Rihanna Makes Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 for the 25th TimeBy: Meaghan Ellis - November 8, 2013
Although rapper Eminem dominated the Billboard charts this week with his ground-breaking new single, “The Monster,” he wasn’t the only artist on the record who made the history books. This time, it was actually the featured artist on the record who made the historic headlines when the song topped the charts. The featured artist is none other than Barbadian singer, Rihanna.
Rihanna ended up making it to the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the 25th time when the record landed in the No. 3 slot on the charts this week. According to Billboard.com, Rihanna is tied with Elvis Presley at number 25 on the the list for ‘The Most Hot 100 Top 10s.’
Ironically, “Monster” is Rihanna’s 25th record to top the charts. But, the accolades don’t stop there. The singer was also declared as the fastest female artist to reach 25 top 10s, out-running Madonna. Rihanna is also the second artist to garner 25 top 10s in a matter of just eight years. Her first chart topping record was “Pon De Replay,” which as released in 2005.“Monster” is calculated as Rihanna’s 45th record to actually make the Billboard Hot 100. She and Mariah Carey are tied with 45 Hot 100 entries.
Billboard editorial director, Bill Werde, took to Twitter to personally congratulate the “Love the Way You Lie” singer for such a notable accomplishment.
She re-tweeted his post, and took a moment to thank her fans, whom she affectionately refers to as the “Navy.” The “Where Have You Been” singer showed expressed her gratitude by thanking fans for helping her achieve such an incredible feat.