How Well Do You Know Rihanna's Lyrics?

In this week’s episode of “Finish the Hit,” Billboard’s Jake Cornell asked people in New York City’s Times Square to complete the lyrics to some of Rihanna’s biggest hit songs, including “Diamonds,” “Work,” and “Umbrella.”

Beginning with “Diamonds,” one participant is asked to finish the line, “At first sight, I felt the energy of sun rays, I saw.” Instead of correctly responding with “the life inside your eyes,” she replies, “a great, spacious, awesome man,” while a handful of other people jump the gun and go with “diamonds in the sky.”

Next, Cornell quizzes people on the words to “Work,” one pair is asked how the line “Beg you something please/ Baby don't you leave/ Don’t leave me” ends. Instead of accurately answering “stuck here in the streets,” they suggest “high and dry.”

Finally, people are quizzed on the lyrics to “Umbrella,” which results in several sing-alongs to the chorus, which, fortunately, everyone seems to know very well.

You can watch the full video above to play along and test your Rihanna lyrics knowledge.

 

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