Sales Predictions: Kanye West, Nicki Minaj & Ne-Yo All Surpass Expectations

Published: Wednesday 24th Nov 2010 by Trent

Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Ne-Yo all have another reason to be thankful this year – their albums are all on track to exceed expectations. West’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ is projected to sell 525k-575k based on first day sales figures, guaranteeing it the #1 spot on next week’s Billboard 200 tally.

Furthermore, despite rumours that stated differently, Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday’ is predicted to land in the #2 spot with 375k-425k copies sold during the next 7 days. This means that it will sell just shy of the 447k that Drake’s ‘Thank Me Later’ sold in its first week.

However, the real surprise come from Ne-Yo’s ‘Libra Scale’. The record is expected to sell 115k-140k without the assistance of any hit singles. Certainly, the singer’s string of promotional appearances and the Thanksgiving sales rush have given him a much needed boost.

Another notable projection is that of Christina Aguilera’s ‘Burlesque’ soundtrack which is expected to debut with 20k-50k depending on the success of the movie this weekend. Also, Ke$ha’s ‘Cannibal’ EP is set to enter the charts with 60k-70k copies sold.

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  1. royalkev November 24, 2010

    I wanted ‘Ye to get a mil, but I’ll take this.
    Glad to see those totals for Nicki, Ne-yo and Ke$ha. I hope Chrissy’s movie does well (I plan to check it out tonight).

  2. Rihanna has 9 number 1s November 24, 2010

    WOW i am shocked

  3. carl November 24, 2010

    HAHAH YASSSS NICKI PUNCHHHHHH THIS COULD ALSO BE THE HIGHEST OPENING SALES FOR ANY FEMAL RAP ARTIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. seb November 24, 2010

    Get it Nicki

  5. Lyric “Commander” Lee November 24, 2010

    wow ye – show em how to do it lol! good job for everyone and lil wayne is smart with how u handled drake and nicki!

  6. THEiVY November 24, 2010

    i believe kanye’s numbers but everyone else were either minimized or exaggerated… numbers do lie.

  7. IMSOJANET November 24, 2010

    LIL KIM is Still 20 MILLION Sold ..\

    NICKI Sales Dont mean NOTHING to Kim Stans

  8. carl November 24, 2010

    ^Dumbass. This is Nicki’s first album, Kim been around since the stoneage. #uMAD!?!?

  9. drfenty November 24, 2010

    DEAD @ this site..

    so Ne-Yo is expected to do well..even tho hes been out as long as rihanna?

    but when rihanna breaks 200k, its a failure?

    I CANNOT!!

    and its funny as hell that they dont wana post the fact rihallah got her 9th #1 breaking ALL SORTS of records.

  10. THEREALNICKY November 24, 2010

    CONGRATS NICKI!!!!!!!!!!

    DRAKE IS MAXING OUT AT ABOUT 1.5 MILLION WORLDWIDE

    I CAN SEE NICKI DOING CLOSE TO THAT OR ABOUT THE SAME IF SHE RELEASES A COUPLE MORE HITS!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATS YOUNG MONEY!!!!!!!

  11. JEREMYDANTE November 24, 2010

    soooooooooooo happy for nicki especially. she is the new artist in the bunch & is really running with the big names like a true industry heavyweight. she is the future of hip-hop.

  12. Philly11 November 24, 2010

    Congratz to all…this is good for music!

    P.s. I hope Kanye sells even more cause them T.Swift waiting to pounce…lol

  13. THEREALNICKY November 24, 2010

    DEAD @ DR. FENTY

    NOW YOU KNOW TGJ ARE BIASED AND BITTER! LMFAO!

  14. GIMMIE DAT BASS November 24, 2010

    Nicky only selling 375K after jumping on over 50 features, 8 singles, tons of promotion, and tweeting non-stop about it? FLOP! This album is gonna slide down the charts just like Trey Songz’s cd did after the first week. No talent gimmicks don’t last.

  15. TAMI November 24, 2010

    DEAD AT NICKI GONNA SELL MORE THAN RIHANNA.GOOD JOB NE-YO THE POINT IS RIHANNA IS OVERHYPED LIKE S*** BEEN ON EVER DAMN SHOW HAS MILLIONS OF F****** STANS AND MILLIONS OF TWITTER FOLLOWERS AND SO MUCH MONEY HAVE BEEN SPENT ON HER BUT ALL SHE PROVES IS SHE CANNOT SELL ALBUMS AND ONLY IS A SINGLES ARTIST. I applaud Ne-Yo people didn’t hype his s*** up saying it would sell a million and be the next THriller.

  16. GIMMIE DAT BASS November 24, 2010

    Oh and don’t forget “Basic Instinct” in stores 12.14.10, 12.13.10 (UK), 12.10.10 (AUS)

  17. AuntieJackie November 24, 2010

    @ Dr. Fenty

    Ne-Yo doesn’t have fans that say he’s the KING of Pop or the hier to the throne. He’s also not a pop star with so-called cross-over hits and appeal.

    But you wouldn’t understand that, would you Dr. Fenty? Because somehow I doubt you listen to anything other than bubblegum pop. You’re from the UK, aren’t you?

    Anyway, I’ve always had lukewarm feelings about Nicki and her whole “style” of rapping (seemed like a ploy to become a pop/cross-over act, which it was), but over the course of seeing her interviews and hearing her speak, she seems like nice girl who has fought VERY hard for her dream. Her style was a part of her the capitalized on and brought out of her. I’m happy to see her be successful and surpass expectations!

  18. TAMI November 24, 2010

    Well at least Nicki can sell.Lmaao honestly I would never buy a Nicki album.Wtf that b**** makes no SENSE when she raps anyway.But gotta respect her first album selling more than Rihanna!

  19. ~aMaZiNG.Lee~ November 24, 2010

    Congrats to Kanye and Nicki! Especially Kanye, I kinda thought he would sell between 250k and 300k because of what has happened with the TS fiasco but Kanye just proved he has a solid fanbase. The fact that he’s projected to sell this much WITHOUT a hit single is crazy!

    I kinda feel bad for Ne-Yo 115k-140k is a FLOP for him. I’m sure he’ll blame the leak but Nicki and Kanye’s album leaked as well. Sooooo……….But I’ll still be getting his album because he does make some great music. I still love him. <3

    And what happened to all the people who said Nicki would outsell Kanye???

  20. TAMI November 24, 2010

    @AuntieJackie
    Them f***** up stans can never understand that. No one would give a s*** about RIhanna and her sales if it wasn’t about how they said she’s the female MJ, gonna sell more than Thriller, open with one million, is better than Beyonce,Gaga,etc. I don’t see any other artist fans saying this kinda s***?Honestly the stans are the one killing Rihanna.If y’all stay in your place no one would say s*** about her numbers.But since they keep setting the bar high and she fails each time, it’s a flop.Yes because Rihanna has a HUGE fan base and crazy ones and can’t sell at least 500K!BULL S***!

  21. I’m a billy goat November 24, 2010

    Hummm? I’m not sure about the Minaj figures? I heard 150k at best. We will have to see.

    Neyo, selling 115-150 isn’t good, is it? He is a part of the Def SCAM Crew! His Illuminati ties should net him more than 150k. He has been on every network, tv, & radio program. He gave a fairly decent performance at that RETCH of a scam they call the American Music Awards! I have seen him almost as much as I have Rih-S**** so there is no excuse for him not to sell more!

    Kan’s CD is okay. Sure the “critics” gave it high marks but the fans of music are another story. It’s a shame he won’t out sell that horrible sounding country singer.

  22. TAMI November 24, 2010

    Lmaaao who said Nicki would sell more than Kanye????????????????????????That’s like saying Rihanna would sell one million!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I CAN’T!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAO!!

  23. KeepIt Real November 24, 2010

    RIHANNA HAS 9 #1s….we just need another 9 to snatch Mariahs wig.. WHO MAD??

  24. TAMI November 24, 2010

    Lmaaao well maybe with her 6,7,8,9,10 album which won’t be able to get #1 might help y’all!BAHAHAHA DEAD AT LEAST MARIAH SELLS!NOT JUST A SINGLES PERSON!SMH over 200K is not numbers she should be getting 5 yrs in the game! Let’s not even start what Beyonce’s was 5 yrs in the game!

  25. DatBitch2010 November 24, 2010

    Gimme Dat Bass

    Are u mad? Lets see how Cici sells do cause I heard her ass aint been selling these last couple of years #justsaying

    But Congrats to my babe Nicki on her DEBUT album I got 2 copies going to buy more also lol

  26. whatever November 24, 2010

    I dont think people are hatin on RIRi its just that if you have all these singles that are number one what happen to ur album being 1 also u lose to a woman in her second week that has a album that is considered a xmas album wow somebody please explain?
    I wanted to see RiRi take Susan for doing alicia and mary bad last year i guess not. Susan wont be happy to she finish beyonce next we shall see…

    Nicki what more can i say but wow 2nd to kanye that a statement hats off..

  27. Gilberto November 24, 2010

    “Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday’ is predicted to land in the #2 spot with 375k-425k.”

    It’s funny how even Minaj, without any top 10 hit and huge promo, will sell more albums than Rihanna. It hurts more ’cause Minaj came out like… yesterday.

    If Rihanna were a store, she would be a K-Mart. And Beyoncé would be a Walmart.

  28. TAMI November 24, 2010

    And who the f*** buys that autotune s*** by Ke$ha!????Like god daaaaaamn that B**** CAN NOT SING TO SAVE HER F****** LIFE!SHE SOUNDS LIKE S*** LIVE ALONG WITH KATY PERRY AND HER BFF!!UGGH!All her stupid no sense making songs.How old is she?Like damn Whip My Hair has more of a message than that s***.At least Willow is talking about don’t worry about haters don’t give up.WTF IS KESHA TALKING ABOUT?!RIP OFF OF THE WONDERFUL GAGA!!God damn where are all the true talent!?Imma need Bey,Gaga,and Fresh Princess to release their albums SOON!

  29. iLoveXtina November 24, 2010

    Nicki better thank each of Young Money for buying 100 copies of her album

  30. TAMI November 24, 2010

    Xtina!!! You got my love forever with that beautiful real TALENT! All she needs is to work on her image and she’ll forever be ON TOP!!!

  31. Gilberto November 24, 2010

    GIMMIE DAT BASS

    “Nicky only selling 375K after jumping on over 50 features, 8 singles, tons of promotion, and tweeting non-stop about it? FLOP!”

    Do you know who is on your avatar? So you don’t have no base to talk about success.

  32. Oscar November 24, 2010

    No guys don’t try to do Rihanna like that. Trent and Sam made posts about Rihanna “failing” to seek good first-week sales. They do that s*** ON PURPOSE TO MAKE PEOPLE BELIEVE SHE’S FAILING because T.G.J has a problem with her. They won’t DARE post good news on her I.e What’s My Name going #1 but instead slid out Rihanna and discussed Drake getting his first number One. Then somehow her first week sales are a “failure” when they were 20k over expectations like…….WTF is the problem here…???

  33. JJFan1814 November 24, 2010

    ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD HIT #1 TODAY, RIHANNA’S 9TH #1!

  34. fareal November 24, 2010

    I knew Kanye would do well, no hits but strong buzz and the fans and non fans rewarded him for giving away good, quality, free music on g.o.o.d friday.

    neyo did good.Besides his album leaking, he had no buzz and no hits. He just started to promo this week and he had no crossover hit. if he can stay at around 140k that would be great

    Rihanna with all the promo, money, singles hits should be selling 300k albumsfareal

  35. Oscar November 24, 2010

    And let’s not forget her 9th number one. I guess we’ll just SLIDE that under the rug as well too…won’t we T.G.J…….they’d probably like to focus on her 2ND week sales instead….so we can get more “goat” and “the noise” and dumb asses like @Tami to run his/her mouth doing a replay of the same tired ass argument that Rihanna is a”flop”……..smh…..

  36. I’m a billy goat November 24, 2010

    @TAMI,

    100% CO-SIGN every word! 🙂

    Really if she only sells 180-200k you can hardly call that progress! That little fool receives nothing but positive press. “Poor little victim” has 2 songs trying to elicit sympathy, LTWYL part 1 &2. I mean she went all out & even called in that horrible woman hating creep Eminem. There is no excuse for her not to out sell the likes of Tylor Swift!

    How many times have we all seen her on live TV in the last 3 weeks? She has been on every show imaginable in the U.S. and Europe! SNL, X Factor, Good Morning America, David Letterman, MTV’s EMA, AMA etc. LOUD will be a total FLOP if 200k is all she sells!

    *baa…..I’m gonna have to start sell my WHO-WHO on the street if this keeps up……baa!

  37. Mari November 24, 2010

    First of all, Congrats to Nicki.

    And to the Kim stans. Nicki’s success for this album doesn’t detract any from Kim’s. We all know who the better artist and lyricist is. We know which of the two is the Queen B, even those of us under 25. We may not have been able to go to the Apollo to see Biggie and Junior Mafia live, cause we were too young, but when we hear that piano riff sampled from “The Message” we know to start singing, “I Momma, Miss Ivana. Usually rock the Prada, sometimes Gabanna . . .”
    ________________________________________________________________________

    “It’s funny how even Minaj, without any top 10 hit and huge promo, will sell more albums than Rihanna.”

    @Gilberto

    . . . yeah, in the first few weeks . . . in the US. However, this time next year, when Loud has scanned over 3 million copies WW, it won’t matter that Nicki sold more than Ri in the first week, now will it?

  38. MIRO(; November 24, 2010

    stay mad at NICKI MINAJ cuz you wish xtina or ciara had those #s

  39. Nichole November 24, 2010

    Why are people doubting Nicki’s numbers? What is so hard to believe about her selling 435k? This should come to know surprise because the woman is ON FIRE.

    Congrats to Nicki for selling over 300k with her debut album.

    Hey, TGJ. Aren’t you guys gonna post the news about Rihanna’s record breaking 9th #1? She made history for gawd sakes. Lol.

    Denise Hardy is earning money from home! Want to follow in her footsteps? Watch her new video now, to start making your own legitimate earnings.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dDkQPTAdUs

  40. drfenty November 24, 2010

    how is neyo not a cross over artist when ‘Beautiful Monster’ was #1 here in the UK?

    #FAIL

    try again.,

    Neyo has PHAILED miserably.

    his last album got him 250k Debut in the US @ #2 and also a 100k Debut in the UK.

    he appeals to all markets in the world, and this is a shocking dissapointment.

    at least rihanna has been improving with each album unlike Mrs NeYo.

  41. @Dash_ington November 24, 2010

    I love reading comments about things like this. This is actually my first time ever on this site, you guys aren’t fervent Nicki haters like the people on Necolebitchie but still I see a few of yall. Either way, have a seat. Nicki now has numbers to back her up. You can’t discredit her anymore. To say anything negative about her just means you don’t like HER.

    Riri needs to be moving wayyyyyyy more units than that for opening week. And she needs a #1 album!! Rihanna Navy needs to get it together. Ask any team minaj member near you and i doubt they have less than 1 copy of Pink Friday.

    Congrats to Ye, I love MDTF. Ci-error fans, sit.

  42. Nichole November 24, 2010

    “This should come to know surprise”

    *no surprise

  43. FYI November 24, 2010

    Only Girl in the World 99 cents/ Loud $4.99.

  44. I’m a billy goat November 24, 2010

    Rihanna’s CD went #1? Or are we still talking about some fake pre-paid purchases of #1’s on a Pop Chart?

    Has she gone #1 without a co-pilot? There was Rude Boy and?????? Hell, I can go #1 with help from popular male artists!

    How difficult could it be to ride on someone else’s coat tails?

  45. Nichole November 24, 2010

    @ Dashington

    Rihanna can’t get a number one album because her fans only care about single success.

    Denise Hardy is earning money from home! Want to follow in her footsteps? Watch her new video now, to start making your own legitimate earnings.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dDkQPTAdUs

  46. drfenty November 24, 2010

    @NICKY..

    DEAD…
    its funny trent and sam post relentlessly on rihanna the past few weeks then when she REALLY snatches wigs..they remain silent and pressed

    DEAAAATH!

  47. MusicMaster November 24, 2010

    @Gilberto lmao that was mean.

    Rihanna gets way more promo push than Ne-Yo people. Rihanna her status is higher than Ne-Yo’s. Rihanna has a larger fan base than Ne-Yo. Rihanna is more international than Ne-Yo…so there you have it.

    Like I said before; Rihanna didn’t flop at all but for somebody of her celebrity those sales were disappointing.

    But dear fans/stans of Rihanna yall don’t have to worry bout her she’ll do fine. And don’t bad mouth other artists to make it seem like Rihanna is better than everyone, it’s really not neccesary. Because Rihanna belongs in that category of the most successful females in the music industry right now.

    Go buy HER album and stop talking about everybody else!

    Thats all =]

  48. @Dash_ington November 24, 2010

    @Nichole

    That’s what I’m saying! Like, don’t try to put her up against Bey because all 3 of Bey’s albums were number 1!!!! And you mean to tell me they’re boasting about number 1 singles!!? Shameful

  49. Truthfully November 24, 2010

    Kanyes album is horrible soo many people are going to be bored after they get it and same with ne-yo….i liked nickis album i wud say that is the best album of those releases….kesha who cares about her….and xtina with her fake a**. She needs to go some were with that ishh.

    I dont get why this post is all about rihanna who cares….im guessingnrihanna daily is down.

  50. Mari November 24, 2010

    “Has she gone #1 without a co-pilot? There was Rude Boy and?????? Hell, I can go #1 with help from popular male artists!”

    @I’m a dipshit

    Only Girl

    Rude Boy

    Disturbia

    Take a Bow

    Disgruntled CB stans, stay mad.

  51. Nichole November 24, 2010

    “And you mean to tell me they’re boasting about number 1 singles!!? Shameful”

    Yup. They wanted Rihanna to be a singles artist, so they turned her into one.

    At least a majority of Mariah’s number 1’s are deserving. Had it not been for the system, Rihanna wouldn’t have half of those.

    Denise Hardy is earning money from home! Want to follow in her footsteps? Watch her new video now, to start making your own legitimate earnings.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dDkQPTAdUs

  52. PLAIN AND SIMPLE November 24, 2010

    All i have to say is WOW!!!!!!!!

  53. Truthfully November 24, 2010

    @drfenty

    Are u for real…are u really mad or pressed that thatgrapejuice a blog havent posted anything about rihanna a person u dont know…is this the high light of ur life….did u jump up and down or even cry when u saw rihanna not u had that number 1….does it even affect ur life….wow, i feel sorry for you…wow.

  54. Juana4ev November 24, 2010

    Nicki seling that much period disses many, not just Rihanna. Besides Rihanna is lasting longer than many thought. Also Nicki had maaaaad promo, features, etc…she’s been hyped since her mixtapes and Twitter helped a lot. If she didn’t sell more, I’d be shocked as crappy as the bum is compared to her past work

  55. I’m a billy goat November 24, 2010

    @Dr. Fenty,

    at least rihanna has been improving with each album unlike Mrs NeYo.
    ***********************
    LOL, are you kidding?

    If Rihanna doesn’t sell as much or close to the number’s Taylor Swift has, her CD is a complete FLOP! How much more sympathy can she get? Her window of opportunity is closing!

    She has even resorted to rolling her little KE KE on TV everytime you see her. What’s next total nudity and a live s** show?

    *baa…..LOUD is the new THRILLER….baa

  56. GAbrielle November 24, 2010

    I believe everybody who is going to buy Nicki’s album will do it this week or did it Monday. I can’t see someone on the fence with her after hearing it running out to buy it. Her fanbase is not that broad as people think. She is talented, album C+, but didn’t live up 2 the hype in my opinion. Well, when people and herself as well, smh, are comparing her to Lauryn Hill the legend, how can she be-that was impossible. Her STANS will love anything she does and call this a classic, her FANS will either be disappointed slighty or thinks its good, but definitely know its not classic material, her naysayers will be smirking no matter what numbers she pulls in.

  57. Juana4ev November 25, 2010

    Album*

  58. TNEWTON November 25, 2010

    @GimmeDatBAss why are you talking all that s*** when CIARA last album #FLOPPED!!! HAHA and Nicki just actually hit T.V. like LAST YEAR And her album #LEAKED and she selling just as much as Beyonce does in her first week!! HAHA let see how Ciara do!! I LOOOOOOOOVE Ciara but dont talk s*** when your fave aint done better. PLZ girl Beyonce has all the promotion in the world and her album does the same but her OVERALL album sales sky rocketed after the first week!!

    To all you NICKI HATERS…she is, in my eyes, 10x better than KIM will EVER BE!! Yall just saying KIM better cuz she been out longer but i mean COME ON…stop lying to urself..yall are so delusitonal!!! KIM aint NEVER RAPPED LIKE NICKI did and yall know that i mean come on reall?? “HAH b**** if you aint shitting then get off the pot,” !! AND she got more album sales cuz she been out LONGER!!!!! likee #CommonSense WHEN u fine me something kim does even CLOSE to Romans Revenge or Monster than talk to me!!!! Its called the Industry Food Chain!!

    AND NICKI is do FANTASTIC to be just came out last year and selling 400,000 in her first week!!! Last time i checked thats the same amount BEYONCE sells in her first week!!! PLUS this her first album and she getting #2??? THIS girl is DESTINED to go down in history so watch it ppl!! Lets be REALISTIC and stop being so #FANBASED!!!

  59. AuntieJackie November 25, 2010

    @ Tami

    You have sense..unlike crazy stans.

    @ Dr. Fenty

    I did know that beautiful monster was a #1 hit in the UK. Because it was generic techno b*******. And just to be clear, again Ne-Yo is NOT a pop star.

    RIhanna tries to make popular music as evidence by the eclectic mix of what she has on her albums, and her cross-over success.Most of her hits have been hits on the Hot 100 NOT the R&B charts. Unlike….hmmm…Ne-Yo’s hits.

    Nice try, but clearly, YOU are the fail.

    Pop-Stars appeal to more people, so they need to sell more. DUH

  60. RiRiLoud November 25, 2010

    DEAD @GimmieDatBass
    So Nicki is flopping when everyone knows Basic Instinct will sell 50k first week or less? Seriously.

    However, I really want to congratulate everyone, LOL. Kanye is doing greatly. I thought he’d sell 500k but this is great. I really want Nicki to outsell him, but that’s obviously not going to happen. But 400k is great! Way better than some people said she’d do, especially since Nicki hasn’t ever really had much of a big solo single. Very proud of her – love her to death. I just hope it sells big next week too and she gets #1 and outsells the Peas. Who am I kidding? The Peas are going to FLOP next week.

    As for Ne-Yo, I’m seriously shocked. He has had 3 flop singles in a row, almost no promo except for the last few days, and he’s still pulling those #’s? That’s great. As for Ke$ha, that’s no surprise. EPs by major artists always seem to sell like that.

    LMAO I know I bought Nicki’s. I’ll buy Kanye’s later. I won’t contribute to his first week sales since I’m rooting for Nicki.

  61. I’m a billy goat November 25, 2010

    @Mari Crack Head,

    “Has she gone #1 without a co-pilot? There was Rude Boy and?????? Hell, I can go #1 with help from popular male artists!”

    **********************
    When did “Only Goat on the Farm” go #1? It must have been so brief until I missed it! Similar to that one with Drake. It MYSTERIOUSLY jumped from #60 to #1 in one week without much air play or radio requests???? That song went #1 what 4 days before the release of her THRILLER RECORD BREAKING CD per her Def SCAM and PR!

    LOL 🙂

  62. RiRiLoud November 25, 2010

    Don’t you guys realize that Rihanna’s a slow burner on the charts? Even the head of YM Entertainment said that 1st week sales don’t matter that much because some albums can sell 10k first week and outsel, overall, the ones that sold 300k first week. Rihanna outsells plenty of people with 200k first week vs. others’ 400-500k first week.

    First week sales don’t matter that much. It’s much more about overall sales. I mean come on, an album that sells 500k first week and only goes on to sell 2 million vs. an album that sells 200k first week and goes on to sell 3 million, the latter is better. Just common sense, you guys. Let’s have this debate in a year.

  63. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    Rihanna who has massive promotion and sold only 200k

    and Ne-Yo who doesn’t have any hit at all in the US sells 140k.
    and Nicki (who is at the start of her career and had only moderate hits so far) sells double Rihanna’s sales

    Rihanna FAIL!!

    Rihanna = TALENTLESS PAYOLA, CAN’T WRITE, CAN’T PRODUCE, CAN’T SING, CAN’T ENTERTAIN

    THE QUEEN OF MUSIC , BIGGEST SELLING FEMALE ARTIST OF ALL TIME, BEST SINGER IN THE WORLD = MARIAH CAREY

  64. HERE4RIHALLAH November 25, 2010

    DEAD@ IMABILLYGOAT

    her window of oppertunity is closing?

    is that why she has had two #1 hits the past 3 weeks?

    is that why she is having the largest 1week sales both domestically and internationaly?

    is that why half the industry want to do collabs with her?

    is that why she has clocked 9 #1 singles in the US, the fastest to do so?

    is that why i see her name on MANY lists of records held by UNDISPUTED legends?

    is it because she is one of the most popular artists right now?

    or are you going to say she got those hits thru payola..?

    how come its ONLY her lable that seem to be doing it right?

    why didnt Ciara get this success?
    why hasn’t Kelly managed to get hits, shes doing the same music now?
    why hasn’t Kat Deluna/Teairra mari/ Chris Brown/Neyo successfuly crossed over?

    boo bye ➡

  65. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    “The Emancipation of Mimi” = ALL OF RIHANNA ALBUM SALES

    LOL, RIHANNA BIGGEST FLOP IN THE INDUSTRY

  66. I’m a billy goat November 25, 2010

    Damn,

    @AUNTIE JACKIE is snatching wigs clean off bald heads! LOL 🙂

  67. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    MARIAH CAREY > BEYONCE, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, KATY PERRY, KESHA > RIHANNA

  68. HERE4RIHALLAH November 25, 2010

    @truthfull

    im a fan, and im enjoying her success thankyou very much

    i love her music, and the fact im not the only one (as evidence provided by the charts) is a nice plus.

    and im merely pointing out how TGJ that literally had pages upon pages of updates on this chick wont post the fact that she has 9 #1s and broke MANY MANY records held by LEGENDS.
    seems a bit fishy….or rather..BLATANT that sam/trent are pretty upset about this.

    and this post also seems a bit strange considering the massive DROP Ne-yo has had in 1st week Debut Sales.

    his previous album had a 250 k debut like i said. and now its dropped CONSIDERABLY.
    if this was rihanna it would have been a flop.

    DEAD @ you all being so furious @ the facts

    men lie
    woman lie
    9 #1s don’t.

  69. RiHANNAforever November 25, 2010

    Hey this is RiRiLoud, just so everyone knows. I decided to change my name, LOL. Anyways, you guys are insane. @MariahStan/RihannaHater don’t you realize that Rihanna hasn’t been around nearly as long as Mariah has?

  70. HERE4RIHALLAH November 25, 2010

    So “Only girl (in the world)” is her 4th Transatlantic #1 (US & UK)
    The UK is the 3rd largest music market in THE WORLD only behind the US and Japan.

    Ririz hit Transcends Boarders as we all know my bish dont like to keep it local. She is now tied with 7 other UNDISPUTED LEGENDS and with her momentum, is hopefully set to exceed these.

    There is a difference between local USA fame and GLOBAL DOMINANCE.

    Below is a list of artists that have the most transatlantic hits in the world.

    List of Artist with most Transatlantic #1s :-

    Beatles (13)
    Elvis (6)
    Madonna (5)
    Michael Jackson (4)
    Rolling Stones (4)
    Elton John (4)
    Blondie (4)
    Whitney Houston (4)
    Usher (4)
    Rihanna (4)

  71. HERE4RIHALLAH November 25, 2010

    Rihanna has OWNED the WHOLE of the european CONTINENT with her assualt on the charts topping the VERY credible Europe HOT100.

    lets not forget kids that Europe is THE LARGEST MARKET IN THE WORLD for sales of singles.

    Rihanna has topped the European Chart With the following

    Umbrella = 11 Weeks
    Dont Stop The Music= 3 Weeks
    Love the Way You Lie= 5 Weeks
    Only Girl = 3 Weeks and Counting.

  72. dabest November 25, 2010

    @GIMME DAT FLOP

    Don’t be mad that Nicki sold more the first week than fantasy flop did in its whole run.

  73. Mari November 25, 2010

    •“When did “Only Goat on the Farm” go #1? It must have been so brief until I missed it! Similar to that one with Drake. It MYSTERIOUSLY jumped from #60 to #1 in one week without much air play or radio requests???? That song went #1 what 4 days before the release of her THRILLER RECORD BREAKING CD per her Def SCAM and PR!”

    _________________________

    @I’m still a dipshit

    WMN had over 100 million audience impressions on radio when it went to #1. So, what are you talking about? It debuted on BB Hot 100 without any sales the week before it went to #1 the following week. WMN had so much airplay that it didn’t even have to be #1 on i-tunes to go #1 on BB Hot 100.

    Oh and I forgot S.O.S.

  74. RihannaForever November 25, 2010

    @DrRihallah
    Do you need to constantly post single #’s? You do the same thing every time. Everyone knows that Rihanna kills the singles game and sells albums well. If anything, you should argue her sales which are good but go unnoticed.

  75. drfenty November 25, 2010

    Artists with the most number-one hits in the US:

    The Beatles (20)
    Mariah Carey (1
    Elvis Presley (17)
    Michael Jackson (13)
    Madonna (12)
    The Supremes (12)
    Whitney Houston (11)
    Janet Jackson (10)
    Stevie Wonder (10)
    Rihanna (9)
    Bee Gees (9)
    Elton John (9)
    Usher (9)

    oh and…

    4 #1’s in a Calender year.- The Only Female to Do It.
    1st Single to top the charts AFTER the second Single- Payola is a b****, embrace it.
    The Latest artist to achieve most #1 singles in a Year.
    Has Achieved 9 #1 singles FASTER then any other female INCLUDING Mooriah
    Youngest Artist on the BillBoard most #1’s List by an 8 year Margin.

    DEAD @ rihanna getting 9 #1’s faster than mariah EVER COULD

    now u will have to

    D
    E
    A
    L

  76. Nadjee November 25, 2010

    With the excsption of “Your Love” “Last Chance” and “Check it Out” I like every song on Pink Friday. And through listening to the lyrics she spits you learn a lot about her.

    Dear Nicki, Save Me, Moment 4 Life, Here I Am, Fly, and I’m The Best are must listens.

    Also Did it On Em is kind of vintage Nicki, the one everyone fell in love with. I love her flow on Blazin(Nicki is the only writer on the credits, but Kanye is featured, did she write his verse too?)

    It is an excellent album. It showcases that female rappers can rap about more than s**, what’;s in their pants, money, clothes, and drugs. Nicki Minaj brings substance in her lyrics which was totally unexpected. Listen and look past the obvious and see the depth.

    The singing for me kinds of fall flats sometimes but it never fails.

    And I will be buying Kanye’s album next week for the same reason as @RiRiLoud.

  77. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    @ RiHANNAforever

    “The Emancipation of Mimi” was released in 2005 as Rihanna’s debut album was and TEOM sold 5 million which is exactly as Rihanna whole album sales.

    The point I was making was that Rihanna doesn’t sell albums. She is a singles artist.

    And I AM a constructive and fair HATER. Do your reseach. RIhanna has probably written and produced 5 songs in her entire career. So you should be fans to her producers, cause de facto they are making the whole song

  78. Badd November 25, 2010

    Let’s let Rihanna have her #1’s.
    To try to make herself seem releveant.
    She’s going to be gone by 2011 which is why she’s trying
    to get all this in now..so maybe just maybe she’ll
    be remebered by something..she probably could
    have stay if Loud sold well but since that was her last chance
    & she #FAILED….i guess it’s it for her.

  79. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @RIHANNAFOREVER

    im just trying to point out how MONUMENTAL this actually is.

    look @ the lists,

    notice the other names…they are all UNDISPUTED legends.

    and rihanna is up there with them.

    rihanna sells albums but those facts fall on deaf ears and i always get the same gaga/beyonce/britney infested reply.

    this is something rihanna is OWNING and should be recognised as such.

    sam and trent arent sleeping easy wtih these FACTS.

    im not here for arguments, im here for FACTUAL EVIDENCE OF SLAYING.

  80. RihannaForever November 25, 2010

    Nadjee
    November 25, 2010 at 12:28 am
    With the excsption of “Your Love” “Last Chance” and “Check it Out” I like every song on Pink Friday. And through listening to the lyrics she spits you learn a lot about her.

    Dear Nicki, Save Me, Moment 4 Life, Here I Am, Fly, and I’m The Best are must listens.

    Also Did it On Em is kind of vintage Nicki, the one everyone fell in love with. I love her flow on Blazin(Nicki is the only writer on the credits, but Kanye is featured, did she write his verse too?)

    It is an excellent album. It showcases that female rappers can rap about more than s**, what’;s in their pants, money, clothes, and drugs. Nicki Minaj brings substance in her lyrics which was totally unexpected. Listen and look past the obvious and see the depth.

    The singing for me kinds of fall flats sometimes but it never fails.

    And I will be buying Kanye’s album next week for the same reason as @RiRiLoud.
    ___________________________________________________
    I completely agree. Nicki made an epic album, except for those few songs which are more pop. But overall, I really feel like I know a lot about Nicki know, and I love that her album gave pop mainstream stuff, as well as her old Nicki-type music but remained personally beautiful. And yeah, I don’t need to contribute to Kanye’s first week sales. I can get it later (I’m RiRiLoud, by the way. I just changed the name to make it something less temporary).

  81. Nadjee November 25, 2010

    @DRFENTY AND @NICKY This post has nothing to do with the singles artist.

    ->

  82. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @BADD

    she will be gone by 2011?

    orly?

    is that why she is having her Brazil/Australia/Asia tours?
    is that why she is also having a LOUD tour?

    i mean whew does that…2 WORLD tours in a YEAR?

    she is touring, releasing a fragrance, wrapping up her movie, and u consider that GONE?

    boo bye!!!

  83. Sugar&Spice November 25, 2010

    Congrats to all of the above! Although I think Kanye put forth the best record of the three, it’s still nice to see black artists being successful in today’s age of music. Check out my video review of Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday album here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj4Fytx5_no

  84. drfenty November 25, 2010

    #1 on Billboard Hot 100
    #1 on POP charts
    #1 in UK
    #1 in Australia
    #1 in Canada
    #1 in Europe
    #1 WW

    and thats just Only Girl…so the payola arguments can CEASE>

  85. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    @RIRILOUD AKA TRUE BLUE

    ANNOYING MUCH. NOBODY IS GONNA READ YOUR LONG COMMENTS. FAKE BANDWAGON RIHANNA FAN.

  86. Badd November 25, 2010

    & as for Nicki…i’m really proud of her !!!
    I didn’t think she could do it…but she proved everybody wrong.
    But this Lil Kim b******* is a MESS.
    Nicki isn’t s*** on Lil Kim…& for her to say that Kim can
    shut up until she gets some hits on billboard
    is ridiculous…i’m guessing that Nicki has just missed
    the last decade and a half. Lil Kim has been in the game
    for 15 years…(& they’re almost the same age) has had multiple
    top 10 hits & platinum albums….until Nicki gets that she can shut up.
    She was the oe who came at all of the rappers first saying
    that she was the baddest in the game…& it’s only because no ones out
    now & because she’s with Lil Wayne. That’s the same reason Rihanna’s
    getting these #1’s it’s because no ones out now…
    Beyonce’s not out to kill….
    But congrats to Nicki…but she needs to come off of her high-horse a bit
    because as fast as you go t on it…is as fast as you will fall…(just as Rihanna)

  87. Badd November 25, 2010

    @ DrFenty:
    until her tour grosses more than a happy meal…
    you and RIhanna can HAVE A SEAT.
    You are dismissed !

  88. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAD@ BADD

    rihanna getting these #1’s cos no one is out?

    how did RudeBoy Get to #1 when beyonce and gaga tried it with videophone and telephone?

    girl try again ➡

  89. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    All in all, if we want so judge TALENT

    all Nicki , Kanye and Ne-Yo deseve their sales if not higher sales

    On the other hand, RIhanna – CANNOT write, CANNOT sing, CANNOT produce, CANNOT entertain

    Her tours are boring, she can’t sell out big stadiums

  90. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    @DRFENTY

    What if Rihanna surpassed Micheal Jackson in #1 singles, will you consider her better than him and more successful because of that?

  91. drfenty November 25, 2010

    LMBAO@ this pressed GAGA stan.

    rihanna is too busy to do 325442342 dates on a tour.

    she keeps it short and sweet. no over saturation and milking of the same album.

    and DEAD @ kakas last chart topper being in 2008

    and DEAD@ u thinking #1’s arent important when that is EXACTLY what kick started GAGAs career.

    b4 JUST DANCE blew up, GAGA was a certified FLOP

    u keep trying and keep failing
    run along now ➡

  92. I’m a billy goat November 25, 2010

    @Dr. Fenty,

    is that why she has had two #1 hits the past 3 weeks?
    ****************
    Exactly, she has had 3 quick #1’s in the past 3 weeks? Isn’t it a little STRANGE how quickly her songs rise and fall off the Pop Charts?

    The ICON’S you are attempting to compare her with have many songs on the same charts but they weren’t due to last minute iTUNES purchases. And they stayed a tad longer than 1 or 2 weeks! Hummm, with songs come and go that quickly on a chart it makes me question, what’s really going on?

    Is LOUD #1 on the Hot 100, Cool 200, Fast 300 or whatever chart you stan’s believe is so important?

  93. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @THEFAKENIKKI

    id consider her to be in his league in terms of producing hit singles.

    and to be up there with the greats is only a compliment, never competition.

    its the lesser gwarls im here to silence.
    so keep it cute. ➡

  94. HandINNNNNTheAIR November 25, 2010

    Nicki Minaj Album = CRAP
    NE-Yo Album = CRAP
    Kanye West = MASTERPIECE

    Now you know who buy it.

  95. Gilberto November 25, 2010

    MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER

    “‘The Emancipation of Mimi’ was released in 2005 as Rihanna’s debut album was and TEOM sold 5 million which is exactly as Rihanna whole album sales.”

    Best post to date <3

    Rihanna's fans don't realize that today is really easy to get a #1 hit, and it's way more easier if you can't sell albums (like Rihanna). For exemple, Katy Perry's 'Peacock' is expected to go #1 next week. It may be the third #1 single of 'Teeange Dream', and her album isn't even platinum.
    #1 hit today doesn't have weight like it used to be.

  96. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAD @ IMABILLY GOAT

    oh REALLY?

    so RIhanna who has spent 33 weeks with NINE chart toppers

    is some how different from JANET who spent 33 weeks with TEN chart toppers?

    stop it boo

    *you look so dumb right now*

  97. Trina November 25, 2010

    CAN’T WAIT TO SEE C-ERROR FLOPPIN’ HARD AS HELL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  98. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @GILBERTO

    if its so easy to get a #1 hit, then why is Rihanna doing it SO WELL and surpassing SO MANY PEOPLE..shes not the only one in the industry releasing singles. and she is NOT the only one who puts them on itunes.

    how come GAGA could only muster 2 #1 hits in 2 years? shes as good a digital seller as any.

  99. drfenty November 25, 2010

    and Only Gwarl has been in the top 5 for a MONTH, and its AIRPLAY was what pushed it to the top. stop i gwarl.

  100. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    What is Rihanna credited for in “LOUD”

    Rihanna – art direction, creative director, design, executive producer, vocals

    LOL, LOL, LOL

    (art) DIRECTION, (creative) DIRECTOR, design….. NOT song-writer and MUSIC producer

    RIHANNA = TALENTLESS W****

  101. Badd November 25, 2010

    @ DrFenty:

    Ummm when you f*** and suck the whole music industry
    they hae so choice but to give you a #1 (see: all of Rihanna’s #1’s)

    & #1’s aren’t everything when you’re a TRUE artist.
    Not just a puppet trying to make Def Scam money before
    they ship your wanna be island ass back to Barbados.
    & #1’s didn’t kick start GaGa’s career dumbass !
    It was her talent.
    Just Dance didnt’ actually go #1 until almost a year after it
    was released…when it first came out NOONE played it.
    YOU FAIL AGAIN.
    http://www.maniacworld.com/stupid-people.jpg

  102. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAD @ Yew Phaggs saying its easy to get a #1 in the digital era..

    its equally as easy to get the song for FREE online!!!

    and yet rihannas music still entices people to PAY for her music.

    You things stay running out of excuses.

  103. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    I see some of Rihanna fans (stans) (Dr. Fenty) are supporting her only for her achievements (which are 1 or 2 probably)

    Instead of defending her with how talented she is etc. they say how successful her single was… that is why because she IS NOT talented!!!!

    So save your time cause you can’t convince nobody at how great Rihanna is, when the facts show exactly the opposite!!!!

  104. theman November 25, 2010

    Actually The Emancipation has sold near 6 million now. Rihanna has this many number 1 singles due to it be easy to get to number 1 nowadays.

  105. Badd November 25, 2010

    Rihanna’s fans don’t realize that today is really easy to get a #1 hit, and it’s way more easier if you can’t sell albums (like Rihanna). For exemple, Katy Perry’s ‘Peacock’ is expected to go #1 next week. It may be the third #1 single of ‘Teeange Dream’, and her album isn’t even platinum.
    #1 hit today doesn’t have weight like it used to be

    _______________________________________________________

    THIS

  106. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    THE REAL NICKY IS BACK AND THE NUMBERS ARE COMING IN HAHAHAHAHAHAH

    US – 207 K

    UK -92 K

    CANADA – 27 K

    GERMANY – 50 K

    FRANCE – 18K

    MORE COUNTRIES TO BE RELEASED!!!!!!!!!!!!

    START ADDING THEM UP HATERS HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHH

  107. Gilberto November 25, 2010

    drfenty

    But Rihanna is the only who realises a full new album every damn year. EVERY YEAR.
    Gaga didn’t have many #1 ’cause most people bought her album instead of her singles, and you can clearly that by looking at The Fame’s huge success.

  108. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    DONT YOU JUST LOVE HOW RIHANNA IS AN INTERNATIONAL STAR AND THAT HER SALES DONT JUST STOP WITH THE UNITED STATES?????

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

    DID I FAIL TO MENTION THAT ONLY GIRL IS #1 IN 16 COUNTRIES NOW?????

    AHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA

  109. Team Minaj California November 25, 2010

    I have a question.

    How come it is okay for Kid Kudi and B.O.B to be moody and pop on there album, but Nicki can’t? You people want to trap herself in a box. You want her to be the one sided rapper just like every other rapper out there.

    The album is great. Like someone said earlier, “Nicki Minaj brings substance in her lyrics which was totally unexpected. Listen and look past the obvious and see the depth.”

  110. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    @ GILBERTO

    DONT YOU LOVE HOW RIHANNA IS SELLING ALOT OF ALBUMS WORLDWIDE???

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHH

    SHES GOING TO OPEN MORE WORLDWIDE THAN THE FAME MONSTER DID LAST YEAR

    HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

  111. UGh November 25, 2010

    why are people comparing current day artists with people like Mariah? There wasn’t any itunes back then. People like Mariah earned their hits due to that fact that people actually enjoyed real music. Today people go on itunes and download the same damn song 50 times (at least) to push their fav artist to get a #1 song. They come together in numbers (via the internet) to arrange days go request their fav artist song on the radio.
    Mariah, Whitney Houston, MJ and so forth didn’t have that sort of technology and they did VERY well so stop with the comparisons. Those artist worked their buts off. Think about it.

  112. CRAMPED November 25, 2010

    What is Rihanna credited for in “LOUD”

    Rihanna – art direction, creative director, design, executive producer, vocals

    LOL, LOL, LOL

    (art) DIRECTION, (creative) DIRECTOR, design….. NOT song-writer and MUSIC produce
    ——————————————

    After watching her video for the making of LOUD I highly doubt rihanna contributes anything except her vocals…

  113. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    RIHANNA HAS ANOTHER SONG THAT IS ALSO SMASHING WORLDWIDE!!!!! AFTER 2 DAYS

    ITUNES UPDATE]

    Who’s That Chick Worldwide iTunes Positions:

    France: 1
    Norway: 2
    Spain: 3
    Germany: 4
    Sweden: 4
    Austria: 6
    New Zealand: 6
    Switzerland: 11
    Netherlands: 12
    Australia: 13
    Italy: 13
    Belgium: 23
    Denmark: 23
    Canada: 30
    US: 34

    HAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

  114. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @BADD

    Ummm when you f*** and suck the whole music industry
    they hae so choice but to give you a #1 (see: all of Rihanna’s #1’s)
    ***********************************************************************
    <<<<<< Of Course a Hater would resort to baseless accusations

    ' #1’s didn’t kick start GaGa’s career dumbass !
    It was her talent.Just Dance didnt’ actually go #1 until almost a year after it
    was released…when it first came out NOONE played it.
    **********************************************************************
    <<<<<The Fame Reached ONLY crakced the top 10 in March 2009 AFTER Just Dance topped the chart in January 2009

    yew were saying?

  115. MARIAH STAN / RIHANNA HATER November 25, 2010

    OF COURSE “Only Goat in the Farm” is going to be a big hit…

    The genre that the song is ensures its chart topping: Europop, dance-pop

    So see for yourself who did the REAL HARD WORK for this song to be a hit

    Writers : Crystal Johnson, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Sandy Wilhelm

    Producers: Stargate, Sandy Vee

  116. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAD @ theREALnicky

    i know its yew gwarl, the fake tried it AGAIN.

    ive been slaying these things left and right.

  117. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    SORRY UPDATED NUMBERS HAHAHAHAH

    Country Who’s That Chick

    US 34 (+1)
    Mexico 1
    UK —
    Australia 13 (+6)
    Austria 5 (+7)
    Belgium 2 (+8)
    Canada 29 (NEW)
    Denmark 26 (+7)
    Finland 35 (NEW)
    France 1 (+1)
    Germany 4 (+8)
    Greece 13 (+1)
    Ireland —
    Italy 15 (+2)
    Japan 137 (NEW)
    Luxembourg 28 (NEW)
    Mexico 1 (=)
    Netherlands 11 (+1)
    New Zealand 4 (+6)
    Norway 2 (+4) (S&M is #1 and OG is #3!!!! O M F G!!! ALL the top3 is RIHANNA!!!)
    Portugal —
    Spain 3 (+2)
    Sweden 4 (+6)
    Switzerland 10 (+11)

  118. Badd November 25, 2010

    Um Ke$ha & Katy get ppl the pay for there music.
    It is really easy to go #1.
    Ke$ha’s We R Who We R debuted at #1…& only sold 60 K.
    Firework & Peacock are both going to go #1 from Katy’s album
    & she hasn’t gone platinum yet.
    Rihanna, Ke$ha, Katy Perry = singles artists.
    Beyonce, Lady Gaga, & Britney = true artists.

    Rihanna’s time is almost up & they’ll be easily finding another
    singles arist…who’s pretty & young…& in about 3-5 years Ke$ha & Katy’s time
    will be up.

    Label can’t just find actually talent anywhere which is why
    Beyonce, Lady GaGa, &Britney are staying.
    They can all take breaks & have ppl still talk about them & actually anticipate
    their albums…RIhanna can’t take a break because she’ll be done
    & theyre trying to milk her as much as they can.

  119. Badd November 25, 2010

    @ DrFenty:
    thanks for proving my point.
    Just Dance was out in 2008…but neither her or her songs
    became popular until ppl really started figuring out
    who she was and her talent.

  120. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @GILBERTO

    Lady gaga sold 70 million singles and 13 million album

    she CLEARLY sold more singles than albums

    YEW WERE SAYING?

  121. CRAMPED November 25, 2010

    @BADD – Great comments

  122. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAAAAAD@ BADD

    stay trying to distort facts.

    if JUST DANCE didnt hit the top spot or at least CLOSE to it, the FAME would have flip flopped all over the place

    What got her the belated chart performance was MEDIA interest in her ATTENTION seeking clothers and OUTLANDISH OVER THE TOP interviews and OUT THERE PERSONA.

    after she got the media ball rolling, THEN and only THEN was JUST DANCE a chart topper.
    and AFTER that, was WHEN THE fame started selling.

    barely any talent can be spotted in that JUST DANCE song, and ONLY after the FAME success did her performance skills start shining through.

    im just pointing out to you how a #1 single help PUSH album sales.
    so for you to act like it doesnt matter is PATHETIC>

    if gaga got 4 #1 hits, you would NOT be saying this.

  123. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    @ BADD

    YOURE THE BIGGEST IDIOT EVER

    KATY PERRY’S SONGS WILL NOT BE #1 NEXT YEAR!!!!

    RIHANNA HAS OUTSOLD KATY PERRY AND KESHA WORLDWIDE COMBINED IN 1 WEEK!!!

    HAVE A SEAT BOO!!!! HAHAHAHHA

  124. Nichole November 25, 2010

    @ Ugh. The best comment on this topic so far. I couldn’t agree more.

    Back before iTunes, and all of this digital stuff existed, artists had to work for their #1’s and it was all shown through the great music they made.

    if iTunes did not exist, do people honestly think Rihanna would have 9 #1 singles? Her stans are clearly supporting these singles, and I find it strange how she was just at #1 with What’s My Name and now we have big news that she made history with Only Girl. There is something off about this. Now watch S&M, and whatever else she releases off of this album go to #1.

    No shade.

    Denise Hardy is earning money from home! Want to follow in her footsteps? Watch her new video now, to start making your own legitimate earnings.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dDkQPTAdUs

  125. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    KATY PERRY 270-300K FIRST WEEK WORLDWIDE

    KESHA 90-100K APPROX WORLDWIDE FIRST WEEK

    HAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA YOU’RE DISMISSED BAAAAAAAAAAD!!!

    LMFAO!!!!

  126. CRAMPED November 25, 2010

    im just pointing out to you how a #1 single help PUSH album sales.
    so for you to act like it doesnt matter is PATHETIC>
    ———————————-
    Says a rihanna stans….

    Too bad #1s singles doesnt push rihanna album sales.

  127. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @ CRAMPED

    well rihanna has already sold a 6th of Rated R Global Sales in one week.

    yew were saying? ➡

  128. Gilberto November 25, 2010

    THEREALNICKY

    KATY PERRY 270-300K FIRST WEEK WORLDWIDE

    KESHA 90-100K APPROX WORLDWIDE FIRST WEEK

    They are on their 1st and 2nd album. Do you really want to compare them with Rihanna who released her 5th? Rihanna has got waaaaaaaaay more time to build up a fan base. And their albums weren’t released in the end of year, and it’s period is when albums sales are on the highest moment.

  129. island diva November 25, 2010

    They are on their 1st and 2nd album. Do you really want to compare them with Rihanna who released her 5th? Rihanna has got waaaaaaaaay more time to build up a fan base.
    ____

    New artists these days capitalize off of loads of collaborations like nicki has done, Nicki’s hype was building for over a year now and she was very visible everywhere,and white pop artists usually sell better than most other artists all around, There is hardly a white pop artist that has come out who has failed. so that’s the way it goes. Rihanna is the only black pop star competing against all those white ones, so of course she would be at a disadvantage with time on her hands or not.

  130. Badd November 25, 2010

    @ Dr. Fenty:
    it wouldn’t matter if GaGa had 4 #1’s.
    Album sales are what matters & she kills it on that.

    @TheRealNicky.:
    Umm Firework & Peacock are both projected to go #1 THIS year.
    Check your facts. then proving hwo easy it is to get a#1.
    & Rihanna won’t be the only one with 4 #1’s this year.

  131. island diva November 25, 2010

    I’m just happy that both my island sisters are doing good career wise. Great start for Nicki, hope she will sustain and great long lasting career for Rihanna being in the game for five years and still making a mark. Island girls rock. Trinidad and Barbados to the world !!!!!!!!

  132. Badd November 25, 2010

    if iTunes did not exist, do people honestly think Rihanna would have 9 #1 singles? Her stans are clearly supporting these singles, and I find it strange how she was just at #1 with What’s My Name and now we have big news that she made history with Only Girl. There is something off about this. Now watch S&M, and whatever else she releases off of this album go to #1.

    _________________________________________________

    THIS !
    Almost everything she will release will be #1.
    because of Def Scam….they’re really reaching with this one.
    trying to milk whatever they can with her before they bring out
    their new artist in 2011.

  133. drfenty November 25, 2010

    how is Def Jam milking anything?

    are they the only label with money?

    how come there aren’t bucket loads of hits happening for their other artists?

    why is rihanna the ONLY chick to produce 9 #1 singles.

    7 of which came from 2 seperate years alone?

    boo bye ➡

  134. Badd November 25, 2010

    ^^ because not every other artist it f****** Jay-Z & her whole label.

  135. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Just Dance was out in 2008…but neither her or her songs
    became popular until ppl really started figuring out
    who she was and her talent.
    ^^
    But people never figured out who rihanna was on her first album either, and she still outsold gaga in the first week of sales for first album out. Even on gaga’s second album The fame monster, rihanna still outsold her. So Gaga isn’t and has never been a threat to rihanna.

  136. Tami November 25, 2010

    RIHANNA STANS FACE IT SHE IS A SINGLES ARTIST AND THAT IS ALL.HOW THE F*** YOU GOONNA HAVE 17 million fans on FB, all these stans (who overhype her like s***), and NOT gotten a number 1 single yet?#1 singles don’t mean s*** anymore because of all that iTunes s***!If iTunes didn’t exist. Do you think RIhanna would have all those hits?Lmaaao it’s y’all stupid stans that keep buying that s*** over and over and RIHANNA OBVIOUSLY WAS PLOTTING TO GET TO NUMBER 1!WHY DO YOU THINK SHE SOLD ONLY GIRL FOR JUST 99 cent on iTunes! #DEAD AT THAT AND HER ALBUM SELLING FOR 5 dollars lmmmmmmmmmmaaaaaaaaao #I CANT! 5 yrs in the game and this b**** can only sell a little over 200K WHAT A JOKE! The way you hype her up you’d think she was MJ!GOd damn no one hypes any artist as much as Rihanna stans. Like seriously “Loud is gonna get to one million, gonna be number #1,next Thriller!” B****** it wasn’t so sit yoo ass down and you’ll see a TRUE album when Beyonce’s comes out and Gaga’s!THEY WILL KNOCK RIHANNA OUT!LMAAAAAAAAAAAAO!Fresh Princess will snatch and they will DESTROY!Honestly that is an embarassment and YOU DAMN WELL KNOW if that was Beyonce or Gaga you would be bashing them like s*** for ONLY doing a little over 200K don’t even front. If Rihanna is so GREAT THEN WHY WERE THE AMAS RATINGS THE LOWEST!?!?AND SHE OPENED?!LMAAAAAAAAO PPL ARE SICK OF UR QUEEN AND SHE IS FADING!!!!!!!!!!!

  137. Tami November 25, 2010

    I meant number one ALBUM not single my bad

  138. Tami November 25, 2010

    If Willow Smith were to release an album and debuted at number 10 on Billboard and only sold the same Rihanna did when she first debuted how much do you wanna BET them Rihanna Stans would f****** attack lil Willow!???????????????

  139. Badd November 25, 2010

    But people never figured out who rihanna was on her first album either, and she still outsold gaga in the first week of sales for first album out. Even on gaga’s second album The fame monster, rihanna still outsold her. So Gaga isn’t and has never been a threat to rihanna
    _______________________________________________________
    RIhanna was actually known then with a top 5 hit of Pon De Replay.
    When GaGa came out she didn’t have a top 5, 10, or 20 hit.
    She may have sold more,,, but who sold more in the long run ????
    GAGA…..her album is 4X platinum…while Rihanna couldn’t even get that with GGGB.
    & The Fame Monster was only and EP that sold 170, 000
    & Rihanna’s full length album Rated R sold 180,000
    You’re right she isn’t a threat to Rihanna…she has been surpassed her.

  140. Tami November 25, 2010

    Yes because how much has Gaga sold with her debut and Rihanna only sold over 500K???????????????????SO WHO LOSES HERE?THATS RIGHT RIHANNA!LMAAAO GAGA HAS TALENT RIHANNA pssh give my cat some autotune and my cat could sound better than that s***!Jay-Z has OBVIOUSLY moved on from Rihanna and on to Willow.Lmaao if that’s not a sign idk what is. The only reason Rihanna decides to RUN TO ROC was because of Willow.Why didn’t she before Willow was on Roc?Let’s face it Willow will BE HUGE HUGE HUGE and outsell RIhanna.Lmaaaaaaaaaaaao!#1 she got Jay-Z and Beyonce on her side.When did Rihanna have Beyonce on hers?I never heard about Beyonce helpin RIhanna in the studio like she is Baby Bey?#2 HER PARENTS ARE WILL AND JADA AKA SHE HAS ACCESS TO THE BEST PRODUCERS AND DONT HAVE TO BEG for songs, because RIhanna even said she was beggin for some songs.Lmao I’m waiting for the day she writes her own song.Willow even said she wrote a song on her upcoming album! #DEAD why that lil girl got more talent in her pinky toe than RIhanna does in her whole body!??????????????? LMMMMMMMMMMMMAAAAAAAO!

  141. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    The Fame Monster was only and EP that sold 170, 000
    & Rihanna’s full length album Rated R sold 180,000
    You’re right she isn’t a threat to Rihanna…she has been surpassed her.
    ^^
    Not according to billboard they are both holding it down pretty much in their own categories along with bey, but they are ranked as the top three on top. take a look I would think billboard knows more than you. Cause what you have stated is just an opinion, i’ll ride with the facts. Thank you.

    http://www.billboard.com/column/chartbeat/ask-billboard-beyonce-vs-gaga-vs-rihanna-1004094563.story

  142. Tami November 25, 2010

    Congrats Nicki BOO and Kanye and Ne-Yo too!!!!Big ups Kesha you f****** lose you no talented B****!

  143. YOMAMA November 25, 2010

    Nicki Minaj haters should be so ashamed right now. See you tomorrow in NYC Nicki. Pink Friday is fire. Haters fall the fu*k back.

  144. Mr.S** November 25, 2010

    These Predictions are off. Ke$ha sold wayyyyy more than Ne-Yo

  145. Tami November 25, 2010

    @Mr.S**
    WHO THE F*** CARES THAT B**** HAS NO TALENT FOR S*** IT IS HOORIBLE DAMN!Sounding like some karaoke s*** my sis be singing better at her f****** talent show and she is 6!SMH!

  146. drfenty November 25, 2010

    why would we attack willow?

    until willow
    manages to produce 9 #1 singles
    produces an album that sells over 8 million
    be the collaborator darling of the urban world
    have a successful world tour

    will i even notice her.

    and the killer is, willows daddy is a multimillionair with all the connections she could get.

    rihannas father is a crackhead that abandoned her.

    and rihanna is still slaying.

    and DEAD @BADD with its false facks…. how did Ke$ha debut @ #1 with 60k sold singles?

    she had sold a monstrous 250 THOUSAND singles.

    stay pressed.

  147. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    never heard about Beyonce helpin RIhanna in the studio like she is Baby Bey?
    ^^
    Why would beyonce be helping rihanna in the studio. Rihanna is grown. If beyonce is not even helping michelle and Kelly in the studio or her own sister Solange, wtf you expect her to be helping Rihanna. And Of course rihanna has written before. On her first album and Second Album rihanna has tons of writing credits, as well as rated r, so get your info correct before you sprout off your trap. Willow is obviously being schooled to say she has written, because that seems to be the in thing these days for artists to say oh i wrote this or that, but half the time they get accused of stealing peoples material. At least rihanna has never been accused of such. Its better to say she has never written than to be accused of thievery.

  148. YOMAMA November 25, 2010

    Oh yeah and I need the 500,000 dumbasses who bought a free album to reveal themselves. I mean, technically, all music can be obtained for free. But Kanye gave his music away and still went gold first week. Yall must be some serious stans, for real.

  149. Badd November 25, 2010

    @ Irish Cream:
    that’s solely based on SINGLES & we already said
    Rihanna was a SINGLES artist…when it comes to albums…
    that’s what puts her not in the top three with Britney.
    because if we’re just focusing on singles…if we give Katy Perry & Ke$ha
    they same 5 years Rihanna has had…then they would have the same ammount
    or #1’s…..Katy is going to tie Rihanna with 4 for this year with
    Peacock & Firework…so your point is ???

  150. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Willow even said she wrote a song on her upcoming album! #DEAD why that lil girl got more talent in her pinky toe than RIhanna does in her whole body!??????????????? LMMMMMMMMMMMMAAAAAAAO!
    ^^
    Damn I hope willow don’t fall short, cause you will be one disappointed trick. Putting all this weight and expectations on the poor 10 year old. She is your savior against rihanna isn’t she. Poor thing, using a 10year old as ammunition against rihanna. IF adults can’t take her down. What to say to a lil peep squeak.

  151. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    @ badd i ain’t trying to hear you, rihanna is ranked with those two together as a top three package, so billboard info trump yours anyday. Explain that s*** to billboard not me.

  152. Badd November 25, 2010

    DEAD @ Dr. Fenty not reading !!!!!!!!
    Rihanna has ppl’s heads really f***** up as I can see.
    Ke$ha did go #1 with WRWWR & She only sold 60K of Cannibal.

  153. Badd November 25, 2010

    @ Irish Cream:
    & i’m not trying to hear your slow non-reading non-fucntional ass.
    Rihanna is a SINGLES artist.
    Incase you couldn’t read..that ENTIRE billboard article was based on SINGLES.
    Ohhhh the power of reading.

  154. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Album sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan
    11,282,000, Beyonce
    5,482,000, Rihanna
    4,457,000, Lady Gaga

    This is what billboard said about album sales. Don’t get mad because you can’t see and are only trying to pick out the things to bring up the singles artist crap.

  155. FUTURESTARdelux November 25, 2010

    LOL at these nicki stans, we all know her fans are rushin to get it first week, i cant wait to see it tumble in week 2 LOL

  156. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    @badd you are such a liar the whole article was about over all ranking. It had nothing to do with just singles. I may be non functional, but you are a damn liar.

  157. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Katy is going to tie Rihanna with 4 for this year with
    Peacock & Firework…so your point is ???
    ^^
    My point is that this hasn’t happen yet. I don’t deal with what may happen talk to me when she has officially tied with rihanna. As of now rihanna is the one leading the pack. So stay mad worked up and blowing steam.

  158. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    @ GILBERTO

    RIHANNA HAS ONLY BEEN OUT FOR 5 YEARS

    AGAIN YOU FAIL!!!!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAAH

  159. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Artists with the most number-one hits in the US:

    The Beatles (20)
    Mariah Carey (18)
    Elvis Presley (17)
    Michael Jackson (13)
    Madonna (12)
    The Supremes (12)
    Whitney Houston (11)
    Janet Jackson (10)
    Stevie Wonder (10)
    Rihanna (9)
    Bee Gees (9)
    Elton John (9)
    Usher (9)

    Where is gaga where is beyonce????? And where is willow?

  160. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAAAAAAAAAAD, willow is writing music?

    that thing cant even read!!!! DEADD I CANNOT!!!

    what is a 10 year old going to write about?

    OMAGAAAAAD!!

    and @BADD

    Kesha Debuted @ #1 and sold 60k
    rihanna got her #1 and sold over 200k

    see the difference?
    rihanna is more than a singles artists, but she has obviously upset you 😥

    you stay 😡

  161. I’m a billy goat November 25, 2010

    @Nichole
    November 25, 2010 at 1:09 am

    Back before iTunes, and all of this digital stuff existed, artists had to work for their #1’s and it was all shown through the great music they made.

    if iTunes did not exist, do people honestly think Rihanna would have 9 #1 singles? Her stans are clearly supporting these singles, and I find it strange how she was just at #1 with What’s My Name and now we have big news that she made history with Only Girl. There is something off about this.
    *******************

    MY SENTIMENTS EXACTLY! AND TRUST IT IS NOT JUST STAN’S PURCHASING THOSE SINGLES ON iTUNES!

    ANYONE CAN BE #1 IF THEY OR THE PPL BACKING THEM ARE WILLING TO PAY FOR IT!

  162. Badd November 25, 2010

    11,282,000, Beyonce
    5,482,000, Rihanna
    4,457,000, Lady Gaga

    Where is gaga where is beyonce????? And where is willow?

    My point is that this hasn’t happen yet. I don’t deal with what may happen talk to me when she has officially tied with rihanna. As of now rihanna is the one leading the pack. So stay mad worked up and blowing steam

    ___________________________________

    Rihanna 5 million with 5 albums.
    GaGa 5 million (because The Fame: Monster was certified platinum after this article came out) with 2 albums.
    Beyonce 11 million with 3 albums…..
    PURE PROOF THAT RIHANNA IS A SINGLES ARTIST.
    You said you wanted Billboard’s opinion not mine….
    there it is…take it or leave it

    Where is Gaga &Beyonce….they’re out relaxing on Beyonce’s island
    laughing at the ppl who really have to work all the time & when she’s not doing that
    GaGa’s performing at sold out shows that have tickets that are worth more
    than $10 and collecting her awards.
    Def Scam is quickly buying all of RIhanna’s singles so that they can hurry
    up and promote her and give ppl soemthing to remember her by before
    they push her out the door which explains how all of her #1’s drop off after they go #1

    & ummm that is going to happen Firework is already set to go #1 next week.
    with it being at the top of Itunes and having million airplay increases everyday.
    & she hasn’t released Peacock yet but it’s already being played on the radio.
    See how un-special getting #1’s are these days…..so yet keep talking about
    RIhanna’s #1’s since that’s all you have on her and she’s not talented.

  163. Badd November 25, 2010

    Kesha Debuted @ #1 and sold 60k
    rihanna got her #1 and sold over 200k

    ____________________________________
    Ke$ha’s album is an EP that had competion of her own peers like Nicki & Kanye.
    Rihanna’s album is a full length album that was sold for $.99 & $4.99
    with lots of promotion & a #1 & a Top Ten #youfail.

  164. CRAMPED November 25, 2010

    @ CRAMPED

    well rihanna has already sold a 6th of Rated R Global Sales in one week.

    yew were saying?
    ———————
    Rated r was her fastest selling album last yr, remember?

  165. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    ^^
    I’ve already posted billboards numbers without your added input. You are all about wording things your way to sell your agenda. I am all about the pure undiluted facts. Billboard has spoken. and your rambling reponse isn’t the facts nice try but you fail.

  166. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    that was @bad

  167. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    they push her out the door which explains how all of her #1’s drop off after they go #1
    ^
    I thought rude boy was on the charts for 5 weeks!!

  168. not good November 25, 2010

    iam happy for all of them that is good especially now days with the album links. anyways how the f*** did rihanna ended up into this. although she did open big but she sold more then RR and trust it will keep selling like all her albums. in other LOUD news it was the top album seller on i-tunes for last week. So yeah although LOUD diden’t sales great in the local music stores but it tops i-tunes best seller list. selling more copies then other album on last week i-tuns so she did well. with that good luck to all artist for doing their thing and much success to all.

  169. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    See how un-special getting #1’s are these days…..so yet keep talking about
    RIhanna’s #1’s since that’s all you have on her and she’s not talented
    ^^
    I don’t see your fave rocking them up and making history. And you saying she’s untalented, i’ll take with a grain of salt, cause remember you don’t like her, so what else would you say. The 200k plus who brought her album last week and the millions who eventually buy it proves otherwise.

  170. True Blue November 25, 2010

    “DEAAAAAAAAAAD, willow is writing music?

    that thing cant even read!!!! DEADD I CANNOT!!!

    what is a 10 year old going to write about?

    OMAGAAAAAD!!”

    Says the person who can’t even construct a proper sentence without spelling errors (“gwarl”, “chirren”, “tewday”)

    Anyways, I’m glad Kanye is slaying. And I agree with @Ugh, it is way too damn easy to get a #1 song these days. Not trying to diminish Rihanna’s accomplishments, but people, have you SEEN what goes to #1 these days? Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, The BEP, Katy Perry, it doesn’t really say much about the quality of an artist when they have #1 song.

    Hell, I’m shocked that Gaga is as successful as she is. Normally, we don’t appreciate talent.

  171. LOL November 25, 2010

    I READ THE COMMENTS LETS BE REAL :

    EVERYTIME THE MEDIA SHOOVES A NEW MAIN STREAM POP PRINCESS DOWN THE WORLD’S STROAT THEY ALWAYS SELL EX:

    MADONNA- FIRST ALBUM IMMENSELY SUCCESSFUL
    MARIAGH-FIRST ALBUM DIAMOND
    WHITNEY-FIRST ALBUM WELL OVER PLATNUM
    BRITNEY-FIRST ALBUM DIAMOND
    BEYONCE-FIRST ALBUM PALTNUM (15X
    RIHANNA- GGGB RELOADED (HER FIRST POP ALBUM) – PLATNUM(9X
    LADY GAGA-FAME(7X + FAME MONSTER(5X =DIAMOND PLUS

    DO YOU NOT UNDERSTAND THAT “IT” GIRLS OF THE MOVEMENT ALWAYS SELL LARGE #’S

    WHATS REALLY MATTERS IS IF THEIR NEXT PROJECTS GO PLATNUM AND INCREASE AND WHETHER OR NOTTHEIR MUSIC HAS ANYREAL SUBSTANCE

    MADONNA- HAS A GIRLY VOICE , MATERIALITIC SONGS , BUT CAN DANCE

    MARIAGH-HAS A RESPECTABLE VOICE, HAS HAD BOTH A NICE BALANCE OF GENERIC AND MEANINGFUL MATERIAL

    BRITNEY-HAS A GRLEY VOICE , MOSTLY TRIVIAL SONGS , BUT HAS A LITTLE SUBSTANCE AT TIMES, CAN DANCE

    BEYOCE-RECPECTABLE VOICE, WELL ROUNDED SONGS, CAN DANCE, BUT MOST LIKELY HASN’T WRITTEN A SONG SINCE DC DAYS

    RIHANNA-HAS A GIRLS VOICE BUT CAN BELT ,,, RESECTABLE, GENERIC MATERIAL MIXED WITH SUBSTANCE AND DIFFERENT GENRES, AVERAGE DANCER, BARELY WRITES

    LADY GAGA- RESPECTABLE VOICE , GENERIC BUBBLEGUM POP, CHANGED HER WHOLE PERSONA , GIMMICK,GREAT DANCER, #SELL OUT, WRITTER,

    BUT WHOLE IMAGE IS MANUFACTERED JUST LIKE MADONNA, MARAIGH,BRITNEY,BEYONCE, RIHANNA ,ETC

    INDIVIDUALLY EACH ONE OF THESE GIRLS HAS A TALENT OR SOMETHING UNIQUE ABOUT THEIR VOICES THAT ONLY THEY CAN DO BUT EACH ALSO HAS FLAWS LIE SELLING S**, DUMBING DOWN THIER MUSIC/TALENT FOR THE MASSES ETC

  172. DANA November 25, 2010

    This is how it works Rihanna record label is buying up the #1 spots and turn to her fans to keep buying so it won’t fall down the charts. Def Jam have plenty of money but they are using Rihannas money to buy those singles. So Rihanna fans have to pick up the slack. They would have to keep buying over and over and they think this is a great thing. Not really great because you are spending your money over and over and Rihannas Camp as well as Def Jam have money. I heard someone said that they could not buy sneakers because she had to buy Rihanna songs from itunes.

    What Rihanna Camp should have done is let the CD and singles sell itself and if it don’t sell much so be it. People I went into Walmart today and Rihanna have alot of CD there not even touch. How do I know well I asked the sales women there. She told me people are not buying Rihannas CD. So now Def Jam have to buy a whole lot of CD to throw into the river to prove she is selling.

  173. BLACK November 25, 2010

    Wait so NICKI MINAJ is going to have bigger sales than rihanna…LOL YESSS NICKI…i cant LMAO

  174. AuntieJackie November 25, 2010

    @ Dr. Fenty

    Rihanna has only had ONE album that can even compete with her contemporaries. I call that a FLUKE. The rest of her success rests on massive accumulation of #1 hit songs.

    And THAT is supposed to make her the queen? I can’t help but laugh.

    She can’t carry a tune, dances a stiff as a board, writes little to none of her music, produces absolutely none of it. And that makes her the queen?

    She can’t get out of bed and walk down the street without Mariel Haenn. And she’s the queen?

    She cancelled over 7 dates on her world tour, and changed to smaller venues on countless others. And she’s the queen? Meanwhile Beyonce is extending her tour and breaking records for people wanting to see her in Brazil.

    Meanwhile Lady Gaga is entertaining The QUEEN of England.

    Meanwhile Susan Boyle is snatching her wig for the second time.

    She’s doing Katy Perry numbers when she’s been in the game 5+ years and has I don’t know how many #1’s

    She’s peddling a stank ass fragrance, Dorritos and picture books to recoup the money she can’t in record sales.

    Rated R JUST cleared a million records sold.
    Music of the Sun went Gold
    A Girl Like Me Went Platinum
    GGGB 2X Platinum

    Meanwhile Lady Gaga is going Diamond in this climate.
    And she’s the Queen?

    You’re a lame Dr. Fenty…..

  175. DANA November 25, 2010

    Yea of course Rihanna is going to sell more CD’s because Def Jam is going to buy buy to make people think that she is selling. Def Jam is known for doing this, they are not using there money but the artist money. And the artist still have to pay Def Jam back. SAD

  176. Secret Voice November 25, 2010

    @Auntie Jackie…Auntee you just snatch a bytch wig down to the roots.sll she got left is fuzz!

    They are coming up with all kinds of excuses but even they know they are lame!

  177. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    yeah yeah the same old def jam is buying crap. Did they buy justin biebers records too? Ushers? Mariahs? Admit it you guys are just sour because rihanna is doing better than you want her to do. You will only be satisfied if she had no number 1’s and sold 19k first week. Then you guys would really be happy. But it ain’t gonna happen. So get ready to be mad for 5 more years.

  178. Secret Voice November 25, 2010

    * all* she got left @ Auntie Jackie

  179. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    She can’t carry a tune, dances a stiff as a board, writes little to none of her music, produces absolutely none of it. And that makes her the queen
    ^^
    And yet still she has you dedicating your time daily to write countless essay’s about her. Now thats strange. Rihanna has so much of your attention, is there any time left for your fave?

  180. drfenty November 25, 2010

    oh UNCLEJACK, why do u want me to slay you so bad.

    you think you are slick by mentioning rihannas domestic sales and comparing them with gagas World Wide Sales?

    cute.. 😆

    and then you mention that rihanna has cancelled 7 dates when 3 of those were rescheduled AT THE SAME venue?

    a FAILED lie.

    and then you want to downplay her writing credits which she has posessed on EVERY album except for GGGB and LOUD.

    another lie. try harder
    ill provide receipts shortly.

    and then you want to pretend like she hasn’t announced her extended Tour to Australia/Asia/Brazil early next year for Last Girl on Earth as well as her recently announced LOUD tour which is to cover all major territories on this good earth?

    another lie.

    u can come harder than to fabricate the TRUTH.
    i only deal with facts. Opinion is a right you should exercises but do NOT pass it off as fact.

    its just tacky gwarl.

  181. AuntieJackie November 25, 2010

    @ Irish Cream

    Um, I wouldn’t even pay her so much mind if her lame ass “fans” didn’t over-step their boundaries.

    You don’t know who my fav is…do you?

    That’s because I don’t speak based on it, like you and Dr. Wacky.

    It’s not that SHE has my attention, but rather, the ignorance and fandom that surrounds her. It’s captivating, don’t you think? How she can be so obviously manufactured, so obviously unable to compete with her so-called “peers” and yet, you deny, deny, deny.

    It’s laughable.

  182. DANA November 25, 2010

    Def Jam did not have to buy those artists CD’s because they have talent and their CD can sell it self. You don’t see them all over the place doing promo’s. They usually have one or two songs off their CD playing on the radio. But when people like your songs you don’t have to keep putting out singles because people will buy your CD

  183. Secret Voice November 25, 2010

    @ Irish Cream and all your other names….Chile ain’t nobody mad but you Rihshyt stans and that’s why you got all these lame excuses.I can only speak for myself but I really don’t care one way or the other for the ho but I know she is not pulling good numbers.You are sitting on your a** acting like your fellow stans were not going around saying she would go platinum the first week and when she falls WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY short you make excuses.

    Truth is she has had more promotion than anyone.Ah, you do know artist pay for promotion and many other things.Justin Beiber did not NEED anyone to buy his music because that kid is selling.Mariah is cool but she is past investment stage.Rihanna WAS Def Jam’s hope and so they invested in her by paying out the a** for promotion and it’s not unheard of for record labels to buy artist cd’s that they invest in to brainwash people into believing hype about an artist and trust me the fact that many of you Rihshyt fools think she slays and can sing tell me that they have been successful with their brainwashing but for those us who are not brainwash,we see shyt real clear!

    You keep talking about Mariah and yeah she didn’t sell well but I notice you ain’t got shyt to say about Susan Boyle who outsold her on her second week of release.Nor do you have anything to say about the kid that also outsold her and had very little promotion and that is exactly what I laugh at!!!!!!

  184. drfenty November 25, 2010

    As promised, rihannas writing credits from DAY ONE of her career.

    Music of the Sun.
    12.”Now I Know” Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, Rihanna Fenty
    8.”Music of the Sun” Diane Warren, Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, Rihanna Fenty
    7.”Willing to Wait” Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, Nathan Watts, Henry Redd, Cotton Greene, June Deniece Williams, Rihanna Fenty
    2.”Here I Go Again” (featuring J-Status) Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, J-Status, Rihanna Fenty)

    A Girl Like Me
    11. “A Girl like Me” Rogers, Sturken, Fenty Evan Rogers, Carl Sturke
    7. “Break It Off” (featuring Sean Paul) Sean Paul Henriques, Fenty, Donovan Bennett, K. Ford, Don Corleon
    2. “Kisses Don’t Lie” Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, Rihanna FentY

    Rated R
    1. “Mad House” (Intro) Makeba Riddick, Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Robyn Fenty
    2. “Wait Your Turn” James Fauntleroy II, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Kennard, Milton, Takura Tendayi, Fenty
    3. “Hard” (featuring Jeezy) Terius Nash, Christopher Stewart, Fenty, Jay Jenkins
    5. “Rockstar 101” (featuring Slash) Nash, Stewart, Fenty
    7. “Fire Bomb” Fauntleroy II, Brian Kennedy, Fenty
    8. “Rude Boy” Eriksen, Hermansen, Ester Dean, Riddick, Rob Swire, Fenty10. “G4L” Kennard, Milton, Fauntleroy II, Fenty
    11. “Te Amo” Eriksen, Hermansen, Fauntleroy II, Fenty
    13. “The Last Song” Fauntleroy II, Kennedy, Ben Harrison, Fenty

    YEW WERE SAYING? ➡

  185. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    It’s not that SHE has my attention, but rather, the ignorance and fandom that surrounds her. It’s captivating, don’t you think? How she can be so obviously manufactured, so obviously unable to compete with her so-called “peers” and yet, you deny, deny, deny.

    ^^
    But if she’s irrelevant why is she getting to you? Oh i guess she’s too irrelevant to ignore right. IF we her fans are bigging her up, how is that a threat to you, that you feel you have to weigh in? Rihanna does something to you guys you just can’t ignore this so called irrelevant untalented girl can you?

  186. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    You are sitting on your a** acting like your fellow stans were not going around saying she would go platinum the first week and when she falls WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY short you make excuses

    ^^

    Whatever you are one bitter b****. Get over yourself rihanna is here to stay so keep your Blood pressure up. stay mad, pop a vein all of that. You can’t stand her now, you still won’t stand her next year and the year after. Get ready to keep being worked up about her.

  187. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @ DANA

    who told you that you dont have to put out singles if your CD is selling?

    Beyonce put out 8 singles for her widely successfuly IASF
    Gaga put out 6 singles for the The Fame and 3 extra for Fame Monster

    PHAIL ➡

  188. AuntieJackie November 25, 2010

    @ Dr. Fenty

    So you are a bigger crazy than I thought you were.

    According to the LiveNation website, Rihanna has canceled stops on her “Last Girl on Earth” tour in Phoenix, Dallas, and Atlanta, on top of already-dumped shows in Denver and Indianapolis. (The tour’s opening date in Washington last weekend was also canceled, due to “production changes.”)

    Um, her extended tour dates? I suppose they choose venues she could fill. It still doesn’t deny the fact she cancelled dates. Did Rihanna perform for 60,000 people at ANY of those dates? Will she at any of those extended dates? Beyonce did THAT in Sao Paulo, Brazil. And Rihanna is the Queen. L-O-L.

    Rihanna has ONLY Co-Writing credits. She’s never written a song IN HER LIFE.

    1. “Mad House” (Intro) Makeba Riddick, Will Kennard, Saul Milton, Robyn Fenty Chase & Status 1:34
    2. “Wait Your Turn” James Fauntleroy II, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Kennard, Milton, Takura Tendayi, Fenty Chase & Status, StarGate 3:46

    You call THIS writing credit? Her name listed AFTER 10 other people. Desperate Stan. You FAIL.

    She doesn’t have ONE writing credit on LOUD. Not ONE.

    No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
    1. “S&M” Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor E. Hermansen, Sandy Wilhelm, Ester Dean StarGate, Sandy Vee 4:04
    2. “What’s My Name?” (featuring Drake) Hermansen, Eriksen, Traci Hale, Dean, Aubrey Graham StarGate 4:23
    3. “Cheers (Drink to That)” Andrew Harr, Jermaine Jackson, Stacey Barthe, L. Pergolizzi, Corey Gibson, C. Ivery, Avril Lavigne, The Matrix The Runners 4:22
    4. “Fading” Jamal Jones, Dean Polow da Don 3:20
    5. “Only Girl (In the World)” Crystal Johnson, Eriksen, Hermansen, Wilhelm StarGate, Sandy Vee 3:55
    6. “California King Bed” Harn, Jackson, Priscilla Renea,
    A. Delicata The Runners 4:12
    7. “Man Down” Shama Joseph, Timothy Thomas, Theron Thomas, Shontelle Layne Shama Joseph 4:27
    8. “Raining Men” (featuring Nicki Minaj) M. Hough II, R. Wouter, Onika Maraj, Timothy & Theron Thomas Mel & Mus 3:45
    9. “Complicated” Christopher Stewart, Dean Tricky Stewart, Ester Dean 4:18
    10. “Skin” Kenneth Coby, U. Yancy Soundz 5:04
    11. “Love the Way You Lie (Part II)” (featuring Eminem) Alexander Grant, H. Hafferman, Marshall Mathers Alex da Kid 4:56

    Where are her writing credits on GGGB?

    No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
    1. “Umbrella” (featuring Jay-Z) Christopher Stewart, Terius Nash, Thaddis Harrell, Shawn Carter Christopher Stewart 4:35
    2. “Push Up on Me” Jonathan Rotem, Makeba Riddick, Lionel Richie, Cynthia Weil J. R. Rotem 3:15
    3. “Don’t Stop the Music” Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tawanna Dabney, Michael Jackson StarGate 4:27
    4. “Breakin’ Dishes” Stewart, Nash Christopher Stewart 3:20
    5. “Shut Up and Drive” Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken, Stephen Morris, Peter Hook, Bernard Sumner, Gillian Gilbert Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken 3:33
    6. “Hate That I Love You” (featuring Ne-Yo) Shaffer Smith, Hermansen, Eriksen StarGate 3:39
    7. “Say It” Riddick, Quaadir Atkinson, Ewart Brown, Clifton Dillon, Lowell Dunbar, Brian Thompson Neo Da Matrix 4:10
    8. “Sell Me Candy” Nash, Riddick, Timothy Mosley Timbaland 2:45
    9. “Lemme Get That” Nash, Mosley, Carter Timbaland 3:41
    10. “Rehab” (featuring Justin Timberlake) Justin Timberlake, Mosley, Hannon Lane Timbaland 4:54
    11. “Question Existing” Smith, Shea Taylor, Carter Shea Taylor 4:06
    12. “Good Girl Gone Bad” Smith, Hermansen, Eriksen, Lene Marlin StarGate 3:33

    Oh that’s right, she doesn’t have ANY.

    Check and Mate.

  189. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue November 25, 2010

    @ Dr. Fenty:

    Notice how she never shares writing credit with less than three people?

    All those credits mean is that she had input in the creation process, but that doesn’t mean that she actually WROTE anything.

    #FAIL.

  190. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    @ dr. Fenty some of these people really don’t even understand the industry do they? Saying crap like that about you don’t have to put out singles. SMH at some of these people.

  191. AuntieJackie November 25, 2010

    @ Dr. Fenty

    You are a serious lame, even more than I thought. Her name listed after 10 people, and she’s a songwriter?

    *Dies*

  192. CRAMPED November 25, 2010

    Rihanna has 2 number 1 singles from LOUD. How much does Susan boyle, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and the 10 yr old kid have.

    Non.

    Their promotion nxt to her hers is nothing ( with the excpetion of Kanye).

    I am predicting a re-re-release for Loud with more number 1 singles(payola ).
    And is all fails she will be releasing another album same ime nxt yr.

    Of course def scam is buying her Sh!t, she sold her soul to them.

  193. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    All those credits mean is that she had input in the creation process, but that doesn’t mean that she actually WROTE anything.

    ^^
    And it also means that YOU don’t know for sure that she haven’t wrote anything. Chances are more that she did than didn’t. You don’t even know this chic and what she is capable of doing and you are here acting as if you know for sure she don’t write when her albums say otherwise. IF she didn’t write people would have came out of the woodwork saying so like they have done to beyonce many times before.

  194. DANA November 25, 2010

    Trust me Kis$ha, Katy,Britney,GaGa ,Christina they all know what the hell is going on with Def Jam and their payola scam. Not only do they know but the entire industry knows. Those producers and writers working with Rihanna are laughing all the way to the bank.

  195. Secret Voice November 25, 2010

    @Irish Cream…Chile I ain’t bitter at all,I’m happy as I can be and I’m even more happier that your queen of no reign has flopped again.Honey Rihanna ain’t here to stay for me,she may be for you because the only time I even talk about the bytch is on this blog .I think you may need to get with the doctor and get your own blood pressure medicine because you need to stay cool while you keep all your names straight!!!!!LMAO

  196. Secret Voice November 25, 2010

    @Dana…Gyrl everybody knows and I know it for real! People like Christina and other people with talent know EXACTLY what is going on and so does anyone with COMMON SENSE.

  197. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @ FAKEBLUE

    rihanna is credited.

    FACT>OPINION

    my reciepts indicate that rihanna was part and parcel of the creation of the songs lyricism and therefore got the credit for it. she didnt just sing words given to her as UNCLEJACK indicated.

    and to even question her involvement with the music and paint her as some industry creation is also a demonstration of bitterness. Everyone knows she was discovered on the islands based on TALENT.

    unlike….for example…BEYONCE, who has been groomed from the womb to become a star by her money hungry stage parent at the expense of all her band mates.

    or gaga who went to music school paid for by her rich italian family.

    they have more clout to be called industry creations.

    it is also CLEAR that rihannas songs reflect the space she is in her life as Rated R illustrates clearly through its lyrics and sonic content.

    SO YEWZ A PHAIL
    c** harder than that next time ➡

    @ irishcream,

    the haters havent been having a good time recently what with all the relentless assault on the charts rihanna has been doing, along with her having the highest album sales debut of her career.
    its so naive to even think BADD had the nerve to say she wont be around come 2011…
    amerie has flopped more times than i have got drunk on christmas but defjam are still putting albums out for her. what makes these lesser things think that rihanna will be going any time soon?

    THEYZ A PHAIL BEWBEW 😆

  198. Sharey Mac Gloss November 25, 2010

    @TRUE BLUE

    And Beyonce doesn’t write either so your point?

  199. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    @ secret voice, you may only speak about her on this blog, but the time spent on her when you do is enough to last for a lifetime, so yeah your pressed and rihanna stays on your mind. Rihanna is the one who is happy, but people like you who always want someone else to fail and not do well, can’t be happy at all. SO the only person you are fooling is yourself.

  200. CRAMPED November 25, 2010

    @dr fenty –

    Beyonce had 6 singles paired together ( 1 for I Am side and the other Sasha fierce)

    SL
    IIWAB
    HALO
    DIVA
    EGO
    SWEET DREAM’

    Broken hearted Girl and why dont you love me werent singles.

    Since beyonce started the trend of releasing 2 singles before album dropped rihanna has followed.

    Rated flop had 6 singles and sold 2.7 WW, so dont come for beyonce.

    wait is ova (flopped then was buzz singles)
    RR
    Hard
    Rude Boy
    Te amo
    Flopstar 101

  201. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Irish Cream and all your other names….Chile ain’t nobody mad but you Rihshyt stans and that’s why you got all these lame excuses
    ^^
    Yeah you should be the last to talk about name changes when you are the QUEEN of them all. How many do you have uhhhh let me answer, Too numerous to mention. So if I were you I wouldn’t be talking.

  202. drfenty November 25, 2010

    YALL BETTA GET REDDAAAY FOR 2011

    Rihannas LAST GWARL ON EARTH TOUR
    Australia/ Asia/ BRAZIL
    +
    Rihannas NEW CHART TOPPING ALBUM SELLING SINGLE
    Either S&M/ Cheers
    +
    Rihannas BRAND NEW FRAGRANCE
    +
    BRAND NEW WORLD WIDE SMASH GLOBAL LOUD TOUR
    +
    RIHANNAS BRAND SPANKING HIGH FASION COUTURE LINE
    +
    MOST PROBABLE LOUD RE-RELEASE EP
    more songs, more videos, more rihanna in YO LIFE!

    ooops she aint done there yet haters

    2012 is the DEBUT of RIHANNAS $200million budget movie BATTLESHIP

  203. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    You keep talking about Mariah and yeah she didn’t sell well but I notice you ain’t got shyt to say about Susan Boyle who outsold her on her second week of release.Nor do you have anything to say about the kid that also outsold her and had very little promotion and that is exactly what I laugh at!!!!!!
    ^^
    Didn’t susan Boyle outsell every artist in the industry as well. Who have outsold susan yet? Name one. Cause last time i checked. Susan Stay #1 on the charts. So what’s your point?

  204. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAAAAAAAD@ CRAMPED
    how is the Wait is OVa a Flop when it wasnt released to radio/itunes?

    BOO BYE! ➡

  205. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue November 25, 2010

    @ Irish Cream:

    The more there are people (artist included) sharing writing credit on a single song, the less likely it is that the artist themselves wrote it. And credits are listed in order of contribution; that means the less you wrote, the further down your name will be listed.

    @ Sharey Mac Gloss:

    I didn’t say she did.

    @ Dr. Fenty:

    I didn’t say Rihanna has NO involvement in her songs, I said she doesn’t write them as you claim. She gets writing credit for having creative input in the song, that doesn’t mean that she actually WROTE them.

    “unlike….for example…BEYONCE, who has been groomed from the womb to become a star by her money hungry stage parent at the expense of all her band mates.

    or gaga who went to music school paid for by her rich italian family.”

    Yes, Bey has been working for this since she was a kid. And Gaga had the opportunity to go the best schools. So? Since when was it a crime to have a head start in the industry at a young age or be able to afford quality education? You sound bitter as hell with this statement.

  206. CRAMPED November 25, 2010

    @DR fenty – Dream on lol.

    the only thing rhitard is great at selling is singles.

    Book was one big flop.
    Album is on its way to flop ( yes i said it)
    Fragrance flop
    $200M budget movie (crazy money right?) flop
    Tour flop compared to other world’s biggest popstar

    But Def scam will continue to flog her in our faces like she is the hottest thing while spending her own money.

    She has fail to get any endorsements since covergirl dropped her behind with the exception of doriotos lol who probably offered to paid her expenses like NIKE did back in the day.
    Nike reportedly paid her $20 million which was a big fat lie created by her PR.

  207. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Yes, Bey has been working for this since she was a kid. And Gaga had the opportunity to go the best schools. So? Since when was it a crime to have a head start in the industry at a young age or be able to afford quality education? You sound bitter as hell with this statement.
    ^^

    So why you all keep wanting rihanna to perform up to their level ? These people were groomed for showbiz. They were taught from an early age how to work a crowd and how to make an impact on the stage. Bey had years of practice on stage presentation during her time before dc and with destiny’s child. She had that down pat by the time she launched her solo career. Gaga was taught in a performing arts school, so of couse they are gonna have the advantage of performance over rihanna who had to learn as she go along. Rihanna wasn’t groomed. This is all natural raw talent. Not manufactured presentation like those two.

  208. drfenty November 25, 2010

    @ TRUEBLUE

    im am certainly not bitter sir..not when my fav has got 9 #1 singles in the US and is sitting on the WORLD charts!

    im just pointing out UNCLEJACKS remark that rihanna is a manufactured puppet that does nothing but sing songs given to her. and how she has no control over her career.

    i honestly would have thought that with the Rated R era, she would have silenced these pathetic accusations. She went 180 on her core pop audience. Went darker, deeper, and MUCH less commercial. and still sold respectably while managing to push out one #1 single .

    Whitney NEVER or BARELY ever wrote songs and has VERY few credits but no one puts her through hell for it. while on the other hand Beyonce gets sued every damn album .,

    rihanna has NOT pretended to be anything else but herself.
    she is EXTREMELY successful for someone in the game for 5 years
    and is STILL going strong despite her setbacks and controversy.

    the last time someone racked up 9 #1 singles THIS QUICK was mariah,

    and we all know how that turned out ➡

  209. Secret Voice November 25, 2010

    @Irish Cream….You just started this new alias of yours but you as usual you Rih stans got hella lies.Anyone that posts on this site as you do know I post rather infrequent but when I do post I make an IMPACT and it has weak bytches like you SHOOK !…No chile you are fooling yourself if you really think Rih-Hop is happy and we know you fools aren’t happy!

  210. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue November 25, 2010

    @ Irish Cream:

    “So why you all keep wanting rihanna to perform up to their level ? These people were groomed for showbiz. They were taught from an early age how to work a crowd and how to make an impact on the stage. Bey had years of practice on stage presentation during her time before dc and with destiny’s child. She had that down pat by the time she launched her solo career. Gaga was taught in a performing arts school, so of couse they are gonna have the advantage of performance over rihanna who had to learn as she go along. Rihanna wasn’t groomed. This is all natural raw talent. Not manufactured presentation like those two.”

    That is biggest crock of b******* I have EVER heard in my entire lifetime. So are you saying there virtually NO great musicians and performers who haven’t had the privilege of going to fancy music schools or who haven’t been performing since childhood? Really? How do you explain Madonna, then? Zero musical training and only started dancing in her teens. Yet she could outperform Rihanna any day of the week.

    And being musically trained doesn’t make you a “manufactured presentation”, cause otherwise you just called every classical and jazz musician a “manufactured presentation”, since they undergo more training and preparation than any musician from any other genre. What makes a person a manufactured presentation is someone who sells their s*** based solely on hype on image because they have no real talent to back it up with. I don’t think you wanna go there.

  211. Secret Voice November 25, 2010

    @Irish Cream…From the famous words in a movie” You ain’t gotta lie”.Now tell me what names I use other than Secret Voice? Oh I know,it’s any name that disagrees with you and all your other names.Now bytch you are dismissed and discontinued to the IRRELEVANT pile!

  212. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue November 25, 2010

    @ Dr. Fenty:

    Probably no one would go in on Rihanna if you guys didn’t make her out to be the best of EVERYTHING. The only delusional thing you haven’t done is compare her to Mozart, and frankly I won’t be surprised if that ever happens.

  213. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    And being musically trained doesn’t make you a “manufactured presentation”, cause otherwise you just called every classical and jazz musician a “manufactured presentation”, since they undergo more training and preparation than any musician from any other genre. What makes a person a manufactured presentation is someone who sells their s*** based solely on hype on image because they have no real talent to back it up with. I don’t think you wanna go there.
    ^^
    Yes i went there and stand by my statements. WHo don’t like it can eat s***.

  214. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Irish Cream…From the famous words in a movie” You ain’t gotta lie”.Now tell me what names I use other than Secret Voice? Oh I know,it’s any name that disagrees with you and all your other names.Now bytch you are dismissed and discontinued to the IRRELEVANT pile!
    ^^
    Oh you still on the name change steez, you brought it up, so why you mad now when i turned it right back on your ass. If you can dish it be prepared to handle it. Don’t get mad because what i stated is TRUE. Oh wow the same irrelevant pile you put rihanna in, yet can’t stop talking about her. Yeah lucky me. ( ROLL EYES) as if I give a f***.

  215. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    @Irish Cream….You just started this new alias of yours but you as usual you Rih stans got hella lies
    ^^
    Just like you right. Cause it takes a liar to know one. The only person that’s shook is You cause i read you like a book. and saw right through your b*******.

  216. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue November 25, 2010

    @ Irish Cream:

    “Yes i went there and stand by my statements. WHo don’t like it can eat s***.”

    OK, that means you’re okay with looking stupid. That means you also agree that classical and jazz musicans who study and work their asses off for years to be able to compete in their fields are “manufactured presentations”.

    Wow. Just when I thought the delusional stans couldn’t get any dumber…

  217. Jay Scorpio November 25, 2010

    IT’S A SHAME NONE OF THESE ARTISTS WHO YOU CLAIMS WILL HAVE BIGGER OPENING NUMBERS THAN RIHANNA HAVE NOT SOLD 9MILLION + ON ANY OF THEIR ALBUMS RELEASED…

    RIHANNA SLAYS ALL OF THEM!!!! FACTS

    RIHREIGN JUST AINT LETTN UP!!!

  218. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Wow. Just when I thought the delusional stans couldn’t get any dumber

    ^^
    Are you talking about yourself. The dumb delusional stan. I always knew that. LMAO

  219. True Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Blue November 25, 2010

    “Are you talking about yourself. The dumb delusional stan. I always knew that. LMAO”

    Yep, further proof that you have no credible arguments left. I’m done with you.

  220. Irish Cream November 25, 2010

    Yep, further proof that you have no credible arguments left. I’m done with you
    ^^
    I thought you were done already, you still talking? LMAO again!

  221. Jay Scorpio November 25, 2010

    AND FOR ALL YOU DUMB ASSES WHO TALKING ABOUT HER FLOP ALBUMS AND TOURS NO LABEL GONNA KEEP AN ARTIST WHO NOT MAKE THEM A PROFIT SO DO YOUR HOMEWORK BEFORE YOU COME RUNNING YOUR FINGERS HOT!!!!

    RIHANNA IS AN INTERNATIONAL MEGA STAR NOT A USA SUPER STAR

  222. I’m a billy goat November 25, 2010

    @island diva

    New artists these days capitalize off of loads of collaborations like nicki has done, Nicki’s hype was building for over a year now and she was very visible everywhere,and white pop artists usually sell better than most other artists all around, There is hardly a white pop artist that has come out who has failed. so that’s the way it goes. Rihanna is the only black pop star competing against all those white ones, so of course she would be at a disadvantage with time on her hands or not.
    *******************

    LOL…OMG did you say Rihanna “the great” is at a disadvantage? Sure new artists and Rihanna have greatly benefited by doing “loads of collaborations”. Let’s see, she won a Grammy for a collabo with T.I., a Grammy for her collabo with Camel Toe and Kanye. #1 songs with Drake & disgusting woman hating fiend Eminem!

    Funny you are trying to tell us she is at a disadvantage yet the “BLACK POP STAR” is so highly favored that she just won BEST FEMALE R&B ARTIST @ 2010 AMA’s!

    Now if that doesn’t scream privilege then I don’t know what does!

  223. GangsterA November 25, 2010

    yes to nicki i hope she can sell more and more thats higher than queen plastic debut hardhoe congrats to kanye too i don’t really like hes album but dude worked hard to get it on the beyonce/rihanna writing You know beyonce may be sude for writing but she does write she write verses/bridges/hooks arange and compse them and you want to tell me rihanna is a better songwriter than beyonce come on but i won’t diiscredit rihanna co-writing credits i belive that rihanna is talented shes very well spoken i won’t be shocked if she wrote music

  224. DION-ISH November 25, 2010

    OMG Yesss Nicki Minaj! I am soooo proud and happy for her!!

    Nicki Minaj was what the Hip hop community has longed for! A Great Female MC to Dominate! She gets my total respect ..esp since shes #RihannaNavy lol

    I Hope she releases Fly or Rih release Raining Men…Either or, its sure to be a hit:)

    —-

    Oh and Congrats to Kanye!! Love Love Love his album like ughhh All of the Lights, Gorgeous, and Devil in Red Dress are my FAVS on repeat!

    —-

    And i thought Kesha would sell more than that…hopefully her sells will increase.

  225. X,Y,”and Z” November 25, 2010

    I told y’al so…. Rihanna IS FINISHED…!!

    …Let us have a moment of silence, and offer our heart-felt condolences to Camp-Fenty..!! We’ll all truly miss, the spectacle that was Brand-Rihanna!

    (“Pink Friday”; these b****** is her sons..!!

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT…!!

  226. jane November 25, 2010

    FYI yall do know that if nicki sells 425k she will have the biggest sales week for a female rapper ever surpass lauryns if week me i am partly surprised by nicki prediction being so high i was thinkn 200k and im a nicki stan but then i thought about it i seen pic on twitter of her fans buying likng 15 albums nicki may not have the hugest fan base but she a a very dedicated one that is obessed with her me myself is buying 5+ first week but i do know that nicki doesnt care what her first week sales are that much she just wants to go go platium

  227. DION-ISH November 25, 2010

    @X,Y,”AND Z”

    Girl…..WTF are you talking about?! For one Rihanna’s overall sales surpass Nicki Minaj ??o_O

    Two, Do you put Rihanna up with EVERY damn body?! Shessh girl your one truly Pressed Queen. Good luck on your quest for the end of Rihannas career (NEVER going to happen Boo). but have fun *Shrugs*

    FYI — I Thought Nicki was a Rapper? Not a Pop Singer. Wheres the Comparison??

  228. Nataly November 25, 2010

    I CAN HONESTLY SAY THAT I THINK THE BURLESQUE SOUNDTRACK MIGHT SELL MORE… SIMPLY BECAUSE OF THE PROMOTIONAL APPEARANCES AND THE FACT THAT IT’S HOT ON ITUNES AS OF RIGHT NOW AT LEAST.

  229. Lindani November 25, 2010

    Stanning aside. Nicki’s sales will deccline 2nd week, she and Rihanna will go head to head with overall sales, and I have a feeling Rihanna will outsell her in the long run.

  230. Lindani November 25, 2010

    Reason I project so is because the was so much hype around Drake’s sales, hence he had a huge opening week, but has since sharply cascaded in album charts worldwide.

  231. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    DEAD @ XYZ LMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!

    BOO YOU MAD THAT NICKI IS ONLY SELLING IN THE STATES WHEN RIHANNA IS AN INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON???? LMFAO!!!!!! LET’S DO SOME MATH HUN

    LOUD SALES CONFIRMED

    US : 207K
    UK : 92K
    GERMANY: 40K
    AUSTRALIA: 12K
    CANADA: 27K

    378 K AND THAT’S ONLY 5 COUNTRIES , HAHAHAHHHAHHAHAHAHA YOU’RE DISMISSED!!!!!!!

  232. THEREALNICKY November 25, 2010

    DRAKE HAS MAXED OUT AT AROUND 1.2-1.3 MILLION WORLDWIDE AFTER ALMOST 6 MONTHS.

    NICKI WILL DO ABOUT THE SAME ……..IF SHE HAS THE SAME AMOUNT OF HITS AS DRAKE……

    CASE CLOSED!

    CONGRATS TO NICKI THOUGH!

  233. xxx November 25, 2010

    congrats nicki! thought she’ld sell around 150 k – and that would not have been bad either…i mean her only hit was “your love”

    of course rihanna will outsell her world wide

    nicki is not that known overseas…

  234. Yellow Gorillah November 25, 2010

    IF RIHANNA IS HAPPY AND HER FANS ARE HAPPY

    WHY ARE YOU MAD??

    Congrates to everyone with thier opening sales

    I’m going to buy Kanye’s Album !!

    (LOUD WILL GO PLATINUM)

    and DEAAAAAAAD at rihanna will not be here in 2011 hahahahahah that s*** made me laugh

    (Rihanna navy) PREEEEEEEEACCH THEM THE TRUTH!

  235. drebu95 November 25, 2010

    you people clearly have no lives if you can sit here and argue about your fav that doesnt even know you. #SITDOWN and Rihanna stans we understand about her number 1 singles but it doesnt matter how many times you post it on one post we still dont care#POW

  236. drfenty November 25, 2010

    DEAAAAAAAD @ rihanna highjacking this post

    the haters keep her in their

    hearts
    mind
    soul
    and prayers

    keep putting in werq gwarls 😆

  237. drebu95 November 25, 2010

    dead @ you having no life

  238. lmao November 25, 2010

    Bottom line is, more ppl cared to support Nicki her 1st week out rather then a 5 year veteran in the game

    No matter how many posts you stans put up, THERE IS SIMPLY NO EXCUSE

    Support your fav at the register where it counts, not on the blogs!!! Then there would be no need for you all posting 100 million times trying to explain yourselves

    Rihanna is so hyped up by her stupid fans you would think she would have Nicki numbers coming 1st week *kanye shrug*

    IASF- 482K 1st week in the U.S., 7 million WW
    Rated R- 180k 1st week in the U.S., 3 million WW

    By comparing those numbers, i guess id much rather be a “local b****” rather then a “Worldwide superstar” seeing that i sells more overall….but whatever…thats jus me i guess….

    But anywayz, congrats to Kanye’s numbers i f***** love that man 😀

  239. lmao November 25, 2010

    *it

  240. lmao November 25, 2010

    “US : 207K
    UK : 92K
    GERMANY: 40K
    AUSTRALIA: 12K
    CANADA: 27K

    378 K AND THAT’S ONLY 5 COUNTRIES , HAHAHAHHHAHHAHAHAHA YOU’RE DISMISSED!!!!!!!”

    Btw, you do realize what took Rihanna 5 COUNTIRES, Nicki did in ONE????

    FAIL

  241. DION-ISH November 25, 2010

    ^^^

    Rihanna is a WW Artist….Nicki is a MASSIVE US based artist and i can say is more popular in the states then Rihanna far as Hype.

    BUT WW Nicki is hardly known and wouldn’t be able to sell WW like Rihanna or have a WW Tour. Nicki Minaj can surpass Kylie Minogues US numbers but WW (all together) no ma’m because Kylie is a HUGE international artist….but isnt as popular in the states a Nicki Minaj.

  242. lmao November 25, 2010

    @ Dionish

    I understand where you are coming from, trust me i do BUT

    I personally just found it funny that it took…

    Not ONE
    Not TWO
    Not THREE
    Not FOUR

    But FIVE countries for her to catch up with Nicki. After all, as you stans would say she is the “Queen” has been in the game for 5 years, on her 5th album. So who is a Nicki Minaj? Lol. Of course Rihanna jus may sell more overall WW in the end but…that gave me a good laugh nonetheless

  243. lmao November 25, 2010

    Rihanna is not big in the U.S., she gets No Love where I am from Lol, BUT imagine what her numbers would look like if she did?

    If Rihanna had the selling power of BOTH?

    That is why IASF managed to sell 7 million WW as opposed to Rated R’s 3 million

    This is where you stans miss the mark….

    So you are right, she is no “local b****”

  244. rico November 25, 2010

    it looks the brothers and sista are holding up Universal again this year…. someone’s gotta pay those white boys in the offices.

    real talk- UMGD under sold the album into retail accounts and now they are trying to ship more into stores that sold out on the first day … that’s what you get when you have sales reps who don’t like the music they sell.

  245. lmao November 25, 2010

    Btw, Happy Thanksgiving everyone 🙂

  246. Bbcocochannel November 25, 2010

    @Auntie Jackie, I respect you, but I am from the UK, and here in (East, North &South) London we listen to a lot of urban, reggae, house, RnB, Hip Hop, straight-up RAP!!! And finally, grime/garage music (see songs by: Chipmunk, N-Dubz, Skepta, Wiley, Katy B and the old ‘Estelle’). So don’t tell me about ‘bubble gum pop’!!! Beacsue only people outside of London would listen to that nonsense!!! I still love you #TeamBreezyGotToStickTogether!!! But seriously, I hate jow SOME Americans think that there is only white people in the Uk, when the UK is as diverses in cultures as the US!!! Plus we don’t speak like the Queen, she lives somewhere in the West of London, in Buckanem. We speak in slang (teens) can you understand this!!!! Innit dat person, from da endz got shot by dat next gunman, nah it’s not funny bruv, dis dude died!!! That means: You know that person who lived in the East of London, he got shot by some mentally crazy gun man, it’s not funny man, this man died!!! Sorry about going off topic by I had to!!!
    I am so happy my two favorite rappers succeeding, Kim, who???? Sorry but unt that woman grows up, that’s when I will give her the title Queen B again!!! BTW, I didn’t een even know who Taylor Swift until the Kanye incident!!! Kanye is the best rapper alive!!!! Nicki Minaj needs to stop singing and then I can say the 2nd best rapper alive!!! Love to live!!! Live to Love!!! Dueces

  247. TAMI November 25, 2010

    HAPPY TURKEY DAY Y’ALL!WHEN R****** GETS A TV SPECIAL ON HER CONCERT THEN WE’LL TALK ABOUT HER BEING QUEEN!DEAD AT HER NOT EVEN BEING ABLE TO SELL OUT! LMAAAO TICKETS FOR A DOLLAR!SMH DONT BLAME PPL DIS B**** IS BORING AS HELL NO CHERO AND F***** UP VOICE! *YAWNS* Y’all know Beyonce’s DVD WILL SEELL MORE THAN RIHANNA FLOP OF AN ALBUM! #DEAD AT YALL SAYING RIHANNA’S YEAR is 2011.B****** say that s*** EVERY DAMN YEAR AND SHE FLOPS!DEAD AT YALL GETTING HYPED SHE SOLD ONLY 500 K WW WHEN BEYONCE THE QUEEN SOLD THAT ONLY IN THE US!LMAAAAAAAO 2011 is THE END OF RIHANNA WITH WILLOW BEYONCE AND GAGA’S ALBUMS!LMMMMMMMMAAAAAAAAO and her movie RIhanna’s will FLOP if ppl ain’t buying her album why the f*** would they go see her in a movie that will flop like S***!MAYBE IF YALL GET THE SMITHS OR SM IT WILL BE NUMBER #1!LMAAAAAAAO BYE R******!GO BACK TO WHERE THE F*** U CAME FROM WE DONT NEED U IN AMERICA U F****** IMMIGRANT!

  248. TAMI November 25, 2010

    AND #DEAD AT R****** DISCOUTNING ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD TO GET A #1 single.Lmaaaaaao and #DEAD at Loud being sold for only $4.99 at WALMART LMAAAO DAMN EVEN BEY 2 YR OLD ALBUM AIN’T SELLING FOR THAT LOW!DEEAAADD

  249. Secret Voice November 26, 2010

    @BBCCOCOCHANNEL…Trust me it’s not all of Team Breezy nor is that type of ignorance of other countries exclusive to Team Breezy or Blacks ,it’s people in America in general.Many just just don’t read.I know there is a significant amount of Black Britains/Jamaicans/Africans in England……….I think I remember reading about an area called “West End” which is ironic because there is an area in Atlanta called West End and it’s very cultural there too.

    I have heard of all the British artists you name and I luv the song that Chipmunk did with Chris Breezy although it’s not the official version but here it go.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mcwD5qYTQ0

  250. Bbcocochannnel November 26, 2010

    @Secret Voice, thanks for the unferstanding, Chipmunk Is getting his name back on the music channels with this song!!! I mean he is huge over here, like if anybody was to say who is there favourite UK rappers they will say Chip (that’s his nickname!!!) But his been gone for a while, taking a break in his yacht!!! Lol!!! When FAME drops you know in the UK it will be sold out, just like Graffiti!!! I love how RihannaNavy only put out the US Graffiti sales, but not the World Wide sales or the UK sales!!! No one hates CB over here!!!

  251. HELLO November 26, 2010

    @GIMMIE DAT BASS

    since when is 375k a FLOP!!! I LOVE Ciara but didnt you see her last album’s first week sales (81k)???? Sorry sweetie, but your argument has no merit. 375k is good for any artist in this time period, especially a first timer. So um, YEA… get your head straight & stop embrassing Ciara fans! You’re only making it worse for her.

  252. Kevin Robinson November 28, 2010

    Ne Yo’s album is way more impressive than Kanyes and Minaj combine.

  253. Jaymie November 28, 2010

    Haha who r the fools who think rihanna is a flop .Good gal gone bad sold less first week but went on to almost sell diamond.We all know that hiphop fans r the only ones who buy albums the first week .Am a hiphop fan but i knw that .

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