Rihanna Meets With Fans For Mystery “#R8 Experience” In Paris: Morning Mix

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:: Rihanna surprised her French navy yesterday (December 17), when she DM’ed her most loyal fans in Paris to meet up with her in the city’s Trocadero area! The singer called it the “#R8 Experience,” but didn’t disclose what the actual meet-up was for. There were photographers, paparazzi and video cameras on hand, so we hope that the footage will be promo for her upcoming album! [Rihanna Daily]

:: More details of Bobby Shmurda‘s case are here. During yesterday’s press conference in NYC, the Brooklyn rapper pleaded not guilty and was ordered held on $2 million bail. [ABC]

:: Congratulations to Ashlee Simpson, who is expecting a baby with new husband Evan Ross! This marks the second child for the former singer, who has a son from a previous relationship with Fall Out Boy‘s Pete Wentz. [Just Jared]

:: During events surrounding next year’s Grammys, George Harrison and The Beegees will receive Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, among other musicians. The private ceremony will take place on February 7, just one day before music’s big night! [Rolling Stone]

Find out what music you can catch on TV today below.

:: The Talk (CBS) — Trisha Yearwood :: The Meredith Viera Show (syndicated) — Kevin Jonas :: Late Show With David Letterman (NBC) — Darlene Love :: The Wendy Williams Show (syndicated) — Mary J. Blige :: The Real (syndicated) — Nicki Minaj