New music from Green Day. Green Day just announced that they are releasing a brand new studio album, Revolution Radio, on October 7, their first since 2012! The songs on the album reflect the political state of America in 2016, starting with the lead single “Bang Bang,” which is written from the perspective of a mass shooter.
Rihanna will be honored with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. [Source and full article here]
Previous winners include Michael Jackson, Madonna, Beyoncé, Kanye West and Britney Spears.
“Honored to take the #VMAs stage as your video #VANGUARD award recipient LIVE from NYC on August 28!” – Rihanna
Here is Rihanna by The Numbers…
2: The number of Video of the Year awards Rihanna has won at the VMAs.
3: The total number of awards she has won at the VMAs.
4: The number of songs Drake and RiRi worked on together.
4: The number of music videos in which Rihanna appears naked.
6: The number of videos in which Rihanna has fiery red hair.
6: The number of Rihanna’s music videos Melina Mastoukas has directed.
8: The number of Grammys Rihanna has taken home.
12: The total number of awards Rihanna has won for her music videos from various awards shows.
14: The number of No. 1 singles she’s had on the Billboard Hot 100.
14: Also the number of Billboard Music Awards she has to her name.
61: The total number of collaborations RiRi has done with other musicians, includingDrake, Kanye West, Chris Brown and more.
The 2016 MTV VMAs – Sunday, Aug. 28th.