Best Rihanna Albums


The Top Ten

1 Loud

Simply the best

Loud, rated R and Anti are her best albums and the most iconic!

Loud is her best album by far, Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded was near great too, but when you compare Only Girl, What's My Name, S&M, Man Down, California King Bed, etc beat songs like Umbrella, Distribia, Take a Bow, Don't Stop the Music, etc, but what makes this album stand out further it has no fillers. Rated R was not so bad, but was dark even though it had great singles like Rude Boy. We Found Love, Diamonds, Stay, Cockiness where great hits from Unapologetic, and Talk the Talk but the albums aren't as special as Loud. Her first 2 albums I honestly didn't bother to get them I just got SOS, Unfaithful, and Pon De Replay so I can't judge the albums, Anti sure stands out, but not her best album at all she could've done way better for making us wait 4 years, and we don't get half the goodness in Loud I don't think the album deserves to be her best though the album has some good singles, but who knows maybe her next album would be better than Loud.

This album makes me feel good not like the DARK, CRAPPY, RATED R! Each song is brilliant! The song that are Very good are s&m, only girl, what's my name, cheers, and man down! - Frogmime

2 Rated R

No matter what people say, this is Rihanna's best album. Some say it is so dark and creepy. Yet, we have songs on here like Rude Boy, Photographs (a remiscent song that a lot of people can relate to), Hard, and Rockstar 101. Also, who cares if it was dark and creepy? It was HONEST. These were the emotions she was feeling. When she felt angry/vengeful, she communicated it on Fire Bomb and G4L. When she felt sad and heartbroken, she communicated it on Stupid In Love and Cold Case Love. When she felt like she was in charge of her own life, she sang on Wait Your Turn. When she felt fearful but accepting of what is to come she communicated it on The Last Song and Russian Roulette. And there was still time left for storytelling on Te Amo. All in all, this album tells a story. A fluent story. This album represents a landscape of emotions. Lyricwise, productionwise, and even vocal wise, this is her best album. It's just that people can't appreciate it for the masterpiece it is because they ...more

THE BEST! It even has a cameo from GN'R guitarist Slash! How cool is THAT?

2 albums that make rihanna more relevant as of today are LOUD and RATED R. Until now 2018. I still listen to these two legendary albums of her

Rude Boy, Wait Your Turn, Hard, Russian Roulette etc.

3 Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded

It's an amazing album, outdid all her albums!

Nostalgic at its finest

It's easily her best album, her best music wise, her best lyrical wise, her best selling. Everything.

Rehab, Take A Bow, Shut Up And Drive, Umbrella etc.

4 Anti

There just isn't a bad song on this experimental album.

This should be number 1 ANTI IS BY FAR RIHANNAS BEST MOST COHESIVE AND MUSICALLY DYNAMIC ALBUM AND HERE'S WHY. All songs are from the heart, the production is incredible and the lyrics are so relatable and personal. Anti is not as appreciated but it should be because it truly is an artistic album ranging from doowoop to psychedelic rock to folk. This album has everything!

Listen to the album completely, and tell me if there is a better album artistically from her. Highlights:Consideration, James Joint, Kiss it Better, Work, Desperado, Needed Me, Love on the Brain, Sex With Me. This is also the only album that lacks fillers.

ART. Every artist with a respectable career has at least one album that is experimental and creative. ANTI is that album. There are three albums I like from Rih's discography, Rated R, Loud, and now the third is this one. This is no doubt one of the most essential phase in her career, her attempt at being more than a pop star. Although it isn't PERFECT, it shows much more purpose and promise than most of the albums out there of any genre.

5 Talk That Talk

I think it's my favourite album from her, because it came out in 2011 when I just started listening to her music. She's even first artist I was listening to. Honesty, I started listening to music when I was 10 and first 2 years when I was listening to music it was only Rihanna, nobody else. And I don't feel embaraced, cause she's definitely has so many catchy hits… Like, 100 or even more. I remember the september 2011, releasing of We Found Love, it was such a massive hit. Then on my 11th birthday I received Talk That Talk as a gift from a friend of mine. I was so happy! I'm from Poland and I was 11 so I didn't know mostly what she was singing about Anyway I'm almost 19 and right now I know ;-D I mean, you can't compare this album to Loud or Good Girl Gone Bad. These two albums contain only hits, every single songs on these album is a catchy song that comes into your ear and doesn't come out. Talk That Talk was just a quick-made album to stay relevant after the massive success of ...more

I love We Found Love and Where have you been!

Love love love this album! Talk that talk, we found love and Birthday Cake are my favorites

I don't hide it more: THIS IS THE BEST ALBUM EVER OF RIHANNA. You know it. If you don't listen this album, I recommend you: Where Have You Been, We Found Love, Roc Me Out and Farewell. Buy this album please, is really really good and amazing. 10/10, obviously!

6 Unapologetic

I used "Phresh Out the Runway" for a meme video I created on YouTube. It's pretty funny. U should watch it.

Most underrated album ever! In my opinion it's great! There are some cool dance songs like Phresh Out The Runway, Jump or Right Now and beautifull ballads like Stay, What Now or (finally) Love Without Tragedy/Mother Mary! Rihanna never released a bad album! Thumbs Up for Diamonds Rihanna Navy!

This album is too underrated. :/ How'd it go way down here? I for one think that this is one of Rihanna's best albums and it should be around the top 5--if not top 3.

It's my favourite Rihanna's album. The best songs of Unapologetic are Diamonds, Stay, Numb and Fresh Out The Runway.

7 Good Girl Gone Bad

"Umbrella" and "Disturbia" her best hits by far - anthonybecerra831

She literally dropped the innocent act and gave into the modern pop stream. However, the following album is when she gained control of her sound again.

It's crazy umbrella was number 1 for 10 weeks in the uk! - Luke72

It's the best, its her trademark beggining!

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8 A Girl Like Me

"SOS", which became her first single to reach number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 - anthonybecerra831

Definitely the best, we ride, sos, unfaithful, break it off, and if its lovin that you want part 2 are great songs

sos, unfaithful and break it off!

Loved it

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9 Music of the Sun

This is a good album. I mean everyone wasnt really familiar with rihanna's face in 2004-2006 but I always loved her songs

I only know the songs "If It's Lovin' that you Want" and "Pon De Replay" but I still think the other songs would be great as well.

he debut album of Rihanna - anthonybecerra831

10 Singles

U already know why I voted this up. it doesn't exist - unknown-soldier


The Contenders

11 Good Girl Gone Bad: The Remixes
12 #R8

This isn't a Rihanna's album. It is fake.

This isn't released yet but will SLAY - badgalriri

13 Rated R: Remixed
14 Live
15 Home: Concept Album

I love this soundtrack. My favourite song of this album is ''Dancing In The Dark'' but ''Towards The Sun'' are good too! Well, this album IS SO AMAZING.

16 Devil In a Blue Dress
17 Disturbia
18 Hotness
19 The Woman In Black

Wow, this is the best album of Rihanna. If you don't know what album is it, it is a greatest hits of Rihanna including ''Only Girl'', ''Man Down'' or ''Umbrella''.

20 Recovery
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