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Among numerous awards and accolades, Rihanna has won nine Grammy Awards, twelve American Music Awards and twelve Billboard Music Awards.
The song reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 and in Australia, her first to reach this chart position.
The album was a commercial success, charting in the top ten in thirteen countries.
The album reached number one in Canada and number five in the United Kingdom and the United States, where it sold 115,000 copies in its first week.
Rihanna's demo was shipped out to Def Jam Recordings, where Jay Brown, an A&R executive at the record label, was one of the first to hear the demo.
Brown played the demo tape for rapper Jay Z, who had recently been appointed as president and Chief executive officer (CEO) of Def Jam.