Rihanna: Timeline

  
  
  
  
  
  
  

  • 1980s

    • February 20, 1988: Rihanna was born in Saint Michael, Barbados on February 20, 1988, to Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor, and Monica Fenty, an accountant. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
    • February 20, 1988: "Rihanna (born Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20, 1988) is a young Barbadian singer with musical influences from R&B, pop, reggae and dance." - Rihanna, Wikiquote.
    • February 20, 1988: Rihanna (born Robyn Rihanna Fenty; February 20, 1988) is a Barbadian singer, model, fashion designer and music director. - Rihanna, Music_wikia.
    • February 20, 1988: Rihanna (born Robyn Rihanna Fenty; February 20, 1988) is a Barbadian singer, model, fashion designer and music director. - Rihanna, Music_wikia.
    • February 20, 1988: Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), better known by her stage name Rihanna (pronounced /riˈænə/), is a Barbadian R&B recording artist and model. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
  • 2000s


    • 2000

      • 2000s: Rihanna has attained six Hot 100 number one singles, becoming the female artist with the most number ones attained within the 2000s. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.

    • 2003

      • 2003: Friends introduced Rihanna and her two bandmates to record producer Evan Rogers, who was vacationing in Barbados with his wife. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.

    • 2004

      • 2004: She won the Miss Combermere Beauty Pageant. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.

    • 2005


    • 2006


    • 2007


    • 2008

      • January, 2008: "He's one of my closest friends in the industry. He makes me feel like a teenager — I have to act and think like an adult so much. He makes me feel young again." - Rihanna, Wikiquote.
      • January, 2008: "They'd complain to my other neighbor, who was very close to my mom, so we always got the message: I'm to loud. But we didn't really care. They can't tell me what to do in my house!" - Rihanna, Wikiquote.
      • February 20, 2008: She additionally was honored by the Prime Minister David Thompson, who presented her several gifts at a national concert on 20 February 2008 in Barbados, called "Rihanna Day". - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • February 6, 2008: She performed at Madonna’s Raising Malawi fundraiser on February 6, 2008 in New York City. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • February, 2008: The line, called Fashion Against AIDS, was launched in February 2008 to raise awareness of the disease among teens and spread awareness about HIV/AIDS. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • February, 2008: Regardless, In February 2008, Rihanna thanked her country and honoured them during the acceptance speech for her win of "Best Rap/Sung Collaboration" at the Grammy Awards. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • February 10, 2008: The Time reunited at The 50th Grammy Awards on February 10, 2008 in a medley that included Rihanna and featured "Jungle Love." - The Time (band), Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Rihanna's fashion and style also landed her on the list of People's 10 Best Dressed Stars of 2008. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Rihanna was selected as the spokesmodel for Gucci’s first United Nations Children's Fund ad campaign. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: She constantly surprised, switching from pretty and sweet in pastels on the red carpet to dominatrix-leaning wear on stage and at awards shows. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: She became the global representative and the face of the 4th annual Gucci Campaign to Benefit United Nations Children's Fund. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: A remix featuring Rihanna was recorded in the Fall of 2008 and was intended to be sent to US radio on January 20, 2009 as the album's third single, however, the release was canceled. - Paranoid (Kanye West song), Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Rihanna also won Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist at the 2008 American Music Awards. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Margeaux Watson of Entertainment Weekly wrote an article entitled "Rihanna: Diva of the year" which he refers to her breakout success of 2008. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Glow in the Dark Tour (2008) - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Rihanna Believe Tour (2008) - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Rihanna covered the song while on Kanye West's Glow in the Dark Tour in 2008. - Doo Wop (That Thing), Wikipedia.
      • June, 2008: With the re-issue of her third album, titled Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded, which was released in June 2008. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • September 12, 2008: In support of the album, she kicked off her second headlining tour The Good Girl Gone Bad Tour on September 12, 2007, with several shows across the United States, Canada and Europe[50] and then embarked on the Glow in the Dark Tour with Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, and N.E.R.D on April 16, 2008. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • September 5, 2008: The singers performed the song live on September 5, 2008. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • September 7, 2008: Rihanna opened the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards with a live performance of the song. - Disturbia (song), Wikipedia.
      • November 19, 2008: Rihanna was enlisted by Gucci's Frida Giannini along with Madonna to light the United Nations Children's Fund Christmas snowflake in New York City at the Grand Army Plaza. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • November 19, 2008: The campaign aimed to raise funds for children in Africa through the sale of its Tattoo Heart collection of bags, which launched worldwide on November 19, 2008. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • December, 2008: Rihanna contracted with Gucci to appear in their ads for the Tattoo Heart Collection, a special-edition line. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • December, 2008: She appeared in the fashion house’s Tattoo Heart campaign, which premiered in December 2008. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.

    • 2009

      • January 20, 2009: Rihanna performed on January 20, 2009 at the Recording Industry Association of America's Presidential Inauguration Charity Ball to raise money for the world largest anti-hunger organization. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • February 8, 2009: Rihanna's scheduled performance at the 2009 Grammy Awards was cancelled. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • February, 2009: Rihanna first learned about Anema's plight in February 2009, when she saw the moving video Anema's best friend, Isabelle Huurman, and her mother, Karen Detrick, made appealing for donors to save Anema. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • February 10, 2009: In the wake of Chris Brown's arrest on felony and assault charges by physically assaulting fellow singer Rihanna (whom he was also dating), several radio stations, including the syndicated American Top 40, announced that they will temporarily stop airing Brown's songs. - 2009 in radio, Wikipedia.
      • February 10, 2009: Rihanna postpones her Malaysian concert in The Good Girl Gone Bad Tour amid reports that she accused her boyfriend R&B star Chris Brown of assault. - 2009 in music, Wikipedia.
      • March 5, 2009: Brown was charged with assault and making criminal threats. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • April 16, 2009: Rihanna also announced dates for the Rated R Tour which is scheduled to begin on April 16, 2010. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • April 2, 2009: Rihanna visited the NYU Medical Center to help look for another bone marrow donor for a young girl named Jasmina Anema. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • April 8, 2009: It was announced that Rihanna inked a fragrance deal with Jay-Z’s licensing company Iconic Fragrances. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • May 7, 2009: Rihanna honored Anema's best friend, Isabella, for her efforts for trying to save her best friend at a DKMS Gala on May 7, 2009. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Glamour also awarded Rihanna with the seventeenth most glamorous woman of 2009 out of fifty. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Maxim named Rihanna the eighth-sexiest woman on earth. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Rated R (2009) - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • September, 2009: She appeared on the cover of Vogue Italia for the September 2009 Issue. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • September 14, 2009: The trio also performed "Run This Town," on the premiere of The Jay Leno Show on September 14, 2009. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • September, 2009: Rihanna performed "Run This Town" along with Jay-Z and West for the "Answer the Call" concert at Madison Square Garden in September 2009, making it her first musical performance since the altercation with Brown. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • September, 2009: Rihanna performed at Jay-Z's "Answer to Call" concert, which paid tribute to the police officers and firefighters who died on the September 11 attacks. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • October 27, 2009: The album cover was released on October 27, 2009, which features Rihanna in a moody, contemplative pose wearing a leather top with her hand covering her right eye and each finger wrapped in an intricate set of rings. - Rated R (Rihanna album), Wikipedia.
      • November, 2009: Her fourth studio album, Rated R, was released in November 2009. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • November, 2009: Rihanna's fourth studio album, Rated R, was released in November 2009. - Rihanna, Wikipedia.
      • November 16, 2009: Rihanna premiered songs from the album during her first solo concert since allegedly incident with Brown at the Brixton Academy in London which was sponsored by Nokia. - Rated R (Rihanna album), Wikipedia.
      • November 5, 2009: Rihanna's first televised interview since her altercation with Chris Brown aired on Good Morning America in support of the album. - Rated R (Rihanna album), Wikipedia.
      • November 3, 2009: The following day, Rihanna shot a promotional music video for "Wait Your Turn" which premiered on her official website on November 3, 2009. - Rated R (Rihanna album), Wikipedia.
      • December 3, 2009: Rihanna confirmed the Rated R Tour to MTV News on December 3, 2009. - Rated R (Rihanna album), Wikipedia.
      • December 1, 2009: A four-night launch celebration began, in which singer Rihanna performed onboard, before the ship left Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on 5 December 2009. - MS Oasis of the Seas, Wikipedia.
  • 2010s







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