N.E.R.D. and Rihanna’s Lemon darts 4-1 on Billboard’s Rhythmic Songs airplay chart (dated Feb. 10) to command the list for the first time. The collaboration leaps to the top with an 8 percent hike in plays in the week ending Feb. 4, according to Nielsen Music. With Lemon, N.E.R.D. squeezes
Serena Williams showed off her dance moves once again. This time, she danced to N.E.R.D. and Rihanna’s song Lemon for a video she did with Vogue that was released on the same day as the cover story on her. She dances while making her way around an airport runway and even impressed Pharrell, who’s part
N.E.R.D’s return single, with Rihanna, marks the act’s first-ever Hot 100 entry, debuting at No. 65. The song is so far a stand-alone track; N.E.R.D (Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley) last hit the Billboard 200 albums chart in 2010 with the No. 21-peaking Nothing. Lemon launches at No.
The real star of Lemon, the surprise collaboration between N.E.R.D. and Rihanna, is dancer Mette Towley, who powers through the song’s video with insane force. In the clip’s first scene, she gets her head shaved by Rih and then proceeds to tear through every inch of an abandoned swap meet