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 among highest paid musicians of 2016

For the first time in nearly two decades, music industry revenue has increased for two straight years — and that’s good news for the highest earners on Billboard’s annual Money Makers list. In 2016, the 50 top artists in U.S. sales, publishing, streaming and touring took home $890.7 million, a staggering 34 percent increase over the past year’s…

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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 Extends Record for Most Radio Songs Top 10s

Rihanna extends her record for the most top 10s on Billboard’s Radio Songs airplay chart, as Love on the Brain lifts 11-10 on the list (dated Feb. 4). The retro R&B track is her 28th top 10, widening her lead over runner-up Mariah Carey, who has earned 23 top 10s since Radio Songs launched in…

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Love on the Brain is Rihanna’s 28th no.1 single on Dance Club Songs chart

Rihanna rakes in her 28th career leader on Billboard‘s Dance Club Songs chart (dated Jan. 21), as Love on the Brain bumps 2-1. Originally a ballad, Love on the Brain was lifted into clubs via remixes from Barry Harris, Gigamesh and Don Diablo, among others. ITUNES | SPOTIFY | TIDAL In the tally of the most No. 1s…

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Love On The Brain becomes Rihanna’s 40th Top 20 single

Rihanna records her milestone 40th top 20 Hot 100 hit, as Love on the Brain bounds 30-20. The Anti single lifts 23-20 on the Digital Song Sales chart (27,000 sold, up 16 percent) and 25-21 on Radio Songs (46 million in audience, up 16 percent), while nearing Streaming Songs (5.8 million U.S. clicks, 17 percent)….

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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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