Rihanna Shares Instagram Clip, Says "Love on the Brain" Will Be Next Single from 'Anti' Album
Rihanna has revealed in an Instagram clip that “Love on the Brain” will be the next single from her Anti album.
“#nextsingle” she wrote on a short video of her performing the song during the tour for Anti. Other singles from the album have included her Drake duet “Work,” “Kiss It Better” and “Needed Me.”
According to Billboard, Rihanna also performed “Love on the Brain” during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards and her eighth studio effort reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 when it was released this past February.
In other Rihanna news, the singer is also slated to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the upcoming 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, joining past recipients Kanye West, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Beastie Boys.
Rihanna announced the news via Twitter and described herself as being “honored” that she was chosen. The Video Vanguard Award was formerly known as the Lifetime Achievement Award.
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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Rihanna was chosen to receive the award because of the stunning visual quality of her videos.
Two of the videos behind her nomination include the short film for “B*tch Better Have My Money,” which was crime drama-themed and the cinema photography for her “We Found Love” music video.
She has also been nominated for other VMAs including Best Female Video for “Work” featuring Drake as well as a Best Collaboration award for her work on “This Is What You Came For” with Calvin Harris.
Rihanna will be presented with the Video Vanguard Award on Aug. 28 during the MTV show, which will be held at New York’s Madison Square Garden.