With vocals that still leave much to be desired and a non existant performance style, very few could have predicted the success that would be amassed by Pop singer Rihanna when she debuted in the May of 2005.
However, by way of a proactive management style, an ear for spotting potential hits and an ever growing radio pull, the once shy and reserved Island Princess has gone onto become of the most renown entertainers of her era.
So popular, she now boasts of besting and sharing records set by acts seasoned enough to have inspired the acts she herself cites as influencers.
Now, with her latest cut ‘Pour It Up’ edging nearer to Platinum status and her ballad ‘Stay’ continuing to dominate the Top 5′s the world over, TGJ asks…
Is Rihanna Pop’s Leading Lady?
…and if not, who is?
Weigh in below!