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“CRTFY” becomes Rihanna’s 22nd Dance Club Song No. 1
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Rihanna grabs her 22nd No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart, as Shakira’s “Can’t Remember to Forget You,” featuring Rihanna, lifts 2-1. Dating to the chart’s Aug. 28, 1976, inception as a national survey, Rihanna trails only Madonna, the leader with 43 No. 1s.

“Can’t Remember to Forget You” is the lead single from Shakira’s self-titled album, released this week and due on next week’s charts. The song dips 31-34 on the Hot 100, where it’s reached No. 15.

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“Jump” becomes a hit in Australia
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Rihanna’s “Jump” hasn’t been released as a single, but it’s a hit in Australia!

This week, “Jump” becomes her 16th Top 5 single on Austalia’s ARIA Singles Chart as it moves up to no.5 (+4)! Additionally, “Jump” becomes the second highest charting track off “Unapologetic” in Australia (1. “Stay” no.4, 2. “Jump” no.5, 3. “Diamonds” no.6).

Watch Rihanna performing “Jump” during her Diamonds World Tour in Sydney last year:

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Quick News: Vogue, The Monster
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  • The March issue of Vogue US with Rihanna as the cover girl is not officially out everywhere yet, but thanks to Rihanna Navy member Esther we can already see the magazine scans. Take a look at them here. How do you like the interview? Let us know on Twitter.
  • Eminem’s “The Monster” featuring Rihanna became her 12th 3 million-seller song in the United States — more than any other artist in digital history.

 

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Shakira, Rihanna’s ‘Remember’ Roars At Radio
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The pair’s new single, from Shakira’s forthcoming album, is off to a fast start at pop and Latin pop radio after its first day of release

Shakira’s new single, “Can’t Remember to Forget You,” featuring Rihanna, has received a warm welcome at radio following its release yesterday (Jan. 13).

After its first day of availability, the lead track from Shakira’s first RCA Records album, due March 25 (her first English-language set since 2009′s “She Wolf”), has vaulted into the top 20 of the Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs and Latin Pop Songs building charts. Airplay has been boosted by hourly plays yesterday on participating Clear Channel Media + Entertainment-owned English-language pop stations. The song received 1,172 first-day plays on 143 U.S. stations, amounting to 11 million all-format audience impressions.

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“The Monster” No. 1 on the Hot 100 for a fourth week
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Eminem and Rihanna tally a fourth week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “The Monster,” which fends off Pitbull and Ke$ha’s “Timber” at No. 2, also for a fourth week. With her continued reign, Rihanna moves into sole possession of the third-most total weeks at No. 1 (51) in the chart’s history.

Rihanna’s 13th No. 1 and Eminem’s fifth leader holds at the Hot 100′s summit, posting a fourth week atop the Radio Songs airplay chart. It slips by 7% to 136 million in all-format audience impressions, according to Nielsen BDS. On Digital Songs, which it led for three weeks, “Monster” rebounds 3-2 with 433,000 downloads sold (up 124%), according to Nielsen SoundScan; all titles on the 50-position Digital Songs chart gain this week, as consumers redeemed digital gift cards after Christmas. (Total digital song sales rise by 98% from the previous week.) “Monster” falls to No. 2 after a week atop Streaming Songs (4.7 million U.S. streams, down 38%, according to BDS) and drops 1-2 after six weeks at No. 1 on the subscription services-based On-Demand Songs chart (1.6 million, down 25%).

As “Monster” marks four weeks atop the Hot 100, Rihanna collects her 51st career week at the summit, pushing her past Boyz II Men (50 weeks) for the third-most weeks spent at No. 1 in the chart’s 55-year history. Mariah Carey leads with 79 total weeks at No. 1 (via 18 toppers), followed by the Beatles (59 frames from 20 No. 1s). Usher rounds out the top five with 47 weeks at No. 1, thanks to nine leaders.

“Monster” spends a ninth week at No. 1 on both the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Rap Songs charts. It leads the Rhythmic radio-based list for a fifth week and Pop Songs and Rap Airplay for a fourth week each.

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