Rihanna and Britney Spears release 'S&M' remix (Audio)
Rihanna has put out a remix of her hit song "S&M," which features none other than fellow pop star Britney Spears.
"I got a #SEXY collabo comin your way supa dupa soon!!!!" Rihanna Tweeted on Sunday, April 10. "OH YEAH!!! By popular demand....Its BRITNEY BITCH!!!! @britneyspears one of the biggest worldwide popstars! U gangsta #EPIC."
Spears, who is promoting her new album "Femme Fatale," responded, saying: "@rihanna You're such a tease! I like it, like it.... @rihanna You think they're ready Ri Ri?... -Britney"
Rihanna told New York radio station Z100, which premiered the new version of the song that "in order to do a remix, it had to be major."
"I asked my friends last week who they really wanted me to collaborate with and Britney was definitely one of the most popular names," Rihanna said. "It was really amazing that she really wanted to be a part of this song. It made it really really special."
The single "S&M" debuted in January and is featured on Rihanna's fifth studio album, "Loud," which was released in November 2010. The song reached the top 5 position or higher on charts around the world, including in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Germany and France.
Spears' "Femme Fatale," her seventh studio album, reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart last week.
Listen to the "S&M" remix by Rihanna and Britney Spears, as heard on New York radio station Z100. Below, you can watch the video for the original version of "S&M."