Robyn Rihanna Fenty, (born February 20, 1988) known by her stage name, Rihanna, is a Barbadian singer. She is a cultural ambassador for Barbados. She is the first Barbadian artist to win a Grammy Award.
Her song 'Umbrella' was the highest selling song of 2007. Rihanna's 3rd album "Good Girl Gone Bad" was critically acclaimed and helped propel her to superstar status.
She has attained six Billboard Hot 100 number ones thus far ("SOS", "Umbrella", "Take a Bow", "Disturbia" and T.I.'s "Live Your Life").
Rihanna broke into the recording industry in 2005 with the release of her debut album Music of the Sun, which features the number 2 hit single "Pon de Replay". Less than a year later, Rihanna released A Girl Like Me and earned her first number-one single, "SOS", which sampled the popular 80s track "Tainted Love". "Unfaithful" was also released and was fairly successful.
In 2007, Rihanna released her third studio album Good Girl Gone Bad.
Along with the Reloaded edition, the album has yielded eight singles, including "Umbrella", her most successful single to date, "Don't Stop the Music" which samples Michael Jackson's Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', "Take a Bow" and "Disturbia".