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 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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Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna's Loyalty. hits No. 1 on Rhythmic Songs Chart

Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna’s Loyalty. hits No. 1 on Rhythmic Songs Chart

Kendrick Lamar’s Loyalty., featuring Rihanna, lifts 2-1 on the Rhythmic Songs airplay chart (dated Sept. 30). The collaboration gains by 5 percent in spins in the week ending Sept. 17, according to Nielsen Music. With the move, Kendrick collects his second No. 1 hit on the chart among 17 entries to date. His previous leader also came…

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Rihanna scores her 31st number 1 on Dance Club Songs chart

DJ Khaled earns his first No. 1 on Billboard‘s Dance Club Songs chart (dated Aug. 26), as Wild Thoughts, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, rises 3-1. The song, at its No. 2 Billboard Hot 100 high for a fifth week, was remixed for clubs by Bee’s Knees, Dave Aude and Medasin, among others. The track is also Tiller’s first topper on…

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Rihanna Extends Record for Most No. 1s on Radio Songs Chart

Rihanna earns her 13th leader, while DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller each earn their first. Plus, the song’s guitar hook makes a return to No. 1. As reported in yesterday’s Billboard Hot 100 top 10 recap, DJ Khaled’s Wild Thoughts, featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, takes over atop the all-genre Radio Songs airplay chart, up…

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Rihanna earns ninth No. 1 single in the UK with Wild Thoughts

DJ Khaled has ended Despacito’s reign at the top to claim his second Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart. Wild Thoughts – featuring Rihanna and Bryson Tiller – climbs a place to 1 after three weeks at Number 2. It gives the Miami producer his second Number 1 single this year, while Rihanna claims…

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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 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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