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Readers’ Poll: The 10 Best Rihanna Songs

See which song beat “Diamonds” and “We Found Love” for the top spot

Rihanna; Readers' Poll

After Rihanna released 'Anti,' her eighth album, we asked you to tell us the best songs of her career

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Rihanna is one of pop's biggest hitmakers, but her recently released eighth album Anti proves that she has the ability to successfully depart from that chart-topping streak to create music that is both weird and vulnerable. Not only has her chart dominance been successful, but the quality and trailblazing nature of her singles have been just as consistent. In honor of Rih's long-awaited new material, we asked our readers to vote for the 10 best songs by the Barbadian pop star. Here are the results.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 03: Rihanna performs live on stage at Allphones Arena on October 3, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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“Umbrella” Featuring Jay Z

Rihanna's career has been marked by her ability to easily top the charts, but "Umbrella" is undoubtedly her most recognizable and iconic single. Joined by Jay Z, Rihanna officially made the transition from teen pop star to R&B's reigning princess with this fun, sexy single. She's also never been catchier than with the track's unforgettable "under my umbrella, ella, ella, a, a, a" of the hook above booming, joyful synth. As naturally as the track fits into the trajectory of Rihanna's career, rumor has it that the song was originally meant for Britney Spears.

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