A Year Later: 28 Facts about ANTI



 

Can you believe it’s been already a year since Rihanna released her ANTI album? She took Rihanna Navy by surprise when on Thursday, January 28th, her 8th studio album was released. 366 days later we give you a summary of some the most interesting facts about this release. 28 facts

Join the #ANTIversary Party and tweet your best ANTI memories and pictures of how you’re celebrating along with the #ANTIversary hashtag!

1. Surprise! Rihanna secretly recorded a video for #GoodnightGotham in Paris. (12/18/14) #ANTIversary Watch:

2. To celebrate 420, Rihanna released #JamesJoint through rihannanow.com 9 months before ANTI came out. (04/21/15) #ANTIversary

3. Rihanna held a private viewing for fans invited by @RihannaDaily and press to debut ANTI’s official artwork & title. (10/07/15) #ANTIversary

4. #ANTIdiaRy was launched and it’s still hard to describe all the emotions we felt. (11/19/15) #ANTIversary Watch: http://bit.ly/2kaDk1H

5. “She’s waiting for you. Are you in?” are words we’ll never forget. Thanks you, @IAmTheKeyHolder. #ANTIdiaRy was legendary. #ANTIversary

6. Rihanna broke the internet when she revealed she was listening to #ANTI in $9k D&G headphones. (01/25/16) #ANTIversary

7. Rihanna’s 14th No. 1 single #WORK feat. Drake came out to snatch wigs, becoming Ri’s second-longest Hot 100 reign. (01/27/16) #ANTIversary

8. The 8-minute long video for #WORK is expected to reach 1 billion views on YouTube in the next months:

9. #ANTI was officially certified platinum by RIAA and was streamed 13 million times the night it dropped. (01/29/16) #ANTIversary

10. #ANTI became the second Rihanna album to reach No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, following #Unapologetic. (02/08/16) #ANTIversary

11. The RIAA Gold & Platinum Awards Program certified Rihanna as the 1st artist ever to earn 100 Million song awards! (02/10/16) #ANTIversary

12. Rihanna and Drake WORKed together for the first time at the BRIT Awards. Watch:

13. Rihanna’s #ANTIWorldTour kicked off and took place in North America, Europe and West Asia with a total of 75 shows. (03/12/16) #ANTIversary

14. The #ANTIWorldTour was also a chance for the #Navy to get together! We had the best time in NYC, LDN & Warsaw. What about you? #ANTIversary

15. Rihanna didn’t talk much about #ANTI, but she revelead many details to @voguemagazine. Read: http://bit.ly/1RpqhmU (03/24/16) #ANTIversary

16. #KissItBetter, nominated for Best R&B Song at the #Grammys, was the 2nd single off ANTI. Watch the vid:

17. #NeededMe became Rihanna’s 29th top 10 single on the Hot 100 & her longest charting hit. Watch the vid:

18. Rihanna won the Billboard Chart Achievement Award & performed #LoveOnTheBrain at the #BBMAs.

19. #LoveOnTheBrain peaked at No. 17 on the Hot 100, becoming Rihanna’s forty-second Top 20 hit and third Top 20 single from ANTI. #ANTIversary

20. Rihanna won the 2016 Video Vanguard Award at the #VMAs and we couldn’t be prouder. Watch:

21. Rihanna also performed 4 times throughout the #VMAs to celebrate her achievement. Which is your fav? http://bit.ly/1dJgqav #ANTIversary

22. Rihanna headlined Made in America Festival in Philadelphia. The show is available on Tidal: http://bit.ly/2jn2ZQN (09/03/16) #ANTIversary

23. Rihanna’s #ANTI album was released in Vinyl and you can still find it here: http://smarturl.it/ANTIvinyl (09/30/16)

24. Even though she didn’t attend the 2016 #AMAs, Rihanna won Fav Female Artist, Fav Album, Fav Song — all as Soul/R&B. (11/20/16) #ANTIversary

25. Spotify announced Rihanna was the most streamed female artist of the year for a second year in a row. #ANTI was No. 3. (12/01/16)

26. Rihanna is up for 8 awards at the 2017 #Grammys, including Record of the Year for & Best Urban Contemporary Album. (12/06/16) #ANTIversary

.27. @fusetv ranked Rihanna’s #ANTI at No. 1 on their list The 20 Best Albums of 2016. (12/06/16) #ANTIversary

28. A year after its release, Rihanna’s #ANTI is still inside the Billboard 200 chart Top 20, currently at No. 12. (01/28/17) #ANTIversary

Happy ANTIversary Rihanna Navy!!!
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