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Rihanna Leaps To No.1 On Hot 100, Britney Spears Tumbles With ‘Britney Jean’ Album Sales

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Rihanna Leaps To No.1 On Hot 100, Britney Spears Tumbles With ‘Britney Jean’ Album Sales

Rihanna has another Billboard Hot 100 chart topping single to her credit.

Eminem's hit "The Monster," which features Rihanna, leaped 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart Wednesday, becoming Rihanna's 13th number one on the coveted tally, tying her with Michael Jackson.

With this new total Rihanna has surpassed greats like Whitney Houston (11), Janet Jackson (10) and The Supremes (12). She has also surpassed Madonna (12), but has a way to go before reaching Mariah Carey's total of 18 Billboard Hot 100 number ones.

As for Eminem, "The Monster" is historic when it comes Rap/Hip Hop.

According to Billboard, Eminem now ties with Diddy and Ludacris garnering a total of five Hot 100 number one charting singles. He surpasses 50 Cent, Nelly, T.I. and Kanye West, who have four number ones a piece.

In related news, Britney Spears' eighth studio album, "Britney Jean," has debuted on the Billboard 200 albums chart.

Arriving with 107,000 copies sold the album is officially her lowest debut on the Billboard 200 placing at no.4 on the tally.

"The new effort is the singer's eighth studio album, and follows the No. 1 debut of 2011's "Femme Fatale" (276,000). All of her studio efforts have reached the top four of the chart. (She additionally earned a top 10 set with a best-of album, "Greatest Hits: My Prerogative," which went to No. 4.)," Billboard reports. ""Britney Jean" logs Spears' lowest sales debut for a studio set. Previously, her 1999 debut album, ". . . Baby One More Time," tallied her smallest start: 121,000… Notably, "Britney Jean" is Spears' first studio album to arrive to market without a live performance on TV (or elsewhere) from the singer."

"Britney Jean" was led by the single "Work B*tch!"

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