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Hopes and Dreams for Rihanna's 2016 Grammys Performance

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Rihanna is performing at the 2016 Grammys, and here's what I, resident Racked Rihanna scholar and disciple, hope she does with her time on stage.

First, I hope she wears another see-through dress like this one on the red carpet.

I hope she wears another bright fur coat on stage.

I hope she wears her weird fuzzy socks.

I hope she doesn't invite Kanye this time.

I hope she does bring a ton of money with her to throw around.

I hope Her Majesty is there.

I hope she dances on Drake again and it's just as embarrassing as before.

I hope she premiers the "Work" video because it looked really fun on her Snapchat.

I hope she sings "Work, Woo" and "Same Ol' Mistakes" in that order, because those are my favorite songs, in that order.

I know she won't perform "Rude Boy" because it's old, but I really wish she would.

I hope she decides to fly there on the Rihanna plane, and I hope she invites me this time.

In reality, it'll probably be a pretty straightforward (but really fun!) performance of "Work" and another banger off of Anti, so I should probably temper my expectations because this isn't a Rihanna concert, it's the Grammys, and a lot of other people are performing too. So long as it's not exclusively streamed on Tidal for a week, we're good.

Update: Sorry to say, all of our hopes and dreams have been crushed. Rihanna won't perform at the Grammys tonight at all, according to TMZ. She had to cancel due to a bad case of bronchitis.