Disturbia

  1. Rihanna Ties Janet Jackson For Second-Most Dance Club Songs No. 1s

    December 04, 2012 3:21 PM EST With 'Diamonds' topping the tally, Rihanna and Jackson trail only Madonna for the most No. 1s in the chart's 36-year history. With the rise of Rihanna's "Diamonds" to No. 1 on Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart, ...

  2. Rihanna Earns First No. 1 Album with 'Unapologetic' on Billboard 200 Chart

    November 27, 2012 7:58 PM EST One week after Rihanna scored her 12th No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Diamonds," the diva earns her very first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart. Her latest release, "Unapologetic," opens atop the Billbo ...

  3. Rihanna's 'Diamonds' Shines at No. 1 on Hot 100

    November 21, 2012 12:25 AM EST There's a shiny new No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, as Rihanna's "Diamonds" rises 2-1. The song dethrones Maroon 5's "One More Night" (1-2) after a nine-week reign. With her 12th Hot 100 topper, Rihanna ties Mado ...

  4. Rihanna's 'Birthday Cake' Soars on Charts; Chris Brown's 'Music' Sees Some Gains, Some Dips

    March 01, 2012 6:49 PM EST After another week at radio, Rihanna's "Birthday Cake" is soaring up the charts while Chris Brown's "Turn Up the Music" is seeing some gains and some dips, which is common for a song's second week after a splashy ...

  5. Chris Brown To Perform at the Grammys

    February 06, 2012 9:33 PM EST Chris Brown will perform at this year's Grammy Awards, the event where his career almost ended three years ago. Brown admitted to assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna at a pre-Grammy party in 2009 and is serving five years of probation for the ...

  6. Rihanna's 'Found' Her Way Back to Hot 100 Summit

    November 02, 2011 12:09 PM EDT Rihanna rises to her 11th No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart, as "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, ascends 2-1 with Greatest Gainer/Airplay honors in its sixth week on the survey. Rihanna is just the seventh artist in the ...

  7. Rihanna Snags 20th Top 10 on Hot 100, Breaks Madonna's Record

    October 05, 2011 3:11 PM EDT Rihanna roars to a 20th top 10 single on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. She snags her 20th faster than any other solo artist, as "We Found Love," featuring Calvin Harris, darts 16-9 in its second chart week. Having first graced the Hot ...

  8. Rihanna Reclaims Mainstream Top 40 No. 1 Record

    April 11, 2011 3:09 PM EDT For the third time in four weeks, the lead for the most No. 1s in the history of Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart changes hands, as Rihanna's "S&M" rises 2-1 to become her record eighth topper on the tally. The coronatio ...

  9. Rihannas 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    January 15, 2011 4:00 PM EST Chart Article 10 Run This Town Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West Hot 100 Peak Position: 2 The Roc Nation protégé, alongside Kanye West, teamed up yet again with boss-man Jay-Z for the anthem of 2009. It's worth mentioning that "Run This To ...

  10. Rihanna Breaks Mainstream Top 40 No. 1 Record

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rihanna rewrites the mark for most No. 1s in the 18-year history of Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 radio airplay chart, as "Only Girl (In the World)" rises 2-1. The song is Rihanna's seventh Mainstream Top 40 leader, pushing the ...

  11. Rihanna Roars To Hot 100 Summit

    November 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rihanna rockets to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 to be released tomorrow (Nov. 11), as "What's My Name?," featuring Drake, vaults 60-1. The song debuts at No. 1 on Hot Digital Songs with sales of 235,000, according to Nielsen Sou ...

  12. Rihanna Ties For Most Pop Songs No. 1s

    August 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT With a 2-1 lift on the Pop Songs radio airplay chart for Eminem's "Love the Way You Lie," the song's featured artist Rihanna ties the mark for most No. 1s in the Nielsen BDS-based survey's 18-year history. Rihanna joins Ma ...

  13. Rihanna Rules Hot 100 With 'Rude Boy' Track

    March 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rihanna replaces labelmate Taio Cruz atop the Billboard Hot 100, set to be released tomorrow (March 18), as her latest single "Rude Boy" jumps 4-1. "Rude" is Rihanna's sixth Hot 100 No. 1 and fifth as a lead artist. Her mo ...

  14. Rihanna And Jay-Z Team Up In London

    November 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rihanna was joined on stage by Jay-Z as she launched her new album in London. The R&B star was joined by her mentor on "Run This Town" and "Umbrella" as she performed a short set at London's Brixton Academy last night ...

  15. Perry Picks Up Wrong NRJ Award In Cannes

    January 18, 2009 12:00 AM EST Katy Perry received the award for best international song during France's NRJ awards in Cannes, but the honor was actually meant for Rihanna. Perry was given the award by mistake and host Nikos Aliagas later admitted the error. Rihanna actual ...

  16. Oasis Scores Seventh Straight U.K. No. 1

    October 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis made its customary debut atop the U.K. album chart yesterday (Oct. 12) with "Dig Out Your Soul" (Big Brother), as Pink's "So What" (LaFace) started a second week at No. 1 on the singles chart. The Oasis album continu ...

  17. T.I.'s 'Like' Starts Third Week Atop Hot 100

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" begins a third week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the fastest-growing track at radio. It remains a digital hit as well, having sold 145,000 copies in the United States this week, according to Ni ...

  18. Britney Bounces Back With Three VMA Wins

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears returned to the MTV Video Music Awards in a major way tonight (Sept. 7) in Los Angeles, getting the last laugh after a disastrous 2007 appearance by winning the first three awards of her career: female video, pop video and video of ...

  19. Rihanna Stars In Circuit City Ad Campaign

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam's Rihanna is the face and sound of a new back to school campaign from electronics retailer Circuit City. The campaign, from the Richmond Va.-based company's in-house advertising unit, uses the music from the singer's new sin ...

  20. 'Viva La' Coldplay!

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Coldplay rocks the top of the Billboard 200 as its "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" bows atop the list with 721,000. It's the second No. 1 for the British band, following the chart-topping start of 2005' ...