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Video: Calvin Harris, Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”

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This Is What You Came For” is a song by Scottish DJ Calvin Harris, featuring Barbadian singer Rihanna. The song was released on April 29th 2016. The track is an EDM song with influences of house music. The song was written by Calvin Harris and Nils Sjöberg, and was produced by Calvin Harris.

The song was written by Calvin Harris and Nils Sjöberg, and was produced by Calvin Harris.

The music video was directed by Emil Nava, and it was released on Calvin Harris’ official YouTube channel on June 17th 2016. Calvin Harris makes a brief cameo appearance in the video.

Rihanna and Harris had previously collaborated on her fifth studio album, Talk That Talk, which included the international chart-topper, “We Found Love“, which was written and produced by Calvin Harris.

Watch Video: Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna – “This Is What You Came For”

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Video: Rihanna – “Needed Me”

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Needed Me” is a music video and song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her eighth studio album, Anti.

In late March 2016, media outlets reported that Rihanna was filming the music video for “Needed Me” during her Anti World Tour. The reports featured photos that saw Rihanna topless outdoors and images of Rihanna dressed in a backless bronze leather jumpsuit while riding on the back of a motorcycle.

On April 20, 2016, Rihanna posted three video stills onto her official Instagram, and announced that the song’s official music video would be released later that day in celebration of 420. The same Instagram stills revealed that the music video was directed by filmmaker Harmony Korine. In due time the video premiered via Rihanna’s official YouTube VEVO channel to celebrate 420!

The single was written by Rihanna, Brittany Hazard, A. Sneed, Alicia Reneé, Charles Hinshaw and Derrus Rachel together with its producer DJ Mustard and its co-producers Twice as Nice and Frank Dukes.

It impacted the radio stations on March 30, 2016, as a follow up single from Anti together with “Kiss It Better”. The song became Rihanna’s 29th top 10 single on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 8.

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Rihanna ft. Drake – ‘Work’

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Work” is the lead promotional single from Barbadian recording artist Rihanna‘s eighth studio album, ANTI.

The track features Canadian rapper, performer and recording artist, Drake. It was produced by Boi-1da, Noah “40” Shebib, Kuk Harrell.

Anti was made available for free digital download on January 28 through Tidal and was released to online music stores for paid purchase on January 29. The album was launched to physical retailers on February 5.

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Sia ft. Sean Paul – ‘Cheap Thrills’

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Cheap Thrills” is the second single from Australian singer-songwriter Sia‘s seventh studio album, This Is Acting. The remix of the track featuring Jamaican dancehall ragga hip hop recording artist Sean Paul.

The radio version was released officially with the rapper alongside for the second single from Sia’s latest studio album, This Is Acting.

A lyric video featuring Sean Paul performing a new verse was released on February 10th 2016 on Sia’s official YouTube VEVO channel. In the video, a faceless couple wearing wigs that have become part of Sia’s signature look win a dance contest on a black-and-white television show reminiscent of American Bandstand.

The song was written by Sia and Greg Kurstin, and produced by Kurstin. It was originally intended to be performed by Rihanna, but was rejected by her and Icona Pop. It was released on February 10th 2016.

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Shakira feat. Rihanna – “Can’t Remember to Forget You” Music Video

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Can’t Remember To Forget You” is the lead single from by Colombian singer-songwriter & artist Shakira‘s upcoming fourth English and overall tenth album – which is self-titled, Shakira.

The track features vocals by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna.

The accompanying music video for “Can’t Remember to Forget You” was filmed by American director Joseph Kahn. On December 8, 2013, Shakira tweeted that she had finished shooting the video with Kahn.

The premiere of the video took place on January 30, 2014, and debuted during “Shakira: Off the Charts” a 30-min special 8:pm ET/PT on E! Online. The video was made available for streaming on Shakira’s VEVO profile on YouTube where it received more than 17.1 million views during its first 24 hours of availability. On February 9, 2014, the video reached 100 million views, becoming Shakira’s eighth VEVO Certified music video.

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Shakira feat. Rihanna – Can’t Remember to Forget You

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Can’t Remember To Forget You” is the lead single from by Colombian singer-songwriter & artist Shakira‘s upcoming fourth English and overall tenth album – which is self-titled, Shakira.

The track features vocals by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna.

The track is an uptempo new wave track that incorporates elements of reggae. Lyrically the song revolves around forgetting someone who is bad even though you love the person.

The song was co-written by Shakira, Rihanna, John Hill, Tom “Kid Harpoon” Hull, Daniel Ledinsky and Erik Hassle, while production was handled by Shakira, Hill and Hull.

The highly anticipated song premiered in mid January 2014, on Shakira’s official VEVO channel, and through RCA Records and Sony Latin Iberia. A Spanish-language version of the song, titled “Nunca Me Acuerdo de Olvidarte“, was released on January 21, 2014.

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Drake feat. Rihanna – Take Care Music Video

Take Care” is the fourth music video and promotional single from Canadian recording artist Drake‘s second studio album, Take Care.

The track features Barbadian recording artist Rihanna.

The music video was filmed in February 2012. It was directed by Yoann Lemoine. Drake said about the concept of the video: “It’s all basically the ups and downs of a relationship but represented in icebergs and fire and animals and just pulsating movement and then you’ve got me and Rihanna very intimate – kissing, hugging”.

The music video premiered on Drake’s official YouTube VEVO channel in mid-late April 2012.

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Rihanna – Where Have You Been Music Video

Where Have You Been” is the third music video and single by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, taken from her sixth studio album, Talk That Talk.

The music video for “Where Have You Been” was filmed March 7 and March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California and was directed by Dave Meyers. The music video premiered on Rihanna’s official YouTube VEVO channel in late April 2012.

The song was written by Ester Dean, Henry Walter, Geoff Mack, Lukasz Gottwald and Calvin Harris. The production of the song was helmed by Gottwald under his stage name Dr. Luke together with Harris and Cirkut.

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Rihanna – Where Have You Been

Where Have You Been” is the third music video and single by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, taken from her sixth studio album, Talk That Talk.

The song was written by Ester Dean, Henry Walter, Geoff Mack, Lukasz Gottwald and Calvin Harris. The production of the song was helmed by Gottwald under his stage name Dr. Luke together with Harris and Cirkut.

The music video for “Where Have You Been” was filmed March 7 and March 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California and was directed by Dave Meyers. The music video premiered on Rihanna’s official YouTube VEVO channel in late April 2012.

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Rihanna – You Da One Music Video

You Da One” is the second music video and single by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, taken from her sixth studio album, Talk That Talk.

The song was written by Ester DeanDr. Luke, Rihanna, John Hill and Cirkut.

The music video was shot in Northern Ireland in late November, the video premiered on Rihanna’s official YouTube VEVO channel in late December 2011.

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Rihanna – You Da One

You Da One” is the second single by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, taken from her sixth studio album, Talk That Talk.

The song was written by Ester Dean, Dr. Luke, Rihanna, John Hill and Cirkut, while production of the song was handled by Dr. Luke and Cirkut.

“You Da One” is a mid-tempo pop and electropop song, with elements of other musical genres, including dancehall and reggae.

The music video for “You Da One” was planned to be shot in London before the end of 2011. However, Rihanna later announced via her official Twitter profile that she would be shooting it on November 26 and 27, 2011, in Northern Ireland. The video for her previous single, “We Found Love”, which sparked controversy, was also shot there.

In the first images from the London set, Rihanna used a short blonde wig, torn denim shorts, patterned leggings, and a white top hat. She held a black cane as she performed scenes in front of a bright pink wall in the visuals inspired by the 1971 film A Clockwork Orange.

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Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris – We Found Love Music Video

We Found Love” is lead first music video and single by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, taken from her upcoming sixth studio album, Talk That Talk.

The music video premiered on Rihanna’s official YouTube VEVO channel in mid-late October 2011.

The song features Scottish singer-songwriter Calvin Harris.

An accompanying music video, directed by Melina Matsoukas, was praised by critics with it’s cinematic feel.

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Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris – We Found Love

We Found Love” is lead first single by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna, taken from her sixth studio album, Talk That Talk.

The song features Scottish singer-songwriter Calvin Harris.

The song premiered on Capital FM radio on September 22, 2011 and was released on iTunes US the same day. It will be sent for US mainstream radio adds on October 11, 2011.