Skip to content

Rihanna rules the charts

August 7, 2008

Rihanna FentyRihanna’s “Disturbia” jumps to #1 on Hot Digital Songs, ending a six-week run in the top spot by Katy Perry’s cheeky “I Kissed A Girl.” This is Rihanna’s fifth #1 on the digital chart, which is more than any other artist has amassed since the chart was introduced in October 2004 (which is when downloading took off). Rihanna, 20, first topped the chart in 2005 with “Pon De Replay” and has returned to the top spot with “SOS,” “Umbrella” (featuring Jay-Z), “Take A Bow” and now this hit.

Rihanna is also the only artist with eight songs on Nielsen/SoundScan’s running, all-time list of the top 200 songs with the most paid downloads. Fergie, Nickelback and Chris Brown are tied for second place with five each.

Rihanna is listed on that chart with “Umbrella,” “Don’t Stop The Music,” “SOS,” “Take A Bow,” “Pon De Replay,” “Shut Up And Drive,” “Unfaithful,” and “Hate That I Love You” (featuring Ne-Yo). These eight hits have sold a combined total of 13,155,000 downloads. Fergie’s five hits, all from The Dutchess, have sold a combined total of 11,830,000 downloads.

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: