Rihanna’s Number One
Rihanna is rewriting the mark for most No. 1s in the 18-year history of Billboard’s Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as “Only Girl (In the World)” rises 2-1. The song is Rihanna’s seventh Pop Songs leader, pushing the singer – and 2010 American Music Award winner past Beyonce, Mariah Carey and Lady Gaga, each with six.
“Only Girl (In the World)” introduces Rihanna’s fifth studio album, “Loud,” which is expected to debut in the top 10 Billboard 200 to be refreshed, along with all charts, Thursday November 25) on Billboard.com.
The song has reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Follow-up “What’s My Name?,” featuring Drake, topped the Hot 100 two weeks ago.