With the release of her fourth album Rated R, female pop vocalist Rihanna continues to assert her dominance in the world of music and fashion. The young singer has accumulated a staggering number of Hot 100 singles in her short career and has over 12 million record sales worldwide as of yet. The new album performed stronger in it's first week than any of Rihanna's previous releases and seems set to be another massive success.
Along with her musical success, Rihanna has come to be known for her daring fashion sense and lithe body. As one of People magazine's 10 Best Dressed Stars of 2008, she has received a lot of positive attention for her bold look. For the new album, Rihanna was photographed by famed artist Ellen von Unwerth. The gritty black and white image manages to be modern, retro and futuristic all at once.
Discerning fashionistas will notice Rihanna's Golden Stones earrings featured on the cover shot. Crafted in 18k noble gold with pave black diamonds, these earrings are dazzling and dramatic. Rihanna has also been photographed recently wearing Stars collection jewelry from H.Stern. Her preference seems to be wearing 4 Stars rings on one hand.