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Rihanna fans rejoice as singer breaks six-year hiatus with Lift Me Up

Rihanna fans rejoiced as the singer’s first solo launch in six years debuted on music streaming platforms at midnight Friday.

The 34-year-old hitmaker lends her voice to the monitor Lift Me Up for the highly-anticipated Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever, which hits theaters November 11.

The piano balled, which has a 3-minute and 14-second runtime, reveals off the sweetness’s gorgeous falsetto as she sings: ‘Keep me secure, secure and sound.’

Fans eagerly took to social media minutes after the discharge to gush over the ‘lovely’ music as nicely as to reward Rihanna’s flawless vocals.

She’s again! Rihanna fans rejoiced as the singer’s first solo launch in six years debuted on music streaming platforms at midnight Friday

‘Omg the music is so lovely my eyes immediately teared up �� #Rihanna #LiftMeUp,’ gushed one Twitter consumer, whereas one other marveled on the hitmaker’s singing.

‘OMG HER VOCALS #Rihanna,’ learn a tweet, which included a picture of somebody tearing up with headphones on.

Another wrote: ‘rihanna. what you probably did was so lovely. i’m actually crying, the vocals, the way in which you simply sang all the pieces.’

Lift Me Up: The 34-year-old hitmaker lends her voice to the track Lift Me Up for the highly-anticipated Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever

Lift Me Up: The 34-year-old hitmaker lends her voice to the monitor Lift Me Up for the highly-anticipated Black Panther sequel Wakanda Forever 

Many Rihanna fans – who are sometimes referred to as ‘The Navy’ – have been moved to tears after listening to Lift Me Up, which is a tribute to the late Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman.

‘I’m crying proper now, Rihanna why you do that to us,’ penned one emotional fan, who acquired a flood of responses echoing their sentiment.

Someone wrote that they have been ‘actually getting chills listening’ to Lift Me Up, whereas one other predicted that the music may very well be a possible Oscar contender within the Best Original Song class.

Reaction: Fans eagerly took to social media minutes after the release to gush over the 'beautiful' song as well as to praise Rihanna's flawless vocals

Reaction: Fans eagerly took to social media minutes after the discharge to gush over the ‘lovely’ music as nicely as to reward Rihanna’s flawless vocals

Another wrote: 'rihanna. what you did was so beautiful. i am literally crying, the vocals, the way you just sang everything.'

Another wrote: ‘rihanna. what you probably did was so lovely. i’m actually crying, the vocals, the way in which you simply sang all the pieces.’

'OMG HER VOCALS #Rihanna,' read a tweet, which included an image of someone tearing up with headphones on

‘OMG HER VOCALS #Rihanna,’ learn a tweet, which included a picture of somebody tearing up with headphones on

Moving: Many Rihanna fans - who are often referred to as 'The Navy' - were moved to tears after listening to Lift Me Up, which is said to be a tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman

Moving: Many Rihanna fans – who are sometimes referred to as ‘The Navy’ – have been moved to tears after listening to Lift Me Up, which is claimed to be a tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman

Emotional: 'I'm crying right now, Rihanna why you do this to us,' penned one emotional fan, who received a flood of responses echoing their sentiment

Emotional: ‘I’m crying proper now, Rihanna why you do that to us,’ penned one emotional fan, who acquired a flood of responses echoing their sentiment

Pressing play: 'didn't realize how much I missed hearing rihanna's voice and new music from her until it all hit me when I pressed play on lift me up,' one person wrote

 Pressing play: ‘did not notice how a lot I missed listening to rihanna’s voice and new music from her till all of it hit me once I pressed play on raise me up,’ one particular person wrote

‘simply completed listening to rihanna’s future oscar successful music raise me up,’ the hopeful Rihanna stan wrote.

Being that Lift Me Up is paying homage to a lullaby, due to Rihanna’s soothing vocals and delicate piano taking part in, many listeners felt as although they have been ‘floating out to sea’ as they listened.

‘Rihanna’s single is placing me to sleep in essentially the most flattering manner attainable. I’m at peace.’ 

Amazed: 'I'm crying, rihanna is amazing,' read another tweet

Amazed: ‘I’m crying, rihanna is superb,’ learn one other tweet

Celebrated: Fans celebrated Rihanna being 'back' and just how 'amazing' she sounds on the song

Celebrated: Fans celebrated Rihanna being ‘again’ and simply how ‘superb’ she sounds on the music

In awe: 'RIHANNA VOCALS LIFT ME UP,' wrote one excited fan followed by crying emojis

In awe: ‘RIHANNA VOCALS LIFT ME UP,’ wrote one excited fan adopted by crying emojis

Didn't realize: One Twitter user admitted that they 'didn't realize how much [they] missed Rihanna's vocals' until she began humming at the start of the song. 'So refreshing,' they added

Didn’t notice: One Twitter consumer admitted that they ‘did not notice how a lot [they] missed Rihanna’s vocals’ till she started buzzing initially of the music. ‘So refreshing,’ they added

Beautiful: 'Rihanna's voice is so beautiful yall,' read one tweet, which included a werewolf transforming at midnight

Beautiful: ‘Rihanna’s voice is so lovely yall,’ learn one tweet, which included a werewolf remodeling at midnight

One Twitter consumer admitted that they ‘did not notice how a lot [they] missed Rihanna’s vocals’ till she started buzzing initially of the music. ‘So refreshing,’ they added.

With many fans planning to see the Black Panther sequel in theaters, a number of doubted that they’d have the ability to preserve their composure through the credit score music.

‘I’m [gonna] cry within the theater when the Black Panther finish credit begin rolling and I hear Rihanna voice,’ one tweeted out, whereas one other wrote: ‘oh I already know I’m about to be in that movie show boo hoo crying’

Being that Rihanna gave delivery to her first youngster with A$AP Rocky and was introduced as Super Bowl Halftime Show headliner this year, fans felt as although the music was simply one other ‘break the web’ second for the make-up mogul.

Credits roll: With many fans planning to see the Black Panther sequel in theaters, several doubted that they'd be able to keep their composure during the credit song

Credits roll: With many fans planning to see the Black Panther sequel in theaters, a number of doubted that they’d have the ability to preserve their composure through the credit score music

'I'm [gonna] cry in the theater when the Black Panther end credits start rolling and I hear Rihanna voice,' one tweeted out, while another wrote: 'oh I already know I'm about to be in that movie theater boo hoo crying'

‘I’m [gonna] cry within the theater when the Black Panther finish credit begin rolling and I hear Rihanna voice,’ one tweeted out, whereas one other wrote: ‘oh I already know I’m about to be in that movie show boo hoo crying’

 

Floating: Being that Lift Me Up is reminiscent of a lullaby, thanks to Rihanna's soothing vocals and soft piano playing, many listeners felt as though they were 'floating out to sea' as they listened

Floating: Being that Lift Me Up is paying homage to a lullaby, due to Rihanna’s soothing vocals and delicate piano taking part in, many listeners felt as although they have been ‘floating out to sea’ as they listened

Lullaby: 'Rihanna's single is putting me to sleep in the most flattering way possible. I am at peace'

Lullaby: ‘Rihanna’s single is placing me to sleep in essentially the most flattering manner attainable. I’m at peace’

'WOW @rihanna' penned on Twitter user, who only had heart-eyes for the singer's big return

‘WOW @rihanna’ penned on Twitter consumer, who solely had heart-eyes for the singer’s massive return 

Once again! Being that Rihanna gave birth to her first child with A$AP Rocky and was announced as Super Bowl Halftime Show headliner this year, fans felt as though the song was just another 'break the internet' moment for the makeup mogul

Once once more! Being that Rihanna gave delivery to her first youngster with A$AP Rocky and was introduced as Super Bowl Halftime Show headliner this year, fans felt as although the music was simply one other ‘break the web’ second for the make-up mogul

On Thursday, the mother-of-one teased the music’s launch by sharing the cover artwork for Lift Me Up on Instagram. 

She within the caption: ‘Tonight…MIDNIGHT EST. #LiftMeUp.’

Fans shared their pleasure as they wrote ‘cannot anticipate this’ and ‘the music might be superb!’

The art work for the approaching launch is a close-up grayscale picture of RiRi with her hair surrounding her face.

She wears shimmery eyeshadow on her eyelids and her shapely pout is coated in a matte lipstick. 

‘Lift Me Up’ by Rihanna lyrics

[Chorus]

Lift me up

Hold me down

Keep me shut

Safe and sound

[Verse 1]

Burning in a hopeless dream

Hold me if you fall asleep

Keep me within the heat of your love

When you depart, preserve me secure

Safe and sound

[Chorus]

Lift me up

Hold me down

Keep me shut

Safe and sound

[Verse 2]

Drowning in an infinite sea

Take a while and keep with me

Keep me within the power of your arms

Keep me secure

Safe and sound

[Chorus]

Lift me up

Hold me down

Keep me secure

Safe and sound

[Verse 3]

Burning in a hopeless dream

Hold me if you fall asleep

Keep me secure

We want gentle, we want love

[Chorus]

(Lift me up) Lift me up in your arms

(Hold me down) I want love, I want love, I want love

(Keep me shut) Hold me, maintain me

(Safe and sound) Hold me, maintain me, maintain me, maintain me

(Lift me up) Hold me, maintain me, maintain me, maintain me

(Hold me down) Hold me, maintain me

(Keep me secure) We want gentle, we want love

Message to fans: She wrote in the caption, 'tonight¿MIDNIGHT EST. #LiftMeUp'

Message to fans: She wrote within the caption, ‘tonight…MIDNIGHT EST. #LiftMeUp’

Along the left aspect of the photograph in white all-caps font, with sideways textual content orientation, reads ‘Rihanna Lift Me Up.’

In simply an hour of importing the publish, the Bajan celebrity racked up greater than two million likes from her following of 137 million on Instagram.

The new publish comes days after the official Black Panther: Wakanda Forever social media accounts shared a digital announcement for the music.

The clip opened with the title of the movie coming into view, accompanied by the hum of suspenseful music.

Appearance: Rihanna wore a sequined gown for the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiere in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Appearance: Rihanna wore a sequined robe for the Black Panther: Wakanda Forever premiere in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Date night: On Wednesday evening Rihanna stepped out with beau A$AP Rocky to attend the movie premiere in Hollywood

Date night: On Wednesday evening Rihanna stepped out with beau A$AP Rocky to attend the movie premiere in Hollywood

Date night time: On Wednesday night Rihanna stepped out with beau A$AP Rocky to attend the film premiere in Hollywood

As the remainder of the letters from ‘Wakanda Forever’ pale away, the one remaining was an ‘R,’ in an apparent reference to the songstress.

Against a black display screen, the date ‘10.28.22,’ appeared, alerting fans of the discharge date. The caption had an emoji of eyes and the hashtag, ‘#WakandaForever.’

On Wednesday night Rihanna stepped out to attend the Black Panther film premiere in Hollywood. She was joined by beau A$AP Rocky for the glitzy, star-studded occasion, for which a purple carpet was rolled out.

According to Pitchfork, the longtime entertainer penned the tune with music artist Tems, producer Ludwig Göransson, and director Ryan Coogler. 

A press launch famous that the piece of music was created ‘as a tribute to the extraordinary life and legacy of Chadwick Boseman.’

The late Boseman shocked fans when he died in 2020, after conserving his battle with colon most cancers fully non-public. He was the star of the primary Black Panther movie, which stole the hearts of audiences in 2018.

Before this, the final time fans heard the Fenty Beauty CEO’s three-octave mezzo-soprano pipes was when she was featured on PartyNextDoor’s 2020 music Believe It. 

Striking: On Tuesday the official Black Panther: Wakanda Forever social media accounts shared a virtual announcement for the song

Striking: On Tuesday the official Black Panther: Wakanda Forever social media accounts shared a digital announcement for the music

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