The vocal chameleon strikes again with this power ballad.


For those who complained about the lack of Sia on “ANTI”, this one is for you.

Rihanna has premiered her new single, the enormous ballad “Sledgehammer”, which will be the lead single from the “Star Trek Beyond” movie soundtrack.

Her incredible vocals soar as she delivers her best Sia impression to date over the cinematic production, and from the very beginning it’s no surprise this dramatic piece was used for a film over the mellow, largely mid-tempo “ANTI”.

Ms. Fenty co-wrote the track with Sia and Jesse Shatkin, and Sia’s influence can be heard directly in Rihanna’s voice and the melodies. However, that doesn’t take away from her amazing vocal performance – she’s coming for the Academy Awards!

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