Rihanna surpassed Eminem and is now the second artist with the most certified singles in the United States (as lead).
With 166.5 million certified units credited to her name, the musician beats out Eminem by a small margin, namely a mere 500,000 units.
High atop the chart is Drake, with 184 million certified units. Rounding out the top 5 artists are Kanye West at No. 4 with 142.5 million certified units and Taylor Swift at No. 5 with 137.5 units.
RIAA’s database lays out Rihanna’s highest awards singles as “We Found Love” feat. Calvin Harris is at diamond status. Her singles “Needed Me,” “Work,” and “Stay” are all nine times platinum. “Umbrella” is listed as eight times platinum.
Which Rihanna songs are your favorites, and why?