Rihanna makes history with Desperado

Rihanna makes history with Desperado

Desperado is Rihanna’s fifth No. 1 of 2017, seventh from ANTI, and 32nd total leader. Rihanna makes history with Desperado Rihanna rocks the summit of Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart (dated Oct. 14) for the fifth time in 2017, a new high in a calendar year among all acts, as Desperado rises 2-1. Rihanna rolls ahead of Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Katy Perry,…

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Needed Me is 5x platinum in the United States

Rihanna’s songs don’t always go #1 on Billboard Hot 100 but they always sell well and Needed Me is a proof of that. The song was recently certified 5x platinum in the United States. It’s the second most successful song from ANTI right after Work. In case you don’t remember, all ANTI singles are certified at least platinum. She now also has…

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Rihanna earns seventh no. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart

As it ascends to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, DJ Khaled’s Wild Thoughts, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, mounts the summit of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (dated July 29) in its fourth week on the tally. Wild Thoughts rises with gains at radio, earning a 5-4 lift on the R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart and jumping to 30 million in audience in the week ending July 16, according to Nielsen Music, a…

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Rihanna among highest paid musicians of 2016

For the first time in nearly two decades, music industry revenue has increased for two straight years — and that’s good news for the highest earners on Billboard’s annual Money Makers list. In 2016, the 50 top artists in U.S. sales, publishing, streaming and touring took home $890.7 million, a staggering 34 percent increase over the past year’s…

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Work becomes 6x platinum in the United States

Work, work, work, work, work, work…. I know you read it in your Rihanna voice! The song, recorded with Drake and released as the lead single from Rihanna’s multi platinum album ANTI in 2016 was just certified 6x platinum! As Rihanna fans noticed, all of the lead singles from RiRi’s last four albums have been certified at least 6x…

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Rihanna earns 30th number 1 single on Dance Club Songs Chart

Rihanna rules Billboard‘s Dance Club Songs chart (dated July 15) for a milestone 30th time, as Pose rises 2-1. The track was remixed by Alex Acosta, Country Club Martini Crew and The Perry Twins, among others. Rihanna moves closer to Madonna, who has racked up 46 leaders, for the most No. 1s in the chart’s 40-plus-year history. Rihanna…

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