Stargate share the secrets behind their Rihanna hits

Stargate share the secrets behind their Rihanna hits

You may not know the names Tor Erik Hermansen and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, but chances are the Norwegian duo better known as Stargate have produced some of your favorite hits. Over the past two decades, they’ve undoubtedly shaped the sound of modern pop. They’ve collaborated with A-list divas, rappers, and rock bands alike. They helped […]

New platinum certifications for Rihanna

New platinum certifications for Rihanna

Rihanna is continuing her reign as the Queen of singles sales in the United States. Now she has 124 million records sold as a solo artist.  44 of her singles went gold, 38 platinum and 30 are multi platinum. Three of her songs got their certifications updated lately and among them one became platinum for […]

LISTEN NOW: Consideration (Dance Remixes)

LISTEN NOW: Consideration (Dance Remixes)

Six remixes of Consideration (feat. SZA) have been released today. Consideration is the opening track of Rihanna’s 2016 multiplatinum album ANTI. Remixes are available on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Soundcloud, Amazon Music, Google Play and Deezer. Hopefully, thanks to those remixes, Rihanna will score another number one song on Dance Club Songs chart. Only in 2017 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Love On The Brain is double platinum in the United States

The fourth single from Rihanna’s eight studio album ANTI – Love On The Brain – is now double platinum in the United States despite lack of promo or music video. It is Rihanna’s fourth multiplatinum single from her multiplatinum album ANTI. Congratulations! ITUNES | SPOTIFY | TIDAL

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 […]

Rihanna and Rihanna Navy celebrate ANTiversary

When you see Rihanna Navy you probably get one impression: that we are one, big and loving family. Yesterday, together with Rihanna we celebrated ANTiversary – ANTI’s first birthday, as it was released on January 28, 2016. RiRi and her team, as well as other media companies joined our celebrations and also tweeted about it. At 8 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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). […]