Originally posted on AllHipHop.com:
(AllHipHop News) Rihanna’s career is beginning to mirror that of one who can require competition to “Bow Down”. Rihanna, with 12 Hot 100 #1 hits becomes the first artist in the twenty year history of Billboard’s Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs radio airplay chart.
After her 1st #1 single, “S.O.S.” from her second album A Girl Like Me, the Barbadian songstress tallied 11 more #1 hits in the next six years including “Umbrella”, “Rude Boy”and Eminem’s “Love The Way You Lie”. ” Unapologetic lead single “Diamond” was her 12th #1 single and has been certified multi-platinum in eight countries including America.
Rihanna is tied for #6 with Madonna for the most #1 songs on the 50+ year history of the Billboard Hot 100.