|Single by Rihanna featuring Britney Spears|
|from the album Loud|
|Released||January 22, 2011|
|Recorded||2010–11 at the Roc the Mic Studios in New York City; Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles; The Bunker Studios in Paris|
4:17 (remix featuring Britney Spears)
|Certification||4× Platinum (RIAA)|
|Rihanna singles chronology|
"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.
Music video[change | change source]
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.