Rihanna is taking pride in another major music milestone in her acclaimed career.
Leading into the weekend, the Barbadian singer and entrepreneur got word she is now the first female musical artist to have 10 songs reach one billion streams on Spotify.
The new record is made even more impressive by the fact that she hadn’t even released a new studio album since Anti in January 2016, which translates to seven-and-a-half-years.
And Rihanna made sure to point that out when she shared the news on her social media platforms, along with an image of the headline with her social media fans and followers.
‘Bad Gal billi,’ she boasted on both Twitter and Instagram, while referencing her new one billion streams record. ‘With no new album.’
She ended the post by declaring, ‘Lemme talk my s***,’ along with emojis of a tongue sticking out and the Barbados flag.
Harmless boasting: Rihanna, 35, takes to social media and brags about becoming the first female artist to have 10 songs reach one billion streams on Spotify; she’s seen in Oct 2011
Many of the accolades Rihanna has accumulated over the years are well-known to many of her die-hard fans, such as her nine Grammys, 13 American Music Awards and 12 Billboard Music Awards.
In addition to all her awards, Rihanna also holds six Guinness World Records.
In 2010, she became the only female artist to have four US Hot 100 number one singles in a calendar year, which includes Rude Boy, Love the Way You Lie (featuring Eminem), What’s My Name? (featuring Drake), and Only Girl (In The World), according Go Barbados.
The following year Rihanna had the distinction of being the first female artist to have UK number one singles in five consecutive years, 2007 to 2011, starting with Rude Boy, with the most recent being Only Girl (In The World).
Only Elvis Presley and The Beatles have more.
She followed up that record In 2012, by becoming the best-selling digital artist in the U.S., selling 47.57 million digital tracks during her career (at that time).
In 2013: Rihanna set a record for consecutive weeks on UK singles chart (multiple singles), in all spending 196 consecutive weeks in the Top 75 with 30 different tracks, 23 of which were as a solo artist or lead vocalist
That same year she was credited with the most digital number one singles in the U.S., with 13 on Billboards Digital Songs Chart.
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And finally, the Take A Bow songstress took over as the most ‘liked’ person on Facebook on May 16, 2013 dethroning Eminem when her ‘like’ count hit 70,738,549. At last check her Facebook likes now stand at 81,694,309.
And then there’s the incredible wealth she has accumulated since becoming a global superstar.
RiRi became America’s youngest self-made female billionaire in 2022. And then, a year later, it was estimated that her net worth had topped $1.4 billion, according to Investopedia.
Much of Rihanna’s wealth has been attributed to her wildly successful makeup company, Fenty Beauty, which she co-owns with French luxury retailer LVMH.
The Caribbean singer has previously confirmed she plans to release her long-awaited ninth studio album before the end of 2023.
Rihanna, who’s expecting her second child with A$AP Rocky, is the second-best-selling female music artist of all time with sales of over 250 million records worldwide.