The once emerging country singer was an underdog in a genre that was male-dominated. Her sound and songs were unconventional. Her look pushed back against the big hair and heavy make-up of the musical Dixie queens before her. She was a girl with a guitar and big heart.
If you're going through a rough patch and advice from your friends just isn't cutting it, we've put together 10 of the most raw and relatable celebrity quotes on all things dating and break-ups, so you can feel comforted knowing that even the most glamorous have their days.
Rihanna was the star of Crop Over, and she never disappoints. But it is not just Rihanna's costume or celebrity that makes her a star in my eyes. It's her love of life and her love of family and friends, her ability to live her life by her rules and no one else's that makes her a Caribbean Girl.
Most rappers are known for having an element of bravado but even legendary recording artist, Nas can't help but express modesty when it comes to Hennessy.
Many stars shared their own #MetGalaMoments via Instagram throughout the day/night. Here's a few below for your viewing pleasure. You know, just in case you need to swoon or gag again and again over the night's best looks.
If Rihanna does in fact feel the growing changes in the US, we must ask ourselves a greater question: if a celebrity--a citizen that is very removed from the face of danger or misdeed--is feeling distraught over America's current state, what does that mean for our country?
Rihanna. Blood Diamonds. Ryan Tedder. The list of collaborators Mikky Ekko has worked with is astounding, and I say that in a very pound-my-fist-on-a desk-to-emblazon-the-statement kind of way.
When the leading artists of our generation speak up about politics or fashion, I can understand the eye rolling and skepticism. When they speak up about music, we should listen.
If you didn't pay for music in the year 2000, I'd think you were the coolest person around. But you don't pay for music in 2015? You're just being an a**hole.
In her own way, Rihanna is bringing these violent realities to light. In "Bitch Better Have My Money," she is calling for an acknowledgement of past injustices and a recognition that who we are is forever shaped and altered by who we were.
Would the 21 dancers of Flexn, directed by Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and Peter Sellars, object to their movement styles being described as break-dancing hiked to another level?
Will I subscribe? I can't decide. But seriously, if the world's best musicians really think that they are "taking a stand" by charging us more money to stream their music in the name of "high-fidelity" sound... then they are seriously out of touch in more ways that I ever thought was imaginable.
The message of this film is that family is important and it's good to face your problems or fears instead of running from them.
There are currently no female flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream (even Tina Fey would agree that, while "Greek frozen yogurt" is certainly a healthy ice cream alternative, it is not the same as ice cream).
Many people unfairly associate Springsteen only with the working man or a man's only musician -- that couldn't be further from the truth.