Rihanna Snagged Record 12th No. 1 SIngle With “Diamonds”

Rihanna is shining bright like a diamond on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

The Bajan pop star’s new single “Diamonds” rose to the top of the chart to make it her 12th number one single.

The single has been steadily climbing the charts since its release last month. This week the Benny Blanco and Stargate-produced single jumps 2-1 this week based on a compilation of digital sales and airplay.

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Rihanna also debut a stunning music video for the single last week, which further pushed it to the top of the chart.

“‘Diamonds’ is @Rihanna’s 12th number one, at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Single chart this week!” Def Jam tweeted yesterday.

Rihanna ties with Madonna in second place as the female with the most number one singles, only behind Mariah Carey who has 18 number ones. Whitney Houston has 11 and Janet Jackson has 10 number one singles each.

Rihanna released her highly anticipated album Unapologetic earlier this week. The album is on track to debut at the top of the Billboard 200 chart.