"S&M" is a song by Barbadian singer Rihanna. It is about BDSM. It is the third single off her studio album Loud (2010). Another version of the song featuring pop singer Britney Spears was released after Rihanna instructed fans to vote for an artist to be featured on the remix of the song. It has charted successfully in twelve countries. It hit number one in the United States, Canada, and Australia, while reaching the top three in the United Kingdom.
"S&M" was the 12th-best performing song of 2011 in the U.S. and UK and the 20th-best performing in Canada. The genre of this song is Eurodance.
The music video was directed by Melanie Matsoukas, who has worked with other artists like Beyoncé. The video was banned from YouTube because it was sexually explicit. However, it is available for users who are signed into their accounts and over the age of 18.