Rihanna is back in the public spotlight with he release of her new album Rated R which has some personal messages to former boyfriend Chris Brown. Rihanna continues to thank her fans for support as she gets through the her emotional roller coaster.
Rumors were swirling about a possible spot on "X Factor," but Rihanna has just confirmed that she will not be joining Simon Cowell and former label boss L.A. Reid this time around.
The 23-year-old revealed to Ryan Seacrest earlier today (April 13), "It's something that I would have loved to do, actually. But our schedule doesn't allow and it's a demanding schedule to be on that show. You have to be around months at a time, which is impossible for me."
After taking a five year hiatus, the Billboard Music Awards is making its return, and some of the biggest acts on the charts will be on hand to welcome it back.
The event honors artists who've appeared on the Billboard charts in the past year, with winners being determined by sales, airplay, touring, streaming and social interactions on MySpace, Facebook and other popular online music sites.
What do Lady Gaga, Antoine Dodson and "Friday" sensation Rebecca Black have in common? Huge, viral Internet presences – ones that MTV plans to celebrate with its First Annual 'O' Awards.
MTV told press this of the new venture, "Music consumption has never been greater, and it's hugely important to our audience. We felt like the time was right to look at the convergence of technology and music fans and the YouTube celebrities who've created this new ecosystem where music is exploding."
With another year’s awards show coming to an end, the top acts in country music were honored at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night (April 3).
Held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the big winners of 2011 were Taylor Swift as Entertainer of the Year and Miranda Lambert, who picked up four trophies including Female Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year.
Held in Las Vegas on Sunday evening (April 3), the "Rude Boy" songstress and her Sugarland gal pal brought an undeniable energy as they offered up a rendition of a song by the name of "California King Bed".