Stay is an R&B pop song by Barbadian singer Rihanna, from her 2012 seventh studio album, Unapologetic. It features guest vocals by singer Mikky Ekko.
Ekko, Justin Parker and Elof Loelv wrote and produced the song, with addition production by Kuk Harrell.
The song’s subject matter talks about the irresistible nature of true love.
It was released as the album’s second single on January 7, 2013, receiving mixed reactions from music critics.
Following its release as a single, it peaked at Number 3 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and topped the US Mainstream Top 40 while reaching Number 1 internationally in Bulgaria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Israel.
It also occupied the top five positions in 24 other countries including Australia, Switzerland, France, Germany, New Zealand and the UK.
In addition, the single has sold over 10 million copies globally, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time.