Welsh name Rhianna, is a , actress, and fashion designer. She was born in Saint Michael, Barbados, and her career began when she met record producer Evan Rogers through mutual friends in late 2003 and recorded demo tapes under Rogers’s guidance.
Her demo tape was sent to several record labels, and she subsequently signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for its president, rapper Jay-Z. Rihanna’s first two studio albums, Music of the Sun (2005) and A Girl Like Me (2006) both peaked in the top ten on the Billboard chart. The albums spawned the BillboardHot 100 top two hit single “Pon de Replay” and her first Hot 100 number-one “SOS”.