Rihanna dominates Billboard Music Awards nominations

Drake, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna dominate the nominations in all categories for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards announced exclusively by Billboard today. Rihanna scored 14 nominations, making her most nominated female artist. Last year Rihanna attended the award show and performed Love On The Brain. Top Artist: Adele Beyonce Justin Bieber The Chainsmokers Drake Ariana Grande…

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Rihanna scores her 22nd Top 5 hit on Billboard

Rihanna earns her 22nd top five hit on the Billboard Hot 100, as Love on the Brain rises 6-5 on the chart dated March 25. Airplay continues to drive the ballad most heavily, as it keeps at No. 3 on Radio Songs (107 million, essentially even week-over-week). Rihanna breaks out of a fifth-place tie with…

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Rihanna Extends Record for Most Radio Songs Top 10s

Rihanna extends her record for the most top 10s on Billboard’s Radio Songs airplay chart, as Love on the Brain lifts 11-10 on the list (dated Feb. 4). The retro R&B track is her 28th top 10, widening her lead over runner-up Mariah Carey, who has earned 23 top 10s since Radio Songs launched in…

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Love on the Brain is Rihanna’s 28th no.1 single on Dance Club Songs chart

Rihanna rakes in her 28th career leader on Billboard‘s Dance Club Songs chart (dated Jan. 21), as Love on the Brain bumps 2-1. Originally a ballad, Love on the Brain was lifted into clubs via remixes from Barry Harris, Gigamesh and Don Diablo, among others. ITUNES | SPOTIFY | TIDAL In the tally of the most No. 1s…

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Love On The Brain becomes Rihanna’s 40th Top 20 single

Rihanna records her milestone 40th top 20 Hot 100 hit, as Love on the Brain bounds 30-20. The Anti single lifts 23-20 on the Digital Song Sales chart (27,000 sold, up 16 percent) and 25-21 on Radio Songs (46 million in audience, up 16 percent), while nearing Streaming Songs (5.8 million U.S. clicks, 17 percent)….

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Needed Me becomes Rihanna’s longest-charting hit

Needed Me marks a milestone among Rihanna’s 57 Hot 100 entries: it becomes her longest-charting, as it spends a 42nd week on the list (rebounding 34-32). It one-ups the 41-week chart run of her smash We Found Love, featuring Calvin Harris. Here is a recap of Rihanna’s longest-lasting hits on the Hot 100: 42 weeks, Needed…

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Throwback Thursday: What’s My Name?

Oh, how the time flies! – you can hear that all the time, from a friend, a member of the family or a fan. When it comes to Rihanna, with all her success, it is really hard to follow up – record after record, number 1 after number 1, successful fashion collaborations. It really hit…

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