Rude Boy

  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'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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Girl Talk Releases New Album, 'All Day,' For Free Online

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Not only has mash-up mastermind Girl Talk announced the title and track list of "All Day," his fifth sample-heavy full-length, but the Pittsburgh DJ has already released the album in full. The follow-up to 2008's "Feed The Anim ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Chrysalis Confident On H2, Beatles Boosts Profits

    May 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT British music publisher Chrysalis said its share (net publisher's share) of income from royalties rose 15% at constant currencies to £7.5 million ($10.8 million) in its fiscal first half, and the second half had started well. Chrysalis was he ...

  10. Atlanta Rapper B.o.B To Top Hot 100

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Atlanta rapper B.o.B will bounce Rihanna from the top slot of the Hot 100 to be released on Thursday morning, as his “Nothin’ On You,” featuring Bruno Mars, will jump 2-1 while Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” drops to the runner-up slot. “Nothin’ On You” als ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Boyzone Beats Gorillaz To U.K. No. 1

    March 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Reunited Irish boy band Boyzone's "Brother" (Polydor/Universal), named for the memory of their colleague Stephen Gately, who died suddenly last October, debuted at the top of the new U.K. album chart. South London rapper Tinie Tempa ...

  13. Ellie Goulding Debuts Atop U.K. Albums Chart

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Critics' Choice BRIT Award winner Ellie Goulding made a winning start to her U.K. album chart career, debuting at No. 1 with her first set, "Lights" (Polydor/Universal). South London rapper Tinie Tempah made a similarly triumphant f ...