Rihanna breaks digital sales record

By Drum Digital
02 July 2015

Everyone's favourite Bajan, Rihanna has proved once again that the world is kind of obsessed with her.

Everyone's favourite Bajan, Rihanna has proved once again that the world is kind of obsessed with her.

The Roc Nation artist has not only had a career that spans 7 albums and counting but now she has become the first artist to break digital sales records according to Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Rih has sold 100 million cumulative digital singles. She outdid her closest competitor, Taylor Swift, by 12 million copies and Katy Perry who was third on the list sold 79 million. RIAA's chairman and CEO was impressed by Rihanna's feat in a released statement. "She has not only surpassed RIAA's one-hundred million mark, but also is the first artist to do so. It's a historic feat and a testament to an extraordinary career," he said. Rih Rih also took to her twitter to express how overwhelmed she was by her achievement.  

 

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