Rihanna didn’t emerge from Tuesday’s Golden Globes a winner, however her presence appeared to shine shiny like a diamond all through the ceremony nonetheless.
The first-time nominee, for her tune “Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” seemed gorgeous in a black ballgown by Schiaparelli Couture. She and longtime boyfriend A$AP Rocky opted for a low-key entrance, skipping the crimson carpet outdoors the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, altogether.
But true to type, the pop queen ― who welcomed her first baby, a son, final yr ― was one of many Golden Globes’ most buzzed-about attendees. She earned playful shoutouts from the night’s host, Jerrod Carmichael, together with presenters Niecy Nash and Billy Porter.
“I’m going to say something very controversial. I will actually get in trouble for this: Rihanna, you take all the time you want on that album, girl,” joked Carmichael. “Don’t let these fools on the internet pressure you into nothing!”
Both Nash and Porter sang Rihanna’s praises, too.
“Rihanna, I love you, and I dressed up as you for Halloween,” Nash stated earlier than presenting an award to “Abbott Elementary” actor and creator Quinta Brunson. “Had to take my moment.”
Later within the present, Porter quipped: “If I believed in Halloween, I would have dressed up as Rihanna as well.”
Rihanna’s Golden Globes look comes simply weeks forward of her hotly anticipated halftime present at Super Bowl LVII. Earlier this week, the NFL teased that efficiency with a brief video on Instagram exhibiting the singer in a football-themed hoodie from her new Savage X Fenty assortment.
“5 weeks from today,” the submit’s caption learn.
As Carmichael hinted on the Golden Globes, many followers and media shops are speculating that Rihanna’s halftime present shall be a precursor for brand new music. She hasn’t launched a full-length studio album since 2016′s “Anti,” which featured the hits “Work” and “Kiss it Better.”
Rihanna, nevertheless, has shrugged off these recommendations.
“That’s not true. Super Bowl is one thing,” she informed The Associated Press in November. “New music is another thing. Do you hear that, fans?”