Rihanna Surpassed Michael Jackson In Top Ten Hits on the Billboard
Rihanna has officially beaten out the King of Pop in number of top ten hits. The two were previously tied for third place in number of hits on the Billboard, but now at just 29 years old, Rihanna has officially taken over the third spot with her 30th top ten hit.
Despite that Rihanna surpassed Michael Jackson in top ten Hits on the Billboard, her excellent ANTI coming out over a year ago, the album single “Love on the Brain” has just hit a new high in the charts, moving into the Top 10 at position 8. This has now become Rihanna’s 30th Top 10 hit in a remarkable career that started with “Pon De Replay” and has gone on include the likes of “Umbrella,” “Rude Boy” and “Only Girl (In the World).”Rihanna is now only the third artist to ever break 30 top ten hits. Madonna has the most top ten hits with 38. The Beatles have 34. Her song “Love on the Brain” went from 13th to 8th this week, bringing her into this pantheon of good company.
Considering one of these artists is half-dead and inactive and the other is nosediving her career like she’s being paid to do it, Rihanna seems poised to become the most-charted artist ever. Only eight more songs to go
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