10 Worst Rihanna Songs

The Top Ten

1 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.

Ok, apparently even Rihanna wanted to get rid of this song in fact it was supposed to be excluded from the album but was included because fans asked for it after its leak.
Let me say: the original is not a disasterpiece, it's just short and incomplete and it's enjoyable.
But the remix with Chris Brown? UGH!
"Give to her in the worst way" "can't wait to blows that candes out" "remember how you did it? " How can anyone listen to this without thinking about that day when Chris beaten Rihanna's face? It almost looks like this song is making fun of it!

Birthday Cake gets a pass for the original but NOT for the remix. - DaisyandRosalina

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

2 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 think the only reason why it shouldn't be #1 on this list is that you can't call it a song, and this list is about songs.

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

Good beat, terrible lyrics

3 Work

Autotuned repeating monotone robot!

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.

4 Phresh Out the Runway

This is literally the worst song to start an ambum with.., worse than BBHMM in my opinion.

5 Pour It Up

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

Yeah this song is wack as hell and rihanna is a crappy artist as a whole. She only has a few good songs throughout her entire career but honestly even those would sound better if someone else sang them. - DaWyteNight

Even the objective queen of pop has her mistakes... - ProPanda

Awful song lyrics and video 100%trash

6 Numb

I love Rihanna a lot, but this is definitely her worst song.

7 Needed Me

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

It's just her cussing over and over - Hotheart123

Really horrible and inappropriate

8 Cockiness (Love It)

Apparently I'm alone in my hatred for this song.
Either way, I can't stand this. I find it distressing to listen to.

Is this even music? This song literally has no key, no appeal, horrible lyrics (I want you to be my sex slave), a really annoying chorus and some idiot shouting 'you' for the longest amount of time possible. Quite frankly one of the worst songs I've ever heard. Even the bass sounds awful!

I like Rihanna but this song is terrible - venomouskillingmachine

This song is horrendous on so many levels, and I'd say it's a lot worse than Birthday Cake. There's barely any key (I can just about hear an 'C minor' voice in her voice). The bass and production are horrendous, and the lyrics are cringe inducing.

9 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

10 S&M

I actually like this song. Shes a naughty girl

Any song that bash paparazzi is automatically good for me. - DaisyandRosalina

I like this song! Why is it here

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".

The Contenders

11 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

It is a pile of steaming ****

Its not even a song she just says la la come on in that's it

12 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.

Two crappy artists together, what did you expect? - DaWyteNight

13 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

14 Wait Your Turn

Catchy and nice, the only flaw is that the meaning is kinda confused. - DaisyandRosalina

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

Just doesn't make a sense... - Fan_of_Good_Music

Your song is horrible what have you done to your songs

15 This is What You Came For

Very deep and meaningful lyrics. "Youuu, youuu, youuu" repeated a million times.

16 What's My Name?

The beat and melody are good, Drake does alright, but again rihanna ruines her own song. I prefer to listen to the parody version of this song, the girl singing is a much better singer than rihanna (mind you, everyone is) - DaWyteNight

Yea no this is not my favorite

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

My sis love that song 100% my is niya and luis

17 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

This song features one of Rihanna's worst vocals. She's practically shouting the chorus.

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

18 Right Now

The definition of basic.

19 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

20 The Last Song

I love this song, and all other Rihanna's songs, but this is one of worst songs of the queen!

This is pretty deep. Should not be here - Hotheart123

Yes not her best

21 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

I love this song

22 Breakin' Dishes

Holy crap. Just holy crap. How can a song actually be this awful? It's literally just noise by an already untalented "singer." If I had to listen to this, "Bodak Yello" by Cardi B or Justin Bieber's "Baby" for an entire day I'd pick Bodak Yellow and Baby in a heartbeat. - DaWyteNight

23 Cheers (Drink to That)
24 Stupid in Love

This is a great song

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

This is one of her most personal songs should not be here. - DaisyandRosalina

It's a beatiful song

25 Jump
26 Umbrella

This song is actually pretty good

Not bad but not deserving of all the praise it gets either. It was only a huge hit because of Rihanna's name and how her team pushed it, if someone else had released this it probably would have only been a minor hit or not even a hit at all because it's just your standard pop-r&b song of the 2000's. Nothing about it is original. - DaWyteNight

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

Umbrella, Umbrella, Umbrella, Umbrealla, OKAY ALREADY!

27 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.

This is my song it's so alive

28 Shut Up and Drive

Trashy song & video! Both of them make no sense! - Fan_of_Good_Music

Love it

29 Fading

Not a bad song. The production and writing are both decent. The only "bad" thing about it is Rihanna's voice but it's not too bad in this song for once. - DaWyteNight

I love this song its not bad

Why is this here? - DaisyandRosalina

30 Stay

Great song, very well written. Too bad it wasn't given to someone else (preferably someone who is actually talented) instead, rihanna should never sing ballads. Stick to dance-pop and generic club songs honey because you ain't no Whitney or anything! - DaWyteNight

That's it, people this is one of the greatest hit songs by Rihanna. - Fan_of_Good_Music

I think stay is a very well written song. that is my opion

One of her most touching songs and she sounds great when she perform it live. - DaisyandRosalina

31 Take a Bow

Why is this song here?! It's one of her best works, and this is coming from someone who does NOT like her current hits.

This is the best song you dumb this song is the best

love tis - malekjones4

By the way this list sucks

32 Rehab

Why! this song is great - spodermanfan1000

This song is amazing you must can't hear

Rehab is the BEST

33 S.O.S.

Again, good production. Catchy, okay lyrics. But Rihanna's "vocals" are so obnoxious! - DaWyteNight

This song is awesome! - venomouskillingmachine

I love it

34 Can't Remember to Forget You
35 Four Five Seconds

I hate this song

What is this song about? I don't think she even knows. All of them just sound so uninteresting, even copaired to Rihanna's other songs.

She like only does three notes in this 'song' and it doesn't even seem like they are singing.

4-5 seconds to wildin'... W t f does that even mean?

36 You Da One

This is a great songs why it's on 20th place? It's shouldn't be here

Are you kidding this song is horrible!

This is OK. Only complaint is her saying the N word in the bridge - Hotheart123

The matrix song id call it 💁 - Ihaskitty1234

37 Pon de Replay

This song should not be on the list because it's because of this song that you heart Rihanna on the radio. Without that, Rihanna would not be famous now

Only good for the beat, Rihanna's "vocals" are wack and cringey! - DaWyteNight

Horrible, she talks so fast I can't understand a word of it

Hahaahah no - ProPanda

38 Man Down

Your bad man down is awesome

This song is perfection... This made me love her music so much... - Fan_of_Good_Music

This song is so bad, especially when Rihanna sings it live.

39 Unfaithful

This song should not be on the list!
It’s meaningful and special!
Please take this song off the list!

40 Where Have You Been

What? Why is this perfect dance song in the top 20? - DaisyandRosalina

It's a little awkward and annoying at times, but I honestly don't mind it. - DCfnaf

41 Nobody's Business

Love this song

Best song ❤. Her & Chris brown show how despite what happen they stand a change together. & it ain't nobody's business

42 Skin

This song is so sexy! - DaisyandRosalina

This is sooo sexy Love the lyrics + production and her seductive voice

43 Photographs

Cool song, identical just for relaxing after hard work... - Fan_of_Good_Music

This song is Will.I.am best work and this is really really rare. Good job Rihanna! - DaisyandRosalina

44 Russian Roulette

To be quite honest,... I LOVE THIS SONG

45 Loveeeeeee Song

For me this song was a 10/10 if Future was replaced by someone else... oh well, at least he doesn't sound as bad as usual which is enough for me. - DaisyandRosalina

46 Question Existing

Generally I love Rihanna's music. This is one of her earliest songs. So we can state she improved singing, because this song is hell! - Fan_of_Good_Music

This song would be a true ballad without the electro-but-nice beat - Hotheart123

This song speaks truth it's just the odd beat

47 Love the Way You Lie

WHAT? This is great! What, do you think this is the list of best Rihanna songs? - Hotheart123

Somehow this was added to the worst list. Are you serious? - DCfnaf

Overrated and overplayed but great song. - DaisyandRosalina

Rihanna ruined Eminem! - DaWyteNight

48 Disturbia

That Song's Disturbia! Rihanna!

49 California King Bed

Why this song is HERE?! - DaisyandRosalina

50 Complicated
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