Rude Boy

2010 single by Rihanna

"Rude Boy" is a hit single sung by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. It was released in February 2010. The song is from her fourth studio album, Rated R (2009). It combines dancehall and reggae. The song received mixed reviews. It spent five weeks at number one on Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. It also topped charts in Australia and Israel. It reached number two in the UK and number seven on the Canadian Hot 100. It peaked within the top ten of most international charts. Rihanna has most recently performed the song on her Anti World Tour.

"Rude Boy"
Single by Rihanna
from the album Rated R
ReleasedFebruary 19, 2010 (2010-02-19)
Recorded2009; Metropolis Studios;
(London, England)
Rihanna singles chronology
"Wait Your Turn"
"Rude Boy"
"Rockstar 101"
Music video
"Rude Boy" at YouTube

On June 30, 2015, the Recording Industry Association of America certified the song quintuple-platinum for shipments and streams of over five million copies of the song across the US.[1]

Music videoEdit

The music video for the song has received over 449 million views as of March 2018.[2]


  1. "Gold & Platinum - RIAA". RIAA. Retrieved 2018-03-23.
  2. "YouTube". Retrieved 2018-03-23.