Rihanna named the Greatest Pop Artist of All Time

Rihanna named the Greatest Pop Artist of All Time

After piling up record after record (musically and achievement-wise) on Billboard‘s Pop Songs radio airplay chart, Rihanna reigns as the No. 1 artist over the first 25 years of the survey, which began with the list dated Oct. 3, 1992. Notably, Rihanna has reached historic heights despite having arrived on the chart more than halfway through its existence. GREATEST POP ARTIST…

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Rihanna raises over $5 million at the third Diamond Ball

On Thursday night, reigning queen of, well, everything Rihanna hosted her third Diamond Ball in downtown New York. A charity gala raising money for her Clara Lionel Foundation, which supports health and education initiatives currently in the Caribbean and Malawi, Rihanna was joined by the evening’s host Dave Chappelle and musical guests Kendrick Lamar and Calvin Harris for a glitzy night of stars — and big…

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Calvin Harris to perform at the Diamond Ball

Calvin Harris has been announced as the second performer at the upcoming third annual Diamond Ball. The black-tie event will take place in New York on September 14. Harris is joining Kendrick Lamar who was announced as the first performer at the end of June. Dave Chappelle has been tapped to host the ball. In the official…

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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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Rihanna Scores 29th No. 1 & Fifth From ANTI Album, on Dance Club Songs Chart

Rihanna racks her 29th career topper on Billboard‘s Dance Club Songs chart (dated April 8), as Sex With Me storms 3-1. Although a midtempo number in its original form, the song sauntered into clubland via remixes from John Blake, MK and Ray Rhodes, among others. In the race for the most No. 1s in the chart’s…

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Rihanna scores 3 BRIT Awards nominations

Little Mix, Skepta and Rihanna are out in front in the nominations for the 2017 BRIT Awards, with three nods apiece ahead of this year’s ceremony. Rihanna’s collaboration with Calvin Harris, This Is What You Came For, gains a nod in both the British Single and British Video category and she is also nominated in International…

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Rihanna scores 2nd and 5th most watched video of the year

On Wednesday, YouTube announced a list of music videos that were the most watched in 2016, and Fifth Harmony’s “Work from Home” landed in the top spot with over a billion views. Following closely behind is Calvin Harris’s summer smash featuring Rihanna, This is What You Came For. Rihanna also took the fifth place with…

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Work is Pandora’s most thumbed-up song of 2016

Pandora, the go-to music source for fans and artists, released the second annual Top Thumb Hundred, a ranking of the 100 most thumbed up songs of the year that reflects our listeners’ favorite discoveries in 2016. Rihanna appears on the list five times, including the #1 spot she has achieved with Work (feat. Drake). Check…

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