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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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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Work goes double platinum in the United Kingdom

Work (featuring Drake), the first single from Rihanna’s eight album ANTI, has been certified double platinum in the United Kingdom. It means it sold over 1.2 million copies since its release in January 2016. The song spent nine consecutive weeks atop Billboard Hot 100 in 2016. In other news, Love On The Brain slips 5-7…

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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 Earns Landmark 30th Top 10 Hit on Billboard Hot 100

Rihanna rumbles 13-8 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated March 4) with Love on the Brain, marking her milestone 30th top 10. Dating to the chart’s Aug. 4, 1958, inception, only Madonna, with 38, and The Beatles, with 34, boast more. Rihanna breaks a tie for third place with Michael Jackson, who’s tallied 29 top…

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