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Rihanna proves that work, work, work, work, work pays off with new U.S. chart record


Thanks to her latest duet with Drake, ‘Work’, Rihanna now has the third most U.S. number one singles in Billboard chart history.

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‘Work’ is Rihanna‘s fourteenth U.S. number one single, meaning that she has now surpassed Michael Jackson who has achieved thirteen number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.

Her other Billboard number ones include the UK number one singles ‘Umbrella’, ‘Take a Bow’, ‘Only Girl (In The World)’, ‘What’s My Name?’, ‘We Found Love’, ‘Diamonds’ and Eminem’s ‘The Monster’.

The only artists to achieve more Billboard number one singles than Rihanna are The Beatles, who have 20, and Mariah Carey, who has 18.

Check out all of Rihanna’s Billboard number ones in our Spotify playlist:

What’s your favourite Rihanna number one? Tell us on Twitter at @maximumpop.

 

 

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Written by Oliver Meakings

No dull pop stars allowed.

Who is Pete, why does he have a pet dragon and where can we get one?

Meghan Trainor thinks Harry Styles will be a solo success. Erm, us too bebs.