Robyn Rihanna Fenty
is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, businesswoman, and actress. She is widely regarded as one of the most prominent singers of the 21st century. After signing with Def Jam in 2005, Rihanna soon gained recognition with the release of her first two studio albums, Music of the Sun
(2005) and A Girl Like Me
(2006), both of which were influenced by Caribbean music and peaked within the top ten on the US Billboard 200
chart. Her third album, Good Girl Gone Bad
(2007), incorporated elements of dance-pop and established her status as a major icon in the music industry. The chart-topping single "Umbrella" earned Rihanna her first Grammy Award and catapulted her to global stardom.