Rihanna is a major force on the Billboard Hot 100 but her impact goes far beyond the US. Today, the Bajan superstar notched her seventh #1 singles on the Official UK Singles Chart as her latest release, ‘Diamonds’, debuted at the summit of the lineup with impressive sales.
‘Diamonds’ sold a stunning 105K copies in the UK and earned Rihanna her seventh chart-topping song on the UK Singles Chart. The tune is logged as her sixth #1 on the ranking as a lead artist and her seventh overall with the inclusion of Jay-Z’s ‘Run this Town’. Among her other hits are ‘Take a Bow’, ‘What’s My Name? (Ft. Drake)’ and ‘We Found Love (Ft. Clavin Harris)’.
Adele also claimed the #4 spot on the UK Singles Chart this week with her hew ‘James Bond 007′ theme, ‘Skyfall’. In fact, the song was released lease than 48 hours ago and has already sold 84K copies in the UK. Yet, this is the time for Rihanna’s fans to celebrate so listen to ‘Diamonds’ below: