Guin­ness World Records — Rihanna

It is no secret that in her music career to date, Rihanna has enjoyed remark­able suc­cess. How­ever, did you know that in addi­tion to her 8 Grammy awards, she has also won 5 Guin­ness World Records? We fea­ture these awards, and the details behind them, below:

Record 2010: Female artist with the most US no.1 sin­gles in a year

  • Rihanna became the only female artist to have 4 US Hot 100 No. 1 sin­gles in a cal­en­dar year in 2010. These songs were: Rude Boy, Love the Way You Lie (fea­tur­ing Eminem), What’s My Name? (fea­tur­ing Drake) and Only Girl (In The World).

Record 2011: Most con­sec­u­tive years of UK No.1 singles

  • Rihanna is the first female artist to have UK No.1 sin­gles in five con­sec­u­tive years, 2007 to 2011, start­ing with Rude Boy and most recently Only Girl (In The World). Only Elvis and the Bea­t­les have more.

Record 2012: Best-​selling dig­i­tal artist (US)

  • In 2012, Rihanna became the best-​selling dig­i­tal artist in the US, sell­ing 47.57 mil­lion dig­i­tal tracks dur­ing her career.

Record 2013: Most con­sec­u­tive weeks on UK sin­gles chart (mul­ti­ple singles)

  • Between the No.1 debut of Run this Town in 2009 and the final chart appear­ance of Dia­monds in 2013, Rihanna spent 196 con­sec­u­tive weeks in the Top 75 of the UK sin­gles chart with 30 dif­fer­ent tracks, 23 of which were as a solo artist or lead vocalist.

Record 2013: Most dig­i­tal no.1 sin­gles in the US

RiriRihanna became the only female artist with 13 No.1 hits on Bill­boards Dig­i­tal Songs Chart. These are Pon de Replay (2005), SOS (2006), Umbrella (Rihanna feat. Jay-​Z, 2007), Take a Bow (2008), Dis­tur­bia (2008), Live Your Life (T.I. feat. Rihanna, 2008), Love the Way You Lie (Eminem feat. Rihanna, 2010), Only Girl (In the World) (2010), What’s My Name? (Rihanna feat. Drake, 2010), S&M (Rihanna feat. Brit­ney Spears, 2011), We Found Love (Rihanna feat. Calvin Har­ris, 2011), Dia­monds (2012) and The Mon­ster (Eminem feat. Rihanna, 2013).

  • Rihanna’s 13 No.1 hits on Bill­boards Dig­i­tal Songs Chart spent a cumu­la­tive total of 38 weeks at #1, another Dig­i­tal Songs record.

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