Rihanna Earns 22nd Top 5 Hot 100 Hit

  /  03.14.2017

Rihanna continues a historic climb up the Billboard Hot 100. With “Love on the Brain,” she lands her 22nd top five smash on the chart, breaking away from Elvis Presley on the most top fives of all time list.

Now, the sole holder of fifth place, RiRi sits below The Beatles (29), Madonna (28), Mariah Carey (26), and Janet Jackson (24), according to Billboard.

Harvard’s Humanitarian of the Year took to Instagram to celebrate the achievement. “Glory be to God,” she wrote. “I have the best fans in the world! Thank you to everyone who’s supported #LOTB in such a major way, moving it forward to #5 this week on @billboard Hot100!! God is so great! #top5shawty.”


The all-time list for most top five Hot 100 hits also includes Michael Jackson (20), Stevie Wonder (20), Elton John (19), Whitney Houston (19), Paul McCartney (16), Usher (16), and The Supremes (15).

“Love on the Brain” made the top five on this week’s Hot 100, which was led by Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You.” Migos’ Lil Uzi Vert-assisted “Bad and Boujee” notched the No. 2 slot, Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like” danced to No. 3, and Zayn and Taylor Swift nabbed the No. 4 position with “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker).”

Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

1. Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You”
2. Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”
3. Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
4. Zayn/Taylor Swift – “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker)”
5. Rihanna – “Love on the Brain”
6. Kodak Black – “Tunnel Vision”
7. The Chainsmokers – “Paris”
8. Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
9. Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – “Rockabye”
10. The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey – “Closer”


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