Rihanna Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Birth Place :
St. Michael, Barbados
Birth Element :
Rihana is an actress, singer and a songwriter.
Rihanna is born to the couple, Monica and Ronald Fenty. Her mother is a retired accountant and father is a supervisor in a warehouse. Robyn Rihanna Fentywas born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michel, Barbados. Rorrey and Rajad Fenty are her brothers. She has two half-sisters and two-half-brothers from her father’s side. She was selling clothes with her father in a roadside shop.
Her father was alcoholic and drug addict. Rihanna was suffering from a severe headache in her childhood. She loved music, and at the age of seven, she started singing.
Rihanna studied in Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and Combermere High School. She had enrolled as a cadet in the military programme. She had a desire to graduate from high school. Her love for music made her make music as her career
As early as 2003, Rihanna and two of her classmates auditioned with Even Rogers, an American record producer. Rihanna gave her audition with immense confidence. Rogers was pleased by the singing. She sang Emotion and Hero. She went to the United States for the recording of tapes. Rihanna’s debut was on Music of the Sun.
Rihanna then signed for Def Jam Recordings and her songs “Pon de Repay” was heard and eventually pleased by the Chief Executive. Rihanna moved to United States to live with Rogers.
Rihanna signed a contract with Syndicate Rhythm Productions. Rihanna’s song Pon de Repay was chosen for her debut book. This was released in 2005, and recorded worldwide and was a success. Her another song, Music of the Sun was released in 2005 and was recognised for the gold from Recording Industry Association of America. Her another song, If it’s Loving that You Want a hit in Australia, Ireland and New Zealand. In 2006, Rihanna played a role in a film Bring it on: All or Nothing.
A Girl like Me and other songs were released in 2006. This was a great success in Canada. This recording won her ‘platinum’ from Recording Industry Association of America.
During 2007 and two years after that she released, Good Girl Gone Bad, Umbrella, Shut up and Drive, Hate That I Love You and Don’t Stop Music. These were commercial successes. She conducted many shows. Good Girl Gone Bad won 2008 Grammy Award.
Rihanna tried pop, dubstep and rock music, in 2000. In 2008 she achieved success on the Glow in the Dark Tour, Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded.
She also performed in an anti-cancer charity campaign in 2008. She has recorded several songs during 2009.
Rihanna and Eminem sang, Love the Way You Lie, was a worldwide hit. She voiced for some songs. She was awarded Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for her performance in Only Girl(on the world).
During 2012 and 2014, several songs have been released resulting in many awards like Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best International Female Solo Artist. In 2012, she played in stage film Battleship. She appeared in the TV shows as well. She is continuing her recordings. Madonna, the entertainer, was an inspiration for Rihanna. Rihanna has many videos and stage performances to her account. The New York Times has given a good review on her profile for her style and music.
Rihanna has tried her hands in businesses and industry. She has created charitable foundations to help terminally ill children, designed a fashion cloth for awareness in AIDS, completed charity concerts to provide medical supplies, toys to children, cancer patients.
Rihanna has dated with Matt Kemp, a basketball player, Drake, a Canadian singer, Chris Brown and Travis Scott, a singer from Texas.
She believes in God. She has been named the most powerful in 2012 by Forbes.
Rihanna has been awarded:
8 Grammy Awards
12 Bill Board Music Awards
12 American Awards
8 People’s Choice Awards
Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award
Best-selling music artists of all time
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