Rihanna, Beyonce and Chris Brown Make Billboard’s Best of 2012 So Far List

Rihanna and Beyonce are two of this year’s most successful divas. According to Billboard, the “Where Have You Been ?” and “Schoolin’ Life” singers have some of the best videos and style of the year (so far).

Based on votes placed on Billboard.com, Rihanna’s “Where Have You Been ?” music video is the Best Music Video of the year. Pushing the hit single, taken from her 2011 effort “Talk That Talk,” the video received 21% of votes. Adam Lambert’s “Never Close Our Eyes” (19%) and Katy Perry’s “Part of Me” (17%) followed respectively.

While Rihanna’s video was no.1, she fell to no.2 behind Beyonce on Billboard’s Best Style of 2012 chart. With the album “4” under her belt and a “Most Beautiful” distinction from People magazine, Beyonce earned 26% of votes to Rihanna’s 17%.
Rihanna does however share the second “Most Shocking Moment” of 2012 with Chris Brown. Their “Birthday Cake” and “Turn Up The Music” remixes came in just behind the shocking loss of Whitney Houston.
Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lionel Richie, and Lady Gaga also made Billboard’s “Mid-Year Music Awards” poll.
You can see the entire list of “Best Of,” “Most Shocking,” “Best Album,” “Feuds,” and more at Billboard.com.