Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20th, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados.
Her childhood was deeply affected by her father’s addiction to crack cocaine and parent’s rocky marriage, which ended when she was 14. During her pre-teen and teenage years, she sang to friends and family only for amusement purposes. Rihanna won a beauty pageant and performed Mariah Carey’s “Hero” in a school talent show. She formed a girl group with two classmates; when they were 15 years old. Evan Rogers was awed by the beautiful talented Rihanna, to the unfortunate detriment of her two friends.
It is known around the world since 2005 through his hit "Pon de Replay", "SOS", "Unfaithful", "Do not Stop The Music", "Disturbia" Take a bow, "Russian Roulette", "Rude Boy "," I Love You "and especially" Umbrella "with which awarded its first" Grammy "for best rap collaboration with rapper Jay-Z. Rihanna leads around the world more than 20 million copies sold in its four productions, "Music of the Sun", "A Girl Like Me", "Good Girl Gone Bad" and "Rated R", which makes it one of the most successful artists of the decade.
According to Billboard magazine number 17 was the artist of the decade and the artist with the highest digital sales. Rihanna also collaborated with rapper T.I. in topic number 1 "Live Your Life" and a triple collaboration on "Run This Town" with Jay-Z and Kanye West with Rihanna which won two Grammy's in 2010. Another key point of his career was when the pre-Grammy party in 2009 was attacked by her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. Rihanna is the recipient of many major awards as the "Grammy", "American Music Awards", "World Music Awards" and "MTV Video Music Awards", "NRJ Music Awards", among other prestigious awards. He has sold over 20 million albums and 40 million singles, which makes it one of the most successful artists of the century XXI.
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