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The nominations for the 2013 American Music Awards (AMAs) ceremony were announced Oct. 10, 2013, including major nominations for Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
The two latter artists lead the pack with six nominations, while Swift and Timberlake tied with five nominations a piece. Other nominees include Ariana Grande, One Direction, Robin Thicke and Maroon 5.
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Rihanna has been added to the list of artists set to perform at the 2013 American Music Awards (AMAs) and will also receive a special honor.
The 25-year-old Grammy-winning R&B star will be handed the AMA Icon Award, the very first given at the annual ceremony. The 2013 AMAs show airs on ABC on Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. ET.
Pop star Rihanna spent a weekend at the beach in Thailand, leaving behind a trail of racy tweets and an incriminating Instagram photograph showing her cuddling an endangered primate. That didn't sit well with authorities, who arrested two people for allegedly peddling protected species.
On a break from her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna visited the Thai island of Phuket, where she befriended the wildlife.
Rihanna has sued the owner of the clothing retail store Topshop over a T-shirt that bears her image.
Lawyers for the singer are seeking $5 million in damages from Arcadia Group Brands Ltd., which owns the clothing chain, according to the BBC. The company sold T-shirts that featured a photo of Rihanna that she claims was taken without her permission while she was filming a music video for "We Found Love" in Northern Ireland in 2011.
A man was arrested after he was spotted on the roof of Rihanna's home at Rivas Canyon Road and Sunset Boulevard on Monday, June 17, the Los Angeles Police Department told KABC Television, OTRC.com's parent company.
The singer was not home at the time of the incident, which occurred at 10:02 p.m. on Monday. The man, named Robert Melanson, was first spotted by private security. Police later booked him for trespassing, a misdemeanor.
Rihanna has yet another reason to celebrate her success.
In April, the singer set a Billboard record by becoming the first singer in the 20-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart to nab 10 No. 1 hits on the chart. On Thursday, May 30, it was reported that her latest album, "Unapologetic," has sold a million copies.
Amanda Bynes is again making headlines for her actions on Twitter -- this time slamming a well-known celebrity.
The 27-year-old starlet, who was recently arrested after allegedly throwing a bong out of a window of an apartment building in front of police, took to the micro-blogging website to verbally attack Rihanna -- bringing up the singer's infamous 2009 abuse scandal involving Chris Brown.
Rihanna is the first singer in the 20-year history of Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart to nab 10 No. 1 hits on the chart, according to Billboard magazine. It was the singer's recent single "Stay," featuring Mikky Ekko, which help her earn the record.
Rihanna has canceled her concert in Houston, Texas, due to an undisclosed illness, Live Nation confirmed on Monday, April 15.
The concert was set to take place on Monday. A statement on the singer's website said, "The Rihanna Diamonds World Tour previously scheduled for this evening in Houston has been postponed it was confirmed today by Live Nation."
Rumors are swirling that Rihanna and Chris Brown are over, again -- and the Barbadian singer may have given fans a hint at her recent Los Angeles concert.
The 24-year-old singer, who is currently traveling on her "Diamonds World Tour," performed at the Los Angeles Staples Center on Monday, April 8. After an energetic first half of the concert, the singer's demeanor turned serious as she asked the audience a series of questions.
Chris Brown recently opened up about his relationship with singer Rihanna during an interview on "Today."
The 23-year-old performer, who is currently promoting his sixth studio album "X" and his single "Fine China," spoke to Matt Lauer on April 1. Brown was convicted of felony assault charges after attacking Rihanna in 2009, and spoke about his transformation and the pair's evolving relationship.