Rude Boy

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"Rude Boy"
Single by Rihanna
from the album Rated R
Released February 19, 2010 (2010-02-19)
Format
Recorded 2009; Metropolis Studios;
(London, England)
Genre
Length 3:43
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)
Rihanna singles chronology
"Wait Your Turn"
(2009)
"Rude Boy"
(2010)
"Rockstar 101"
(2010)

"Wait Your Turn"
(2009)
"Rude Boy"
(2010)
"Rockstar 101"
(2010)
Music video
"Rude Boy" at YouTube

"Rude Boy" is a hit single sung by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. It was released in February 2010. The song is from her fourth studio album, Rated R (2009). It combines dancehall and reggae. This single received mixed reviews. It spent five weeks at number one on Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. It also topped charts in Australia and Israel. It reached number two in the UK and number seven on the Canadian Hot 100. It peaked within the top ten of most international charts. Rihanna has most recently performed the song on her Anti World Tour.

On June 30, 2015, the Recording Industry Association of America certified the song quintuple-platinum for shipments and streams of over five million copies of the song across the US.[1]

Music video[change | change source]

The music video for the song has received over 449 million views as of March 2018.[2]


References[change | change source]

  1. "Gold & Platinum - RIAA". RIAA. Retrieved 2018-03-23.
  2. "YouTube". Retrieved 2018-03-23.