10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014 10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

11 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

2014 was a year that showered us with many surprises within the entertainment realm. Some we might have expected and others completely broke the internet when it happened. From partially nude magazine covers to surprise engagements, and shocking scandals we still don't have the answers to.

With all that happened this year, it leaves you wondering what 2015 has in store. Whose wedding will go viral? Whose magazine cover will drop jaws and whose red carpet look will have us reposting every image on Instagram. While we have an entire new year to anticipate, lets take a look back at what broke the internet in 2014.

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10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Rihanna's CFDA Dress

When it was announced that Rihanna would be receiving the 2014 "Fashion Icon" award from the CFDA it seemed like all of social media was anticipating what the gorgeous singer would be wearing. Though we all knew she would slay the red carpet, no one guessed scantily clad floor-length made specifically for the Bajan goddess.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Kim Kardashian's Nude Paper Magazine Cover

Mrs. West self-titled "Break The Internet" cover for Paper Magazine, definitely did what she set out to do. The reality starlet gave the world an intimate view of her body—again. Which we thanked by keeping her trending on all social platforms.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Solange's Wedding Photos

Beyonce's younger sister is all grown up and has gracefully made a name for herself. Solange and her longtime beau Alan Ferguson wed this year in New Orleans. While rumors flew about the couple finally getting married, it wasn't until these gorgeous photos popped up on social media that confirmed the nuptials. Now everyone wants to recreate this iconic photo.

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Mimi and Nikko's Sextape

Not only did Love and Hip Hop's Mimi and Nikko's sex tape break the internet but shower rods sales were probably at the highest in history. The memes, tweets, and celeb commentary were hilarious, unfortunately at the expense of their embarrassment.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Nicki Minaj Performing With Beyonce

Beyonce tapped rapstress Nicki Minaj to lend a hand on her "Flawless Remix" and we all loved the two leading ladies finally collaborating. But it wasn't until Nicki joined Queen B on stage in Paris that had us all gasping for air. Pure Greatness!

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014


Oh Nicki! The queen of laying it all right on us and holding nothing back and thats what she did with her "Anaconda" single cover. The NSFW song, single cover, and music video had the internet going up on Tuesday.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Solange And Jay Z Elevator Gate

We never saw this coming! TMZ was the barer of bad news and we still can't believe it. While the Knowles-Carter clan is known for keeping their family life extremely private, the night Elevatorgate at the Met Ball involving Solange, Jay Z and Beyonce gave us a little sneak peek into something we never saw. And with no audio, also something we can't hear.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Kevin Hart and Eniko's Engagement

When comedian Kevin Hart proposed to his longtime girlfriend Eniko on during her 30th Birthday party, we were excited for the happy couple. Coincidentally his ex-wife, Torrei Hart's new show, Atlanta Exes premiered on that same night creating a social media frenzy.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Jay Z And Beyonce "On The Run" Tour Announcement Poster

Total surprise would be an understatement for what the Carters brought to their fans this year. For years the married power couple stated they would never do a joint tour, then Beyonce posted the poster on her Instagram page.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Robin Thick Naming Album After Ex Wife Paula Patton

We were all saddened after hearing of high school sweethearts Robin Thicke and Paula Patton called it quits. Rumors soon spread that the R&B crooner was much to blame and he went on a apology tour. Robin named his 6th studio album after his ex-wife. The album didn't do so well on the charts and no word on if Paula even took a listen.

10 Times Celebrities Broke The Internet In 2014

Lebron Returning To The Cleveland Cavaliers

After winning two NBA titles with the Miami Heat then falling short of a three-peat to the San Antonio Spurs, rumors spun that Lebron was chucking the deuces to his temporary home and returning to where it all began. After months of speculation, Lebron announced via the NY Times that he was going back to his original team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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SZA Calls For Peace While Receiving 'Rule Breaker' Award At Billboard Women In Music

SZA called for peace and understanding at Billboard's Women In Music event Thursday (Dec. 6).

During her speech for the Rule Breaker award, singer-songwriter recalled today's climate, asking her peers and those watching at home for a little bit of peace.

"I'm sorry for the state of the world honestly, for everybody in this room and I pray that all of us just get through it a little bit easier and just try not to lash out at each other," she said.

The recurring theme of unity among women was also heard on the carpet from artists like Tierra Whack. In addition to her message of love, the "Broken Clocks" singer also thanked her TDE family for rocking with her creative process.

"I'm just so thankful for everybody having patience with me, " she said. Shouting out the key members of her family in attendance, the TDE affiliate gave praise to her mother, father, and grandma. In this brief speech centered around the artist's growth Solána Imani Rowe, known more commonly as her stage name, Rowe everyone for their trust in her.

"I'm grateful for everybody taking the time to have the patience to watch someone grow, it is painful and sometimes exciting but mostly boring. And I am thankful for Top (Top Dawg Entertainment's Anthony Tiffith) for not dropping me from that label. For Peter, who I change my ideas every day and he be like okay I like this," she continued.

Thanking the likes of musical powerhouses like Alicia Keys and Whack, "The Weekend" singer offered her appreciation and condolences to Ariana Grande.

Watch SZA accept the Rule Breaker award above.

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Beyoncé, Rihanna, And J. Lo Make Forbes’ Highest-Paid Women In Music List

As November comes to a close, many publications will be crafting their year-end lists for all things pop culture. Forbes released a ranking of the world's highest-paid women in music on Monday (Nov. 19), with Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, and Rihanna holding it down for women of color.

Beyoncé comes in at No. 3 on the list with an earning of $60 million as she made most of her money through her historical Coachella performance, the joint album with husband JAY-Z, Everything is Love, and the Carters' On The Run II Tour in support of its release.

Jennifer Lopez made No. 6 for earnings tallying of over $47 million thanks to her lucrative Las Vegas residency, endorsements, and shows including World of Dance where she serves as a judge.

Rihanna follows behind the "Love Don't Cost A Thing" diva at No. 7 with earnings of over $37.5 million. Although she hasn't toured since 2016—thanks to her cosmetics and lingerie lines, Fenty Beauty and Savage Lingerie—the Bajan pop star has been keeping herself busy.

Forbes' annual list (which factors in pretax earnings from June 1, 2017, through June 1, 2018) has placed Katy Perry at the top with over $83 million in profits due to her gig as an American Idol judge and her 80-date Witness: The Tour that brought in an estimated $1 million per night.

Scroll down to see Forbes' full list below.

Katy Perry ($83 million) Taylor Swift ($80 million) Beyoncé ($60 million) P!nk ($52 million) Lady Gaga ($50 million) Jennifer Lopez ($47 million) Rihanna ($37.5 million) Helene Fischer ($32 million) Celine Dion ($31 million) Britney Spears ($30 million)


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Kelly Rowland Hops In Her Bag With New Single "Kelly"

Kelly Rowland has it all and isn't afraid to brag about it on her new single, "Kelly."

Released Thursday (Nov. 22), the singer goes the clubby, confident route while rightfully dropping her attributes like her relationship with God, smoldering looks (a.k.a the drip) among other things. With "Kelly" being the first single since her 2013's Talk a Good Game, the singer comes out swinging, reminding everyone of her power in the game.

The mother of one has promised that her new tunes will be edgier and most honest than her past work that included vulnerable tracks like "Dirty Laundry" and massive hits like "Motivation" and "Commander." Speaking with Vogue over the summer, Ms. Kelly disclosed a few details behind the album.

“It’s about love, loss, and gain and whether it’s professional or with family or whatever, it’s just honest," she said. "I had no choice but to be honest and authentic with this record: it’s about friendship and marriage.”

She also explained a drop in confidence caused her hiatus. “I was thinking about pulling back from recording, but I couldn’t help myself: I still wanted to record. I still felt like I was missing something. The third year just came and left so fast. The fourth year I said: ‘I have to get to work’ and now I’m ready to release some music! I felt like I wasted so much time, and it was my husband who actually called me out on it. He said: ‘Babe, as great as those records were, I think you were nervous, you got gun-shy’, and when he said that it was like boom, a gong went off.”

Glad to have you back, Ms. Kelly. Listen to the eponymous record up top.

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