pop icon posed for a series of covers for the magazine, photographed by Hanna Moon.

Her accolades include nine Grammy Awards, 13 American Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, and six Guinness World Records.

Forbes ranked her among the top ten highest-paid celebrities in 20, and Time named her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world twice (20).

In 2018, the Government of Barbados appointed her as an ambassador with duties promoting education, tourism and investment.

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados, the daughter of accountant Monica (née Braithwaite) and warehouse supervisor Ronald Fenty.

It charted successfully worldwide, peaking in the top five in fifteen countries, including at No. 1 in the UK for 10 consecutive weeks, the longest-running No.

1 single there since Wet Wet Wet's single "Love Is All Around" spent 15 weeks at the top in 1994.

Alongside a successful music career, Rihanna is well known for her involvement in humanitarian causes, entrepreneurial ventures and the fashion industry.

She is the founder of nonprofit organization Clara Lionel Foundation, cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty, and fashion house Fenty under LVMH.

"Pon de Replay" and "The Last Time" were two tracks recorded for the demo tape, which were eventually included on her debut album Music of the Sun.

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. Billboard Hot 100 and in Australia, her first to reach this chart position.

She waited in Jay-Z's office until three in the morning to get lawyers to draft up a contract because he wanted to prevent her from signing with another label. Around that time, Rihanna had already begun work on her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad.