Rihanna rises to no. 2 on Social 50 Chart

Rihanna rises to no. 2 on Social 50 Chart

A boost in Instagram activity, including 25.3 million Instagram reactions, helps Rihanna move 5-2 on Billboard’s Social 50 chart dated Jan. 13. Rihanna added 283,000 new followers on Instagram in the week ending December 28, 2017 (up 146 percent). On December 26, 2017 Mattemoiselle – highly anticipated lipstick from Fenty Beauty – premiered. Rihanna promoted it via her social media […]

The year in Billboard Charts 2017: Rihanna

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 different tracks. Check out all of […]

Rihanna is crowned the Queen of Spotify for third year in a row

Rihanna crowned the Queen of Spotify for third year in a row

Spotify has announced its Year in Music lists and it will be no surprise that Rihanna, aka the Queen of streaming, is also included. For the third year in the row, Rihanna takes home the title of most streamed female artist. Keep in mind that Rihanna released her last album in January 2016. Rihanna is Most Streamed […]

Rihanna scores her 61st Hot 100 entry with Lemon

Rihanna scores her 61st Hot 100 entry with Lemon

N.E.R.D’s return single, with Rihanna, marks the act’s first-ever Hot 100 entry, debuting at No. 65. The song is so far a stand-alone track; N.E.R.D (Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay Haley) last hit the Billboard 200 albums chart in 2010 with the No. 21-peaking Nothing. Lemon launches at No. 28 on the Digital Song […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]