10 Worst Rihanna Songs


The Top Ten

1 Birthday Cake Birthday Cake

Let's see... Repeating a single word over and over until your ears bleed? Check. Awful beat that sounds like every single bad dubstep song ever made? Check. A feature from Chris Brown AFTER the assault? Check.

I don't get why this isn't #1.

On this song, Chris Brown sings: "Give it to her in the worst way/Can’t wait to blow her candles out"

Do I seriously need to explain what's wrong with this? I know it's about kinky sex, but did nobody look at this and consider the alternative interpretation this could have? When you consider what happened between Chris Brown and Rihanna, a line like this sung by him to her comes across as an abuser justifying his actions and taking delight in abusing his victim. Chris Brown already gave it to Rihanna "in the worst way"! We're supposed to find a song about this to be sexy?

This alone makes this Rihanna's worst song. The ear-bleeding music and stupid lyrics were bad enough, but when a song paints Chris Brown's abuse in a positive light, it cannot expect to get any respect from me.

Rihanna is my favorite singer. But this is her worst song. And I don't know why it's not number 1. She did better than this

I hate your music! I'm no longer a rihanna fan, good riddance.

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2 Bitch Better Have My Money Bitch Better Have My Money

I love Rihanna, but song is just the worst. The video is the most atrocious thing I've ever seen, especially after Chris Brown! - Aquaturtle

I almost cried by listening to this song. It's horrendous - MusicMovieMinecraftMe

This was the first sight of cringy Hip-Hop Rihanna. Plus the video is basically Spring Breakers 2 - Hotheart123

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3 Work Work

Yes, repeating two different words, "Work." and "Dirt." is all it takes in the year 2016 to make a trending song. This song doesn't belong in a genre it belongs in the trash. If you spend money on this I'm so sorry for your loss

My friends from my robotics team and discussed weaponizing this song. It sounds pretty feasible, but I'm worried that peoples' taste in music is just too bad for it to work. If somebody could explain to me why people like this song enough for it to be at the top of the Billboard Hot 100, please tell me. It is the one of the most brain-dead things I've ever heard, and the video is no better, being sold solely on sex appeal.

Face it, most people who have heard it just voice the lyrics in the most annoying, irritating way possible to make others laugh or to try to comprehend how awful the song is, but still become a "hit" record.

Just pure comedy for people with taste.

Forced to listen to a radio station at work that plays this 3 times a day, a piece of my soul dies every time I hear it...what's wrong with the human race come on.

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4 Mad House Mad House

Hey guys, this is the intro of the album, this isn't a song so it can't be good or bad, why is this listed here? - Fan_of_Good_Music

This song sucks I mean no-one in their right mind would like it

This shouldn't be #1, but even then this sounds like the title makes it sound. - WonkeyDude98

"Madhouse? " "MADHOUSE?! " Rihanna? How could you?! You ripped off Anthrax's song title!

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5 Pour It Up Pour It Up

No melody. She's just talking. Another excuse to show her ass.

Die in a hole Mike WiLL Made-It. You make even the most talented artists absolute garbage. - WonkeyDude98

I do love Rihanna's music but this song & music video are utter garbage. Sorry Rihannanavy... - Fan_of_Good_Music

6 S&M S&M

I actually like this song. Shes a naughty girl

This song LITERALLY gives me headaches every time I hear it. Why isn't it on the top of this list? I also want to mention it got overplayed for no reason at all just like her previous hit "Umbrella".

This song is just awful and the music video is worse. All she sings about is sex, being a bad girl and bondage and more sex. It's just gross. Share that sort of stuff with your husband not with the whole world.

I like this song! Why is it here

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7 Rude Boy Rude Boy

Are you all STUPID? Putting this song on worst list?

Seriously fella (friend this song rocks if you think it is worst then you know I will... $$$$

I think this song is cool so I think this is on the wrong list

HOW is THIS song number 6? Because is about sex I suppose? This doesn't automatically means it's a bad songs, sex is just a normal thing, people exist because love AND sex, sex is not a bad thing, porn videos, this type of porn is bad.
This song is super catchy and the lyrics are not gross despite being a sex song. - DaisyandRosalina

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8 Needed Me Needed Me

This song is very boring. The background music barely qualifies as music.

Really horrible and inappropriate

It's just her cussing over and over - Hotheart123

9 G4l G4l

can you even call this a song... - patsy92

It's kind of dark so I don't really care for it

This song is too overrated and what CRTFY (Can't remeber to forget you) doing here That songs rocks and just get 500000 likes - Huge_Color

10 Numb Numb

The Newcomers

? Raining Men Raining Men

It's raining men from out of the sky me-en no need to ask why just close your eyes and catch yer men - Ihaskitty1234

This song is just HORRIBLE, Just like Nicki Minaj.

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? Diamonds Diamonds

I don't think it's a worst song. You are the Rihanna haters and you should go away in the world.

This song is good in my opinion

I don't get why people like this song. It tries so hard to be catchy, but it comes off as boring. Sia stated that she wrote this song in 14 minutes. It shows.

If I hear the words "shine bright like a diamond" I am going to sue Rihanna. The song is hideous and repetitive. Rihanna sounds like a cow that has got tangles up in electric fence.

It's not even catchy. People know it because it's Rihanna's. People know Rihanna because she tries to get media's attention.

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The Contenders

11 Sell Me Candy Sell Me Candy

I like all the songs off this album

In this list I had to choose one, but Rih's songs are best because she's best

12 Phresh Out the Runway Phresh Out the Runway
13 Wait Your Turn Wait Your Turn

This is my song wrong list I think this song is amazing

Your song is horrible what have you done to your songs

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14 Only Girl (In The World) Only Girl (In The World)

What the heck is REHAB doing up there!? It's one of her best ever songs! Stupid people!

WHY! Is this here. Seriously, don't get me wrong, this is amazing! Get off the list, only girl

Why is this song here? People voting for this do not have much feeling for emotion. I am concerned about you people.

Wrong list she rocks this song

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15 What's My Name? What's My Name?

the song just tells me how crap a song can be. I love rihanna but this song is crap

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16 Stupid in Love Stupid in Love

What's doing one of her greatest songs here? - Fan_of_Good_Music

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17 Rehab Rehab

This song is amazing you must can't hear

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18 Fading Fading
19 Hard Hard

This song is lovely, I even remixed it with Eminem's Survival. Thumbs up, if you think that's a good idea! - Fan_of_Good_Music

This song is not that bad but she did better

Awesome song with fab music... Haters hate because they are jealous - starshivam

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20 Umbrella Umbrella

This song is actually pretty good

Liked it and think it is her best song like in 10th

This song was way overrated. I can't believe it stayed at the number 1 spot for 10 weeks! With such stupid lyrics too!

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1. Needed Me
2. Bitch Better Have My Money
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1. Birthday Cake
2. Bitch Better Have My Money
3. Pour It Up
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