The song “You da One” is performed by Barbadian singer Rihanna, taken from her sixth album “Talk That Talk”. The song was released on 14 November, 2011 by Def Jam Recordings. It was produced by Dr. Luke and Cirkut, and was co-written with Henry Walter, Ester Dean, John Hill and Lukasz Gottwald. The music video was premiered on 23 December, 2011, directed by Melina Matsoukas.
Critical reception of “You da One” was generally positive. Robert Copsey of “Digital Spy” commented that “amazing song with Caribbean flavor”. Leah Collins of “Dose” stated that “radio friendly and lovey-dovey song”. Amanda Dobbins commented that “We Found Love and You da One is the core of Rihanna’s album ‘Talk That Talk'”. Melissa Maerz described that “a beautiful song that embraces pulsing house beats and reggae”.
“You da One” debuted at number 28 on the Billboard Radio Songs, at number 73 on the Billboard Hot 100, at number 9 on the Billboard Hot Digital Songs, at number 26 on the US Pop Songs, at number 60 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, at number 12 on the Canadian Hot 100, at number 64 on the French Singles chart and at number 11 on the UK R&B Singles chart.