in its November 2015 cover story about her past with Chris Brown, and why she got back together with the singer after he brutally assaulted her back in 2009. "That girl who felt that as much pain as this relationship is, maybe some people are built stronger than others. You want the best for them, but if you remind them of their failures, or if you remind them of bad moments in their life, or even if you say I’m willing to put up with something, they think less of you — because they know you don’t deserve what they’re going to give." The two even collaborated together on multiple tracks, including "Put It Up." Meanwhile, Rihanna was aware of the public's reaction to their brief reunion from late 2012 to the summer of 2013 — and the state of her heart.
The songs have peaked at number three, number nine and number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 respectively. According to Billboard, Brown has the seventh most Hot 100 entries on the chart with 87. "I just knew I wanted to be part of it." The negotiations with Def Jam continued for two months, and Davis then lost her job due to a corporate merger.Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year.It peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), selling an overall three million copies worldwide. " peaking atop the US Billboard Hot 100, Brown became the first male artist as a lead since Diddy in 1997 to have his debut single top the chart. earned Brown his first Grammy Award for Best R&B Album at the 54th Grammy Awards. However, after the release of Exclusive, Brown's albums have not been well received commercially or by music critics, with the exception of X, which received a normalized rating of 63.Maybe I’m the person who’s almost the guardian angel to this person, to be there when they’re not strong enough, when they’re not understanding the world, when they just need someone to encourage them in a positive way and say the right thing." PHOTOS: Stars who've survived abuse In fact, the "Four Five Seconds" songstress, 27, thought she could change him. "Sometimes you just have to walk away." Despite their complex past, Rihanna told However, she wishes the subject of Brown and his domestic abuse would be left behind. But you know, you realize after a while that in that situation you’re the enemy.They then reconciled for a bit, only to break up again.