“Diamonds” becomes Rihanna’s 19th number 1 single on “Dance/Club Play Songs” chart

With “Diamonds” topping the tally, Rihanna and Jackson trail only Madonna for the most number 1s in the chart’s 36-year history.
 
With the rise of Rihanna’s “Diamonds” to number 1 on Billboard’s “Dance/Club Play Songs” chart, the singer scores her sparkling 19th leader on the tally.
 
The achievement ties her with Janet Jackson for the second-most number 1s in the chart’s 36-year history. Only Madonna has more (43). Beyoncé trails with 18 leaders, followed by Mariah Carey and Kristine W, each with 16.
 
“Diamonds” reaches number 1 courtesy of uptempo remixes by the likes of Bimbo Jones, Shahaf Moran, Dave Aude and Gregor Salto. The lead single from “Unapologetic”, which last week became Rihanna’s first “Billboard 200” number 1, has spent the past two weeks atop the “Billboard Hot 100”.
 
Rihanna’s history on the “Dance/Club Play Songs” chart is stunning: of the 25 titles she’s placed on it, all but two have reached the top 10. Here is a recap of Rihanna’s 19 “Dance/Club Play Songs” number 1s:
 

Title, Chart Date Reached Number 1
“Pon De Replay,” October 8, 2005
“S.O.S. (Rescue Me),” May 13, 2006
“Unfaithful,” July 29, 2006
“We Ride,” Feb. 3, 2007
“Umbrella” (ft. Jay-Z), July 7, 2007 (two weeks)
“Don’t Stop The Music,” September 8, 2007
“Shut Up and Drive,” December 8, 2007
“Disturbia,” September 13, 2008
“Russian Roulette,” February 20, 2010
“Hard” (ft. Jezzy), March 6, 2010
“Rude Boy,” May 15, 2010
“Only Girl (In The World),” November 13, 2010
“Who’s That Chick?” (ft. David Guetta), February 2, 2011
“S&M,” April 2, 2011
“California King Bed,” September 24, 2011
“We Found Love” (ft.Calvin Harris), November 19, 2011 (two weeks)
“You Da One,” February 18, 2012
“Where Have You Been,” June 9, 2012
“Diamonds,” December 15, 2012


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