Rihanna has unveiled her latest single, and it's out of this world.

Her new song Sledgehammer, which features in the latest trailer for Star Trek Beyond, showcases the singer's vocals in a ballad of epic proportions.

Featuring the lyrics "You're just another brick and I'm a sledgehammer", the song backs stunning space scenes and action-packed alien showdowns that will feature in the upcoming Star Trek film.

Rihanna has seemingly been working on the song since 2014 when she posted some of the lyrics to the emotional ballad on Twitter.


Australian singer/songwriter Sia also had a hand in creating the song, according to MTV.com.

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The third Star Trek film stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Idris Elba, Sofia Boutella and Anton Yelchin, who died after finishing the film in a freak car accident outside his Los Angeles home.

Star Trek Beyond is released in New Zealand July 21.

Listen to the full song here: