Rihanna is a Barbadian R&B/pop recording artist who rose to fame in the late 2000's, following the release of her debut single, "Pon de Replay", which was a major success internationally.
Rihanna is recognized for her unique voice (often described as nasal yet beautiful), as well as her unique fashion preferences and constantly changing hair styles and colours.
The singer is also well-known for her controversial relationship with American R&B singer, Chris Brown, in which she was reportedly beaten by him for fluctuating reasons.
Rihanna has had numerous chart-topping singles throughout her six year career. Along with "Pon de Replay", she is best-known for "Unfaithful", "Umbrella", "Disturbia", "Only Girl (In the World)", "What's My Name" (duet with ex-boyfriend Drake), and "S&M".