Rihanna Taps Kevin Hart, Lionel Richie for Diamond Ball

Rihanna, Kevin Hart, Lionel Richie

Rihanna Taps Kevin Hart, Lionel Richie for Diamond Ball

Singer readies second-annual charity event.

Published November 9, 2015

Kevin Hart will host and Lionel Richie has been announced as a performer for Rihanna's second-annual Diamond Ball next month, People reports. The yearly event raises money for RiRi's Clara Lionel Foundation, launched in 2012.  


"I'm so proud of the work the Clara Lionel Foundation has done in its first year and can't wait to celebrate with the iconic Lionel Richie and incredibly talented Kevin Hart at this year's Diamond Ball," she said in a statement.  

Last year’s inaugural Diamond Ball raised more than $2 million for her non-profit, aimed at helping to improve global communities in health, education, arts and culture. The organization is named after Rihanna’s grandparents, Lionel  Braithwaite and the late ClaraDollyBraithwaite.

The 2015 Diamond Balls goes down Dec. 10 in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Written by Latifah Muhammad


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