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 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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New Rihanna platinum certifications

Rihanna extends her lead for the most RIAA digital single certifications. Four of her singles received new awards in December. Diamonds was certified up to 6x platinum (6 million US units), while Needed Me reached 4x platinum (4 million). FourFiveSeconds meanwhile ascended to 3x platinum (3 million US units). ANTI’s single Kiss It Better, which was not…

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ANTI is Apple’s 2nd most popular album of 2016

Apple has released its charts concerning most popular albums and songs on the platform. The charts combine both iTunes and Apple Music data. Rihanna’s ANTI (Deluxe) is the second most popular album of the year, right after Drake’s Views. On Top 25 Songs chart, Work takes the third spot, This Is What You Came For is #14,…

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Rihanna scores 8 Grammy Awards nominations

2016 has been a big year for Rihanna so far. She released her eight studio album, earned 14th numer one single in the United States with Work and performer in front of hundreds of thousands of fans all over the world. The Grammy Awards nominations were announced yesterday and I am happy to report that…

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Rihanna is Spotify’s most streamed female artist of 2016

Spotify released its annual set of top lists, revealing which songs and artists made the biggest splash in the music world in 2016. Rihanna was crowned the top female artist of 2016, based on the number of streams, with Sia, Adele, Ariana Grande and Beyoncé also featuring in the top five. Rihanna is also the third most…

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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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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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Rihanna scores seven Soul Train Awards nominations

Rihanna earned 7 nominations for 2016 Soul Train Awards. Drake leads the nominees with a total of 12 mentions, including best album/mixtape of the year for Views, video of the year for being featured on Rihanna’s Work and song of the year for Controlla. Rihanna was nominated in the following categories: Album/Mixtape of the Year Beyoncé…

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