Rihanna Becomes 6th Act To Top Hot 100 for 40+ Weeks


Most cumulative weeks at number one

79 – Elvis Presley
79 – Mariah Carey
59 – The Beatles
50 – Boyz II Men
47 – Usher
42 – Rihanna
37 – Michael Jackson
36 – Beyoncé
34 – Elton John
33 – Janet Jackson

Rihanna’s #1’s:

– SOS (2006) – 3 weeks at #1
– Umbrella (2007) – 7 weeks at #1
– Take A Bow (2008) – 1 week at #1
– Disturbia (2008) – 2 weeks at #1
– Live Your Life (2008) – 6 weeks at #1
– Rude Boy (2010) – 5 weeks at #1
– Love The Way You Lie (2010) – 7 weeks at #1
– What’s My Name? (2010) – 1 week at #1
– Only Girl (2010) – 1 week at #1
– S&M (2011) – 1 week at #1
– We Found Love (2011) – 8 weeks at #1

= 42 weeks at #1

The coronation of LMFAO’s “Sexy And I Know It” dethrones Rihanna’s “We Found Love,” featuring Calvin Harris, after eight weeks at No. 1 — Rihanna’s longest Hot 100 command. “We Love Love,” now at No. 2 on the Hot 100, spends a sixth week in charge of Radio Songs (148 million), while slipping 2-3 on Digital Songs (276,000, up 86%).

“We Found Love” is #1 in the World Singles Top 40 for 7 weeks.

Rihanna’s 6th album “Talk That Talk” is up to No. 7 on Billboard 200, selling 99,000 copies last week and over 470,000 copies since its release in the United States. Worldwide, the album has sold over 1,4 million copies.

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