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Rihanna smashes chart record set by Madonna

Rihanna has broken a chart record previously held by the Queen of Pop, Madonna, after her new single entered the Billboard Hot 100 at No.9. 

The Bajan beauty's new track, 'We Found Love', marked her 20th single to reach the Top Ten and it has made her the fastest solo artist in history to achieve this impressive feat. 

Madonna managed to set the record in 1990 when her 20th single, 'Hanky Panky, entered the Hot 100's Top Ten and it has now been both matched and beaten by Rihanna, whose top 20 singles to date are as follows:

2005: 'Pon De Replay' - No. 2
2006: 'S.O.S' - No. 1
2006: 'Unfaithful' - No. 6
2007: 'Break It Off' (feat. Sean Paul) - No. 9
2007: 'Umbrella' (feat. Jay-Z) - No. 1
2007: 'Hate That I Love You' (feat. Ne-Yo) - No. 7
2008: 'Don't Stop The Music' - No. 3
2008: 'Take A Bow' - No. 1
2008: 'Disturbia' - No. 1
2008: 'Live Your Life (feat. T.I.) - No. 1
2009: 'Run This Town' (feat. Jay-Z, Kanye West) - No. 2
2009: 'Russian Roulette' - No. 9
2010: 'Hard' (feat. Jeezy) - No. 8
2010: 'Love The Way You Lie' (feat. Eminem) - No. 1
2010: 'Only Girl In The World' - No. 1
2010: 'What's My Name' (feat. Drake) - No. 1
2011: 'S&M' - No. 1
2011: 'Cheers (Drink To That)' - No. 7
2011: 'We Found Love' (feat. Calvin Harris) - No. 9 (to date)

Check out 'We Found Love' and footage of her recent performance of 'S&M' during her Loud tour here:

 

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