Rihanna, Jay-Z, and Coldplay performed at last night’s Paralympic Closing Ceremony.
+ The Paralympic Closing Ceremony was held last night in London. Watch Rihanna and Coldplay’s perform “Princess of China,” RiRi singing “We Found Love” from a swing above the stage, and Jay-Z surprised the crowd by joining RiRi and Coldplay for “Run This Town.” (Rap-Up)
+ Also, apparently while Rihanna was in London, she got a new tattoo. The rib cage-spanning ink is a tribute to her late grandmother. “Goddess Isis- Complete Woman — Model for future generations- #GRANGRANDOLLY — always in and on my heart #1lo,” RiRi tweeted. (Rap-Up)
+ The Stand Up to Cancer telethon was broadcast over the weekend, and featured a performance of “Paradise” by Coldplay, Alicia Keys singing “Not Even The King,” and Taylor Swift’s “Ronan,” which was cowritten by the mother of a boy who passed away from cancer. (Idolator)
+ Nicki Minaj just released Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded in April, but she’s already planning another version of the album. “I’m releasing my album in November. It’s called Pink Friday Roman Reloaded: The Re-Up, and I’m putting lots of new songs on there. I’m actually going to drop my new single next week,” she revealed on the VMA red carpet. (MTV News)
+ Fashion Week in New York City is in full swing, and stars checked out the new styles. U2’s Bono and his wife’s label EDUN brought out Alicia Keys and R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe, Lil’ Kim was spotted at Mara Hoffman’s show, Theophilus London hung at Jill Stuart, and A$AP Rocky was at Alexander Wang. (Billboard)
+ Bruce Springsteen wowed fans at Chicago’s Wrigley Field over the weekend during a two-night stint. Watch him perform “Atlantic City” with surprise guest Eddie Vedder. Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello also joined in during the Boss’ set. (Billboard)
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