Rihanna’s ‘Unapologetic’ Debuts Atop UK Chart, Alicia Keys Scores Third UK Hit

Rihanna officially has four chart-topping albums in the UK.
According to the Official Charts Company, her latest album, “Unapologetic,” debuted at no.1 on Sunday, making it her third to do so in just three years.
That feat ties the “Diamonds” singer with Madonna.
“Congratulations to RiRi who has now equalled Queen of Pop Madonna’s chart record for female artist with the most consecutive Number 1 albums. They share this achievement with fellow solo artists Eva Cassidy, Susan Boyle, Avril Lavigne and Norah Jones,” The Official Charts Company reports.
Rihanna has also sold a strong 3 million singles in the UK to date and has become the “second biggest selling female singles artist of all time” (behind Madonna).
In related UK chart news, Alicia Keys has earned her third Top 5 record on the UK Singles Chart with “Girl On Fire.” The song is the title track from her new album, in stores now in the UK.