Don't Stop the Music
Rihanna Lyrics


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Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music

It's getting late, I'm making my way over to my favorite place
I gotta get my body moving, shake the stress away
I wasn't looking for nobody when you looked my way
Possible candidate, yeah

Who knew, that you'd be up in here looking like you do
You're makin' staying over here impossible
Baby, I'm a say your aura is incredible
If you don't have to go, don't

Do you know what you started? I just came here to party
But now we're rockin' on the dance floor, actin' naughty
Your hands around my waist just let the music play
We're hand in hand, chest to chest, and now we're face to face

I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the, please don't stop the music

Baby, are you ready 'cause it's gettin' cold
Don't you feel the passion ready to explode?
What goes on between us no one has to know
This is a private show

Do you know what you started? I just came here to party
But now we're rockin' on the dance floor, actin' naughty
Your hands around my waist just let the music play
We're hand in hand, chest to chest, and now we're face to face

I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the, please don't stop the music

Please don't stop the music

Please don't stop the music, music, music

Please don't stop the music, music, music

I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the, please don't stop the music

Please don't stop the music

Please don't stop the music, music, music





Please don't stop the music, music, music, music, music, music, music

Overall Meaning

In Rihanna's song "Don't Stop the Music", she pleads with the DJ to keep the music going and not stop the party. The lyrics express the desire to escape into the music and let it take over. The song talks about how the music can relieve stress and help to forget about the world's problems. The vibe is upbeat and danceable, encouraging people to let go and enjoy themselves.


The first verse talks about how the persona is heading to her favorite place, looking to shake off stress by letting her body move to the beat. She then meets someone, who she sees as a "possible candidate". The chorus repeats the message from the start of the song, where Rihanna asks the DJ not to stop the music since they're having fun dancing the night away. In the second verse, she mentions how their dancing has become more intimate, her hands around his waist and they're now chest to chest. The line "this is a private show" implies that the two are only interested in each other and are caught up in the moment. They keep dancing, and Rihanna asks the DJ to keep the music going by repeating the chorus. The song fades out into a chant of "Please don't stop the music."


Overall, the song is an ode to club/dance culture and the sense of euphoria that can come from just letting loose and enjoying the moment. It reinforces an idea of community and connecting through the music. The lyrics encourage the listeners to forget their troubles as they lose themselves on the dance floor.


Line by Line Meaning

Please don't stop the music, music, music
The singer is requesting for the music to keep playing.


It's getting late, I'm making my way over to my favorite place
The singer is going to her favorite place at a late hour.


I gotta get my body moving, shake the stress away
The singer wants to dance to release stress.


I wasn't looking for nobody when you looked my way
The singer wasn't looking for a romantic partner until the person looked at her.


Possible candidate, yeah
The person who looked at her is a possible romantic candidate.


Who knew, that you'd be up in here looking like you do
The singer is surprised to see the person looking attractive.


You're makin' staying over here impossible
The person's attractive presence is making it hard for the singer to leave.


Baby, I'm a say your aura is incredible
The singer is complimenting the person's aura or energy.


If you don't have to go, don't
The singer is requesting the person to stay longer.


Do you know what you started? I just came here to party
The singer is questioning the person for starting something more than just a party.


But now we're rockin' on the dance floor, actin' naughty
Both the singer and the person are dancing in a naughty way.


Your hands around my waist just let the music play
The person has their hands around the singer's waist while they both dance to the music.


We're hand in hand, chest to chest, and now we're face to face
The singer and the person are now in close proximity holding hands and facing each other.


I wanna take you away
The singer wants to take the person somewhere else.


Let's escape into the music
The singer wants to escape from reality and immerse themselves in the music with the person.


DJ, let it play
The singer is asking the DJ to keep playing music.


I just can't refuse it
The singer can't resist the urge to dance and have fun.


Like the way you do this
The singer likes the way the person is dancing and having fun.


Keep on rockin' to it
The singer wants the person to keep dancing to the music.


Baby, are you ready 'cause it's gettin' cold
The singer is asking if the person is ready to leave the place as it is getting cold.


Don't you feel the passion ready to explode?
The singer is asking the person if they feel a strong passion or chemistry between them.


What goes on between us no one has to know
The singer wants to keep their actions and attraction private and not known to anyone else.


This is a private show
The singer considers their actions and attraction to be a private show only between them.


Please don't stop the, please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
The singer is again requesting for the music to keep playing.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Frankie Storm, Michael Joe Jackson, Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen

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Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
It's getting late, I'm making my way over to my favorite place
I gotta get my body moving, shake the stress away
I wasn't looking for nobody when you looked my way
Possible candidate, yeah
Who knew, that you'd be up in here looking like you do
You're makin' staying over here impossible
Baby, I'm a say your aura is incredible
If you don't have to go, don't
Do you know what you started? I just came here to party
But now we're rockin' on the dance floor, actin' naughty
Your hands around my waist just let the music play
We're hand in hand, chest to chest, and now we're face to face
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
Baby, are you ready 'cause it's gettin' cold
Don't you feel the passion ready to explode?
What goes on between us no one has to know
This is a private show
Do you know what you started? I just came here to party
But now we're rockin' on the dance floor, actin' naughty
Your hands around my waist just let the music play
We're hand in hand, chest to chest, and now we're face to face
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
Please don't stop the music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
I wanna take you away
Let's escape into the music
DJ, let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rockin' to it
Please don't stop the, please don't stop the, please don't stop the music
Please don't stop the music
Please don't stop the music, music, music
Please don't stop the music, music, music, music, music, music, music



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