Needed Me is 5x platinum in the United States

Rihanna’s songs don’t always go #1 on Billboard Hot 100 but they always sell well and Needed Me is a proof of that. The song was recently certified 5x platinum in the United States. It’s the second most successful song from ANTI right after Work. In case you don’t remember, all ANTI singles are certified at least platinum. She now also has…

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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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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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