The year in Billboard Charts 2017: Rihanna

Billboard released its long-awaited end-year charts and Rihanna’s multiple collaborations and ANTI secured her position on many of those charts. Even though, Rihanna did not release an album since ANTI (January 2016), she was still one of the most popular artists in 2017. This year only she was featured on four totally differentCONTINUE READING

LISTEN NOW: Consideration (Dance Remixes)

Six remixes of Consideration (feat. SZA) have been released today. Consideration is the opening track of Rihanna’s 2016 multiplatinum album ANTI. Remixes are available on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Soundcloud, Amazon Music, Google Play and Deezer. Hopefully, thanks to those remixes, Rihanna will score another number one song on Dance ClubCONTINUE READING

Photographer Paolo Roversi talks Rihanna

Paolo Roversi needs no introductions. But let’s give him one anyway, shall we? One of the greatest photographers of our time, whose extraordinary fashion pictures have graced the pages of all the best magazines for decades, Roversi is being celebrated at Milan’s Palazzo Reale with the exhibition Paolo Roversi “Storie”. OpeningCONTINUE READING

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. RihannaCONTINUE READING

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 atCONTINUE READING

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,CONTINUE READING

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 percentCONTINUE READING

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 haveCONTINUE READING