NEW YORK — The Recording Industry Association of America announced that Rihanna is the No. 1 most certified artist for Digital Songs of all time with 124 million certified units.
Taylor Swift (108.5 million) and Eminem (107.5 million) round out top three, while Katy Perry (98 million) and Justin Bieber (68.5 million) complete the top five.
More #WomensHistoryMonth music knowledge: with 124 million song awards spanning 44 separate songs, @rihanna is the #1 #RIAAtopcertified artist for digital songs. #RIAAGoldandPlatinum60 https://t.co/4IoCVR05w6 pic.twitter.com/BR8TZv9F8o
— RIAA (@RIAA) 30 mars 2018
I’m grateful for this honor! Thank you God, and thank you to my fans and supporters for holding me down and propelling me forward throughout the years!@RIAA thank you for always acknowledging us music peeps!! One Love always…. RT @RIAA: https://t.co/Hw0yLx4dAG pic.twitter.com/eof6qJ4MX1
— Rihanna (@rihanna) 31 mars 2018
She earned new certifications for “Stay” (7x platinum), “Love on the Brain” (3x platinum), and “Desperado” (platinum).