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As RiRi turns 24, we take at look at the 'We Found Love' singers best moments since she smashed onto the music scene back in 2005 with her first single 'Pon de Replay'.
A fresh-faced 16 year-old Rihanna was discovered in Barbados by record executive Evans Rogers and was quickly noticed by Jay-Z who wasted no time in signing her up to a contract at his label Def Jam.
Rihanna scored her first hit in 2005 with the release of her debut single 'Pon de Replay', which peaked at number two on both the US and UK singles charts.
The young singer then released her debut studio album 'Music Of The Sun', which has since sold over 1 million copies worldwide.
Less than eight months after arriving with her debut 'Music Of The Sun' Rihanna stormed back into the charts with her second record 'A Girl Like Me'.
Rihanna's second album 'A Girl Like Me' proved even more successful with the release of singles 'S.O.S.' and 'Unfaithful'. RiRi's 'S.O.S.' also earned the singer her first US number one when it topped the US Billboard Hot 100.
Rihanna picked up the awards for Best R&B Act at the 2006 MTV Europe Music Awards where she also performed her hit single 'S.O.S'.
2007 saw Rihanna debut a brand new look as well as releasing her third studio album 'Good Girl Gone Bad', which spawned a string of hugely successful singles including 'Umbrella', 'Shut Up And Drive', 'Don't Stop The Music', 'Rehab' and 'Don't Stop The Music'.
Rihanna was riding high on the success of her Jay-Z collaboration 'Umbrella' during the MTV Video Music Awards where she picked up nods for both Video of the Year and Monster Single of the Year.
Rihanna proudly poses after being presented with the "Best Legs" award by Venus Breeze at the Metropolitan Pavilion back in 2007.
Rihanna performed both 'Umbrella' and 'Hate That I Love You' at the American Music Awards in 2007. The 'Good Girl Gone Bad' singer was joined on stage for the latter by R&B star Ne-Yo. RiRi also picked up the award for Favourite Female R&B Artist during the ceremony.
Rihanna picked up her first ever Grammy Award in 2008 when she won Best Rap Collaboration for her worldwide hit 'Umbrella' featuring Jay-Z.
The former couple were pictured together at John Galliano's Fall 2008 Ready-To Wear collection show in Paris, France.
The 'Disturbia' singer steps out at the 2008 BET Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in a lemon yellow gown.
Rihanna gives a dazzling performance during Conda Nast's annual Fashion Rocks showcase, which also saw appearances from Beyonce, Mariah Carey and Justin Timberlake.
Rihanna scored two gongs at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles back in 2008. The singer picked up Favorite Female Pop Artist and Female R&B Artist after performing her hit 'Rehab' on stage at the event.
Rihanna headlined the first ever Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball back in 2008 with a crowd-pleasing set that saw her entertain the sold-out audience with hits like 'Umbrella', 'Disturbia' and 'Don't Stop The Music'.
2009 saw the release of Rihanna's fourth studio album 'Rated R', which went on to spawn successful singles including 'Rude Boy', 'Te Amo', 'Russian Roulette' and 'Hard'.
Rihanna picked up her second and third Grammy Awards in 2010 when she won both Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Rap Song for featuring on Jay-Z and Kanye West's massive hit single 'Run This Town'.
Ahead of the 2010 Super Bowl, Rihanna donned a daring one-legged black catsuit for a performance at the Pepsi Superbowl Fan Jam Concert in Miami Beach, Florida where she belted out hits like 'Disturbia' and 'Russian Roulette'.
The 'Rated R' singer took to the stage for a headlining set at Wembley Arena for the Capital FM Summertime Ball in 2010 where she performed songs like 'Umbrella' and her huge hit 'Rude Boy'.
Back in 2010 Rihanna celebrated her recent number one single with a performance of 'Only Girl (In the World)' at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Madrid, Spain.
Rihanna made an appearance on BET's hip-hop and R&B music video show 106 & Park last year to discuss teaming up with Drake on her huge 2011 single 'What's My Name?' as well as what her Rihanna Navy means to her.
As well as picking up the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for 'Only Girl (On The World)', Rihanna also teamed up with rapper Drake for a performance of their single 'What's My Name?' at the star-studded event.
In February 2011 Rihanna arrived ready for the BRIT Awards dressed in a large purple and turquoise dress designed by Christian Dior. The singer was set to perform a medley of songs at the ceremony as well as being nominated for Best International Female.
Rihanna took to the O2 Arena stage in London dressed in a red satin number to perform singles 'Only Girl (In The World)', 'What's My Name?' and 'S&M' at the BRITs last year.
The 'Loud' singer then donned a white gown adorned with red carnations while accepting the award for Best International Female from fellow singer Cheryl Cole.
In February Rihanna launched her first fragrance 'Reb'l Fleur' in February 2011 with an event at Macy’s Lakewood Mall in California while decked head-to-toe in a Prada ensemble.
Rihanna kicked off her world tour to promote fifth album 'Loud' in June 2011 and the hugely successful worldwide jaunt ran for 98 dates across three continents, finally wrapping up with a performance at London's O2 Arena at the end of December.
Rihanna took to the stage in black hotpants and a tied-up denim shirt when she performed on the Virgin Media stage at V Festival in 2011.
Rihanna took some time out from her mammoth 'Loud' world tour to headline the first night of the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball in December 2011. The Bajan singer donned a blonde bob wig for her show-stopping set which ended with an anthemic performance of her 'We Found Love' to the sold-out O2 Arena in London.
Rihanna had another successful appearance at the Grammy Awards in 2012 when she picked up two awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 'Talk That Talk' star picked up Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Rap Song Of The Year for her Kanye West collaboration 'All Of The Lights'.
RiRi also took to the stage at the 2012 Grammys where she performed her Big Top 40 hit 'We Found Love' before being joined by Coldplay frontman Chris Martin for a rendition of their recent collaboration 'Princess Of China'.