May 14, 2008 02:10:22 GMT
The highly-anticipated video for the collaborative song between Rihanna and rock band Maroon 5 has been premiered on May 13.
"If I Never See Your Face Again", the collaborative song between Rihanna and Maroon 5 has got its video premiered. It was directed by Anthony Mandler who also directed Rihanna's "Unfaithful" and was shot in Los Angeles earlier this month.
"If I Never" is a song that originally appeared on the band's 2007 album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" and its remix will be included in both acts' re-release album. Rihanna will drop the exclusive edition of her "Good Girl Gone Bad" album on June 17 while Maroon are yet to reveal the date of their album's re-release.
The single got its official radio release yesterday (May 13).
Rihanna had made a statement regarding the collaboration, saying that she felt honored. "This is the only collaboration on my re-release, because I always wanted to work with Maroon 5," she said. "They're one of my favorite bands. When they called me to do this record with them, I was so honored."
On other news, Rihanna is nominated for Favorite International Video at MuchMusic Awards, battling the title with Flo Rida, Timbaland, Kanye West and Fall Out Boy. The winner will be determined through a ceremony aired via MuchMusic channel on June 15.
Rihanna and Maroon 5, "If I Never See Your Face Again":