"Stay" is a song by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. It is from her seventh studio album, Unapologetic (2012). American songwriter Mikky Ekko sings on the song. "Stay" is a midtempo ballad. In the lyrics, a woman asks her lover to remain with her, despite her feelings about him. The song's instruments consist mainly of a piano and cymbal crashes.
The song reached number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It reached the top five in the United Kingdom and also was number one on the charts in Canada. On June 30, 2015, the song was certified six-times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for selling over six million downloads in the United States alone. "Stay" was the thirteenth-most successful song of 2013 in the United States, according to Billboard.