Rihanna's "Diamonds" Tops Billboard's Hot 100

Rihanna's "Diamonds" Tops Billboard's Hot 100

The pop star notches her 12th No. 1 single.

Published November 21, 2012

Despite her recent press tour drama, Rihanna is celebrating the continued success of her hit single "Diamonds." The omnipresent song has peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, dethroning Maroon 5's "One More Night," which had a nine-week run. "Diamonds" is Rih Rih's 12th Hot 100 topper, tying her with Madonna and the Supremes for fourth-most in the chart's 54-year history. 

With high sales on her newly released Unapologetic album, the singer is set to have the No. 1 record in the United States, thanks to the popular track and a few other rising singles. "Happy WORLDWIDE #UNAPOLOGETICDAY!!! Thank everybody around the world who's supporting this album. I couldn't be more ecstatic about this," she tweeted.

The pop songstress just wrapped her 777 tour, which hit seven countries in seven days to promote her new album. While it's being called a press fiasco, the Unapologetic star still enjoyed herself and apologized to her tour guests.

"I know you guys barely got any dirt…But I had to be good. I still sound like sh—," Rih told the disgruntled scribes at the end of the trek. "It's impossible to spend time with everybody, and I’m sorry I didn’t. But this was excellent and I would definitely do it again."

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Written by Arielle Loren


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