Rihanna Performing “B*tch Better Have My Money” For First Time Live At iHeartRadio Music Awards – WATCH VIDEO HERE!

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By Michael Lewittes


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Rihanna performed new single, “B*tch Better Have My Money,” for the first-time ever onstage at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Sunday. It’s the second single off her upcoming album. As Gossip Cop previously reported, the audio for the song leaked online Thursday. See video of her first performance of “B*tch Better Have My Money” below.

Rihanna emerged on stage from a helicopter that was inside the Shrine Auditorium. The singer wore bright green thigh-high boots with a matching fur coat over a super-short black dress. She also sported green sunglasses as well, and was joined by four black-clack backup dancers. Though several of the explicit lines had to be bleeped on the NBC broadcast, the crowd seemed to love every moment. “Entourage” star Jeremy Piven came on stage afterward and joked, “Let’s just hug it out, b*tch! I have your money!” And host Jamie Foxx went on to quip that Rihanna had used up the show’s quota for saying “b*tch.”

Last week, Gossip Cop exclusively corrected an inaccurate webloid report that claimed “B*tch Better Have My Money” was a “diss song” by Rihanna about Beyonce. As we noted, the song, which was written by four people and produced by a few others, including Jay Z‘ friend and collaborator, Kanye West, has nothing to do with Beyonce. In fact, an impeccable Rihanna source told Gossip Cop that the claim , which was first floated by MediaTakeOut, is “unbelievably wrong.”

Check out the video of Rihanna’s first-ever live performance of “B*tch Better Have My Money” below. What do you think of the song?

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