Reggae http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30882/all en US singer back in court for alleged sentence breach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/us-singer-back-court-alleged-sentence-breach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A judge ordered a probation report Wednesday into allegations that US singer Chris Brown has breached the terms of a sentence imposed for his notorious 2009 assault on then girlfriend Rihanna.</p> <p>Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Brandlin said Brown must appear in court again on April 5, and ordered him to contact his probation officer within 48 hours, following the prosecution allegations this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/us-singer-back-court-alleged-sentence-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Law Music Reggae AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:15:35 +0000 5748353 at http://www.globalpost.com Chris Brown shows up at Grammys smiling after car crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/chris-brown-shows-at-grammys-smiling-after-car-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 10 (Reuters) - R&amp;B singer Chris Brown showed up smiling at the Grammy Awards show on Sunday, saying he was just a little banged up after crashing his car into a wall on the eve of the annual music industry awards.</p> <p>"Little bit of bumps, I'm good though," Brown, 23, dressed in a white Lanvin suit, told E! News on the red carpet.</p> <p>Brown crashed his Porsche into a wall in Beverly Hills on Saturday and told police he was trying to elude aggressive paparazzi.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/chris-brown-shows-at-grammys-smiling-after-car-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chris Brown Disaster Entertainment Human Interest Music Reggae Rihanna Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 02:45:03 +0000 5752263 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys shared among many on music's big night http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/grammys-shared-among-many-musics-big-night <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indie pop band fun. won two big prizes at the Grammys as the music industry's top honors were shared out Sunday, on a night which united veteran artists with the latest generation of hitmakers.</p> <p>The New York group won Song of the Year for "We Are Young" as well as best new artist at the 55th Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center amid tight security as Los Angeles police hunt a former cop wanted for multiple murders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/grammys-shared-among-many-musics-big-night" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Music Nationality Reggae AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 05:30:52 +0000 5752332 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys shared among many on music's big night http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/grammys-shared-among-many-musics-big-night-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indie pop band fun., rockers The Black Keys and Australian-Belgian singer Gotye shared the top prizes Sunday at the Grammys, in an eclectic year for the music industry's biggest awards show.</p> <p>The New York-based fun. won Song of the Year for "We Are Young" as well as best new artist at the 55th Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center amid tight security as Los Angeles police hunt a former cop wanted for multiple murders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/grammys-shared-among-many-musics-big-night-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Music Nationality Reggae AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 07:01:04 +0000 5752351 at http://www.globalpost.com Grammys shared among many on music's big night http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/grammys-shared-among-many-musics-big-night-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indie pop band fun., rockers The Black Keys and Australian-Belgian singer Gotye shared the top prizes at the Grammys on Sunday, in an eclectic year for the music industry's biggest awards show.</p> <p>New York-based fun. won Song of the Year for "We Are Young" as well as best new artist at the 55th Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center amid tight security as Los Angeles police hunt a former cop wanted for multiple murders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130211/grammys-shared-among-many-musics-big-night-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Music Nationality Reggae Technology AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 11:15:52 +0000 5752489 at http://www.globalpost.com Rihanna mixes high street with high fashion at London show http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/rihanna-mixes-high-street-high-fashion-at-london-show <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alice Baghdjian</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Pop star Rihanna launched her first clothing line with British high street retailer River Island on Saturday, in one of the most highly anticipated events of London Fashion Week.</p> <p>Models strutted in a line through a tiered catwalk of five square compartments, pausing in each to showcase midriff-bearing mesh tops and yellow shift dresses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/rihanna-mixes-high-street-high-fashion-at-london-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion Reggae Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 01:00:19 +0000 5757877 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Rihanna brings high street to catwalks at London show http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-1-rihanna-brings-high-street-catwalks-at-london-show <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates throughout)</p> <p>By Alice Baghdjian</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Pop singer Rihanna launched her first clothing line with British high-street retailer River Island on Saturday, adding A-list glitz to the British leg of the international fashion circuit.</p> <p>The fashion credentials of the British high street have flourished in recent years as more household clothing brands inch onto the catwalks of major fashion centres.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130216/update-1-rihanna-brings-high-street-catwalks-at-london-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion Human Interest Reggae Thomson Reuters Sun, 17 Feb 2013 03:30:04 +0000 5757933 at http://www.globalpost.com Rihanna television special hitting U.S. airwaves in May http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/rihanna-television-special-hitting-us-airwaves-may <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fans of Rihanna can get a sample of the singer's 2012 tour when a documentary featuring performances and behind-the-scenes footage will be shown on U.S. television on May 6.</p> <p>"RIHANNA 777," a one-hour special, will air on Fox, the network said on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130318/rihanna-television-special-hitting-us-airwaves-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Reggae Rihanna Thomson Reuters Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:45:54 +0000 5786894 at http://www.globalpost.com Rihanna sues Topshop's owner at Britain's High Court over use of her image on T-shirt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130719/rihanna-sues-topshops-owner-at-britains-high-court-over-use- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON - Racks of T-shirts bearing Rihanna's image have been on display at London's High Court, where the singer is suing a British retailer for using her image.</p> <p>Lawyers for the star seek damages from Arcadia Group Brands Ltd., which owns the Topshop fashion chain, after it sold shirts bearing her picture without permission.</p> <p>The shirts were initially sold as the "Rihanna Tank" and then — after she complained — as the "Headscarf Girl Tank" and the "Icon Tank."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130719/rihanna-sues-topshops-owner-at-britains-high-court-over-use-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Reggae Rihanna The Canadian Press Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:33:19 +0000 5888271 at http://www.globalpost.com Rihanna wins T-shirt battle with Britain chain Topshop http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130731/rihanna-wins-t-shirt-battle-britain-chain-topshop <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Pop star Rihanna on Wednesday won a legal battle to prevent the British fashion chain Topshop from selling T-shirts bearing her image.</p> <p>The Barbadian singer, who brought the claim under her full name Robyn Rihanna Fenty, had sought damages for unauthorised use of her picture.</p> <p>Topshop, owned by billionaire British entrepreneur Philip Green, had denied trying to pass off the garments as having been approved by her.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130731/rihanna-wins-t-shirt-battle-britain-chain-topshop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Reggae Topshop AFP Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:40:15 +0000 5898778 at http://www.globalpost.com Rihanna wins Topshop T-shirt legal case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130731/rihanna-wins-topshop-t-shirt-legal-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON (Reuters) - Barbadian singer Rihanna on Wednesday won a legal case against British fashion chain Topshop over the use of her image on a T-shirt it sold without her approval.</p> <p>High Court Judge Birss ruled in Rihanna's favor following a four-day hearing earlier this month.</p> <p>In March last year Topshop, which is owned by billionaire Philip Green's Arcadia Group, started selling a T-shirt with an image of Rihanna on it.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130731/rihanna-wins-topshop-t-shirt-legal-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Reggae Rihanna Thomson Reuters Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:33:11 +0000 5898730 at http://www.globalpost.com Chris Brown signs with Resolution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130910/chris-brown-signs-resolution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Brent Lang</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Recording star Chris Brown has signed with Resolution, the talent agency said Monday. He will be represented by Phil Casey and Everly Lee.</p> <p>Brown just completed working on his sixth studio album, "X", which boasts collaborations with Nicki Minaj, Rihanna and Ludacris. The album hits stores in November and will be followed by a world tour early next year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130910/chris-brown-signs-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Nicki Minaj Reggae Thomson Reuters Tue, 10 Sep 2013 08:20:25 +0000 5929377 at http://www.globalpost.com Owner of Thailand bar made famous by Rihanna arrested http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/131014/owner-thailand-bar-made-famous-rihanna-arrested <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bangkok, Oct 14 (EFE).- Thai authorities have arrested the owner of the bar with a live sex show that inspired racy comments on Twitter by singer Rihanna.</p> <p>"I'm traumatized!!!" Rihanna tweeted last month after seeing the show at the Season bar on the resort island of Phuket. "Only in #Thailand."</p> <p>More than 32 million people follow the singer on Twitter.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/131014/owner-thailand-bar-made-famous-rihanna-arrested" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kathu District Patong Reggae Agencia EFE Mon, 14 Oct 2013 15:48:42 +0000 5960583 at http://www.globalpost.com New Daddy Yankee disc gets reggaeton back to its roots http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/131026/new-daddy-yankee-disc-gets-reggaeton-back-its-roots <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Miami, Oct 26 (EFE).- Urban artist Daddy Yankee took part in a panel with members of the Grammy community, with whom he shared his experiences in the music industry and offered a glimpse of his return to pure reggaeton with his new disc "El Imperio Nazza: King Daddy Edition."</p> <p>The singer said his seventh production, to be launched Oct. 29, will meet his fans' demands because it will be "the essence of reggaeton," the style that made his name internationally.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/131026/new-daddy-yankee-disc-gets-reggaeton-back-its-roots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barrio Fino Reggae Reggaeton Religion Technology Agencia EFE Sat, 26 Oct 2013 17:02:43 +0000 5971710 at http://www.globalpost.com Troubled rapper Chris Brown gets new penalty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131120/troubled-rapper-chris-brown-gets-new-penalty <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A US judge ordered troubled rapper Chris Brown on Wednesday to complete a 90-day drug abuse and anger management program, in his latest judicial blow.</p> <p>The 24-year-old, who is still on probation after infamously assaulting former girlfriend pop star Rihanna in 2009, was also ordered to carry out 24 hours a week of community labor and submit to alcohol and drug testing.</p> <p>Brown checked into a California rehab facility last month after allegedly punching a man in Washington, but was thrown out after less than two weeks, according to the TMZ celebrity news website.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131120/troubled-rapper-chris-brown-gets-new-penalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Music Reggae Singles Technology AFP Thu, 21 Nov 2013 04:05:01 +0000 5995432 at http://www.globalpost.com