Her single "Diamonds", her sixth number-one, spent six consecutive weeks in the top, becoming her most successful single in the country and becoming the greatest hit of the year, so far. "Diamonds" has also been atop the Romanian Digital Chart for an incredible 15 non-consecutive weeks, 13 of which only in 2013, as she had the ONLY single to peak the chart this year, so far. It sold over 20,000 digital copies in Romania and it is by far her biggest-selling single here, being certified 2xPlatinum by UNPFR. She is also the most certified artist in Romania, four of her other singles were certified at least Platinum (including her second best effort, We Found Love, sales stand at 18,000). The single is also atop the Video Chart and the Radio Chart for several weeks, and it is also the biggest-selling physical single of the first semester. She has another single in the top-twenty, "Stay" featuring Mikky Ekko, which spent its fifth week in the chart as the greatest gainer. The single also made its way through the Video Chart where it moved 8-7 in its fourth week on the top 10. On the Digital Chart, it also keeps itself within the top five for a seventh week (having previously peaked at number-two, after Rihanna's own "Diamonds").
Rihanna is also the biggest-selling, most-downloaded, most streamed, most played and most Googled person of the year in Romania so far. She sold over 40,000 copies so far, her songs were streamed millions of times, while she was the MOST PLAYED ARTIST on Radio+TV for the whole year to date, registering over 5,000 spins as of March, 31. Thirty-four of her songs received more than 2 radio/TV plays during the first three months of the year, only Madonna has more songs to face this fact. She is also the most requested artist on both radio and music television. Over 5,000 people personally requested one of her songs at the radio. Her song "Diamonds" received the biggest audience impact of the year in the 10th week when over 4,000,000 people listened to the song on radio.
Her latest album Unapologetic was sold in more than 6,000 copies so far, most of them digitally and it was shipped in over 9,000 issues for Romania and Moldova. It was the number-one album of the Romanian Albums Chart compiled by UNPFR (Uniunea nationala a producatorilor de fonograme din Romania) for the whole year so far, which means thirteen (13) straight weeks. The total of weeks spent at number-one reaches 14 if we count the debut week in Nov. 2012, but it was then pushed to number-two by P!nk's The Truth About Love. For the first three years of this decade, only four international albums sold more copies than Unapologetic: 21 by Adele with 29,500; The Fame (Monster) by Lady Gaga with 28,000; The Fame STANDARD EDITION with 26,800 and Born This Way also by Lady Gaga with 25,300. From these only 21 reigned for more weeks - 45.
If Rihanna will break any other records or achieve more milestones in Romania you, the readers of this official blog, will know first!