Chris Brown reportedly beat up Rihanna

February 10, 2009 by  
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The allegations against singer Chris Brown took an even more serious turn Monday (February 9) when TMZ reported that the victim in the case was the 19-year-old singer’s longtime girlfriend, Rihanna. The Los Angeles Times and Us Weekly have also reported that Rihanna was the victim.

Additionally, though police are not revealing the victim’s name because the alleged incident involves domestic violence, TMZ claimed the crime report was made in Rihanna’s birth name, Robyn Fenty.

Although TMZ initially reported that a deadly weapon was involved in the case, it later retracted that claim.

51st Grammy Winners dominated by Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, Coldplay

February 10, 2009 by  
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Lil Wayne may have come into the Grammys with the most nominations, but the rapper had to settle for a handful of off-camera gramophones and the prime-time Best Rap Album trophy as the duo of Robert Plant and Alison Krauss dominated the night’s major categories.

Though Coldplay came in with seven nominations, they also had to settle for a trio of awards. The Grammy-catnip hookup between the former Led Zeppelin singer and the bluegrass icon garnered five trophies, including Album of the Year.