Here's the latest from Rihanna. She's been stripped onto Maroon 5's "If I Never See Your Face Again," turning the track from pretty good to excellent. Two years ago I thought she was only mildly interesting, having delivered a fantastic single in "SOS," but who'd have known that she'd follow that with enough massive hits to make her one of the most formidable female pop stars of the moment. She just had her second single to hit #1 in the both the U.S. and the UK, "Take a Bow," and "Umbrella," "Don't Stop the Music" and "Hate that I Love You" were all big hits too.
Check out the video for "If I Never See Your Face Again." Remarkably, she has more presence than Adam Levine.