Justin Bieber’s concert takings are Stolen!

Justin Bieber was the victim of a sophisticated Ocean’s Eleven style cash heist while performing in South Africa on Sunday evening.Hours after the singer finished performing at Johannesburg’s FNB football stadium, a gang of criminals broke into the venue’s secure cash storage room and took the concert’s takings.

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The gang are believed to have spent at least three days digging their way through the stadium strong room’s double thick walls.

They struck when it was full of cash from merchandise and refreshment stalls that operated both during Sunday evening’s Justin Bieber concert and also a recent performance by Bon Jovi.   Today 94,000 capacity stadium was on lockdown as police, forensic experts and security company officials searched for clues into the daring heist.

A source told South Africa’s Eyewitness News radio news service that, having gained access to the strong room, the gang used ropes to lower themselves through the hole and down a three metre drop.   The news service reported that the strong room remained littered with bricks and debris from the hole in the ceiling and that ropes still hung from the ceiling.

The suspects managed to make off without being detected. The theft was only discovered on Monday morning. It is not known how much money was taken.

Police are reportedly working on the assumption that the heist was an inside job as the gang appear to have detailed knowledge of the stadium’s security arrangements.   The iconic FNB Stadium – also known as Soccer City or The Calabash – is the largest sports stadium in Africa and was the centrepiece of South Africa’s hosting of the 2010 football World Cup.   Bieber is on the latest leg of his Believe world tour and his sold out concert on Sunday went well apart from the backstage incident.

His Mother’s Day tribute melted his fans’ hearts when he surprised his mother Pattie Mallette with an on-stage serenade to his tune One Less Lonely Girl.

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Rihanna shines bright

Rihanna certainly had an action-packed Saturday.   And she made sure to dress the part with three costume changes for the day’s events, celebrating ‘weed day’ on April 20 or better known as 4/20.   But her final ensemble for the evening’s festivities was the skimpiest and most flattering of them all as she headed to a nightclub in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, after a crowd-pleasing performance for her Diamonds world tour.

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The Barbadian songstress donned strappy stilettos for the night on the town.

The black footwear added more than a few inches to her height and nicely showcased her sun kissed legs after her sweaty dance routine onstage just hours before.

She was certain to make sure her accessories caught just as much attention as her toned body.   The Diamonds (In The Sky) recording artist also wore statement earrings as she sported pink lipstick and white nail polish.   And it was a good thing that Rihanna donned the daring outfit as she got a surprise visit from a certain South American Victoria’s Secret Angel just prior to her nightclub appearance.

Adriana Lima popped by to congratulate the singer and blow a few coy kisses to the camera as the two posed for some playful snaps backstage.

The Brazilian model attended the concert in a ripped vest and leather leggings.

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Rihanna playfully captioned a snap of the two of them: ‘Only bad b*****s get backstage on the #DIAMONDSWorldTour #nobasiczone.’

In the photograph Lima can be seen affectionately kissing the singer’s cheek.

After her dance heavy performance onstage, the adventurous singer indulged in a 4/20 treat, as evidenced by her Twitter, where she posted a photograph of a cake in the shape of a marijuana leaf.

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‘What did I do to deserve the epicness that is my fans??!!’ she wrote in a caption accompanying the photograph, indicating that the dessert came from an admirer.

The singer toasted her fans with a celebratory smoke, writing, ‘#420 it’s a celebration b******!! Thank you to all my ft. Lauderdale and Miami fam that came through #DWT #backstageLife.’

Back in business

She was forced to cancel three concerts earlier this week after being struck down with an undisclosed illness.   However, Rihanna showed she was back to her usual self as she stepped out in a signature skimpy outfit as she boarded a flight in Los Angeles on Friday.   The Barbadian singer, 25, looked like she was back to health as she boarded a private plane to Tampa, Florida ahead of her gig that night.

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Although looking undeniably thin, she wore a pair of denim short shorts, black top with side slits and a pair of £1,107 Alexander Wang Martha cut-out leather boots.   Ahead of takeoff, she tweeted: ‘#DIAMONDSWORLDTOUR I’m back!!! #Tampa we’re coming to find you!!!’   She also posted an Intagram photo of her wearing her distinctive white sandals in the cockpit of her private plane, captioning it: ‘Just me and my cockpit.’

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Her Tampa concert went off without a hitch, with British reality TV star Jessica Wright in the audience.   The Only Way Is Essex star tweeted: ‘My love has grown even more for @rihanna since tonight’s show in Tampa! Love her!!!! Bed now shattered wicked night.’   Earlier this week, Rihanna cancelled two gigs in Houston, Texas, which followed on from previous cancellations in Baltimore and Boston last month.

She then returned home to Los Angeles, where she was photographed visiting a medical centre on Tuesday.

Writing on Instagram last week, the singer said: ”I was sick since San Diego! I kept working because I thought two days off after the Vegas show would be enough time to recover and I f****ed up, those were two days off from hell and today is not different!   ‘I’m sad and disappointed about it! I had all kinds of plans for Houston!’

Concert promoter Live Nation added that the cancellation was ‘as a result of illness’, although declined to reveal the exact nature of said sickness.   However, many fans have been speculating about the nature of Rihanna’s illness, as the singer has been seen partying in between her tour stops.   Rihanna has regularly posted shots of her antics on her Twitter and Instagram pages – most recently of which showed her and a group of friends celebrating the singer’s friend Melissa Forde’s birthday on the bus en route to San Diego.

Hitting in the low notes!

It was the first night of her second headline tour – The Glassheart Tour.   So it’s no surprise that Leona Lewis fancied wearing something memorable on Monday evening in Berlin.   The 28-year-old showed it’s not just her music which hits the high notes, as she took to the stage in the fashion forward, stomach and cleavage baring outfit.

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She teamed them with the crop top in black which featured an extravagant large white collar on just one side.   Making sure the daring top stood out she wore her long hair pulled off her face in a sleek ponytail.

And to complete her vampy on stage look she wore exaggerated flicked eyeliner, while keeping her lips nude.   Standing on stage alone Leona cut a striking figure as she belted out her well-known hits for her German audience.   Ahead of her first show the softly-spoken singer tweeted about her nerves, she wrote: ‘Touch down in Berlin! First show of the #GlassheartTour gulp!’

Beyonce opens world tour!

If it was Beyoncé’s wish to grab the attention – and the headlines – on the opening night of her Mrs. Carter tour, she certainly succeeded.   While her bootylicious body alone is enough to catch the eye – the singer took no chances as she graced the stage in her raciest costume yet.   Beyoncé, 31, stunned concert goers in a gold sequin-encrusted bodysuit adorned with a pair of trompe l’oeil breasts – complete with protruding nipples – as she stormed the stage in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday evening.

Superstar Beyonce goes through some sexy costumes changes as she returns to top form on the 1st night of her Mrs Carter World tour at Kombank Arena in Belgade, Serbia

Although the singer started her career in clothes designed by mother Tina Knowles, she enlisted the help of some famous friends while putting together the wardrobe for her latest extravaganza.   British designer Julien Macdonald designed pieces for Beyoncé’s wardrobe.   Likewise, Emilio Pucci creative director Peter Dundas and Dsquared2 designers Dean and Dan Caten, and Ralph and Russo are also said to have collaborated with the pop idol.   Footwear impresario Stuart Weitzman contributed the entirety of the dancing diva’s shoes.

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After shimmying and strutting in the racy fringe-lined, sequin-covered piece, Beyoncé slipped into a second bodysuit.   He told People magazine:’I’ve been doing shoes for so long for her, we’ve learned what she needs,’  that includes heels ‘of a special width for her to dance on’ rubberized soles ‘so she’s not slippin’ and slidin’ around’ and extra padding inside.   He added: ‘She really is interested in the way the shoe feels on her foot.   ‘She absolutely has the impression of not being willing to suffer, no matter how the shoe looks on her foot.’

The singer put Weitzman’s shoes to work as she channeled Wonder Woman in a mesh-paneled bodysuit, which featured gold rope detailing and a PVC trimmed peplum skirt.

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The ensemble also included a leather collar and matching wrist cuffs.   Later, a harem of dancers in complementary skirted suits flanked the Single Ladies performer.   A crimson gown fastened at the chest by a gold pendant provided a bold pop of colour to an otherwise monochrome collection.

Still, black-based bodysuits seem to be the Halo crooner’s go-to ensemble, as she strutted in two more such pieces before ending the evening.   One piece provided full-body coverage, allowing Beyoncé’s voice to shine as she was illuminated by a single spotlight.

Meanwhile, another star-studded suit featured a waist-cinching belt and accentuated the singer’s shapely legs.

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Beyoncé has 64 more shows on the tour which will see her travel across Europe, North America and South America.

The Crazy In Love hitmaker had been due to play eight English shows starting April 29th and more May, but following popular demand she has now added three more gigs to her tour.

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Beyonce’s UK itinerary now includes additional appearances at London’s The O2 on 4 and 5 May, and the Manchester Arena on 9 May.

This brings the pop sensation’s total number of shows in London to six and Manchester to three.   She will also perform two gigs in Birmingham.  The former Destiny’s Child singer will then take a month’s break before returning to the stage at Los Angeles’ Staples Center on 28 June.   Beyonce will perform on 3 August in her spouse’s hometown of Brooklyn, New York.   Australia, Asia and Latin America will be included on the second leg of the tour, which will run for over a year.   Her last show is scheduled for September 13 in Brazil.

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Taylor Swift Kicks off RED TOUR!

Taylor Swift unleashed her raunchy side as she donned a racy black outfit as she kicked
off her RED Tour in Nebraska on Wednesday.

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The popstrel looked stunning in a skimpy black and gold number which featured a low cut top , skimpy hotpant-style shorts and leather boots that went up to her knees.

A troupe of backing dancers pranced around in the background while she showed surprising rhythm as she gyrated on stage.

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But there was far more to come from the 23 year old as she speedily changed into a
virginal white dress as she burst into another of her well worn standards.

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She played a clutch of her biggest hits including We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.

It was the first of two sold dates in the state , and it had all the lavish trappings of an arena spectacular confetti filled finale.

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They were even treated to a special duet between Taylor and her opening act Ed Sheeran.

After her stint in Nebraska she is travelling around North America to play 66 shows in
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After her stint in Nebraska she is travelling around North America to play 66 shows in 47 cities.
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That Girl Is On Fire!

She was taking to the stage for a sell out gig at the Los Angeles Staples Centre.

Alicia Keys certainly made sure to command attention as she paraded her impressive curves in a plunging sequin leotard at her Set The World On Fire Tour on Tuesday night.

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Flashing a hint of toned and taut midriff with just a tiny mesh overlay protecting her modesty , the 32 year old singer looks positively incredible as she strutted her stuff in front of a legion of fans.

In contrast to her daring top , The mother of one teamed the sexy garment with a more demure pair of high-waisted black cigarette pants.