Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)

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"Don't Stop the Music" is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_0

It was released worldwide on September 7, 2007, as the album's fourth single. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_1

The song was written by Tawanna Dabney and its producers StarGate. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_2

Michael Jackson also received a songwriting credit for the sampling of the line "Mama-say, mama-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa" from Jackson's 1983 single "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_3

Both Rihanna and Jackson were sued by Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango, who asserted that the hook originated in his 1972 song "Soul Makossa". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_4

"Don't Stop the Music" is a dance track that features rhythmic devices used primarily in hip hop music. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_5

Many music journalists praised the sampling of the "Mama-say, mama-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa" hook. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_6

The song received a number of accolades, including a Grammy Award nomination for Best Dance Recording. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_7

"Don't Stop the Music" reached number one in nine countries, including Australia, France, Germany, and Switzerland. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_8

In the UK, it reached number four on the singles chart and it was certified platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_9

The single peaked at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the US Billboard Dance Club Songs charts. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_10

Certified four times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), as of 2015, it has sold more than 3.7 million copies in the US. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_11

Anthony Mandler filmed the song's music video in Prague. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_12

In the video, Rihanna and her friends sneak into the back of a candy store that contains a secret club, and she parties with club-goers. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_13

The singer performed "Don't Stop the Music" at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards and the NRJ Music Awards in 2008, and included it on her Good Girl Gone Bad, Last Girl on Earth, Loud and Diamonds World Tour set lists. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_14

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) recognized it as one of the most-performed songs of 2009. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_15

English recording artist Jamie Cullum released a cover of the song as the second single from his 2009 album The Pursuit, and his version charted in several European countries. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_16

Development and release Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_0

"Don't Stop the Music" was written and produced by the Norwegian production duo StarGate, with additional songwriting by Tawanna Dabney. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_17

Michael Jackson received a songwriting credit for the sampling of the line "Mama-say, mama-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa" from his 1983 single "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_18

Tim Sturges and Phillip Ramos provided additional production for the song. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_19

It was recorded at Battery Studios in New York City and Westlake Recording Studios in Los Angeles by Mikkel S. Eriksen and Al Hemberger. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_20

Phil Tan and Josh Houghkirk mixed the single, and StarGate provided vocal production and instrumentation. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_21

In February 2009, Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango filed a lawsuit claiming that "Don't Stop the Music" and "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" used the "Mama-say, mama-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa" hook without his permission. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_22

According to Dibango, the line is from his 1972 single "Soul Makossa". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_23

Agence France-Presse reported that Jackson admitted that he borrowed the line for "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" and settled out of court. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_24

When Rihanna asked Jackson in 2007 for permission to sample the line, he allegedly approved the request without contacting Dibango beforehand. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_25

Dibango's attorneys brought the case before a court in Paris, demanding 500,000 in damages and asking for Sony BMG, EMI and Warner Music to be "barred from receiving 'mama-say mama-sa'-related income until the matter is resolved". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_26

The judge ruled that Dibango's claim was inadmissible: a year earlier, a different Paris-area judge had required Universal Music to include Dibango's name in the liner notes of future French releases of "Don't Stop the Music", and at the time of this earlier court appearance, Dibango had withdrawn legal action, thereby waiving his moral right to seek further damages. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_27

"Don't Stop the Music" was the fourth single from Rihanna's third album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_28

Before its release, two promotional remixes of the song (Solitaire's More Drama and the Wideboys Club Mix) were added to digital outlets in Canada and the United States on August 7, 2007. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_29

On September 7, an EP of the single was released via the iTunes Store in some countries including Australia, Italy, New Zealand and Spain. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_30

The EP contains the Wideboys Club Mix and instrumental and album versions of the song. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_31

That day, "Don't Stop the Music" was released as a CD single in Germany with the same material as the EP and the song's music video. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_32

The following month, it was released as a CD single in France. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_33

Def Jam Recordings provided the song to contemporary hit radio stations in the United States on January 15, 2008, and to rhythmic contemporary stations a week later. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_34

Nine remixes, including the album version of the song, were released on May 14 to digital outlets in territories including Australia, Germany, New Zealand and Spain. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_35

Composition Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_1

"Don't Stop the Music" is a four-minute, 27-second dance song, written in the key of F♯ minor in common time, with a moderate tempo of 123 beats per minute. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_36

Rihanna's voice ranges from F♯3 to A4. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_37

The syncopated song samples a variety of layered rhythms, with hip hop rhythms and a heavy bass drumbeat predominating. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_38

The sampled "Mama-say, mama-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa" was added to the arrangement as a complementary throbbing motif. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_39

Sal Cinquemani of Slant Magazine described "Don't Stop the Music" as having a bouncy feel similar to Rihanna's 2006 single "SOS". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_40

According to Fraser McAlpine of BBC's Chart Blog, Rihanna's vocals on the song sound as if she recorded them to a different backing track, "then gave them to some nerdy beatmatcher with an extensive collection of dark electro and classic pop." Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_41

McAlpine compared the verses' vocal melody to that of Aaliyah's single "Try Again", the chorus to Madonna's "La Isla Bonita", and the base track to Eric Prydz-style trance music. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_42

After the release of Rihanna's single "Only Girl (In the World)" in 2010, many critics compared its composition and structure to "Don't Stop the Music". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_43

Critical reception Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_2

Music journalists praised the sampling of the "Mama-say, mama-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa" hook. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_44

For Pitchfork Media's Tom Breihan—who characterized "Don't Stop the Music" as "an amazing bit of euroclub insanity combined with synth and bass"—the hook from Jackson's track smoothly blends into the song's powerful beat. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_45

Nick Levine of Digital Spy called "Don't Stop the Music" "brilliant and unwitting", and said that it was the best single with a Jackson writing credit since his 1997 "Blood on the Dance Floor". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_46

PopMatters' Quentin B. Huff wrote that "the Michael Jackson-sampling 'Don't Stop the Music', inspires the type of tail feather shaking you can only produce when you're chanting, 'Mama-say, mama-sa, ma-ma-ko-ssa'". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_47

McAlpine called Rihanna's vocals "emotionally removed, a little distant and naughty, but a smidge melancholy and tearful". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_48

According to a New York Times reviewer, in "Don't Stop the Music" Rihanna "[found] exuberance in a ... severe techno beat". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_49

In 2012, Billboard ranked the song 13th on its list of "Rihanna's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits" of all time; they wrote, "we defy you to get the hook from this pounding 2007 dancefloor favorite out of your mind." Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_50

"Don't Stop the Music" won the Best International Song award at the 2008 NRJ Music Awards. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_51

It was nominated for Single of the Year at the 2008 Teen Choice Awards, losing to the Jonas Brothers' "When You Look Me in the Eyes". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_52

The song was nominated for Best Dance Recording at the 50th Grammy Awards, losing to Justin Timberlake's "LoveStoned/I Think She Knows". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_53

At the 2009 Kids' Choice Awards "Don't Stop the Music" was nominated as Best Favorite Song, losing to Beyoncé's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_54

At the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Pop Music Awards, ASCAP recognized it as one of 2009's most-performed songs. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_55

"Don't Stop the Music" was a winning song at the 2009 BMI Pop Awards. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_56

In 2014, David Drake of the magazine Complex called the single "one of the earliest shots fired in the mainstreaming of dance music" compared with typical 2007 top-forty fare. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_57

Commercial performance Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_3

"Don't Stop the Music" debuted at number 94 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in the issue dated December 8, 2007, and peaked at number three on February 16, 2008, becoming Rihanna's fourth top-three single. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_58

It topped the US Dance Club Songs chart (Rihanna's sixth number-one single), reached number two on the Pop Songs chart and number 74 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs chart. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_59

"Don't Stop the Music" had sold 3.7 million digital copies in the US as of June 2015, and has been certified four-times platinum from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_60

The song reached number two on the Canadian Hot 100, remaining on the chart for a total of 52 weeks. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_61

It was Rihanna's second song to reach the chart's top three, following "Umbrella". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_62

In Australia, "Don't Stop the Music" debuted at number 22 on February 3, 2008. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_63

After three weeks, on February 24, the song peaked at number one and remained there for four weeks. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_64

It was Rihanna's third number-one single in the country, after "SOS" and "Umbrella", remaining on the chart for 27 weeks. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_65

"Don't Stop the Music" charted at number 12 on the 2008 year-end Australian Singles Chart. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_66

In 2015, the song was certified five times platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) for sales of over 350,000 digital copies. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_67

The single debuted at number 31 in New Zealand on October 12, 2007. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_68

After fluctuating for four weeks, it peaked at number three for a week and spent a total of 22 weeks on the chart. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_69

"Don't Stop the Music" was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ) in April 2008 for sales of over 7,500 digital copies. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_70

In the United Kingdom, the song debuted at number 68 on December 15, 2007. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_71

After seven weeks on the chart, it peaked at number four. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_72

In July 2013, the song was certified gold by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) for sales of over 400,000 digital copies. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_73

The single was 24 on the 2008 year-end UK Singles Chart. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_74

"Don't Stop the Music" debuted atop the French Singles Chart on October 27, 2007, Rihanna's first number-one single on the chart. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_75

Remaining at number one for two weeks, the song spent a total of 34 weeks on the chart. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_76

On the German Singles Chart, it debuted at number two on September 24, 2007. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_77

After two weeks, it reached number one, staying there for two consecutive weeks. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_78

"Don't Stop the Music" was certified gold by the Bundesverband Musikindustrie for shipments of 100,000 copies. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_79

It was successful on the Swiss Singles Chart, peaking at number one for five weeks. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_80

The song reached number one in Austria, Flanders and Wallonia in Belgium, Hungary and the Netherlands. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_81

Music video Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_4

The song's music video was directed by Rihanna's regular director, Anthony Mandler, and filmed in a nightclub in Prague, the Czech Republic. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_82

The video was digitally released on iTunes on July 26, 2007. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_83

It was uploaded on Rihanna's Vevo channel on YouTube on November 21, 2009. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_84

In the video, Rihanna and two friends arrive at a nightclub in a yellow taxi and enter a candy store where a boy is standing with his mother. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_85

Rihanna tells the boy not to tell anyone where they are going, and the singer and her friends sneak into the back of the store (where there is a secret nightclub entrance). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_86

The narrative is intercut with Rihanna singing the song against a wall and dancing in the club. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_87

After she enters the club, she checks her makeup in a restroom as she sings. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_88

Rihanna returns to the dance floor for the chorus, dancing and singing with her friends. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_89

Her fellow club-goers clap along with the sample from "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_90

VH1's Christopher Rosa ranked the video 18th on his list of Rihanna's 20 sexiest videos: "This dance-by-numbers song gets a facelift with its brisk, energetic video featuring R as the undisputed queen of the clubs". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_91

Live performances Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_5

"Don't Stop the Music" was the 14th song on the set list of Rihanna's 2007–2009 Good Girl Gone Bad Tour, her first world tour. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_92

The singer's performance in Manchester was released in the United Kingdom through iTunes, and is featured on the Good Girl Gone Bad Live DVD. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_93

Rihanna performed "Don't Stop the Music" at the 2008 NRJ Music Awards in Cannes on January 26, 2008. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_94

She sang the song at the 50th Grammy Awards on February 10, 2008 as half of a medley with "Umbrella" with American funk band The Time. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_95

On June 20, 2008 Rihanna was a guest on NBC's Today Concert Series at Rockefeller Center in New York City, performing "Don't Stop the Music", "Umbrella" and "Take a Bow". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_96

After the 2009 United Kingdom release of her fourth album, Rated R, Rihanna gave a Nokia promotional concert at the Brixton Academy in London. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_97

She performed songs from the new album, including "Russian Roulette", "Wait Your Turn" and "Hard" (the last of these sung with Young Jeezy). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_98

Rihanna also performed "Don't Stop the Music" and other previously released songs, including "Disturbia", "Unfaithful" and "Take a Bow". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_99

On December 4, 2009 the singer performed on The Release, MySpace Music's urban-music concert series. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_100

Rihanna performed her new material, mashed up with older songs including "Don't Stop the Music", "Live Your Life" and "Run This Town", against a background of stacked vintage televisions and silver mannequins. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_101

On February 1, 2010, Rihanna performed "Don't Stop the Music" and "Hard" on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_102

She performed at the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards on March 27, 2010 in the Pauley Pavilion of the UCLA campus, singing "Don't Stop the Music", "Hard" and her 2010 single "Rude Boy". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_103

To promote Rated R, Rihanna embarked upon the 2010–2011 Last Girl on Earth Tour (her second worldwide tour), where she performed the song. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_104

In June 2011, Rihanna began the Loud Tour, her third major worldwide tour, where the single was twentieth on the set list. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_105

She performed "Don't Stop the Music" at Radio 1's Hackney Weekend on May 24, 2012 as the thirteenth song on the set list, with a giant onstage sphinx. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_106

The song was on the set list for Rihanna's 2013 Diamonds World Tour, where she sang it as part of a medley with "S&M" and "Only Girl (In the World)". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_107

She also performed the song at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards in a medley with "Only Girl (In the World)", "We Found Love" and "Where Have You Been". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_108

Cover versions Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_6

During the sixth season of the dance reality-television series America's Best Dance Crew, the dancers Phunk Phenomenon performed a Charlie Chaplinesque music-hall version of "Don't Stop the Music". Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_109

In 2011, the California indie pop duo The Bird and the Bee covered the song and posted it on SoundCloud. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_110

South Korean recording artist Hyoyeon, part of the girl group Girls' Generation, covered the song during the group's 2011 tour. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_111

Her version was included on their second live album, 2011 Girls' Generation Tour, which was released on April 11, 2013. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_112

In October 2011 Rihanna joined L.A. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_113 Reid at his home in the Hamptons to help him judge male contestants for the first season of the American version of The X Factor, where contestant Philip Lomax performed a stripped-down version of "Don't Stop the Music" for Rihanna and Reid. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_114

The song was performed by the Treblemakers in the 2012 film Pitch Perfect, and was included on its soundtrack. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_115

Jamie Cullum version Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_7

English singer and songwriter Jamie Cullum covered "Don't Stop the Music" on his 2009 album, The Pursuit. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_116

Produced by Martin Terefe, the song was digitally released as the second single from the album on January 25, 2010. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_117

Cullum's version substituted the original's electro-house groove with a "sinuous" acoustic bass and "brushed" drumming. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_118

His rendition is in the key of A minor and set in common time at 100 beats per minute, and his voice ranges from C♯4 to F5. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_119

According to PopMatters' Will Layman, the piano builds the groove from soft to loud (a technique used by Herbie Hancock during the 1960s). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_120

Adrian Edwards of BBC Music wrote that Cullum's version of "Don't Stop the Music" is one of the best songs on The Pursuit, and that "the novel production techniques and his broken-voiced pleading to his girl on the dance floor would blend well in any night club with strobe lighting and the clink of glasses at the bar." Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_121

Cullum's version peaked at number two on the Ultratip chart in Belgium, number 28 in the Netherlands and number 58 in Germany. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_122

A music video for the song was released on December 2, 2009 on Cullum's YouTube Vevo channel. Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_123

Credits and personnel Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_8

Credits adapted from the liner notes of The Pursuit (Decca Records). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_124

Charts Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_9

Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_table_general_0

Chart (2010)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_0_0_0 Peak

positionDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_0_0_1

Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_0_1_0 2Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_0_1_1
Germany (Official German Charts)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_0_2_0 58Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_0_2_1
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_0_3_0 28Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_0_3_1
Netherlands (Single Top 100)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_0_4_0 79Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_0_4_1

Track listing and formats Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_10

Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_description_list_0

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  • a^ Released as separate digital singles in both United States and Canada via iTunes.Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_item_1_0

Credits and personnel Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_11

Recording Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_12

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  • Recorded at Battery Studios, New York City and Westlake Recording Studios, Los Angeles, California.Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_item_2_1

Personnel Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_13

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Good Girl Gone Bad (Def Jam Recordings, SRP Records). Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_sentence_125

Charts Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_14

Certifications Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_15

Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_table_general_1

RegionDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_0_0 CertificationDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_0_1 Certified units/salesDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_0_2
Australia (ARIA)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_1_0 5× PlatinumDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_1_1 350,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_1_2
Belgium (BEA)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_2_0 GoldDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_2_1 15,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_2_2
Brazil (Pro-Música Brasil)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_3_0 PlatinumDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_3_1 60,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_3_2
Denmark (IFPI Denmark)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_4_0 PlatinumDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_4_1 15,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_4_2
Finland (Musiikkituottajat)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_5_0 GoldDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_5_1 6,194Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_5_2
Germany (BVMI)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_6_0 3× GoldDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_6_1 450,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_6_2
ItalyDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_7_0 Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_7_1 105,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_7_2
Italy (FIMI)
(since 2010)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_8_0
GoldDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_8_1 25,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_8_2
New Zealand (RMNZ)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_9_0 GoldDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_9_1 15,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_9_2
Spain (PROMUSICAE)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_10_0 6× PlatinumDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_10_1 150,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_10_2
Sweden (GLF)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_11_0 PlatinumDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_11_1 20,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_11_2
United Kingdom (BPI)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_12_0 PlatinumDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_12_1 600,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_12_2
United States (RIAA)Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_header_cell_1_13_0 4× PlatinumDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_13_1 4,000,000Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_13_2
sales figures based on certification alone

shipments figures based on certification alone sales+streaming figures based on certification aloneDon't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_cell_1_14_0

Release history Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_16

See also Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song)_section_17

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