Good Girl Gone Bad

Good Girl Gone Bad.


Good Girl Gone Bad is the third studio album by Barbadian singer Rihanna, released on May 31, 2007, by Def Jam Recordings and SRP Records. Inspired by Brandy Norwood’s album Afrodisiac (2004), Good Girl Gone Bad is a pop, dance-pop and R&B album with 1980s influences. It marks a departure from the Caribbean sound of Rihanna’s previous releases. Critics gave it generally positive reviews, praising its composition and Rihanna’s new musical direction, though some criticized the lyrics. The album received seven Grammy Award nominations at the 2008 ceremony; the single “Umbrella” won in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category, and later came in at number 412 on Rolling Stone’s updated 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, reached number one in Canada, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and had sold over 9 million copies worldwide as of 2017. It spawned five singles, including “Umbrella” and “Don’t Stop the Music”.


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