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Rihanna Premieres New Single 'Stay' on 'Saturday Night Live'

November 12, 2012 (3:52 am) GMT
The Bajan singer performs the second single off her upcoming album 'Unapologetic' and her previously released track, 'Diamonds', on the comedy-variety show.
Rihanna Premieres New Single 'Stay' on 'Saturday Night Live'

is on a promotional spree as she unveiled a new single titled "Stay" on "". The straight-up and simple ballad is from her upcoming seventh studio album, "". The 24-year old singer also performed her previously released track, "Diamonds", which official music video was premiered on Thursday, November 8.

Riri's "Diamonds" performance was set up against a green screen background with lots of random images and graphics appearing behind the singer and her live band members. Visuals of palm trees, electronic space lights and a rotating human body were projected onto the screen as the Barbadian beauty crooned her way through the song and the odd production stage.

However, Rihanna is quick at redeeming herself when she gave a more classic and simple live rendition of the song "Stay", a new single from the soon-to-be-released LP. "Stay" features artist Mikky Ekko and is an easy-to-listen-to keyboard-driven ballad that reminds listeners of the "Umbrella" hitmaker's true singing abilities.

The track also seems to call attention to Riri's tumultuous relationship with ex-beau as she sang the lyrics, "Funny how you're the broken one, but I'm the only one who needed saving." The two broke up in 2009 due to Brown's violent assault on the female artist, but have since worked together on several projects including the recently leaked duet "Nobodies Business", which will also be in Rihanna's upcoming LP.

"Unapologetic" will hit the stores on November 19 and will feature other artists such as and .

"Stay":


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