - However, throughout 2012 there was persistent media speculation that Brown was rekindling his relationship with Rihanna, though he remained involved with Tran and under probation in the Rihanna domestic violence case
Nicola Roberts - The show will last ten weeks premiering in summer 2012, Roberts discussed the show saying "I am so excited to be working with Rihanna on finding a new British up and coming designer
Nicola Roberts - In January 2012 singer Rihanna chose Roberts to co-host Styled To Rock for Sky Living HD, Roberts will act as an executive-producer and will search "for the next generation of undiscovered designer talent"
Drake (entertainer) - The album's title track was released as the fourth single on February 21, 2012, and features Barbadian recording artist Rihanna
River Island - In July 2012, music artist and style icon Rihanna announced that she would be designing her first clothing collection for River Island
Sia Furler - In August 2012 songwriter Claude Kelly revealed Sia was one of the many individuals working on Rihanna's seventh studio album Unapologetic
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In September 2012, Brown received criticism for a new neck tattoo that appeared to be the face of a battered woman, prompting allegations that the tattoo was a depiction of Rihanna
Chris Brown - In September 2012, Brown received criticism for a new neck tattoo that appeared to be the face of a battered woman, prompting allegations that the tattoo was a depiction of Rihanna
Sia Furler - In September 2012, Sia announced via Facebook that she wrote the lyrics and melody for Diamonds, the first single from Rihanna's seventh studio album
Drake (entertainer) - Later, on September 6, 2012 at the 2012 MTV Video Music *awards, when Drake was announced the winner of Best Hip-Hop Video with his single "HYFR," Rihanna was seen not applauding, and calling Drake and his Young Money Entertainment label mates "assholes" when they walked up to the stage for Drake to give his acceptance speech
Coldplay - Coldplay headlined the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games on 9 September 2012, where they performed alongside other artists including Rihanna and Jay-Z. To tie in with their performance at the closing ceremony, the group gave permission for bands who were participating in the Bandstand Marathon the opportunity to perform their 2008 single "Viva la Vida" to celebrate the end of the games
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In October 2012, Brown announced that he had ended his relationship with Tran because he didn't "want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna
Chris Brown - In October 2012, Brown announced that he had ended his relationship with Tran because he didn't "want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - He reappeared in court on November 1, 2012 to ascertain whether or not he had violated his probation less than 24 hours after attending the same party as Rihanna, dressed as an Islamic terrorist
Chris Brown - He reappeared in court on November 1, 2012, to ascertain whether or not he had violated his probation less than 24 hours after attending the same party as Rihanna, dressed as an Islamic terrorist
Stay (Rihanna song) - As part of promotion for the release of "Unapologetic" on November 19, 2012, Rihanna premiered "Stay" on "Saturday Night Live" on November 10, 2012
Chris Brown - In January 2013, Rihanna confirmed that she and Brown had resumed their romantic relationship, stating, "When you add up the pieces from the outside, it's not the cutest puzzle in the world
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In January 2013, Rihanna confirmed that she and Brown had resumed their romantic relationship, stating, "When you add up the pieces from the outside, it's not the cutest puzzle in the world
Stay (Rihanna song) - On January 14, 2013, it climbed into the top ten to number nine, marking Rihanna's twenty-eighth top ten single, and fifth consecutive
Gangnam Style - While the track only remained atop the chart for one week before being overtaken by Rihanna's "Diamonds", it spent a further 17 consecutive weeks in the top ten of the chart before it fell to number twelve on the January 26, 2013 chart
Kate Moss - In February 2013 Moss appeared in an intimate cover photo shoot with Rihanna for V Magazine
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In a May 2013 interview, Brown stated that he and Rihanna had broken up again
David Guetta - Whilst on tour with Rihanna, he played his new track, debut at Twickenham Stadium on the 15th June 2013
David Guetta - Whilst on tour with Rihanna, he debuted his new track at Twickenham Stadium on 15 June 2013
Stay (Rihanna song) - By July 2013, "Stay" had sold over 3 million digital copies, marking Rihanna's tenth song to pass the three million sales mark
River Island - In August 2013, Rihanna unveiled a second collection, consisting of autumn/winter apparel, for River Island
Right Now (Rihanna song) - On August 8, 2013, "Right Now" reached number one on the US Hot Dance Club Songs chart, marking Rihanna's 20th chart topper of her career
Chris Brown - In December 2013, at another hearing, Brown's probation in the Rihanna assault case was revoked; The judge felt that the criminal complaint in D.C. is enough proof that Brown did not obey all laws; However, the judge did not immediately remand Brown into custody due to his impressive progress at the anger management facility
Chris Brown (American entertainer) - In December 2013, at another probation status hearing, Brown's probation in the Rihanna assault case was revoked; The judge felt that the criminal complaint in D.C. is enough proof that Brown did not obey all laws; However, the judge did not immediately remand Brown into custody due to his impressive progress at the anger management facility
Shakira - In December 2013, it was announced that Shakira's new single has been delayed until January 2014 and that the featured artist on the song is Rihanna
Shakira - On January 6, 2014, both Shakira and Rihanna tweeted that new single will be titled "Can't Remember to Forget You" and will be released on January 13, 2014
Can't Remember to Forget You - On January 6, 2014, the title of the song was revealed to be "Can't Remember to Forget You" and Rihanna confirmed that she would be contributing her vocals on the track
Roc Nation - In May 2014, Rihanna left Def Jam Recordings to sign fully with &Roc_Nation (Category:Companies_based_in_New_York_City)
That same month, it was announced that she would have a major role in the upcoming Luc Besson film, "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets," an adaptation of the comic book series "Valérian and Laureline", which is scheduled for a 2017 release
In March 2018, Rihanna posted a statement on Twitter shaming Snapchat for mocking her domestic violence situation