Rihanna ties Elvis for a milestone achievement

Calvin Harris’ “This Is What You Came For,” featuring Rihanna, enters the Hot 100’s top five, rising 6-5. Following the premiere of its official video June 16, the collab blasts 5-3 on Digital Songs (87,000 sold, up 26 percent) and 14-3 on Streaming Songs (16.5 million, up 62 percent), winning the Hot 100’s top Digital and Streaming Gainer awards. It jumps 7-5 on Radio Songs (92 million, up 9 percent).

Rihanna scores her 21st top five Hot 100 hit, tying Elvis Presley for the fifth-most top fives in the chart’s history, which dates to Aug. 4, 1958. (Notably, Presley’s career launched two years before the chart began.) Here’s a look at the acts with the most top five hits, as Rihanna breaks out of a tie with two icons, each with 20:

Most Top Five Hot 100 Hits

29, The Beatles
28, Madonna
26, Mariah Carey
24, Janet Jackson
21, Elvis Presley
21, Rihanna
20, Michael Jackson
20, Stevie Wonder

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