Rihanna tops UK records, matches Elvis Presley in chart history

By on Jan 10, 2011 in Entertainment, Europe, Music, World Comments
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Rihanna has established a new record after she was regarded as the first female artist in UK chart history to have achieved number one singles in five consecutive years, according to the report by the Official Charts Company.

The announcement was made, after her single entitled, “What’s My Name?” rose from number two to the top spot. The feat was also achieved by Elvis Presley, the last solo artist for this award, from 1957 to 1963.

Rihanna’s album “Loud,” also holds number one in the album charts, giving her the second UK chart double of her career. In 2007, her album “Good Girl Gone Bad” and single “Umbrella” topped the Official Albums and Official Singles Charts simultaneously.

The Top 10 UK singles are:

  1. Rihanna featuring Drake – What’s My Name?
  2. Matt Cardle – When We Collide
  3. Black Eyed Peas – The Time (Dirty Bit)
  4. Katy B featuring Ms Dynamite – Lights On
  5. Jessie J – Do It Like A Dude
  6. Ellie Goulding – Your Song
  7. Katy Perry – Firework
  8. Far East Movevement featuring Cararacs & Dev – Like A G6
  9. Rihanna – Only Girl (In The World)
  10. David Guetta featuring Rihanna – Who’s That Chick?

The Top 10 UK albums are:

  1. Rihanna -Loud
  2. Plan B – The Defamation of Strickland Banks
  3. Take That – Progress
  4. Cee Lo Green– The Lady Killer
  5. Mumford And Sons– Sign No More
  6. Rumer– Seasons of my Soul
  7. Tinie Tempah– Disc Overy
  8. Ellie Goulding– Lights
  9. Katy Perry– Teenage Dream
  10. Kings Of Leon– Come Around Sundown

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