Rihanna has a 3.9 WIN average on the “Hot 100”

With “Diamonds”, Rihanna logs a 47th cumulative week at number 1, a sum compiled among 12 leading titles. Thus, another way to consider Rihanna’s “Hot 100” success is that she spends almost four weeks on top once sending a single to number 1.
 
I.e., “She has a 3.9 WIN average on the “Hot 100″.”
The takeaway is that when Rihanna tops the “Hot 100”, chances are she’s not ceding the top spot quickly; eight of her 12 number 1s have spent multiple weeks at the summit.
 
With 47 weeks at number 1, Rihanna ties Usher for the fourth-highest total in the “Hot 100″‘s history. Only Mariah Carey (79 weeks), the Beatles (59) and Boyz II Men (50) have spent more time atop the survey. Below Rihanna and Usher, Michael Jackson has racked 37 weeks at number 1, followed by Beyoncé (36), Elton John (34), Janet Jackson (33) and Madonna (32).
 
Of those 10 artists to spend the most weeks at number 1 on the “Hot 100”, which have averaged the longest stays on top? The first-ever WIN average ranking among those acts stands as follows:
 

WIN average, artist (weeks at number 1/total number 1s)
10, Boyz II Men (50/5)
7.2, Beyoncé (36/5)
5.2, Usher (47/9)
4.4, Mariah Carey (79/18)
3.9, Rihanna (47/12)
3.8, Elton John (34/9)
3.3, Janet Jackson (33/10)
2.95, The Beatles (59/20)
2.85, Michael Jackson (37/13)
2.7, Madonna (32/12)

 
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