Rihanna’s new album Loud hit the shelves on Wednesday Novemeber 17, 2010. Collaborating with artists such Nicki Minaj, Drake, and Eminem, the album is expected to follow the multi-platinum path of her past albums.
Rihanna has excelled as a pop icon and international superstar. As she rises to the top her albums continue to sell millions. This 21-year old star, born in St. Michael, Barbados, has redfined the pop music culture. She was discovered by Evans Rogers, who has produced for Christina Aguilera, Kelley Clarkson, and Jessica Simpson. Rihanna exhibited an exuberant quality that later attracted her to Def Jam president Shawn Carter, also known as Jay-Z
In the summer of 2005 her debut hit “Pon de Replay” established her credibility in the music industry. She continued to astonish fans with multiple hits such as “S.O.S.” in 2006, Grammy-winning #1 global song “Umbrella” in 2007, and “Disturbia” in 2008. Her unique ability continues to captivate her fans around the world. Her star quality gained international recognition when her third album Good Girls Gone Bad, was released in 2009.
Rihanna has overcome all roadblocks and continue to reach beyond greatness. Will Rihanna continue her yearly trend of success? So far, the hit single “Love the Way You Lie” on which she collaborated with rapper Eminem has hit the top ten in iTunes. The remix of the song on her album Loud is expected to do even better. The song fearlessly targets domestic violence.
Amazingly her collaboration with Drake on the song “What’s My Name” has made #1 in the Billboard charts.
Rihanna’s album is in stores now and fans are sure to support this talented artist through her current and future success.