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Protean musicality boosts Shakira’s latest album

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SHAKIRA (WITH RIHANNA, BELOW). Her music has as much soul as it has chart-topping spectacle

Shakira’s self-titled 10th studio collection—which debuts at No. 2 on Billboard 200 this week (her highest charting album to date)—gathers seemingly disparate elements that coalesce into a coherent fusion of themes, genres, eloquent singing and radio-hooking melodies.

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Authorities: Chris Brown arrested on warrant

R&B singer Chris Brown. AP FILE PHOTO

Chris Brown was arrested Friday and will be held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials in the latest legal entanglement for the R&B singer who has struggled to put his 2009 attack on Rihanna behind him.

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Chris Brown told to return to rehab for 2 months

In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo, R&B singer Chris Brown arrives at a Los Angeles Superior Court for a probation review hearing in Los Angeles. A judge ordered Chris Brown on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles, to remain in an anger management rehab program and told the pop singer to return to court in two months. Superior Court Judge James Brandlin scheduled the next hearing in Brown’s case for April 23, 2014. AP

A California judge has ordered Chris Brown to remain in an anger-management rehab program and told the pop singer to return to court in two months.

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Chris Brown’s probation revoked over US arrest

In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, singer Chris Brown arrives at court for a probation review hearing , in Los Angeles. AP FILE PHOTO

A judge on Monday revoked Chris Brown’s probation after his recent arrest on suspicion of misdemeanor assault in Washington, D.C., but the ruling will not alter the singer’s requirements to complete rehab and community labor for his 2009 attack on Rihanna.

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Hollywood press donates $100,000 for PH victims

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Fil-Am star Vanessa Hudgens proudly holds the check for $100,000 donated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) represented by its members, Inquirer columnist Ruben V. Nepales (left), Janet Nepales and HFPA president Theo Kingma. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Rick Gavino.

Hollywood star Vanessa Hudgens recalled the first time she saw heart-rending images of the destruction wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

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Rihanna honored with AMA’s Icon Award

Monica Braithwaite (right)  presents the Icon Award to her daughter Rihanna on stage at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. AP

Rihanna and her mother took center stage at the American Music Awards as the singer received the first Icon Award.   Monica Fenty presented her pop star daughter with the award midway through Sunday night’s show at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.   “Can we talk about how cute Rihanna’s mom is?” Justin Timberlake [...]

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Eminem is on top of his game in chart-topping new album

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“THE MARSHALL MATHERS LP 2.” Debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.

Eminem debuts at No. 1 in record-breaking fashion on the Billboard 200 this week with his eighth studio album, “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”—the year’s second-biggest bow, after Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience.”

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Rihanna, Ewan McGregor, others tweet support for PH typhoon victims

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Ewan Mcgregor, Ellen Degeneres, and Rihanna.  AP,  INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines—With the number of fatalities rising to nearly 2,000 caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) help comes from all over the world. Entertainment celebrities who’d been in the Philippines like Rihanna, Christina Aguilera and Jared Leto (of rock band 30 Seconds To Mars) were the first who tweeted their concerns for the typhoon [...]

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Rihanna ordered out of UAE mosque complex over photo shoot

Rihanna AP Photo

Pop star Rihanna was asked to leave Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque complex for posing for “inappropriate” pictures outside one of the world’s largest Muslim places of worship.

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Thai sex show owner arrested after Rihanna visit

Rihanna AP Photo

Thai authorities said Monday they had arrested the owner of a sex show visited by pop icon Rihanna — the latest crackdown inadvertently triggered by the singer’s tweets.

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A tardy, lackluster RiRi

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BANDANA, hoodie over mesh top, basketball shorts, sneakers. Did Rihanna just step off the plane? Uh, yes—and was out of here in a jiffy. MAGIC LIWANAG/CONTRIBUTOR

The wait for pop superstar Rihanna’s one-night concert on Thursday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena—a part of her “Diamonds World Tour”—was long and tedious.

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Rihanna poses with protected primate in Thailand

In this Wednesday, July 10, 2013 file photo, singer-songwriter Rihanna performs at "Le Sporting" in Monaco during her “Diamonds World Tour” to Europe. Rihanna has left behind a trail of racy tweets and an incriminating Instagram photograph from a Thailand trip that led police to arrest two men for peddling protected primates. AP

Pop star Rihanna spent a weekend at the beach in Thailand, leaving behind a trail of racy tweets and incriminating Instagram photographs that led police to arrest two people for allegedly peddling protected primates.

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