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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Wear Rihanna’s most iconic looks on your feet

The Rihanna Navy can now wear the star’s most iconic looks — on their feet. In her latest Fenty for Stance collection, called Iconic Looks, the singer presents two box sets that feature four of her most popular looks to date. Both of the sets, now available on Stance’s web site, include two pairs of socks. The first, the Rihanna Music Video…

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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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Work becomes 6x platinum in the United States

Work, work, work, work, work, work…. I know you read it in your Rihanna voice! The song, recorded with Drake and released as the lead single from Rihanna’s multi platinum album ANTI in 2016 was just certified 6x platinum! As Rihanna fans noticed, all of the lead singles from RiRi’s last four albums have been certified at least 6x…

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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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Choreographer Tanisha Scott talks working with Rihanna

Music videos have evolved quite a bit over the years, but dancing remains a constant — and choreographer Tanisha Scott has seen it all, from the MTV TRL golden age of Hype Williams to Drake’s meme-tastic Hotline Bling. Tanisha has worked with Rihanna on her music videos for Rude Boy and Work. She spoke to Billboard about…

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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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