Rihanna To Be Honored At BET’s ‘Black Girls Rock!’

Published: Monday 14th Mar 2016 by Sam

Rihanna is making a beeline for BET‘s ‘Black Girls Rock!’

The star, whose ‘ANTI World Tour’ kicked off to lukewarm reviews this week, has cause to celebrate. For, the annual extravaganza will honor her with a special award.

Details below…

Rih will receive the Rock Star Award at the event, which honors the achievements of black women in the entertainment, literary, and philanthropic fields.

Set to tape April 1st at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey, the 2016 edition of ‘Black Girls Rock!’ will air April 5th on BET.


Kudos to team Rih for the continued clean-up of the ‘ANTI’ campaign. If anything is commendable amidst the chaos, it’s their perseverance.

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  1. Anastasia Beaverhousen March 14, 2016

    My god the spin all the time. It’s OK to say a simple congrats. Lol.

    • You tried March 14, 2016

      That’s what’s up! Hopefully now she pledges her allegiance to black girls and BET because she often forgets to mention that she’s A BLACK GIRL! But kudos to her.. I just feel some type of way about the artist who make sure that young BLACK girls twerk to their music but the same artist never make a strong point to show the every day BLACK girl that they are actually relatable to one another! This is not a shot at her so NAVY back off I’m proud of this moment for her but she definitely has to start showing the black girls another relatable side of her , she has a platform and the Black community needs all black celebs especially women to get on board

    • him March 14, 2016

      Thank you so much for saying it. I’ve read countless posts where they shade that girl no matter her success. Get over it Grape Juice the people like the album no matter how flawed the drop was. Damn..haters!

  2. Honey Bee March 14, 2016

    The same BET she ignored for years? So funny how all of these girls suddenly remembered they were black. Beyonce isn’t exempt either.

    • rosy March 14, 2016

      B**** rih always stood up for African Americans but yall never f****** give her credit rih is not johnnie come lately like some of them hos who made money off whites then realize they ass black rih have been to black award shows so you sound stupid she always post stuff when police kill our black boys unlike your fav stay quiet in the background so all you haters congratulate don’t hate for one she has an organization for cancer in Barbados unlike your fav create organic food for the rich

      • You tried March 14, 2016

        You are probably white and you are trying to speak about “Our black boys” you don’t even sound like a black man or Woman! You are some little ignorant child who needs to FACT CHECK! Kudos to Rih for anything thing she has done big or small to help spread awareness for her “unformentioned” skin color! But don’t discredit and tell LIES about another “FAV” who has done HUGE things for the CAUSE! Like spend millions building homes for urban communities meeting and marching with the parents of “Our Black Boys” and etc don’t be a fool because you want to Stan ! Get your facts straight child

      • Tyler Makiavelli March 14, 2016

        When has Rihanna ever stood up for African Americans? As far as I’m concerned, BET shouldn’t even be honoring her. What major contributions has she made to the our community? I’ll wait….

      • Rihboy March 14, 2016

        Rihanna has the diamond ball and her Lionel foundation that funds her country’s medical industry. Which predominantly black people. She helps people of color period! Doesn’t have to be African American. She isn’t from here like you guys like to say all the time. More over tidal just donated 1.5 million. Thank you Rihanna for support of flint. Rihanna does her charity look it up. She may not choose to exploit certain groups for relevancy; because that’s just wrong. But she is black. Any fetes or accomplishments she has made in the industry this far is commendable of praise. She is a black girl from the left side of an island. Now a mainstream mega star. bey make one song that wasn’t even her idea, exploits black lives, now she is an advocate. She did the samething with trey Martin. Showed up just to be seen. She is no better. But I give her credit because she does charity as well. Very good charities. Just let them both shine. You guys going to remain mad for a long time.

    • LMAOOO March 14, 2016

      Beyoncé isn’t exempt from what ???? Beyonce is the most performed BET artist she performed 2002,3,5,6,7,9,(“live stream 11 as she was in Glastonbury, on tour in 13 and participated in the BET EXPERIENCE, live stream 14 cause she was on the run, and attended in 2012) on top of that she has been on 106 countless times and done had thanksgiving where ms.tina cooked, premiered her album and videos. So what’s really the tea ????????

  3. #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE…….) March 14, 2016

    Will she even attend though?

    Anyways, I am happy that La’Britney has a post now!!
    HASHTAG: #MyImpact

    • ??? March 14, 2016

      Let’s hope your “impact” gets her on the charts?

    • FC/JC March 14, 2016

      Tinashe has more TGJ exposure and still cant chart…. Let that sink in.

      • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

        Let it sink in that she has a Theatre tour going on right now(SOLD OUT) and Cedric is still struggling to get his up.

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        Oh look, Nicki finally let her off her leash…. And why she touring to promote a album that will still do less FW than “Jackie”….

      • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

        LA Reid dropped your fave because he was tired of getting 19K of fish plates. LOL HEHEHE!!!! I’m sorry but your fave is DONE! Jackie was the END and that’s just something you’re just going to have to DEAL with. 😉
        HASHTAG: #MyFaveStaysBOOKED #RemainSteamPressedFOREVA

  4. ShakaZulu March 14, 2016

    Oh that’s a cute.. We know the navy gone treat it like a Oscar or something ?

    • him March 14, 2016

      And why shouldn’t they? Every other fan base does the same for their artist!

  5. IG: @mixedboy March 14, 2016

    Black Excellence at its best. Congrats Rihanna!

  6. Datredd23 March 14, 2016

    So glad to see Rih still winning ! All shows for ANTI WORLDTOUR have been sold out

    • Datredd23 March 14, 2016

      So far l!

    • music all the way March 14, 2016


    • rosy March 14, 2016

      When I see how the haters and especially the hives come and disrespect rih when beyonce throw black people a bone at the superbowl and act as if she stood for something we have not,heard a peep from her since about black causes beyonce is a fraud she name her tour formation to make money she do not care about black women all her besti are gweneth reese and Cameron and I was on this site praising her for starting now gave her credit but it’s all about lining her pockets she gives no f***’s for anything to help show black girls who looks up to her anything and her hives all they talk about is she selling out stadium she writes a song about formation then put f****** her man in red lobster in that song what intelligent person who tries to make an impact sing about crap like that at least rih American oxygen was a better song and rih is not even from here

      • LMAOOO March 14, 2016

        American oxygen and not even from America oh the irony …..

  7. Barb-wire March 14, 2016

    Did Samsung buy this one too? #FakeCertification

    • Mariah’s Little Lamb March 14, 2016

      Is the pinkslip still stalled at 800k? Lmao it only went double plat from streaming

    • Mariah’s Little Lamb March 14, 2016

      I stand corrected the pinkslip stalled at 682,000 lol flopnika

    • rosy March 14, 2016

      Your fav aint standing up for you she standing beside gweneth paltrow her white friends where is beyonce organization enriching black women it’s in whole foods store she threw you hives a bone not even a chicken bone a fish bone that’s all yall going to get rih gave her fans free stream of her album 1 million if rih was greedy she would have said hell no I want to be number one that’s why she is liked yall laugh and make fun of this woman but baby girl keep shining

  8. autotune March 14, 2016

    needs to step off other generation’s styles

  9. YOUR MADGEsty March 14, 2016

    Oh, WOW. This is wonderful. Congratulations Rihanna – I’m so happy for you


    She is definitely a millenial Pop icon and she deserves all the accolades that come her way. 😉

  10. Marley March 14, 2016

    It’s a shame she hasn’t attended a BET Awards in almost 10 years.

    • ??? March 14, 2016

      She did last year

    • Honey Bee March 14, 2016

      Thank you.

  11. Mariah’s Little Lamb March 14, 2016

    Congrats i guess

  12. diabetes unbothered March 14, 2016

    So i was minding my own buisness shuffling through footage of the CANTi Tour & im literally floored at how pathetic it was. I would hav been BORED out of my mind. I saw NOTHING. I cant beive shes actually going on the road with that pathetic setlist. I just new she would surprise me and put on a great show but instead all i got was FRANKIE 2.0 meets Joseline Hernandez. PATHETIC just like Ciara & Kellys Theaters & Parking lots only tours. (Add in monica & tamar and the rest of the basics) has Bey taught them nothing.
    Bey actually performs hq with zero budget.


    • him March 14, 2016

      Yawn! What is your point? If you just wanted to watch a Beyonce video then why did you type Rihanna? Makes no sense

  13. Coolness March 14, 2016

    Lovely news! Congrats to her 🙂 I think this is great coming from BET because ever since ‘that incident’, it appeared that they sided so much with he who shall not be named’ almost to point of disrespecting her. Rihanna is a modern day Rockstar so yeah… Perched for the looks she’ll serve that evening.

  14. ??Queen Molly?? March 14, 2016

    Work is number 1 for a 4th week congrats rih rih

    • him March 14, 2016

      Thank you! People seem to be so filled with hate that they’re missing that point!

  15. Weezy Tha Goat March 14, 2016

    She usually ignored bet though. I wonder if she’ll be there to accept this huge honor.

  16. $$$ March 14, 2016

    The Editor of this website is the most bias editor I have ever seen. You constantly try to downplay everything about Rihanna that is positive. First of all you are a liar the Anti tour opened up to rave reviews not lukewarm reviews I was at the opening show in Jacksonville and it was amazing so get you facts straight before you report.

    • rosy March 14, 2016

      I’m so glad rih is ignoring all the haters and paying them dust because they try and antagonize her to get into twitter war she is not paying these peasants no mind the navy will drag they ass these hos looking for free press azalea listen up your m***** ass will never be on any ones level but the bottom of the sewage so stay mad at rih because you can’t book a anywhere to perform call the zoo maybe they can help

  17. diabetes unbothered March 14, 2016

    Rihs dance moves are so corney btw, cant belive ppl pay to see her. She even looked a mess, even the staging was hideous. Get her fans atleast get their RIHFUNDS for the 2 shows canceled (so far) ?????

    • him March 14, 2016

      Diabetes…cut it out

  18. FC/JC March 14, 2016

    This Black Girl does rock!

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        Oh the irony… Are any of Tinman’s 278931 singles even charting on iTunes in the USA?

        “All My Friends”

        #17 Fiji
        #28 Philippines
        #38 Australia
        #38 New Zealand
        #43 United Kingdom
        #48 Ireland
        #56 Malta
        #94 Belgium
        #104 South Africa
        #119 Denmark
        #158 Netherlands
        #180 Latvia
        #200 New Zealand

        “Player”? “Party Favors”?

        I shall not waste my time.

    • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

      Compared to Cedric Hamilton who just got DROPPED! LMAO

      Paint It, Black

      #93 Austria
      #136 Switzerland
      #189 Lebanon

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        How is this relevant when “Paint It Black” was a cover of a song and used to promote a film for a soundtrack? LMAO, U fail. Get Tinman a top 100 and then maybe people will start to take anything you say seriously
        Still cant provide receipts that she was dropped…

        Lol now u have reduced yourself by jumping on any new artist’ bandwagon to compare and bash Ciara, Your pathetic.

    • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

      “All My Friends” is charting in the US little boy. Lol hehe!

      SPOTIFY(This has the song moving up towards that chart)
      #48 United States

      Does Cedric have a song charting in the US? Let me know.

      • Cinnamon Girl March 14, 2016

        Ciara doesn’t have any songs out . I Bet went platinum. When will Tinashi#?5i UB

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        What chart would that be??? and please post receipts and keep it relevant to US Billboard HOT 100….

        I’ll wait! LMAO

    • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

      Keyword “Soundtrack”. That song should of ATLEAST cracked the bubbling charts since it’s being supported by a big movie. P.s it was on iTunes but it FAILED to go anywhere. #SissySquads impact! I can’t…. lol

      You and the #SissySquad used Natalie La Rose & that Carmen girl against Tinashe and look at how that turned out.

      Cedric has the BIGGEST CAREER DROP in music history. DEAL! 🙂

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        Lmao talking about songs getting released to iTunes and failing…. Lets talk about your faves last 4 Singles…. where are they? what did they do? Numbers wise? charts? Vevo views, Give me something girl… They wer Official Singles…. Start after she released “Pretend” Ok… Go!

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        But yet the Jackie tour was cancelled while Tinashe performs at SOLD OUT shows. Girl sit down. I’ll even help pull the chair out for you ??

      • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

        @NavyCaptain I can’t with this dude. It’s already an embarrassment that he is comparing his 10+ years fave to a 2yrs newbie. LMFAO!

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        @#TeamTinashestan exactly. They don’t even make similar music. Their performance style is a little similar but vocally hands down Tinashe has CiCi beat. The shame is that Overdose was a certified bop off of her self-titled album and she still couldn’t make it happen with 10+ years of press. Nobody is checking for her and its proven.

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        Receipts that her Theater tour is sold out???

        LMFAOOO Yall gone learn about spewing lies without receipts, you know Imma ask.

        She has a date in my city and that shitt is NAWT sold Out! And tickets are Starting from: $25.00, Door Price: $30.00.
        Plz save yourself the embarrassment.
        I checked FaceBook and they have PLENTY of tickets available to be given away.

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        Were ANY of the Jackie shows sold out before cancellation?

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        Duckin and dodging all of my responses are we????
        Kinda like how all of Tinmans singles after “2 On” have ducked and dodged Billboard US & RIAA.

  19. LB March 14, 2016

    Nice, congratulations Rih

  20. LB March 14, 2016

    oop, work is #1 for the 4th week…What’s up hive?

    • ??Queen Molly?? March 14, 2016

      Did formation chart this week?

      • LB March 14, 2016

        hahahahahaha, gurl you and I know Hilary Duff has got a higher chance of getting a top ten hit than formation charting

      • ??Queen Molly?? March 14, 2016

        Kiiii but I thought Bey had so much impact and was the queen of music?

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        Of course it didn’t.

    • LB March 14, 2016

      Except it is not, according to HDD, Anti is #2 on the charts….still salty?

  21. DIABETES UNBOTHERED March 14, 2016

    FLOP! It probably just passing the 300k mrk US & WW its already selling less than COLDPLAY.550k in nearly 2 months???

  22. ??Queen Molly?? March 14, 2016

    Rihanna is the only black woman to have a #1 hit this decade #BlackGirlsRock

  23. DIABETES UNBOTHERED March 14, 2016

    FLOP 618k US in 3 days with no single or promo >>> 550k WW in 5 weeks with a Hit & decent Promo. How much is Anti tour expected to gross off 71 shows? Better be atleast $100 million. Isnt that what Bey did off 18 stadiums so far?

  24. DIABETES UNBOTHERED March 14, 2016

    BEY is the only black woman to have a #1 Album this decade stay there for more than a wk

    • ??Queen Molly?? March 14, 2016

      Jealous hive cant stand to see anyone else shine.

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        Say it again sis! ??

    • Jamon March 14, 2016

      Anti was number 1

      • Jamon March 14, 2016

        Anti was number 1, Beyonce was number 1. They’re both doing their thing. Congratulations

  25. M El March 14, 2016

    Congrats Rihanna,Blessed Queen?????grapejuice,smh

  26. GurlWepa1989 March 14, 2016

    Congrats Rih! Work is #1 for a fourth consecutive week, and while Anti is #2. The tour opening got rave reviews from critics. Puma sales went up last quarter due to Rih”s collaboration. So proud of my girl. Rih just turned 28 in February, while Bey will be 35 in September. Rih set records and sold out stadiums years before Bey. Now Bey just now doing it solo which is great, y’all just need to stop knock Rib”s hustle. There can be more than one black females dominating the music biz.

  27. Anonymous March 14, 2016

    Can Sam Ban LB,Molly and that diabetes catfish ffs

  28. truth teller March 14, 2016

    This is Beyonce’ slegacy

    copycat, fraud, lying

    and then making the music industry a competition, before her NOONE cared about #1 albums, what forbes says…that is all a diversoin from her CRAP music

    Thankfully Rihanna knows that the MUSIC is what is most important

  29. Navy Captain March 14, 2016

    Slay a bit Rih. More and more accolades to add to your trophy room while the rest seethe! Congratulations Bajan Queen!!! ?????? This congratulations in no way takes away from the others’ accolades but I’m sure the haters will try to come for me.

  30. #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

    Wasn’t Tinashe suppose to be irrelevant after “2 On” since it’s her only SOLO hit on BB Hot 100? But yet, everyone and the #SissySquad are moving their lips uttering out the name TINASHE still? Hmmm….. you would think she would end up like Natalie La Rose and not be in discussions.

    • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

      Don’t let these CSquad bums come for you sis. Tinashe’s music quality of music is blowing Ciara’s out of the water regardless of chart positions. They both had one single chart off of their last albums and Tinashe’s charted higher and sold more if we are going there. Ciara is turning into nothing more than a Kardashian hiring paparazzi to stay relevant. Keep your cool while they seethe.

      • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

        EXACTLY! one little constructive criticism they take it as “Shade”. Smh, they watch RHOA too much.

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        BIH wait THE LIES…. I couldnt let this one slide..

        “They both had one single chart off of their last albums and Tinashe’s charted higher and sold more if we are going there”

        Bish WHEREEEEEEE when “I Bet” was the only platinum certified RnB single by a female in all of 2015, NOT u reaching YEEEARS back to ride on the success of “2 on” It was a banger yes, and certified platinum, yes, and charted in Top 30 yes, But Plz save your lies and hateful delusions. Ciara is just fine baby.

        But in the words of Motha Janet jackson… “WHAT HAS SHE DONE FOR ME LATELY” Hunny? meaning 2015-Onward… she cant even release her album if she wanted to due to her label putting that a** on lockdown like she stole something. And if Her music quality was so superior, why aint she charting? or selling? And why is she releasing recycled trash that sounds dated, trying to regain her “2 On” steam that was only hot for a second due to its banging production…?
        Yall be seeming so threatened by ciara, u stan for a new artist stan down for her, I LIVE! But dont try to discredit Ciara, thats where your wrong at, and will always be!

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        Then if Ciara’s music is so much better why hasn’t she charted either? Ciara had YEEEEAAARS under her belt and had much more time to build a fanbase yet her sales perform on Tinashe’s level, who is a newcomer with only one album under her belt.

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        I can shut u down with one word….. “Goodies” Debut…. LMFAOOFGBAJKBGFsjka

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        Lmao that’s how you tried to shut me down hoee? ?? I’m SCREAMING. We are taking it the whole way back to the olden days for you to try and prove Ciara’s relevancy. She is done. Im sure she is in the process of moving on to reality tv. CRASHED AND BURNED. ???

  31. King Mark111 /.\ March 14, 2016

    Funny how the pest called FourFive (#4), BBHMM (#14) and American Oxygen (#70ish) flops, yet they all charted and it been a month and Formation still can’t crack the hot 100 with streams and a video. She’s done. Meanwhile Work is #1 for the 4th week. What did Beyonce stop? Because Rihanna is killing the game right now.
    Don’t bother commenting, I heard all the excuses. Save it, matter of fact, save Beyonce’s singles from flopping.

    • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

      Please let them know Mark. I’m sure they will come with their repetitive, tiresome ass Wack rebuttals.

    • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

      Watch out for them Cedric stans too…… actually nevermind. They need to talk ish about every artist to get people to discuss their fave. Don’t pay them no mind.

      • FC/JC March 14, 2016

        Hunny u would want somebody to discuss your fav…. Dont LMAO

      • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

        I don’t mean any shade by this but I literally don’t know who Cedric is. Can someone inform me?

      • ??Queen Molly?? March 14, 2016

        Cedric is the man who ejaculated in a cup so @TeamTinashe could be born ?

  32. #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

    I’m sorry to inform the forever steam pressed #SissySquad I applaud your homeboy Ciara aka Cedric Hamilton with the accolades he has achieved but the fact is:
    1) Has any of the achievements helped Cedric from flopping these days? No.
    2) Will the Superbowl consider Ciara to perform halftime at this point? No. Why? 19K of fish plates after 10 YEARS simply answers that.


    • FC/JC March 14, 2016

      Shade is, all the girls that came out with Ciara have all flopped atleast twice… Whether its in Albums/Charts/Singles/Tours…. Yet your fav is a new chick, and u coming for her superiors as if you have receipts for days… Ciaras debut is enough to shut all that s*** completely up. “I bet” is proof that she not done either. So stay mad baby, All this energy should be spent getting your girl a seat at the table, and not in the parking lot alley.

    • #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

      Tinashe is NEW and she has alot of time for failure. Stop trying to come for new female talent because Ciara is on the DECLINE.
      Ciara is struggling to finish the “JACKIE” tour due to poor sales and him being DROPPED by Epic Records.

      While Tinashe is currently on her SECOND 47 date WorldWide Tour for “JOYRIDE” and the album is coming soon. And she just went PLATINUM once again with “All My Friends” 🙂

  33. #TeamTinashe Stan (#JOYRIDE……..) March 14, 2016

    Cedric came out in 2004! A great time for “R&B”. Using that as a drag against Tinashe who came in 2014. Is invalid and I am lmao with that.

    Of course Cedric would SELL that was 2004 dummy lol hehe! Why don’t use the stats from 2014 to now instead? You can’t because there is NOTHING!

    Your fave will soon join you at McDonald’s giving out cheeseburgers once Russell let’s go of him. BYE!
    HASHTAG: #IWin #AsUsual 😀

    • Navy Captain March 14, 2016

      OMG I am dead to the mother f****n bed!!! You crack me up Tinashe stan. You better read!

  34. Tran anti no honey love time but it okay girl March 14, 2016

    Nice for Robyn rihanna

  35. Anti-Garbage Singing Vioces March 15, 2016

    Dont see why. Her writers should be honered.



    Rihanna is the Kim Kardashian of the music industry, no talent just someone with a lot of luck(right time at the right place).

    Would never waste my money on Rihanna.

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