Rihanna's 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked

From "Pon de Replay" to "Umbrella"

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22. "Take a Bow" (2008)

Rihanna's 2007 LP Good Girl Gone Bad was such an such an enormous success thanks to "Umbrella," "Shut Up and Drive" and "Don't Stop The Music" that one year after it hit stores it was re-released as Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded, featuring three brand new songs. The leadoff single was "Take a Bow," written by the Norwegian duo Stargate and Ne-Yo. It was the exact same team that created Beyoncé's "Irreplaceable" and they struck gold again with "Take a Bow," which made Billboard history by leaping from Number 53 to Number One in a single week. It was an unambiguous sign, not that anyone needed it, that Rihanna wasn't going anywhere for a long, long time. 

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