King Years & Years
8 April 2013, 10:55
As RiRi is deemed "too sexy" for her recent Nivea advertising campaign, Capital takes a look back at some of the "We Found Love' singer's sexiest looks over the years. From raunchy music videos, risque ad campaigns as well as many memorable live performances - they're all included.
The singer gave her Instagram followers a treat as she shared a snap of herself sunbathing ahead of a gig on her 'Diamonds' world tour.
Rihanna flashes the flesh during a break from her 'Diamonds' world tour. Picture: Instagram
The 'We Found Love' singer is set to grace the cover of Elle's April edition. Picture: Elle UK/Mariano Vivanco
Rihanna makes an appearance on the end of year edition of American GQ, which sees her join a host of the top men as this year's "hottest woman".Picture: Mario Sorrenti / GQ
A red haired Rihanna bares all for the launch of a Nivea campaign. The commercial saw her singing her smash hit 'California King Bed'. The company's new CEO has now said they should not have used the singer for their recent campaign.
RiRi sported a short blonde wig for her latest Armani Lingerie campaign back in October 2011 where she posted in the back seat as part of the black-and-white TV advert.
The 'What's My Name?' singer proved hard work at the gym does pay off when she posed in her bikini on a cross trainer while taking a break from her 'Loud' tour earlier this year.
A nude Rihanna graces the front cover of Esquire magazine where she was named the sexiest woman alive. Pic: Russell James/Esquire
The Bajan star appeared in a series of raunchy and seductive pictures in Esquire's November 2011 edition. Pic: Russell James/Esquire.com
Rihanna showed off her incredible figure during her performance at the BRIT Awards 2011 where she gave a medley of some of her biggest hits.
Before a shoot for Elle magazine, RiRi uploaded this teasing picture on her Twitter account which seems to show a topless Rihanna debuting a new blond hair style. Picture: Twitter
Rihanna poses for a teasing and sultry black and white picture which sees her sporting a curled fringe and stylish hat. Picture: Facebook
Rihanna sports a short pair of denim shorts and a revealing bikini in her latest shoot for Esquire Magazine. Picture: Twitter
During her holiday in Hawaii early in 2012, the singer took to her Twitter account to post a series of racy snaps including this kiss for the camera during a sun bathing session. Picture: Twitter
The 'We Found Love' singer was once again entertaining her Twitter followers in March as she posed topless and posed the question "where have you been all my life". Picture: Twitter
Rihanna grabs her bottom during a live performance at the Rock In Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro.
During a Doritos launch campaign the Bajan star posed in front of a colourful backdrop in a pair of pink PVC stockings and red heels.
RiRi lays on her bed in this underwear shot from her latest Armani campaign. Picture: Armani
Rihanna presented her Spring 2012 underwear collection for Armani with a series of intimate pictures. Picture: Armani
Rihanna's live performance on her worldwide 'Loud' Tour grabbed the attention of many a male audience member as she hit the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina.
The singer performed her new single 'Talk That Talk' on The Jonathan Ross Show in March 2012 and teased the popular talk show host with a raunchy dance during her set.
Rihanna tweeted the message "Come here Rude bwoy.." as she relaxed in her hotel room on a recent UK visit. Picture: Twitter
RiRi asks her fans to help her choose which shoes to pick as she stands next to her curtains in her hotel room. Picture: Twitter
Rihanna hit the red carpet at the 02 Arena in London sporting a glamorous backless number and a pair of long leather gloves as she smiled for the waiting cameras.
Rihanna sent many hearts racing during her holiday to Hawaii earlier this year letting fans see her toned beach body. Picture: twitter
Rihanna puts her legs in the air as she climbs aboard a luxury hot on her holiday in Hawaii. Picture: Facebook
Rihanna arriving for the Stella McCartney Winter 2012 London Evening Wear Presentation.
The 'Talk That Talk' singer wowed over 80,000 fans during the 2010 Capital FM Summertime Ball while sporting short black underwear and dark shades.
Rihanna treated her 'Navy' to a number of intimate snaps taken on her summer 2011 holiday, which saw the 'Loud' singer returning home to Barbados and partying with friends.
Rihanna faced the wrath of an angry Irish farmer when she filmed a raunchy scene for the 'We Found Love' music video on his field in Northern Ireland. Pic: Splash
Rihanna took to the stage in Hylands Park, Chelsford in August 2011 to perform songs from her fifth album 'Loud' including 'Man Down', 'Only Girl (In The World)' and 'S&M'.
Despite being well-known for her daring fashion choices, RiRi insists she doesn't pick clothes just to cause a stir. "Really I don't do things for the response or for the controversy. I live my life like I want to," she told Access Hollywood.
Rihanna's sexually-charged music video for 2011 single 'S&M' eventually led to eleven countries banning the promo from being aired.
The 'S&M' music video saw Rihanna taped against a wall with hazard tape as well as suggestively eating various items of fruit.
Rihanna took to the stage at the O2 Arena in London in December 2011 to deliver a headlining set, and appeared sporting a blonde bob wig, cropped white top and black hot pants. Picture: PA Photos
The 'We Found Love' singer keeps her fans constantly updated on her life and often uploads private picture of herself relaxing with family and friends on her Facebook and Twitter accounts. Picture: Facebook
Rihanna recently said she enjoys being naked and feels more comfortable wearing less clothes. "The more I got naked, the more comfortable I felt. I just had to face my fear. I just started being more daring," she said. Picture: Facebook
RiRi has sported a variety of hair colours over the years but says she prefers her hair to be black or dark brown and is planning to dye her hair again soon. Picture: Facebook
The Grammy award winning artist wore a black dress for the show in February 2012, which featured a leg split to her thigh and a low-cut cleavage.