In the LOL news of the day: Usher & Rihanna “Romantically Interested” in Each Other

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Usher and Rihanna heated up Coachella this weekend, party-hopping and catching all the big acts with a slew of other celebs. And it looks like the desert heat sparked a connection between the R&B superstars. OK! has the exclusive scoop on this hot-new-couple alert!

On Saturday, Usher and Rihanna both hit up the Armani Exchange A|X and 944 magazine party — called the “Neon Carnival.”

“Usher requested a table next to Rihanna,” an insider tells OK!. “She arrived before Usher, with her bodyguards. Then a bit later Usher and his entourage arrived.”

The duo mingled for the whole night, and their connection turned into a fun competition!

“Usher and Rihanna were having a dance off,” the source adds. “The crowd was going crazy, circling around them and cheering them on, with members of each celeb’s crew jumping in to take a turn.”

Another source close to the duo tells OK! exclusively, “They’re romantically interested in each other.”