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'Rihanna 777' Documentary Coming to Fox in May

Film offers behind-the-scenes look at singer's notorious tour

Rihanna's "777" promotional tour last year wasn't just a publicity stunt for her new album Unapologetic: now it's a documentary, too, which will air on Fox in May.

The singer last year loaded 256 fans and journalists onto a Boeing 777 …


Rihanna - The New Immortals

Going by numbers alone, Rihanna is already written into the history books in bold ink. Her digital sales add up to 100 million – more than anyone, anywhere, ever. Her catalog of hits includes a dozen Number One smashes, from 2006's "SOS" to 2012's "Diamonds" – the same number as Madonna and the …


Rihanna: Crazy in Love

Relentless pop juggernaut or poster child for bad choices? Rihanna doesn't want you to worry about her


So a superfamous pop star walks into a comedy club . . .

Actually, "walks" isn't quite right. Rihanna more glides. She slips in through the back door, GoodFellas-style, at 10 p.m. sharp, and makes a …


Behind the Scenes

Singer works it with photographer Terry Richardson for February 14th issue

Rihanna shines bright like a diamond on the latest cover of Rolling Stone, and in this Behind the Scenes video, the singer gives a glimpse into a day of her life as she shoots the issue's cover at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. …

Terry Richardson

Rihanna Soaks Up Heartache in 'Stay'

Singer's new video takes place mostly in the bathtub

Rihanna dialed back the bombast Sunday at the 55th Grammys Awards when she performed "Stay" with Mikky Ekko, and she keeps things similarly low-key in the new video for the song – which takes place almost entirely in the tub. The singer's …


Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Sting Pay Tribute to Bob Marley at Grammys

Reggae icon's sons join for group cover of 'Could You Be Loved'

A genre-spanning collection of artists, including Bruno Mars, Sting and Rihanna, all of whose music was influenced by Bob Marley, gathered together on the Grammy stage Sunday night to pay tribute to the late reggae icon. The musicians …

Bob Marley

Rihanna Donates $1.75 Million to Barbados Hospital

Funds given in memory of singer's late grandmother

Rihanna has donated $1.75 million dollars to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Bridgetown, Babados, USA Today reports. The funds, donated in the memory of Rihanna's late grandmother Clara "Dolly" Braithwaite through Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation, …


On the Charts: Rihanna On Top

Plus, only one direction for latest boy band: down

WINNER OF THE WEEK: Rihanna. For all the negative press Rihanna received the last two weeks about dragging a bunch of tired, grumpy journalists on her plane throughout Europe, the singer sold a respectable 238,000 copies of Unapologetic, hitting …


Rihanna 'You Da One'

Latest video from 'Talk That Talk'

"You Da One," Rihanna's second video from her hit album Talk That Talk, goes wild with typography, highlighting the tune's lovey-dovey lyrics with a variety of animated fonts that accent and frame gorgeous black-and-white shots of the singer in several skimpy and …


Rihanna, 'Umbrella' - 100 Best Songs of the 2000s

2007's song of the summer was more power ballad than R&B song, thanks to its rocking live-drums beat. It had the whole world singing along with Rihanna and her umbrella-ella-ella — and made the careers of The-Dream and Tricky Stewart.

• Rihanna's Videos: The Highs and Lows

• Rihanna, Queen of Pain: …


'Are You Experienced' - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time

Jimi Hendrix Experience

Reprise 1967

Every idea we have of the guitarist as groundbreaking individual artist comes from this record. It's what Britain sounded like in late 1966 and early 1967: ablaze with rainbow blues, orchestral guitar feedback and the personal cosmic vision of black American …


Jimi Hendrix People, Hell & Angels Album Review

Jimi Hendrix made three historic studio albums in 1967 and '68. He spent the rest of his life laboring and failing to finish a fourth. But it was a rich if chaotic time, and we're not done with it. These studio jams and early stabs at evolving songs mostly come from 1969 as Hendrix worked with …

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Goes Exploring on 'Somewhere' – Premiere

Unreleased 1968 track features Buddy Miles and Stephen Stills

On March 5th, 12 previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix recordings from 1968 and 1969 will be available as People, Hell and Angels. The legendary guitarist was experimenting with new sounds and musical directions for First Rays of the New

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Plays Berkeley in 1970

Guitar virtuoso shreds to the heavens during 'Voodoo Child' and 'Purple Haze'

"He's the baddest psychedelic blues cat around – man, you might say it's too much to even sit around and talk about him," deadpans one young Jimi Hendrix fan, in this exclusive clip from Jimi Plays Berkeley (out on July …

Jimi Hendrix

Report: Andre 3000 Set to Shoot Jimi Hendrix Biopic

'All Is by My Side' begins filming in Ireland later this month

André 3000 is set to star in All Is by My Side, the long-awaited Jimi Hendrix biopic, according to the Irish Film and Television Network. IFTN reports that the film is currently in preproduction in Wicklow, Ireland, and that the shoot …


Jimi Hendrix - 100 Greatest Guitarists

Jimi Hendrix exploded our idea of what rock music could be: He manipulated the guitar, the whammy bar, the studio and the stage. On songs like "Machine Gun" or "Voodoo Chile," his instrument is like a divining rod of the turbulent Sixties – you can hear the riots in the streets and napalm bombs …

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi's Last Ride

Epic plans, earthly troubles and sweet music: the guitar god's frenetic final months and lost recordings


On the evening of August 26th, 1970, Jimi Hendrix walked through the street-level door at 52 West 8th Street in New York's Greenwich Village into paradise. Electric Lady Studios was the …

Blues Music

Jimi Hendrix the Subject of New D.A. Pennebaker Film

Legendary filmmaker searches for the guitarist's legacy with the help of Los Lobos, Roseanne Cash, others

Few musicians have exerted as profound an impact as Jimi Hendrix, and a new hour-long documentary demonstrates how pervasive his influence has been. In Searching for Jimi Hendrix, legendary …


Jimi: The Man and the Music

His revolutionary synthesis of guitar violence, improvisational nerve and melodic reverie first began to transform popular music in the late Sixties.

When Jimi Hendrix sent his Fender Stratocaster up in flames at the end of his historic performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, it was the …

Blues Music

Rihanna Gets 'Loud' With Disc of High-Energy Party Jams

Depeche Mode, Euro club music inspire singer's upbeat fifth album

The sessions for Rihanna's fifth album, the new Loud, kicked off with a frenzy of activity: Earlier this year, Island Def Jam CEO Antonio "LA" Reid installed 27 songwriters and 32 producers in a warren of Los Angeles studios and told …