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Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked

From "Pon de Replay" to "Umbrella"

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6. "Only Girl (in the World)" (2010)

"Only Girl (in The World)" was one of four Number Ones Rihanna scored in 2010 (the others being "Rude Boy," "What's My Name" and Eminem's "Love the Way You Lie"). But with producers StarGate, Sandy Vee and Kuk Harrell's Europop keyboard lines and stomping progressive house beat, this was arguably the single that certified Rihanna as the queen of the EDM era. She stretches her voice an octave or two to match the soaring production and depicts a deliriously enticing nightlife scene: This girl is with you, and she wants to be your only one. Yet it's her unique Barbadian lilt that makes her more than an anonymous club queen, and that personality isn't buried by this intentionally histrionic, over-the-top Electric Daisy Carnival hit.

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