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‘Born To Die’: Lana Del Rey Brings In 3 Million

Published: Friday 4th Jan 2013 by David

Congratulations are in order for ‘Interscope’s Lana Del Rey this week.

For, by way of her singles ‘Ride‘, ‘Video Games’ and ‘Born To Die‘, her latest LP – of the same name as the latter- has now reached sales of 3 million units shifted worldwide.

Good news below…

With 100,000 units of the album and its EP ‘The Paradise Edition’ in the last week, the project has now moved a total of 3,047,000 units worldwide, outselling Rihanna‘s 2011 effort ‘Talk That Talk’ and Nicki Minaj‘s sophomore set ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded’, despite so-so chart positions for its singles.

Serving cuts penned by Rey herself, the album enjoyed a peak position of #1 in the UK, France and Australia while hitting #2 in the US upon its January 31st 2012 release and enjoys a favorable Metacritic of 61/100.

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  1. Likica January 4, 2013

    Congratulations! But she hasn’t outsold Rihanna, Talk That Talk has sold 3.3 million copies worldwide though 😉 You tried Samantha. And Dicki is a flop, not worth mentioning.

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    • OVOXoxo January 4, 2013

      Keep dreaming. TTT has sold 1.5 million worldwide b****.

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    • SummerTimeSadness January 4, 2013

      COMBO KIIII! TThatHerpesCream hasn’t even sold 2 million let alone 3. Fall back miss b****.

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    • BeyWhoUWanna January 4, 2013

      On which planet sis, TTT is still on 1.5, where did you get 3.3 from?

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        Actually TTT has been officially certified 3.5 m as of last week from music chart. Officlal. It even sold more in 2012, than last year. It is near a million sold in the UK. So how can it been at 1.5. Just because no one is buying beyonce albums anymore does not mean than Rih is suffering the same fate. TTT can be certified 5 million this year.

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        TTT was the ath biggest seller in the UK in 2012. Shitting on Rita Whora who was down near 40. LOL LOL Give it up. It os over for beyonce

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      • Bobbi January 4, 2013

        No one is buying Beyonces albums?? Ok you stay with that theory dear child.

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    • PrincessTweedy January 4, 2013

      The delusion!!!!! If it sold 3.3 it would have been at least number 2 on the year end chart because, but it didn’t even make the top 5. Have a seat love.

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        Well, 4 did not chart in any country. TTT and loud are still selling. So,no people are not buying beyonce album.

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      • Aquarius January 4, 2013

        Beyonce obsessed!!

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        Beyonce finished !!!

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      • PSA (FAF) January 4, 2013

        Idk who dicki is but the QUEEN of rap has sold 3mil copies with pink friday, 1.4mil with Pfrr (which came out 4 mos after Lana’s)

        but nice try, thanks for your inquiry 😉

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      • Likica January 5, 2013

        @F**
        H**, of you know who Dicki is, otherwise you wouldn’t waste your time to respond 😉 Starships and Pound the Alarm are not rap songs, they are pop b****. She’s local, she can’t sell albums in other countries but the USA, you tried though 😉

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      B****, you withdraw your congratulations when you drug rihanna into this. Talk that talk can sell over 10 f****** billion, its still a s*** and forgettable album. Two singles were good from that album. JUST TWO. That’s pathetic

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  2. J January 4, 2013

    Well done Lana, Born To Die is a great album.

    Shame The Paradise Edition is so crap though

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    • Monstarebel January 4, 2013

      the paradise edition is Okaay…

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      The paradise edition is clearly just too artistic for your brain to fathom. Gods & monsters, Bel air, American, Ride… These are artful songs in my opinion. You must be stuck in rihanna hell, not worthy in basking in the Paradise with Lana

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      • Touché January 5, 2013

        “Rihanna hell” lol

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  3. ƸӜƷ MC ƸӜƷ January 4, 2013

    Congrats Lana.

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  4. Likica January 4, 2013

    Samantha stop deleting my comments b****! You know that TTT has sold 3.3 million worldwide, everyone can see it on Meaditraffic site. 1.7 in 2011 and 1.6 in 2012 !

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    • Likica January 4, 2013

      Mediatraffic*

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        So that means that 700k is all it needs to be certified at 4 million. Great! Where is 4?

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      • suga mama January 4, 2013

        girl, bye

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  5. LTM January 4, 2013

    Talk That Talk has been passed 3 million world wide. Check mediatraffic, chartnews, etc. You b****** need to update your facts.

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      It’s still shot though

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  6. Monstarebel January 4, 2013

    I love born to die…never thought I’d be into that type of music…so go lana xoxo

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      I never thought I’d be into that either, but she’s so captivating, once she’s got you. SHE’S HOT YOU

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  7. @091094_ January 4, 2013

    *deep breath* This is my b****, while I am your somewhat average flamboyant gay and loves all the fierce artists eg (in or order of preference) Beyonce, Nicki, Rihanna, noooooooobody can beat Lana, this b**** sent me to wonderland and back with Born To Die, normally there are one or two good songs, but this album delivered juicy sultry fantasy type work, some of my favs are Born To Die, Blue Jeans, Summertime Sadness, Dark Paradise, This Is What Makes Us Girls, Without You, National Anthem, and Ofcourse the Paradise Edition added some more classics including my ALL TIME favourite lana del rey song, Gods & Monsters which is my mantra, I also love Cola, Ride and American, RANT OVER LANA4LIFE

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    • Monstarebel January 4, 2013

      My fav is off to the races wish she woulda made it a single

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    • sapphier January 4, 2013

      I love gods in monster too. that song is the s***, body electric is good too.

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  8. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    Once she bangs out WHYB AND WFL ON HER STADIUM TOUR, SHE CAN DRIVE TTT to 5 million. I know it an do a mill this year with TTT. Folks just love them some WFL, and to hear / see that in stadium to 80 thousand people is gonna drive TTT.

    OH, good news. WFL is just shy of 5 million sold in the USA. YES!

    Diamonds has now sold 2 million in the USA laone

    Unapologetic has now been certified gold.

    TTT sold 60k copies in the USA this year and is still charting on the BB 200.

    Unapologetic is double platinum worldwide.

    Pour it up will debut on BB100 next week, thanks to killer airplay and iunes Downloads, Right now is killin pop radio

    Where the f*** is beyonce new single and rita whora?

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    • Aquarius January 4, 2013

      Beyonce obssessed!!

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    • Common Sense January 4, 2013

      Who gives a s*** how many singles she sells? She didn’t write them so it’s the songwriters who are making bank.

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 5, 2013

        Thye do not earn money from he tours. They do not earn money fro the business ventures that come from selling hardcore in 2012. Something beyonce has yet to do.

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      • Lax January 5, 2013

        Nobody gives a F** about who wrote what because it’s always about the “HBIC” Wo delivers the BADASS LYRICAL CONTENT, BYTCHES!!!!!
        http://www.youtube.com/user/RihannaVEVO
        And eve after that shake up Rih still have got many, views
        as compared to Beyonce’s Views and Bey is the one who works over time popping that fat Pus of her’s.

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  9. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    TTT has outsold beyonce 4 and beyonce 4 came out first .

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    • Aquarius January 4, 2013

      Beyonce obssessed!

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        Beyonce finished!

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      @Flop Cheeta Keep Righ On Schooling Them!!

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  10. Monstarebel January 4, 2013

    Off to the races, Born to die, Summertime Sadness & Dark Paradise is everything >>>>>>

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  11. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    So Sam,

    What about Rita Whora. Heard from the Daily mail, that some girl from MTV reality show, was told to spill tea about Rita Whora f****** jAYZ and beyonce knows. Looks like what is done in the dark is gonna come to the light. There is even talk talk that Rita Whora is blue ivy real mom. Anyway, Lana del ray slayed Rita whora album in the UK and now she wants to beg rihanna to feature on her song with her to help her tired – flop – soon – to – be – over – career.

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    • Aquarius January 4, 2013

      Beyonce obssessed

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        Beyonce finished

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    • sapphier January 4, 2013

      just why?

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      • PSA (FAF) January 4, 2013

        and she read that girl for filth! that snooki look alike b**** & she was stunned all she could say was “plz dont shoot the messenger!” LMAOOOOO

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      Go read a book and save what is left of your life!! Making up s***.. What’s wrong with these kids?

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  12. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    She has everything, the voice, the music, the looks, the attitude, the stage presence. Everybody is talking about some lady taking over the crown from M, but I think that the next in line for the succession is Rihanna!

    From a blog

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    • Common Sense January 4, 2013

      A blog being written inside an insane asylum? That basic voice that struggles with simple songs? The forgettable music people forget within a year? The look of a walking forehead? The attitude of a wannabe chola?

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      @Flop,,,,Preach!!

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  13. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    3 has TTT, loud and unapologetic still charting. Where are beyonce last 3 albums on anyones chart.

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      In The Dumpster!!

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      Rihanna is a trend, beyonce is timeless, people who own her albums can STILL listen to them. Dangerously in love KILLS every rnb album out now. Hands down. We don’t care about sales, we care about the quality b******. I can’t listen to any rihanna album apart from SOME of rated R, unapologetic may be the s*** right now, but in the next year, I don’t think that will still be listenable

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  14. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    Roh sold 68k last week to move 553k. This was in her 6th week. Rita Whora debut with 40k. Who is winning.?

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      Rih & Her Navy!!

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      Are you still going on. The s*** coming out of your mouth is stinking up this post! She can sell billions of a record, that makes her a winner in terms of money. Other than that, she ain’t got S*** on beyonce

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  15. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    So far Rita Whora has bee called out for cheating with 20 guys and they includes: Meek mill ( whp called her how on twitter ) Eliajah blake, Omar grant from roc nation, chipmunk, angel, alex pettyfer, Evan ross, etc )

    Then all the hollywood blind itines are reporting her lesbian romance with Chanel Model Care Delvigne.

    The US weekly reproted that she slept with that fat actor from Django, Jonah Hill

    Now we haver her slepeping with jayz. Not to mention peeps from London saying she was always a h** in London town before fame.

    WOW! What away to break into the industry. So glad rihanna never had this in 2005. Everyone and their momma is caling this rita whora out.

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    • Common Sense January 5, 2013

      B**** don’t lie to yourself. After watching that god awful Hero cover you know Rihanna was on her knees 24/7 to get herself a record deal.

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 5, 2013

        Is that why the producers wife invited her to live with theM? How many wives do that c***?

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      • Lax January 5, 2013

        Rih been there done that and now Rita is the
        ??????? Rih has long moved on.

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      • Lax January 5, 2013

        What I meant was they spread many different
        things on Rihanna and Rih came through with flying colors less see how Rita does, especially since it’s been stated that Beyonce goes both ways,,,,and Bey love’s Rita, Soooo,,,

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  16. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    Fan made Pour it up video already has over a million views. When will your fave?

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      @Flop Cheeta, U R Right !!

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  17. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    was just looking at the Mediatraffic numbers EoY charts and I noticed

    2010 Loud 2.2 mil + Rated R 1.6 mil = 3.8 mil
    2011 Loud 3.4 mil + TTT 1.7 mil = 5.1 mil
    2012 TTT 1.6 mil + Una 1.6 mil = 3.2 mil

    So including catalogue sales she’s sold ~ 13 million albums in 3 years, what kind of consistency? Most people would cry to have an average of 4 million copies scanned per year

    She is gettong bigger, while others WILL not happen and others are fading away.

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    • Common Sense January 5, 2013

      Kind of hard not to sell when you release new albums every 10-12 months, singles every other month, and are making ridiculous headlines every other week. I’d like to see her go a year or two without releasing an album and see if she’d still be relevant.

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      Yeah But how many different times,,,
      http://acharts.us/performer/beyonce
      How many different times has Beyonce dropped Music
      and if you add Her “Rosalind” Performance Beyonce will have one more then Rih has….
      And just think “Diamonds” #2 532,000
      Burno #1 585,00
      Gangnam #3 516,00 Rihanna is right in between the two fellows and make a great Oreo Cookie, Bytches!!!
      Oh and Alicia/nicki #9 301,00
      And Nicki’s Va Va 120,000
      These are all working Artist and they are all doing what they love doing and RIHANNA is holding her own!!

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  18. The Bawse January 4, 2013

    I’m let you guys finish your arguing Taylor Swift is still number 1 when it comes to album sales though. *Kanye Shrug*

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    • Common Sense January 5, 2013

      And number 424245854 when it comes to vocal talent.

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      Yes Taylor is #1
      Rihanna is #5 Alicia #15, Burno #4
      Lana #19 So they are all on the top Forty and doing great!!

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  19. Aquarius January 4, 2013

    Ooo congrats Lana!

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      Cosign, congrats is in order!!

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  20. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    Stay selling over 100k without a video. In the UK. Wow, They said she has no talent, cannot sing was gonna be a one hit wonder, who was gonna me taken out the game by so many singers.

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    • Common Sense January 5, 2013

      Anyone can make it these days. Talent is no longer a factor.

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 5, 2013

        Because talent is no longer a factor, this is beyonce career has now come to an end. The GP do not care that she can sing ( live ) If they do not like ur tracks, they will not support u . Luckily rih does not have that problem

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      When you say Talent and see so many with Talent
      doing nothing with it then who’s winning? The ones
      who’s making chart news like Lana and Rihanna and others,,,,don’t that make yo asses bitter Bytches,,,Let Grape post the Global charts or better still go and look for yo dam self….Even Rihanna is ,,,
      R&B Charts #1 Diamonds
      R&B Hit Hop #1 Diamonds
      R&B Hip Hop Digital #1
      Germany #1
      “UNA” on Billboard 200 charts #7
      Rihanna Navy is “To Happy!!!
      aND CAN’T WAIT FOR OTHERS TO DROP SO WE CAN SEE WHO’S COOKING WITH GAS,

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  21. King B>Rihanna January 4, 2013

    Queen of Sadcore.My b****.Lana Del Rey deserved some Grammy nominations for Born To Die.

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    • Likica January 4, 2013

      Emeli Sande deserves it more tbh. 😛

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      • sapphier January 4, 2013

        Delilah also deserves some nomination

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      • King B>Rihanna January 4, 2013

        Emeli deserved some two.Whether more or not is up to personal opinion.

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    • Common Sense January 5, 2013

      No she didn’t.

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  22. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    You da one and Russion roulette are close to being VEVO certified beating Justin biber at the most Vevo certification. WOW. I thought rita whora was gonna end her career.

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  23. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    This album has sold ~2 million copies off of ‘Diamonds’ alone.

    We still have future singles and a tour! We have had better promotion too. I think this will be killing all of 2013!

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  24. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    UK SINGLES YEAR END CHART:

    11 Rihanna Diamonds 671,730
    25 Coldplay Featuring Rihanna Princess Of China [~500K]
    32 Rihanna Where Have You Been? [~425K]
    56 Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris We Found Love [~335K]
    67 Drake Featuring Rihanna Take Care [~300K]
    140 Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko – Stay [~150K]

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    • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

      Beyonce might was well kiss the UK good bye now. She has never dominated the UK like this young girl Look at Stay sales in just 2 weeks. Look at WFL a year on.

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    • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

      Even her coldplay song outsold Rita Whora RIP.

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  25. Tara January 4, 2013

    Is this Flop Cheeta Whora person mentally ok?

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    • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

      that is your only comeback. You still cannot answer why rih is slaying in her sleep. Your fave has to sweat blood at the superbowl. My fave getting her nails done, chilling with CB and slays.

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      • Common Sense January 5, 2013

        I love how you didn’t address her question. The answer, however, is no you are not mentally ok.

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      • Lax January 5, 2013

        @TARA,,,Worry about Yo own Ass this is a Blog Spot Deery!! So either lead, follow are move over out of the way!!

        Cough* and another thing @CHEETA don’t have to answer
        hating ass bytches questions in the first dam place @Common Sense!!

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  26. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    Oh look at that, Pour it up is 109, just 9 spots to join the hot 100 BB. Where is beyonce?

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    • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

      Can she chart with no video or promo?

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  27. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

    Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:27 pm
    France

    53 101 Stay (Re-Peak)
    82 85 Where Have You Been
    89 147 Umbrella
    111 108 We Found Love
    128 79 Nobody’s Business
    160 (RE) Right Now
    179 200 Man Down

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  28. done January 4, 2013

    OKAY IM DONE WITH THESE RIRI FANS FACTS
    YOU CAN PUT BEYONCE IN YOUR MOUTH WHEN RIRI REACHES THIS

    16 GRAMMYS
    33NR 1 WORLDWIDE
    ESTIMATED 200MILLION RECORDS SALES
    6BOXOFFICE NR 1S
    SUPERBOWL PERFORMANCE HALFTIME AS THE NATIONALE SONG
    6 NR 1 ALBUMS
    3 LIVE DVDS NR 1
    15YEARS IN THE BUSNIS
    OVER 350MILLION AVEC LE HUSBANDY 1 BILLION 🙂
    OWN RECORD LABEL
    HUSBANDY RECORD LABEL OWNS RIRI/
    OWN CLOTHING LINE
    SECOND ARTIST TO HAVE FACE ON PEPSI BESIDES MICHEAL JACKSON
    4 LEGEND AWARDS
    ETC
    ETC
    ETC

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    • done January 4, 2013

      350 AWARDS 2 TIMES PERFORMER SUPER BOWL ..
      GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATED ACTRISS 2 TIMES
      AND WE CAN GO ON AND ON AN ONE SO STOP

      ERA 4 WAS QUIT CAUSE OF THE BIRTH PLEASE DONT ACT STUPID YOU NOW THIS ERA WILL BE FIRE DONT FORGET SURVIVER ERA PLEASE 😉

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    • BEY FAKE…BEY A FLOP…BEY A LIAR…BEY A PLAGERIST…BEY A HOOD HIVE!!! January 4, 2013

      RIHANNA SOLD MORE THAN BEY AS A SOLO ARTIST B****!!! RIHANNA DIDNT NEED A GIRL GROUP AND A THIEVING ASS STEPFATHER TO SLAY!!!

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      • BEY FAKE…BEY A FLOP…BEY A LIAR…BEY A PLAGERIST…BEY A HOOD HIVE!!! January 4, 2013

        RIHANNA DID IN 7 YDS WHAT BEYONCE AND HER GIRL GROUP DID IN 16 YRS!!

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        DIL sold only 11 mill. You cannot count group sales, that mean mel b can say she sold 75 m record. But she did not do it solo. Rih was not around in the 90’s early 200. All trhe s*** you print from beyonce came at a time before rih blew up.

        Rih facts has come from the last 2 days. Her being the most downloaded artist in Germany is from 4 weeks ago. All your bey facts are from a decade ago. Where are new facts. Jay does not own the label Rih is on. Rih is on the same label as Bieber and that n**** camel is not their boss.

        Even if Rih got signed in 1998 – she would f***** beyonce even worse. She would worked with same producers that Nsync, britney and BSB were suig and added her swag and that would of ended beyonce solo career before it began. Beyonce got lucky rih was just kid 10 years ago.

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      • Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 4, 2013

        From 2010 Rih career has been getting more powerful, while beyonce’s has been declining so much that now she cannot even sell on her name alone and she is even testing songs out to radio. She is no longer guaranteed to get number 1, while rih get global number’s with no promo or video.s Rih is a rude gal. She is letting the fans pick the single and mae video. Bey cannot do that.

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      • Dean January 4, 2013

        RIHANNA HAS 7 F****** ALBUMS DO THE MATH!

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      • Dean January 4, 2013

        AND RIHANNA HAS ONLY OUTSOLD 4 #POORDAT.

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      • Dean January 4, 2013

        Beyonce dont need number #1 Singles, she has #1 ALBUMS AND her singles have more impact and longevity, hence why they spend longer than Rihs at #1. Its quality of quantity. 90% of Rihs #1s will be barely rememberd in 10 years BEYONCE has spent the most averaged out weeks at number 1 more than any other female artist. 37 weeks with 5#1s while Rihanna has 12 and is only in the 40s. Ooop #fastfoodmusic.

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      • Dean January 4, 2013

        quality NOT quantity*

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      • Loyalty January 4, 2013

        ‘Even if Rih got signed in 1998 she wouldve f***** Beyonce even worse’ Firstly she aint f***** s*** when it comes to Beys CV the above ^^^^ is just a small example of why, and secondly, that whole point is a load of bull because times change, and so does the industry, who could say that Rihanna wouldve fitted in and slayed with the 90s era? It was totally different back then. What a dumb thing to say, you cannot predict/assume the past present or future without FACTS. And it never happened so DEAL.

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    • Dean January 4, 2013

      OH AND BEYONCE IS THE SECOND HIGHEST GROSSING BLACK ARTIST FOR A WORLD TOUR BEHIND MJ!!!

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      • Dean January 4, 2013

        But yet shes supposed to local right? *shrugs*.

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    • Common Sense January 5, 2013

      WOAH WOAH WOAH! I like Beyonce, but where the f*** did you pull 200 million record sales from? Destiny’s Child DOES NOT count towards HER totals. They are separate projects.

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      • Rachel January 5, 2013

        75 Million records as a solo artist with 4 albums. #TeamBeyonce. The rest is the truth though.

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    • NickiQueenMinaj January 5, 2013

      Lets See Who The Real Winner Is…

      BEYONCE

      DIL: 11 Million Sold WW
      B’Day: 8 Million WW
      IASF: 8 Million WW
      4: 2 Million WW
      4 Straight Number 1 albums
      16 Grammys
      12 Mtv Video Music Awards
      A billboard milenium award
      A star on the hollywood walk of fame (Destiny’s Child)
      75 Million records sold worldwide from 4 studio albums
      Ranked third on vh1’s Greatest women in music in 2012
      Ranked first on forbes for most powerful and influential musician in the world
      2 Golden Globe Nominations
      Has endorsed brands for l’oreal, pepsi, tommy hitiger, nintendo and vizio.
      Has a networth of over 300 Million
      Clothing line (House Of Dereon)
      Own Record Label
      5 Number 1 singles in the US
      30 Million digital singles sold
      Has 4 singles on the list of biggest selling singles of all time.
      Single Ladies: 7 Million WW
      Crazy In Love: 8 Million WW
      Halo: 6 Million WW
      Irreplaceable: 6 Million WW

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    • NickiQueenMinaj January 5, 2013

      Or…

      RIHANNA

      MOTS: 1 Million WW
      AGLM: 3 Million WW
      GGGB: 7 Million WW
      RR: 3 Million WW
      LOUD: 5 Million WW
      TTT: 4 Million WW

      100 Million Records Sold Worldwide
      Sold 58 million singles as a lead artist as of 2012. Making her the biggest selling digital artist of all time in the united states.
      20 Million Records sold in the uk alone
      10th biggest selling singles artist in the uk with over 10 Million copies sold.
      12 Number 1 singles
      6 Number 1’s in the uk. 8 if counting featured
      Has 4 songs which have sold more than 4 million copies in the us alone
      Has 3 singles on the list of best selling singles of all time.
      We Found Love: 7 Million
      Only Girl In The World: 5 Million
      Umbrella: 6 Million
      Collaborated will eminem on “love the way you lie” which went on to sell 10 million copies worldwide
      4th most powerful celebrity of 2012 with earnings of $53 Million between may 2011 and may 2012
      Youngest solo artist ever to have 12 number 1 singles
      Digital songs artist of the 2000’s decade. sevententh overall artist of the same decade
      5 Grammy Awards
      5 American Music Awards
      2 BRIT Awards
      18 Billboard Music Awards

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      • Yolo January 5, 2013

        They are both winners for their own reasons as these lists prove. And anyway, these lists dont even add up because they are not corresponding with every acheivment.

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  29. Fierce P**** January 4, 2013

    091094: Nicki Minaj is not fierce but ummm ok…

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    • PSA (FAF) January 5, 2013

      H**, have a seat.. 8mil in a week for performing and hosting! The records broken speaks for themselves!

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  30. HoneychildPlease January 4, 2013

    WHo f*** is this b****?? is this the same b**** that was on the H&M commercial??

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  31. Theredgun January 4, 2013

    Mjs Thriller shits on beyonces whole career

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    • Dean January 4, 2013

      Mjs thriller shits on everybodys career.

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    • King B>Rihanna January 4, 2013

      MJS Thriller shits your fav career as a matter of fact everyone including the Beatles 2.

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      • Common Sense January 5, 2013

        Technically no. The Beatles are the bestselling artist/group of all time.

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  32. My Medication January 4, 2013

    Shes overrated.

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  33. PSA (FAF) January 4, 2013

    Ok Lana congrats ! 😉

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    • Likica January 5, 2013

      Dicki will never see these numbers with one labum without reloaded version though 😉

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  34. Scars January 4, 2013

    lana deserves a grammy nomination btd is a great album

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    • Common Sense January 5, 2013

      No.

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  35. Loyalty January 4, 2013

    I love Born to Die, very authentic album.

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    • Saetana January 5, 2013

      Authentic? LOL, I’ve seen footage of Lizzie Grant (Lana’s real name) and she can actually sing so why does she AFFECT that nasty monotonous drone when she is being “Lana”? She is a good songwriter but I cannot stand her droning voice, not a very good live performer either – boring ain’t the word for it ;o)

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      • Rachel January 5, 2013

        @Saetana, thats your opinion though.

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  36. PSA (FAF) January 5, 2013

    But how did this become about Beyonce, Rihanna & Nicki ?

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  37. BEYHIVE MEMBER. January 5, 2013

    Congrats Lana.

    @ the fat, ugly, pressed, unpaid, powerless Rihanna stans on this thread :

    F*** what ‘Talk That Talk’ sold worldwide, f*** “CURRENT” sales.

    If “CURRENT” sales is all what matters to you, it’s not my problem.

    Now somebody tell me how many albums has BEYONCE sold IN TOTAL??????????????

    DOES she NOT still have like 40 million albums to catch up with what BEYONCE has sold since 1997, aka, IN HER ENTIRE CAREE???????????

    I know you are OBSESSED with BEYONCE, but FACTS ARE FACTS!!!!!!!!!

    BEYONCE: 65 million albums
    Rihanna: 27 million albums

    RIHANNA still got AGES to GO to be on BEYONCE’s level.

    And don’t you even get me started with MOVIES, TOURS, ENDORSEMENTS, ETCCCCCCCCC.

    JUST cram a pair of SOCKS in yout filthy MOUTH and SHUT THE F*** UP!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • Likica January 5, 2013

      Beyonce has sold 65 million albums when you consider DC’s sales too 😛 But as a solo artist, no honey ^^
      Why Beyonce stans don’t compare Beyonce to Britney Spears? They are the same generation, but Beyonce cannot touch Britney’s sales. Baby One More Time has outsold Beyonce’s entire soilo discography.. oops

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      • Rachel January 5, 2013

        But yet all Beyonces albums have outsold Rihannas too individually apart from 4, which is down by like 1 mill. Oops.

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    • NickiQueenMinaj January 5, 2013

      As a solo artist beyonce has no way in hell sold 65 million albums!! That is a miserable ass lie!!!
      Beyonce has sold approximately 25 – 28 million albums worldwide. While 13 million being sold in the us. She’s sold about 75 million records globally (solo)

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  38. BEYHIVE MEMBER. January 5, 2013

    *** What has RIHANNA sold in total.

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  39. Flop Cheeta Whora gave Rob an STD from her 20 guys January 5, 2013

    Just been on the twitter SRP, the production company that discovered rih. They saod, 14 hours ago, get ready for rih second single to drop.

    Where is the beyonce single?

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  40. JER January 5, 2013

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  41. JOHNVIDAL January 5, 2013

    Another post ruined by some Rihanna fans and her average numbers

    Anyway, congrats are in order to Lana del Rey. Amazing. 3 million sold for the kind of music she makes is amazing. Rihanna basically sold the same with all the worldwide radio support you can imagine and singing pop songs. Learn to f****** compare. It makes you seem more and more uneducated everytime
    Born This Way was awesome and the Paradise edition is also great enough, my fave song from the latter is “American”

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    • Lax January 5, 2013

      @John Dival F** Yo self and if you don’t like it then
      find yourself the tallest cliff yo ass can find and take a
      F**’n Dive Bitter Bytch,,,,,

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      • Lax January 5, 2013

        @JOHN,,,Yo ass think that Rihanna’s Haters and that evil
        ass Bey Hive and the likes of Yo HATING ASS can run SHOT GUN on all of the Rihanna post and the Rihanna Navy is supposed to like it, GTFO,,,,

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    • Likica January 5, 2013

      Kelly Clarkson is better than Lana Del Ray and she has better voice 😉 Deal with it. Kelly deserves more attention because she’s an amazing singer, her music is nice and her personality is cute.
      This slays everything Lada has done so far >>>>

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      • JOHNVIDAL January 5, 2013

        Why are you mentioning Kelly Clarkson on this post???????? LOLOLOLOL Who said Lana is this amazing vocalist??? She is an artist, way more of an artist than Kelly Clarkson is sorry. Kelly has a great voice, but not even that is that special about her. You know who the real special and unique vocalists are… don´t want to stan for them on this post.
        Lana had big success with non commercial and non radio friendly music. That´s what this post is about and it seems you are mad. Get a life

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      • Likica January 5, 2013

        Well since you said that Bad Romace is an amazing song nothing can surprise me from you. Have a nice day.

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      • JOHNVIDAL January 5, 2013

        Oh yeah yeah Lana del Rey and Gaga are no damn artists… but Rihanna and Kelly Clarkson (who at least can sing) are right? You´re a joke. How do u manage to always dislike the most talented artists? Bith you´re pathetic. I don´t even know what you´re talking about now with teh Bad Romance thing… Like Eminem with mariah… obsessed

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  42. Lax January 5, 2013

    Among all acts, Rihanna’s run to 20 top 10s is the second-fastest. Only the Beatles sprinted to the sum more quickly, taking just two years, seven months and one week between their chart entrance with “I Want to Hold Your Hand” (Jan. 18, 1964) and “Yellow Submarine,” which sailed 52-8 the week of Aug. 27, 1966. The Supremes are pushed to third-place among all artists, having collected their 20 career top 10s in a span of six years, five months and one week in 1964-70.

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  43. Lax January 5, 2013

    With the vault, Rihanna becomes the 14th artist to garner as many as 20 Hot 100 top 10s and just the fifth woman to earn the honor. Among women, Madonna leads with 37 top 10s – the highest total among all artists – followed by Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson (27 each) and Whitney Houston (23).

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  44. Lax January 5, 2013

    Prior to Rihanna , Carey had been the last artist to reach 20 top 10s when “Thank God I Found You,” featuring Joe and 98 Degrees, blasted 22-2 on the Feb. 12, 2000, chart (a week before it led the Hot 100 for one frame).

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  45. NickiQueenMinaj January 5, 2013

    Talk That Talk

    ARIA: Platinum
    BPI: 2× Platinum
    BVMI: Gold
    IFPI: Platinum
    IFPI SWI: Platinum
    IRMA: 3× Platinum
    RIAA: Platinum
    RIANZ: Platinum

    UK: 850,000
    US: 1,015,000
    WW: 4,500,000

    Just Stating Facts. 🙂

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    • Likica January 5, 2013

      Your numbers are old. 😉
      TTT is at 991 k in the Uk and at 1 059 000 copies in the USA 😉 It’s at 200k in France too.

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      • NickiQueenMinaj January 5, 2013

        Well, She’s still slaying!! 🙂

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  46. Me January 5, 2013

    The album has sold over 3,5 million already. Mediatraffic underestimated her sales by a huge margin.

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  47. Fierce P**** January 5, 2013

    FAF: I don’t care what nicki has sold my point was she is NOT considered fierce. So have a seat.

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  48. neutral January 5, 2013

    Congrats Lana. Little promo and noone tried to shove you down my throat and you still brought in 3 million. Great album 🙂

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    • JOHNVIDAL January 5, 2013

      Exactly!

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  49. TAYLOR SWIFTS NUMBER 1 FAN!!! January 5, 2013

    TAYLOR IS NUMBER 1 ON THE GLOBAL CHART!!!

    Over 4 million sold now

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    • Touché January 5, 2013

      Wow really? Well congrats to her too.

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  50. Touché January 5, 2013

    Congrats Lana you did amazing.

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  51. Ny_Navy January 5, 2013

    Bey stans got to stop lying DIL has sold nowhere near 11 mil

    it has sold 8 mil accept and move on

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      LIKE I KEEP SAYING, it’s not about the sales. it’s just undoubtedly a GREAT album.

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    • Everyone’s A Critic January 5, 2013

      Rihanna in my opinion has 2 good albums. 2 out of how many???? Rated R and Unapologetic is Rihanna in her prime, and both albums are pretty average in terms of vocals

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  52. zed January 7, 2013

    this post is about Lana Del Rey! Stop chatting about riri and the rest!

    Born to die best album of 2012 ! And unlike other artists, when she re-released her album with the paradise edition she gave us 9 new songs unlike 3/4 songs most artists give! Respect!

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  53. circulon contempo anodized nonstick December 15, 2014

    There’s certainly a lot to learn about this
    topic. I like all of the points you’ve made.

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