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It's official: Rihanna is the best selling digital artist of all time

It's official: Rihanna is the best selling digital artist of all time

According to the Recording Industry Association of America

Editor: Buro 24/7


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The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have declared 27-year-old Robyn Rihanna Fenty – a.k.a. Rihanna – the biggest selling digital artist of all time. Get the scoop here...

Rihanna can add another accolade to her long list of impressive achievements as the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announce that the 27-year-old singer is the best selling digital artist of all time. This means that the Barbadian artist has a whopping 100 million gold and platinum song certifications.

"Gold & Platinum is the industry's premier way to celebrate achievement in the marketplace," chairman and CEO of RIAA, Cary Sherman said in a press statement. "We've given awards to artists for nearly 60 years, but it's rare that we have the opportunity to recognise a milestone like the one Rihanna has reached. Congratulations to Rihanna! She has not only surpassed RIAA's one-hundred million mark, but also is the first artist to do so. It's an historic feat and a testament to an extraordinary career." 

Read Buro 24/7's exclusive interview with Rihanna here.