The ‘stand there and watch me burn’ singer tweeted a picture of a fire engine from the London Fire Brigade outside the hotel to her 23.5 million followers.
The fire caused a small amount of damage to a lift on the 7th floor of the hotel. No one was injured.
The Brigade was called at 0622 and the incident was over at 0752. Around 10 firefighters from Soho and Westminster fire stations attended the incident.
@rihanna tweeted this picture.