Rihanna Gunning for Madonna's Longtime Record
Singer now second only to Madonna when it comes to No. 1 Dance/Club hits
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 6, 2013 9:24 AM CDT
Singers Madonna, left, looks at Rihanna as they attend a Gucci UNICEF dinner at The Oak Room at the Plaza on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 in New York.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

(Newser) – Kids these days ... no respect for their elders. Rihanna has officially swooped in and stolen Janet Jackson's No. 2 spot on Billboard's Dance/Club Play Songs chart. "Right Now" marks Rihanna's 20th No. 1 hit, bumping her in front of Jackson and her 19 top songs. Up next: Grabbing the crown from Madonna. On its face, that's no easy feat, as Madonna has racked up 43 such songs in the chart's 37-year history. But Billboard points out that Rihanna has amassed her 20 songs in just a hair less than eight years. Madonna, for her part, topped the chart for the first time in 1983, reports the Huffington Post.

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People_Suck
Aug 8, 2013 10:27 PM CDT
Record of what? Being a slutt?
LenettW3
Aug 7, 2013 11:35 PM CDT
Dose not matter both are Quene S567 so why care .but I would like to see Modanna out done by some one else. I guess Riri fit's the bill.
Ultraworld
Aug 7, 2013 9:05 AM CDT
This dope has sold 1/1000 of the records JJ & Madonna sold. I'm not a big JJ or Madonna fan, but they've performed thousands more concerts, broke attendance records & record sales that artists today can only dream of, thanks to file sharing. And they did it for 25 yrs.