We Found Love Album

Various Artists

About We Found Love

"We Found Love" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna from her sixth studio album, Talk That Talk (2011). It was written and produced by, and performed by Scottish DJ Calvin Harris; the song was also featured on his third album 18 Months (2012). "We Found Love" premiered on September 22, 2011, on the Capital FM radio station in the United Kingdom, and was made available to download on the same day as the lead single from Talk That Talk. "We Found Love" is an uptempo electro house song, with elements of techno and Europop. The song's lyrics speak of a couple who "found love in a hopeless place". The song topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for ten non-consecutive weeks, becoming the longest running number-one single of 2011. The single also surpassed "Umbrella" and became Rihanna's longest running number one single. It was the singer's eleventh song to top the Hot 100, placing her in third place among female recording artists amassing the most number one singles. "We Found Love" topped the charts in twenty-five other countries including Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. According to Billboard it is the 24th most successful single of all time in the US. As of 2018, the single has sold 20.5 million copies worldwide, thus being one of the best selling singles of all time. 

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