Rihanna Performs ‘What’s My Name?’ On ‘X-Factor’ Finale

Published: Saturday 11th Dec 2010 by Trent

Rihanna hit the stage twice today on the ‘X-Factor’ finale. For her second showing the Bajan performed her #1 hit single, ‘What’s My Name’. Check out her rendition below:

Given her glaringly limited vocal ability, that was an acceptable performance. Rihanna worked the stage and did the song justice in better fashion that her American Music Awards performance. It took her 5 years of trying but she finally kept my hand away from the remote with its desperate urge to change the channel.

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  1. truth be told(how many times must i do it lol) December 11, 2010

    FIRST TO COMMMENT AGAIN AND YES SHE SMACKED IT……BE GONE HATERS OH NA NA WHOS TO BLAME

  2. UGh December 11, 2010

    I agree with Trent and was much better than the crap performance that was Unfaithful

  3. truth be told(how many times must i do it lol) December 11, 2010

    TRENT PLEASE I KNOW U WERE SITTING THERE DANCING AWAY……..WHY LIE U COMMENT ABOUT HER EVERY CHANCE U CAN GET….HER VOCAL ABILITY AINT LIMITED,…..KESHAS VOICE IS LIMITED BUT U STILL INTERVIEWED HER……..HMMM RIHANNA WONT EVEN GIVE U AN INTERVIEW U….WHY COZ…….. OH NA NA UR SO LAME

  4. sandra December 11, 2010

    Yes yes I agree with your Whole text!
    This performences is definitley better than on The AMERICAn music AWRDS 😀

  5. Daniel December 11, 2010

    IT GOT BETTER AS REMOVED MORE CLOTHES.

  6. truth be told(how many times must i do it lol) December 11, 2010

    @UGH THE REASON IT WAS CRAP COZ MATT CARDLE WAS ON IT…U KNOW RIHANNA WASNT FLAT AT ALL ON UNFAITHFULL IT WAS WELL DONE……PERSONALLY I DIDNT THINK SHE WUD DO WELL AS ITS HER OLD SONGS BUT IT PROOVES SHE STILL CAN DO THE OLD HITS

  7. Daniel December 11, 2010

    IT GOT BETTER AS SHE REMOVED MORE CLOTHES.

  8. cocololo December 11, 2010

    AGAIN. using her body and s** for attention..but according to her fans, she slays vocally. hmm. this is why female entertainers will never gain the same respect that male entertainers have..they will always be looked at as sexual objects.

  9. Dunster December 11, 2010

    Can’t hate, Rhonda McDonald did her thing. Kinda tired of the tripping but i guess that it fitted in with the song. Best she’s sounded….. especially after her duet with Matt

  10. jasminee December 11, 2010

    I just muted the performance and watched her take her clothes off. yum.

  11. BubblePopElectric December 11, 2010

    The Video Was Really Choppy..
    But It Looked Like An Entertaining Watch.
    Good Job RiRi!

  12. matt December 11, 2010

    i used to run rihanna down all the while, never cared for her. but after she performed with the legend that is matt cardle, both her performances, her s** appeal and those legs i now absolutely love her, *pauses to go download LOUD* amazing!!!

  13. Mike December 11, 2010

    TOTALLY IMPRESSED…

    SHES GOTTEN SO CONFIDENT!!!!!!!!

  14. salz December 11, 2010

    she just gets better and better!!
    i love how she is evolving as an artist

  15. Beysus December 11, 2010

    this video quality is horrible! i think you guys find the video with the worst quality when posting about rihanna

  16. Beysus December 11, 2010

    but i will give actually credit where its due Rihanna did a good job she is really stepping up her vocals and stage presence

  17. Teflon Don December 11, 2010

    Even Chris Brown gave his ex girl kudos…. He tweeted Got damn you s***!!!!!!

    I bet his d*** got hard looking at what he could have in his bed tonight…..SMH at him for losing such a banger.

  18. CRAMPED December 11, 2010

    I dont have to watch the video to know that its average at its best.

    Rihanna is a joke and a flop.

    Loud has been out for almost a month and isnt gold as yet plus she cant do it with 2#1s singles.
    Only 900k WW? WTF!

  19. HUH? December 11, 2010

    @Cramped Dont be a Hater LOUD has sold Over A 1 Mill WW

  20. LaDiva December 11, 2010

    A MESS!!!

    THE UNFAITHFUL PERFORMANCE WAS SO MUCH BETTER. THIS SUCKS

  21. Beysus December 11, 2010

    only 900k Worldwide and its only been out for 3 weeks and the u.s. has never been her biggest market!

  22. k December 11, 2010

    HOLY S*** !!!

    LOUD IS PLATINIUM IN THE UK !!!!

    Hahaha
    Who’s the Queen !
    What’s her name !
    She’s that chick !
    I think she’s the only girl in the world !

    Oh yeeaaaaaah

    QUEEN RIHANNA !!

  23. jewelz December 11, 2010

    5 years in the game, bish still can’t sing smh… what do her stans stan for?

    @daniel ain’t that the truth… riyodel always has to resort to taking off her clothes. #notalent.

  24. Oscar December 11, 2010

    GOOD, Good, good….!! I swear these b****** will dig anything up against Rihanna. GET REAL….when Lady Gaga walks around B*** NAKED in nothing but duct tape in “Telephone” its art……when Beyonce wears the SAME s*** in “Videophone” its fine….when Chris Brown sucks a girls nipple in “No B*******” its fine……clearly your just reaching…..WAY TOO FAR @Coco Fucko…

  25. JJFAN1814 December 11, 2010

    Yall mad coz your favs cant get as much promo, interviews and airplay like Rihanna.

    SIT THE F*** DOWN. #NEXT

  26. Oscar December 11, 2010

    “Even Chris Brown gave his ex girl kudos…. He tweeted Got damn you s***!!!!!!

    I bet his d*** got hard looking at what he could have in his bed tonight…..SMH at him for losing such a banger.”

    YOURRR RIGHT OMG HE DID!!! BUT HE DELETED DAMMIT!!!!

  27. truth be told(how many times must i do it lol) December 11, 2010

    LOL WHY ARE PPL PUTTING RIHANNA DOWN SHES SOLD OVER A MILLION THATS WAY MORE THAN U WUD EVER SELL U FAT HATERS……..IF I SOLD MORE THAN A MILLION ALBUMS I WUD BE CHUFFED……EVERYONE I KNOW LOVES RIHANNA AND SHE WUD SELL MORE OF PPL DIDNT ILLEGALY DOWNLOAD ….SALES FIGURES DOES NOT EXACTLY REFLECT FANS…….I WILL ALWAYS BE KNOWN AS TRUTH BE TOLD COZ I DONT TALK S*** LIKE SOME OF U GUYS

  28. candis December 11, 2010

    @Teflon Don

    Speaking about Chris seems like all seven or eight of the men she had did not want Rihanna. LMFAO They look at Rihanna like the around the way girl. Lucy!!! as in very loose.

    But this performance was good

  29. truth be told(how many times must i do it lol) December 11, 2010

    OH NANA WHO HAS THE REIGN………GUYS ITS OVER……RIHANNA CAN SING/ PERFORM DANCE……EVERY ARTIST HAS OFF DAYS LOOK AT BEYONCE IN THE OBSSESSED MOVIE…….CAN U SAY “WHAT A PILE OF OLD JUNK WOODEN ACTING” SHES AMAZING AT SINGING BUT CAN ACT AS MUCH AS MY MUM CAN DO THE MOON WALK(MY MUM HAS A WALKING STICK ) LOOOOL

  30. candis December 11, 2010

    900K WW is nothing guys. But I have to agree with Jewelz she always have to take off her clother. And she needs to go where Nicki brought her ass from because girl is loosing hers. She has a ass just like Katy Perry

  31. Tha Phoenix December 11, 2010

    Vocally, her AMA performance was better, but energy wise this performance has the edge.

    She is showing a lot of improvement and that is what I like. I’m not here for those who couldn’t seem to care less about where their career is heading.

    This performance was very cute. You do you, Rih.

    🙂

    ——————————-*——————————*————-

    THE RETURN OF THE TRINITY

    2011

    R.Y.F.

  32. CRAMPED December 11, 2010

    @Truth be told AKA Nicky – Beyonce Own your mind and you fave, so keep talking about her, after all she’s the queen – Talented , beautiful and wealthy.

    rihanna is Def scam slave, puppet, a**licker etc etc etc. Thank to her 360 deal she’s still alive.

    900ww is nothing to boast about if your such a big superstar.

    Gaga, Britney and Beyonce will be back in 2011.

  33. MUSIC LOVER December 11, 2010

    Awesome performance, great vocals by her standard, and amazing presence! Give credit where it is due!

  34. JAM PACK December 11, 2010

    U can tell she has been watching Beyonce perform.

    The cross move she did at :57 is something Beyonce would do.

  35. CaribbeanPrince December 11, 2010

    Yes my sistren Rihrih is putting it down! She was repping for the Caribbean during that performance. She gave a good little wine down.

    Bajans + West Indies For Life!!

  36. GRRR!!! December 11, 2010

    @ ruth be told(how many times must i do it lol)
    yeah rihanna is not bad at singing and she is very sucessful but beyonce is ten times better than what she will ever be and with out matt thatsong would be a fail to be honest matt out shone rihanna.

  37. AinthatsomeSHHH December 11, 2010

    TBH She can only sing when standing still!! And then she always has to undress to make people notice her more. There are more people in this world with better talent than Rihanna. I’m not throwing shade Im just telling the truth

  38. na na December 11, 2010

    GO to RIHANNADAILY or YOUTUBE for good quality videos of both her performances.PRINCESS RIHANNA tore that sh.t up.She dropped it like it was so so HOTTTT.WORK THAT SH.T BISH! AWWWWWW!

  39. na na December 11, 2010

    POP THAT P.SSY AND SHAKE THAT A.SS!

  40. Yellow Gorillah December 11, 2010

    Rihanna has got the Beyonce Fans in a Frenzy YET AGAIN! *Sighs* get over it
    Rihanna is becoming a better performer now you want to come here and say it’s because of beyonce loool Girl NO! Rihanna has been dancing since Pon de replay it has noothing to do with your queen, I thought you want people to stop comparing them but yet it’s always the beyonce fans to come and add beyonce to the topic your queen is resting let her name rest to.

    This Video is LOW Quality WTF! (Maybe it’s because they hate her so they put this this dead video) Fans go find another version on youtube!

    Rihanna SLAAAYYYYED! I’m not even suprised she is my b****
    LOUD IS NOW PLATINUM IN THE UK ! What yall got to say about that I thought she is a FLOP! I just cannot but well done to her and everyone else who performed.

  41. CRAMPED December 11, 2010

    @yellow gorillah – I think its beyonce who got rihanna stans in the frenzy even while she’s on a break. Stop being hypocrite, a rihanna stan mention beyonce first , ‘OSCAR’ then ‘TRUTH BE TOLD’.

    Dont twist the truth to make r****** look better, coz she aint.

  42. M-A-UK December 11, 2010

    Whether good or bad vocally, she out shone every other performer on the show. With unfaithful she had such an amazing presence on the stage, and in this performance she killed it. She out did Christina, Robbie Williams and Will.i.am, and she’s been in the game no where near as long as any of the three. Propz Rihanna!

  43. MAZ December 12, 2010

    Thank u for posting it!

    Love it! So much better than AMA!

  44. Tami December 12, 2010

    Well at least this b**** is stepping it up!Why do the RIhanna stans always ALWAYS TALK ABOUT RIHANNAS OVERSEAS how is Loud in the US??????????Lmaaaaaaaao.

  45. Anna December 12, 2010

    Only 900 K WW?I’m sorry but with all the hype RIhanna gets…She should have got that in two week of her US Sales ONLY. Yeah it was better than AMAS but she has alot to work on. *Shrugs*

  46. Heaven December 12, 2010

    You a damn fool if you thought that tweet was for Rihanna. He was on his video shoot set and was bombarded with the twit fans. He could have been tweeting to the girl standing in front of him or someone texting him. Get over that Chrianna s***.

  47. AinthatsomeSHHH December 12, 2010

    I Cosign with whats stated above!! That tweet was not about RIHANNA So her fans stop being pressed hes not into her anymore. That tweet was a lyric in his song. Haters should go listen

  48. 123456 December 12, 2010

    That was good.

    Limited vocal abilites…Why are u talking about Janet on a Rihanan post?

  49. Curtis December 12, 2010

    Haters stay #pressed and watch the b**** reign as she basks in her glory! Your lessor flop faves could never!

  50. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    @AINTHATSOMESHHH

    You Sound EXTREMELY Pressed……There are always more talented ppl in the world. More then Rihanna, Gaga, and Katy PUT TOGTHER but having star quality is a driving force. And Rihanna has talent and Fans. THE END.

    If you dont care for her GO FIND SOMEONE WHOM YOU DO CARE ABOUT.

    And Chris Brown still loves Rihanna child…..Check his Favorites!!

  51. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    @AINTHATSOMESHHH

    And Rihanna CAN SING just as good or even better then that Girl Sweetheart!!

    Im sure if she was just Sitting down as well she would MERK her in vocals! Try putting her with a Full on Production and Choreo and see if she can actually project her vocals and do just as good!

  52. luvmedj December 12, 2010

    She always sounds like she’s singing behind the beat…

  53. RIRI4LIFE! December 12, 2010

    RIHANNA I MAY LOOOOVE U, BT STOP USING UR BODY SOO MUCH…IM OVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEEEEER IT!!!!!!!!!!!! IF U CAN KEEP UR CLOTHES ON AND STILL WORK THE STAGE AND SING GREAT, THAT WILL MAKE U AN ICON, A LEGEND! @ COCOLOLO U PUT IT ZE BEST DUDE….IM A WOMAN MYSELF AND I WOULDNT WANT TO B LOOKED AT AS AN OBJECT EVERYTIME I WALK DOWN THE STREET, RIHANNA AND EVEN YES BEYONCE R GREAT MUSICIANS BT WHERE DO WE DRAW THE LINE, THERES A DIFFERENCE BTWEEN S*** AND DOWNRIGHT NASTY……FINE GIVE THE MEN WAT THEY WANT, LET THEM SALIVATE BT JUST KNOW WAT UR DOING TO THE FEMALE SPECIES! NEEXT!

  54. SWAG-WAVE December 12, 2010

    I 100% agree with Trent for once…. I can’t believe those words came out of my mouth. I love Rihanna, and I accept both her and her music. But at times her performances do lack life. However in this case Rihanna gave one of her best performances I have ever seen, and I loved the remix breakdown at the end.

  55. CaribbeanPrince December 12, 2010

    Allyuh sound real stupid! Rihanna is NOT copying off of Beyonce. That little breakdown dance are some of the most common moves you can see at any club in the Caribbean. Don’t hate because she now wants to wine her waist. Your fave could never. What you never hear? We from the West Indies! We Run Tings! Tings nuh run we!

  56. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    Wow… that was actually good. Way better than her AMA performance in every aspect. If she keeps this up, she’s not gonna find herself canceling anymore tour dates. For ONCE, I wasn’t bored out of my mind watching her. Maybe she finally got the memo about her lackluster stage presence. I wonder if the recent interview with Frank Gatson has to do with it?

    @ Dion-ish:

    Just because someone has an opinion different from yours doesn’t mean that they’re “hating or they’re “pressed”. AINTHATSOMESHHH actually has a point. You may not agree with it, but quit acting like a 12-year-old about it.

  57. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    And I’d like to see an acoustic version of What’s My Name.

  58. martin December 12, 2010

    Why is it Rihanna always removing her clothes. I think she is in the wrong business because she really can’t sing but she would do very well as a stripper. Something is bothering me about Rihanna also. She did those pictures in GQ magazine half naked. Now how could Kodak want her to repersent their camera because she is not the roll model for that firm. Her removing her clothes will play a big part with Kodak.

  59. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    @TRUE Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ BLUE

    And WHAT exactly was his point?!?!

  60. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    ^^^ Didn’t you already address his point yourself? That means you must know what it is.

  61. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    He’s right that Rihanna isn’t that talented to be so popular. Disagree with it if you must, but it’s the truth. And before you go calling me a hater, the same applies to Katy Perry, and I’m a fan of hers.

  62. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    @TRUE Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ BLUE

    I Dont see that as having a point because he doesnt!

    Thats just ignorance.

  63. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    @TRUE Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ BLUE

    Rihanna has fans that love and support her, I love her voice and i think shes talented. Her music/style is what i like and i enjoy hearing her sing and perform, and apparently so does millions of others….THATS WHY SHES SO POPULAR

  64. Shayna December 12, 2010

    AMAZING. I was so impressed with both of her performances, I’ve never heard her sound that good live. She looked great both times and I’ve only heard praise about her performance of ‘What’s My Name?’. It was brilliant!

  65. Mari December 12, 2010

    “Rihanna has fans that love and support her, I love her voice and i think shes talented. Her music/style is what i like and i enjoy hearing her sing and perform, and apparently so does millions of others….THATS WHY SHES SO POPULAR”

    @Dion-ish

    and they can’t stand it, which explains the hate, but as we and they know, she isn’t going away anytime soon. Her album will sell millions. They will hate. The movie she’s staring in will make millions more. They will hate. She’ll cover more magazine, and they will, well, you know. I just looked at the clips of both performances, and Rihanna did her thing. fully clothed for Unfaithful and nearly naked (he he he) for WMN.

    But rest assured, That Rihanna Reign . . . well they know the rest.

  66. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    @ Dion-ish:

    Who is that in your gravatar?

  67. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    ^^^^^

    Madonna.

  68. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    ^^^Oh, I’ve never seen her in a purple wig.

  69. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    ^^^ I could never tell it was her. Must be from the mid-80s.

  70. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    Heres her Performing with it at Top of the Pops

  71. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    Wait, was that on the set of the “Like A Virgin” video? That outfit looks pretty familiar.

  72. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue December 12, 2010

    ^^Ah, I posted my question before I saw you post your link to her TOTP performance. Thanks!

  73. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    Yep From 1984

  74. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    Your Welcome

    and i dont know actually, it may be because of all the necklaces she has on..similar to what she wore in Like a Virgin…..she took the pictures at At Maripol’s Studio 1984 so maybe…

  75. DION-ISH December 12, 2010

    ^^^
    Generally Speaking…yep certainly an inspiration.

  76. kody December 12, 2010

    F*** R**** STRAIGHT UP

  77. mesaboo03 December 12, 2010

    I agree this was a great performance….but this is the only song from her album that she performs good! When she performs only girl in the world she diesnt have that same energy that she has when she performs this song, I’m guessing because vocally this song isn’t that hard to sing…..I’m not gonna say she’s getting better until she sounds good performing all her songs but I do admit she has trying…one performance isn’t gonna make me go see her in concert though…I did buy the album though =)

  78. BENJAMIN December 12, 2010

    She did ok, not a killer like the AMA, but it was nice. The choreography she is adding really makes the song pop.

  79. TERI December 12, 2010

    Okay, you guys keeps getting my hopes up that she is slaying, where is she slaying? I saw nothing amazing about this performance. She may be getting better, but she still sounds off. Rihanna is not bad, but with almost six years in the game she shouldn’t still be improving she should be killing these performances. This is just my honest opinion after looking and listening to the video. She did not slay this performance at all. Her AMA performance was better than this.

  80. THEREALNICKY December 12, 2010

    LMFAO @ TERI

    HUN YOU SOUND UPSET LMFAO!!! IS THAT WHY 3 UK DATES ARE ALREADY SOLD OUT AFTER 2 DAYS????

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHAHHAH

    WMN #1 ON UK ITUNES ……SOUNDS LIKE THE PERFORMANCE WORKED!

  81. F December 12, 2010

    Martin’ thx you for saying the true i f***** agreed with you!!!

  82. MissImpartial December 12, 2010

    The only comment I can say is SLUTTY and Christina was SLUTTIER. It was as if it was a competition who was the bigger B****.

    I MISS THE TIMES WHEN SINGERS HAD CLASS AND GLAMOUR AND DID NOT NEED TO SELL S** TO BE SUCCESSFULE.

  83. GangsterA December 12, 2010

    riri killed it the voice was off at somepoints but overall it was great and she looks s*** did chris brown really said those things lmao

  84. Brown Sugar December 12, 2010

    I was wondering if I’ll ever see that girl dance on stage or at least do something like a real performance
    I’m quite happy
    I have to say that finally she might be a singer, because the unfaithful video was actually really good, and this one is too, she took her skills to another level
    congrats

  85. CRAMPED December 12, 2010

    @THE REAL NICKY – And only 3 date sold out after two day is supposed to be impressive?
    I thought rihanna was huge in the UK. LOL at r****** stupid stans.

  86. Teflon Boy December 12, 2010

    Lol anyone who STILL has issue with Rihanna after this performance is either deaf, a prude or a straight up HATER. Rihanna slayed no question! ‘What’s My Name’ doesn’t require Aretha runs, but it does require charisma and a solid vocal which is what she delivered in spades. For me this is exactly who Rihanna is and should continue to be as a performer…, this was playful and mad s*** without being robotic and cold, her voice was skilled and reliable, she looked fresh and moved fluidly, had charisma and actually looked like she was having fun with the audience. I respect Beyonce as a performer but it shouldn’t always look like such hard work up there, with her after a while it all becomes a bit cold. Don’t get me wrong Beyonce is still the modern ‘Queen of Performance Ltd’ lol but as an artist Beyonce has to work 10 times as hard to have half the organic buzz Rihanna has, no shade just a noticed fact. Rihanna had an ‘I’m the same as you’ energy here and from start to finish she was mesmerizing to watch. More power to her, I used to be a hater but from GGGB to RR to LOUD these days she just gives me more and more reasons to be a fan and lastly here shows she’s acquired the skills to deliver where it counts making Trent and Sam’s sustained irrational vendetta against her look even more bizarre.

    Lastly, for me if you take the s** appeal of Kylie at her peak, brazenness of Madonna, vocal distinction of Britney (no more no less) and Island/Euro couture edge of Grace Jones, you have Rihanna…, she’s in her own lane these days, no one else is touching what she’s doing which is what’s making her all the more relevant.

  87. LAX December 12, 2010

    @ ALL THE NEGATIVE POSTER: WHAT EVER YOU TYPE ARE COMMENT IT DOES NOT MATTER IF RIHANNA IS YOUR CUPOF TEA ARE NOT SHES STILL DOING HER OWN THANG. SHE IS STEADY BUILDING UP HER RESUME’ GETTING IT TIGHT WITH ALL OF THE GREAT THINGS THAT SHE IS DOING IN AND WITH HER MUSIC. SO THANKS FOR ALL OF THE SUPPORT THAT SHE IS STILL GETTING FROM THE VERY PEOPLE WHO WANTS HER TO FAIL, ALL OF YOU LOOSERS LOSE AND RIHANNA AND ALL OF THE MANY PEOPLE WHO LOVES AND ADORES HER THANKS EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU LAMES FOR YOUR SUPPORT, “CHECK-MATE” .

  88. MissImpartial December 12, 2010

    The performance was pretty SLUTTY and Christina was SLUTTIER.

    i MISS THE TIMES WHEN THE SINGERS HAD TALENT, GLAMOUR AND MOST OF ALL CLASS AND DID NOT NEED TO BE LIKE STRIPPERS.

  89. CRAMPED December 12, 2010

    @TEFLON BOY –
    Rihanna performances are always uncharismatic, robotic and cold, but when she’s in her comfort zone singing songs like ‘whats my name’ AND ‘Rude Boy’ that doesnt require much vocally she shines and thats a fact.

    Her AMAs performance for’ whats my name’ was good too, but on that same stage she sounded a mess singing’ Only girl’. Performing doesnt come naturally to rihanna.

    Dont even try to bring beyonce in that argument because shes head and shoulder over rihanna in that department and will always be. There’s no comparision.
    WTF is ‘organic buzz’?

  90. Teflon Boy December 12, 2010

    @Cramped…, thanks for taking the time to single out my post rather than just commenting in general. If you re-read what I wrote I said this is how Rihanna ‘should continue to perform’, not that she usually slays or has slayed any time before this anywhere other than in her fashion, looks and music choices. And so what if the material doesn’t require a lot vocally, I never said it did. It requires a solid vocal, which she gave…, the music of Madonna, Kylie and Britney also don’t require much but stellar power-house vocals are not the point of them? Performing doesn’t come naturally to everyone inc. Rihanna but like I said this performance shows she’s acquiring what she’s been lacking…, and the reason ‘What’s My Name’ is more relevant than ‘Only Girl Is Because’ it is the most recent thing she’s done, if her follow up performances take a dive after this you’ll have a reason to bleat like the goat you clearly think she is. Oh and ‘organic buzz’ is the wow factor that doesn’t need to be sweated for, the person just has it…, the fact Rihanna has been pretty lazy in her efforts up until now but is still considered relevant to game proves this (I don’t mean this as a compliment or a diss just an observation). Let’s face it if Rihanna was a vocal threat Beyonce would be completely irrelevant as she’s not cool (Rihanna is), musically even her hardcore stans even agree she leaves a lot to be desired (most people are pretty satisfied by Rihanna’s offerings, even if they are the result of he team) and in terms of style her image is quite gaudy and tacky (Rihanna is universally lauded for her risque fashion forward image). Beyonce beats Rihanna easily for God given talent but she’s a weaker artist than almost all her peers.

  91. CRAMPED December 12, 2010

    Oh and ‘organic buzz’ is the wow factor that doesn’t need to be sweated for, the person just has it…, the fact Rihanna has been pretty lazy in her efforts up until now but is still considered relevant to game proves this (I don’t mean this as a compliment or a diss just an observation). Let’s face it if Rihanna was a vocal threat Beyonce would be completely irrelevant as she’s not cool (Rihanna is), musically even her hardcore stans even agree she leaves a lot to be desired (most people are pretty satisfied by Rihanna’s offerings, even if they are the result of he team) and in terms of style her image is quite gaudy and tacky (Rihanna is universally lauded for her risque fashion forward image).
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    organic buzz is The wow factor that doesnt have to be sweated for? Only a rihanna stan. lol
    Beyonce love to work and is very much involve in every easpect of

  92. CRAMPED December 12, 2010

    CRAMPED
    December 12, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    Oh and ‘organic buzz’ is the wow factor that doesn’t need to be sweated for, the person just has it…, the fact Rihanna has been pretty lazy in her efforts up until now but is still considered relevant to game proves this (I don’t mean this as a compliment or a diss just an observation). Let’s face it if Rihanna was a vocal threat Beyonce would be completely irrelevant as she’s not cool (Rihanna is), musically even her hardcore stans even agree she leaves a lot to be desired (most people are pretty satisfied by Rihanna’s offerings, even if they are the result of he team) and in terms of style her image is quite gaudy and tacky (Rihanna is universally lauded for her risque fashion forward image).
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    organic buzz is The wow factor that doesnt have to be sweated for? Only a rihanna stan. lol
    Beyonce loves to work and is very much invove in her career.
    The woman is a hard worker and a perfectionist hence the respect and admiration from icons and legends and her many fans. Beyonce isnt a industry puppet, she’s an artist that controls her career and her brand.
    Madonna worked hard to earn her queen of pop title, MJ sweated, U2 sweats, Gaga sweats hard….. Do you know any sucessful legendary singer who wast called a perfectionist and hardworker.
    On the other hand rihanna is puppet who revamped image earned her an extra 15 mins that was further extended by chris brown. No substance, no passion, no inspiration, nada.
    I’m glad you admit her undeserving sucess wasnt because of her sweat and talent but rather the fascination with fashion ( she’s been looking a mess lately) and catchy tunes; not forgetting that 360 deal that implies her masters basically own her.
    Kylie, Madonna, janet j. and Britney Spear(to a certain extent) might be vocally challenged but there performances were top notch. Rihanna offers nothing but her bleating voice. The CEOs of def scam are somewhere sweating for her, on much payola they are going to spend on her nxt singles, what color her hair should be for her nxt era etc …

  93. CRAMPED December 12, 2010

    oh and my submitted unfinished comment was a mistake.

  94. chianne December 12, 2010

    Nice slutty performance. Oh and I like the song. And Chris Brown? he has a song on his mix-tape call S*** God DAMN, about s*** women in a club. Its cute he tweeted this paraphrase from his song – I’d guess he watched it. Too bad everyone jumped on the poor boy for the tweet. Let him be!! He’s a just a horney young guy ! (and an incredibly talented, hard working young artist – check what he’s been doing to come back this year).

  95. truth be told(how many times must i do it lol) December 12, 2010

    RIGHT PPL LET ME TELL U NOW ……….IF RIHANNA IS SO S*** AND SUCH A FLOP….WHY DID SHE GET NUMBER 1 EVEN BEFORE HER SINGLE HAD A VIDEO…….WHY HAS SHE BEEN ASKED TO PERFORM 3 TIMES IN THE X FACTOR TWICE THIS YEAR AND LAST YEAR SHE DID RUSSIAN ROULETTE………HOW COMES EVEN ONE DIRECTION SANG ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD AND DIDNT EVEN GET TO PERFORM WITH HER S A HOMAGE TO HER AS WELL AS MATT SINGING UNFAITHFULL WITH HER……..BEYONCE ONLY DID ONE PERFORMANCE WITH ALEX BURKE SHE HASNT BEEN ASKED BACK SINCE…..OH WELL OH WELL OH WELL…..UK FANS LOVE RIHANNA …….TAKE THAT HATERS KEEP UP THE RIHANNA LOVE

  96. CRAMPED December 12, 2010

    @ Truth be told – Beyonce went on xfactor to promote her new music at the time. She hasnt had a new album since 2008. BTW, She was paid 1m to perform.

  97. Teflon Boy December 12, 2010

    Lol @cramped…, thank you again for completely missing the point. Just because Beyonce goes home knackered after a hard days work doesn’t mean she’s done a good job or produced anything of merit. My housemate, the biggest B stan of all can even admit her recent DVD was a poorly executed mess, the fact you can’t see those details just sums up why you’re a fan of hers in the first place…, it’s delusionally unquestioning and uncritical fans like yourself that keep her output so unsatisfying and enduringly unqualitative. Nobody is disputing Beyonce’s talent or the fact she’s pretty or works hard, what is in dispute is that the end result is coherent, depth-filled, relevant or any good…, and it’s isn’t, hence why she fails and is easily caught up by acts like the much less God-givenly talented but much more musically beguiling Rihanna.

  98. CRAMPED December 13, 2010

    ”””’ it’s delusionally unquestioning and uncritical fans like yourself that keep her output so unsatisfying and enduringly unqualitative.””””
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    oh the irony. Thats VERY rich coming from a rihanna fan. I just have to LOL at the hypocrisy and self righteousness oozing from your last comment.

    ”””and it’s isn’t, hence why she fails and is easily caught up by acts like the much less God-givenly talented but much more musically beguiling Rihanna.””
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    The little phrase ‘ delusion of grandeur’ surely comes to mind after reading this.
    May I ask how has Rihanna ‘easily caught up’ to a more talented beyonce? You need to evidence to back up your belief – and because your answer to this question is predictable i will further say that she still has billions of miles to catch up to the greatness of beyonce, so keep dreaming!
    Rihanna has recently named beyonce as one of her inspiration, i wonder why.

    Rihanna ( the industry puppet) is ‘musically beguiling’? U must be joking or probably brainwashed in believing so.

  99. TERI December 13, 2010

    Rihanna should not be even mentioned in the same sentence as Beyonce. I guess she lied when she said that Beyonce was her inspiration if she was she would be slaying these performances. Only her crazy stans thinks that she slayed in that performance, and she is as good as Beyonce. It was okay at best, but she did not slay anything. To slay a performance your vocal should be always in tune, and you should never look uncomfortable and stiff on the stage. Also, with all the #1’s Rihanna has why did her last album sell less than 3 million WW? You stans always hyping this chick up; first it was the album she released last year…oh she’s going to slay, and you saw how that went. Then it was the book…whatever happened to that so call book that was going to bring in big sales. It’s not on top of anyone’s list. Then it is the 200 million dollar movie which when was the last time she was on set, she has been promoting her album non-stop, it takes months to film big budget movies, and long days, so when is she going to start filming. Then it was the new album, oh she is going to sell 500,000 in the US alone, then Taylor swift released her album and sold a million, then it was Rihanna is going to sell a million in one week, and she only sold 200,000, and by the third week she is at 77,000. Her stans bragging about she went platinum in the UK in three weeks isn’t platinum in the UK just 200,000? I thought she was really huge in the UK. Please, you guys give this chick to much credit, and if you think she slayed this performance you are crazy, and you have low standards.

  100. jaa December 13, 2010

    i loved it!!!!!!!! oh na na youre so lame. LOL Go Rihanna

  101. THEREALNICKY December 13, 2010

    950,000 COPIES AFTER 3 WEEKS WORLDWIDE

    ENOUGH SAID.

    THIS WEEK SHOULD BE AROUND 1.3 MILLION COPIES. KISSES!!!!!

  102. Teflon Boy December 13, 2010

    Lololllolol @Cramped…, we should go for a Christmas drink, u sound like good fun!;)

  103. Nicolee January 14, 2011

    I Thaugfht Rihanna Performed Briliant And I Want Her Hair Its Beatifull.I Love Rihanna <3

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