The line was born from Rihanna's vision creating an inclusive brand. It marked her return to making dance-pop records. [315][316] She is the tenth best-selling[317] and the second best-selling female singles artist in the country, only behind Madonna[318] and is second only to the Beatles for the most million-selling singles in the UK of all time. In March 2015, Rihanna was chosen as the new face of Dior; making her the first black woman to be the face of the brand. In February 2013, at the 55th Grammy Awards, Rihanna won her sixth Grammy Award, in the category Best Short Form Music Video for "We Found Love" (2011). With sales of over 250 million records worldwide, Rihanna is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. [16] Despite being skeptical, he invited Rihanna to audition for the label. [391] It was later revealed Amazon Studios would distribute the film and Regency Enterprises had financed the film, with it being released on April 13. A scene of Rihanna being approached by a speeding car at night was compared to the altercation with Chris Brown. 1 in the list of 2013 BRIT Awards artist nominees. [436], On February 8, 2009, Rihanna's scheduled performance at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards was canceled. [213] As of December 2016, she has accumulated over 10 billion views on the site. This version also premiered on Amazon Prime Video on October 2, 2020. An alternate take on this song is that she is saying she wants to be like Eve in the Garden of Eden. [364] In November 2011, Rihanna announced her first fashion venture with Armani. [210] "Man Down", which features Rihanna shooting a man in a train station, was criticized by the Parents Television Council. Many of her music videos were shot as short films exploring issues such as love triangles, abuse and substance abuse romance, including "We Found Love" and "Man Down". ", "Adele and Rihanna score UK's latest million selling singles", "Coco Perez A Sneak Peek at Rihanna's Perfume! [382] The show received universal acclaim from critics. [421], Rihanna currently owns a $14 million penthouse in Manhattan, New York. 1 songs in the chart's history. [46], On 9 June 2008, Rihanna released Good Girl Gone Bad Live, her first live long-form video. He was arrested on suspicion of making criminal threats. [205][208] The video for "Russian Roulette" features Rihanna in a padded room playing a game of russian roulette with her partner. Introducing the 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon of the Year... "Hot 100 Turns 60! Rihanna's father used to physically abuse her mother, and Rihanna would try to get in between them to break up fights. Westbury Road is the name of her Barbados residence. [64][65] [350], In September 2019, Rihanna promoted the brand in a show again during the New York Fashion Week held at the Barclays Center with modeling appearances from models Alex Wek, Bella Hadid, Cara Delevingne, actress Laverne Cox, and musicians Normani and 21 Savage. [349] She showcased the brand at the New York Fashion Week in September 2018. Brown received five years of probation and was ordered to stay 50 yards (46 m) away from Rihanna, unless at public events, which then would be reduced to 10 yards (9 m). Their relationship ended in February 2009, after which Rihanna dated Drake on-and-off from 2009 to 2016. "—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory. Rihanna premieres fifth album, Loud, in London. [133][134] Rihanna was also featured on Drake's "Too Good" and on Mike Will Made It's "Nothing Is Promised". [171] She cited Brandy's fourth studio album, Afrodisiac (2004), as her main inspiration for her third album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007). [446], Barbadian singer, actress, and businesswoman, "[My music is] just imagination, being creative; that's what my music is composed with. [339], Fenty is a fashion brand by Rihanna under luxury fashion group LVMH which launched in May 2019. [86][87] "Cheers (Drink to That)", which interpolates Avril Lavigne's 2002 single "I'm with You", was released as the seventh and final single from the album. Rihanna and L.A. Reid were the executive producers of Loud and worked with various record producers, including Stargate, Sandy Vee, The Runners, Tricky Stewart and Alex da Kid. [155] Andy Gill from The Independent feels that "California King Bed" features her best vocal performance. [352], In July 2020, Rihanna launched a skin care brand called Fenty Skin. Her eighth album, Anti (2016), showcased a new creative control following her departure from Def Jam. [13], Rihanna's fourth studio album, Rated R (2009), peaked at number one on the Swiss Albums Chart and sold over three million copies worldwide. [92], Rihanna's sixth album, Talk That Talk, was released in November 2011. Since the beginning of her career in 2005, Rihanna has sold over 250 million records and singles, making her one of the best-selling artists of all time. I always look for the most interesting silhouette or something that's a little off. [301] Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards and honours, including 9 Grammy Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, 13 American Music Awards, 8 People's Choice Awards, among others. Brown said of hearing details of his assault of Rihanna, "I'm in shock, because, first of all, that's not who I am as a person, and that's not who I promise I want to be. In 2014, Rihanna appeared on Shakira's single, "Can't Remember to Forget You". [126], In late 2015, Rihanna inked a $25 million contract with Samsung that would see her promoting Samsung's Galaxy line of products whilst Samsung would sponsor the release of her eighth studio album and its supporting tour. Rihanna began the decade with the vibrant and vivacious Loud (2010), her fifth album, and one that’s filled with the bright, fierce energy we’ve come to associate with its creator.Loud was a departure from its predecessor, Rated R, where Rihanna probed darker themes and found release through artistic self-expression.. [313] She has been named the top Mainstream Top 40 chart artist of the past twenty years by Billboard; she ranks first with most entries (36), most top tens (23) and most No. It marked her return to making dance-pop records. [174] The album is a mixture of ballads, party anthems and empowering love songs. [292] During Rihanna's third annual "Diamond Ball", former U.S. president Barack Obama, praised Rihanna's work and stated: "[She's] become a powerful force in the fight to give people dignity. [14][15] It was also certified two-times platinum by both BPI and RIAA. [178] Her music video for "Umbrella" shows Rihanna's transition into adulthood and her newly adopted image. [66] '"[38] Her vocal performance on Loud (2010) received positive reviews from music critics. 3 in the U.S and number No. [415], During her performance at the NCAA March Madness Music Festival, Rihanna expressed her disagreement with Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act that allows companies and individuals to use their religious beliefs as protection, in case of being accused of discrimination against LGBT people. 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The music would be distributed through Universal Music Group. In support of the album, Rihanna began the Good Girl Gone Bad Tour in September 2007, with 80 shows across the US, Canada and Europe. The proceeds from the single were given to the fundraiser. [17] It was also certified three-times platinum by the RIAA and sold over 5.5 million copies worldwide. [218] In a May 2013 interview with MTV, The Vagina Monologues writer and feminist Eve Ensler praised the singer, saying, "I'm a huge Rihanna fan, I think she has a kind of agency over her sexuality and she's open about her sexuality, she has enormous grace and she's immensely talented. [166] With its provocative subject matter and lyrics, she began incorporating a wide range of genres including, pop, R&B, reggae, dubstep, hip hop and EDM. 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Her childhood was deeply affected by her father's alcoholism and crack cocaine addiction, which contributed to her parents' strained marriage. It debuted at No. Rihanna stated, "Hair, makeup, and styling play an important role in creativity, I am very involved with that part of my process, so this agency was an organic thing for me to do." [75] In late 2010, she was featured on three singles: Kanye West's "All of the Lights", from the album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010),[76] Nicki Minaj's "Fly", from her debut studio album Pink Friday (2010)[77] and David Guetta's "Who's That Chick? [288][289][290][291] In February 2017, Rihanna was named Harvard University's "Humanitarian of the Year" by the Harvard Foundation. [424] Forbes began reporting on Rihanna's earnings in 2012. "[348], In 2018, Rihanna launched a lingerie brand named Savage X Fenty. [5][6] She grew up in a three-bedroom bungalow in Bridgetown and sold clothes with her father in a stall on the street. The ad put out by Snapchat asked if users would rather "slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown" in a "Would you rather" format. Artists with the most number-ones on the U.S. Dance Club Songs chart - Wikipedia Renea previously penned Rihanna's 2011 single "California King Bed" (Loud, 2010). I want to discover more types of music". The American songwriter Ester Dean wrote "S&M" in collaboration with the producers Stargate and Sandy Vee. [342], – Rihanna's mission for creating Fenty Beauty[343], In 2017, Rihanna launched her critically acclaimed cosmetics company Fenty Beauty under LVMH's Kendo Brands. The brand has been positively reviewed by the public for including plus size models in their promotion, though some fans argued there were not enough plus sizes. [45] Rihanna was nominated for several 2008 Grammy Awards for Good Girl Gone Bad, winning Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Umbrella" alongside Jay-Z, her first Grammy Award. She has earned 14 number-ones and 31 top-ten singles in the US and 30 top-ten entries in the UK. By late 2008, Rihanna still remained on the charts with the release of the fifth single from Good Girl Gone Bad, "Rehab", and was named "Diva of the Year" by Entertainment Weekly for her "newfound staying power". Published. 3 Woman of the Year", "Susan Boyle Sees 'Dream' Soar To No. [8] The next year, she released her second studio album, A Girl like Me (2006). "[441], In March 2018, Rihanna posted a statement shaming Snapchat for mocking her domestic violence situation. 5 in the United Kingdom and the United States, where it sold 115,000 copies in its first week. He'll call out these big fancy words: 'OK, I want you to do staccato.' The first collaboration single was Kanye West's "Famous", where Rihanna provided uncredited guest vocals. He turned himself into police and was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. [362] In July 2013, lager production company Budweiser announced that Rihanna had become a part of their global "Made For Music" campaign, also co-starring Jay-Z. [373] The following year, Rihanna released her first trainer with Puma and it sold out online with three hours of its pre-sale launch. She gives to her fans, friends and foundation not just herself but her energy and spirit. "[5] Rihanna went to Rogers's hotel room, where she performed renditions of Destiny's Child's "Emotion" and Mariah Carey's "Hero". Its lead single, " Only Girl (In the World) ", " What's My … The album produced three US Billboard Hot 100s. During her childhood, she would go around singing Whitney Houston songs and "A Whole New World" into her hairbrush so much that her neighbors started calling her "Robyn Redbreast". [229][230] She commented that as a child she "used to watch her [mother] get dressed" and that her love and admiration for fashion started with her mom. [211] "We Found Love", which shows Rihanna and her love interest in a drug-filled unhealthy relationship,[209] sparked criticism from the Rape Crisis Centre for its inappropriate message. Loud peaked at number one on the UK Albums Chart and was certified six-times platinum by the BPI. She also recorded the song "Stranded (Haiti Mon Amour)" together with Jay-Z, Bono and The Edge for the same campaign to alleviate the 2010 Haiti earthquake. [219] In 2009, New York magazine described Rihanna's early look as that of "a cookie-cutter teen queen", noting she has the ability "to shift looks dramatically and with such ease". [429][430] In a May 2013 interview, Brown stated that he and Rihanna had broken up again. [96][97] The song was later named the 24th biggest hit of all time on the Billboard Hot 100. [204] Jocelyn Vena of MTV wrote, "Rihanna, like Madonna, also has a tendency to make truly thought-provoking music videos that fit the songs they represent. [216] Whilst commenting on her third album's accompanying tour, The Times compared Rihanna's stage wardrobe styling to that of Janet Jackson and called her "a vision of Ann Summers couture in thigh-high boots and a few scraps of black PVC. She launched a makeup line "so that women everywhere would be included," focusing on a wide range of traditionally hard-to-match skin tones, creating formulas that work for all skin types, and pinpointing universal shades. [212] But Charne Graham of the Houston Press defended the singer, asking, "Why should Rihanna's music videos get everyone riled up when others' equally sexual and controversial videos are in rotation? [34][35], In early 2007, Rihanna appeared on the single "Roll It" with Jamaican band J-Status and fellow Barbadian singer-songwriter Shontelle. Rihanna's fifth album, Loud (2010), spawned the number one hit singles "Only Girl (In the World)", "What's My Name? [378] On June 2, 2014, Rihanna received the Fashion Icon Award at the 2014 Council of Fashion Designers of America Fashion Awards at the Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall.[379]. The business based in Los Angeles was set up in order to assist artists in booking commercials, editorial shoots, ad campaigns and red-carpet appearances. [138][139], Rihanna released several collaborations in 2017. [43][44] The songs "Shut Up and Drive", "Hate That I Love You" (featuring Ne-Yo) and "Don't Stop the Music" were also released as singles, with the latter becoming an international hit. ", "The Official Top 10 biggest selling female singles artists of all time revealed! Rihanna made her acting debut in a cameo role in the straight-to-DVD film Bring It On: All or Nothing, released in August 2006. [27] A Girl like Me was released in April 2006. Rihanna's fifth album, Loud, garnered three number-ones: "Only Girl (In the World)", "S&M" and "California King Bed". All of her albums have been certified platinum and multi-platinum in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and have totalled sales of over 10 million copies in the country. 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[12], In 2003, Rihanna formed a musical trio with two of her classmates. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart", "Rihanna and Drake 'Work' Into No. [72] Reaching number 2, the song became the biggest-selling song of 2010 in the UK and the first of Rihanna's singles to sell over a million copies in the country. Loud, Rihanna's fifth studio album, was released in November 2010. [360] Meanwhile, the US version of Styled to Rock premiered on October 25, 2013 on Bravo. [346] Time magazine named Fenty Beauty as one of "The 25 Best Inventions of 2017", citing the breadth of its range. First she was the featured part in Future's "Selfish", the lead single from the rapper's sixth studio album, Hndrxx. 10 on the Billboard 200 and received a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), denoting shipments of over 500,000 units. 1 on Forbes' 2012 list of Social Networking Superstars. 1 single there since Wet Wet Wet's single "Love Is All Around" spent 15 weeks at the top in 1994. [228] Her image and fashion has changed several times with different hairstyles since the release of her third album. 1 on Dance/Club Play Chart; Second-Most No. Rihanna's musical career has been an experiment with new musical ideas and stated that she wants "to make music that could be heard in parts of the world that I'd never been to". Aside from music, Rihanna is known for her involvement in humanitarian causes, entrepreneurial ventures, and the fashion industry. [54][55][56] In August 2008, Rihanna and a host of other female singers recorded the charity single "Just Stand Up! [375][376] 2016 saw Rihanna debut her first clothing line in collaboration with Puma at New York Fashion Week; the collection was met with rave reviews from fashion critics. Working together, I know we can amplify our efforts and ensure that millions of children gain access to education globally. [260][261] [...] They had a brand, they had an idea of what they wanted me to be without figuring out who I was. [23], Music of the Sun was released in August 2005. "[232] Jess Cartner-Morley of The Guardian wrote that "Rihanna's wardrobe is the most talked-about, influential and dissected in pop right now" and that whatever she wears "is immediately reproduced on the high street, because it sells". The song was released on January 21, 2011, as the fourth single from the album. ", "S&M", "We Found Love", "Diamonds", and "Stay". [366] They published three more collections for the brand. [160] She commented, "as I grow older, I want to know more about music. [160] When she first came to the US, she was exposed to different types of music with "rock being one of them, and I fell in love with it. 1 and eighth top 10 album on the chart. Also starring Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne, the film was released by STX Entertainment on July 21, 2017 in the US[384][385] Rihanna was one of the all-female cast in the heist film Ocean's 8, directed by Gary Ross and released by Warner Bros. on June 8, 2018. 6 October 2010. image caption The star … The house launched in a pop-up store on May 22, 2019 in Paris, before launching worldwide online on May 29 and includes clothing, accessories such as sunglasses and footwear etc., it will also be the first that LVMH have launched since 1987. [26] Rihanna starred as Petty Officer (GM2) Cora Raikes in her first theatrical feature film Battleship, which was released on May 18, 2012. Rihanna has also ventured into acting, appearing in major roles in Battleship (2012), Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017), and Ocean's 8 (2018). [311] According to Billboard, her total album sales stand at 54 million copies sold worldwide. [169][170] While the first half of the record shares many 1980s pop influences with songs like "Don't Stop the Music" and "Shut Up and Drive", the second half retreats into standard R&B. [243] The dress, which had taken two years to make before Rihanna came across it,[244] became the subject of a documentary by Pietra Brettkelly, entitled Yellow Is Forbidden. Just remembered as me, 'cause I'm true to my music, and I just want people to realize that and appreciate me for that". The album features several guest vocal… In November 2015, Rihanna and Benoit Demouy launched a beauty and stylist agency named Fr8me. [177] She also branched out into house music with tracks like "We Found Love", "Only Girl (In the World)" and "Complicated. Rihanna has seven No. She was appointed as an ambassador of education, tourism, and investment by the Government of Barbados in 2018. A second single, "If It's Lovin' that You Want", was not as successful as its predecessor, but reached the top 10 in Australia, Ireland and New Zealand. Aside from her work in music, Rihanna made her acting debut in a cameo role in the successful straight-to-DVD film Bring It On: All or Nothing, released in August 2006. [319] Her collaboration with Eminem, "Love the Way You Lie", along with "Umbrella", "Disturbia", "Only Girl (In the World)", "We Found Love" and "Diamonds", are among the best-selling singles of all time. [70][71] [146] In August 2019, fans noticed that Rihanna and co-songwriters Collin Edwards, Monique Lawrence, and Alexander Ogunmokun registered a song titled "Private Loving" with the music publishing organization BMI. "[293] On 21 September 2018, Rihanna was appointed by the government of Barbados to be an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with special duties of promoting "education, tourism and investment for the island. [117] That same month, American hip hop artist Wale released a remixed version of his single "Bad" featuring Rihanna. [110] The album's second single, "Stay", featuring Mikky Ekko, reached the top five in over twenty countries, including No. ", "Rihanna Is MTV News' No. The show was renewed for a third time in 2020, with appearances from musicians such as Travis Scott, Rosalía, Bad Bunny, Ella Mai, Lizzo, Big Sean, Miguel, Roddy Ricch and Rico Nasty. By Mark Savage BBC News entertainment reporter. [122] Two further singles followed its release: "Bitch Better Have My Money" and "American Oxygen";[123][124][125] neither made the final track listing for Rihanna's eighth studio album. "[182][183], In her youth, she would see Bob Marley on television because of his fame in the Caribbean. [425], In 2007, Rihanna began dating fellow singer Chris Brown. 1 in more than 20 countries worldwide, including on the US Billboard Hot 100, where it became Rihanna's 12 No. "[340], Rihanna exclusively uses her surname for business endeavors not related to her music career so not as to conflate the two. [5][9] She attended Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and Combermere School, where she studied alongside future international cricketers Chris Jordan and Carlos Brathwaite. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart", "Rihanna's 'Diamonds' Shines Atop Hot 100", "Baauer's 'Harlem Shake' Debuts Atop Revamped Hot 100", "Rihanna takes fans, media on party plane trip to 7 countries", "Rihanna 777' Documentary Coming to Fox in May", "Early Grammy Winners Include Rihanna, Jay-Z and Kanye West", "The BRIT Awards 2013: The biggest selling nominees revealed", "Rihanna Unveils Diamonds Tour Dates After Big VMA Night", "iTunes Music – Bad [Remix] (feat. Only Girl (In The World) is part of Rihanna’s fifth album, Loud. Jay-Z acquired the parent company of Tidal, Aspiro, in the first quarter of 2015. Album: AntiArtist: RihannaRelease Date: January 27, 2016I do not own the rights to this music. In summer 2010, Rihanna collaborated with rapper Eminem on "Love the Way You Lie", which was a major worldwide success, reaching No. Now that she's gleefully shredding it apart, she'll probably generate a whole new comet trail of Rihannabes. Robyn Rihanna Fenty (/riˈænə/ ree-AN-ə;[1][n 1] born February 20, 1988)[2] is a Barbadian singer, actress, and businesswoman. She co-chaired the 2018 Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination themed event, wearing Maison Margiela.[246]. [307][308][309], On 1 July 2015, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced that Rihanna had surpassed more than 100 million Gold and Platinum song certifications. [262] In 2014, Time magazine's pop stardom ranking metric ranked Rihanna second in history, based on all-time chart performance and contemporary significance. [363], Early in her career, Rihanna made clear her interest in fashion and desire to work in the clothing design industry. 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