Rihanna’s ‘Pon De Replay’ Rises to the Top – 25 Career-Defining Moments
Released in August 2005, ‘Pon De Replay’ is the song that introduced a wavy-haired and bright-eyed 17-year-old Rihanna to the world. The song peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 100 Singles chart. Despite Rolling Stone’s mediocre review of the track, it ended up selling over one million singles and was certified platinum.