Rihanna Receives 100 Million Song Award from RIAA
Rihanna has become the first artist to earn a 100 million song awards, according to the RIAA.
Via Twitter, the organization made the announcement, tweeting: "Not 1 but 2 @Rihanna milestones: 1st artist in Gold & Platinum history to earn 100M song awards & #ANTI is #Platinum."
The tweet was accompanied by a photo of Rihanna receiving plaques for ANTI's platinum award and the 100 Million milestone.
— RIAA (@RIAA) February 10, 2016
After, the singer took to Twitter to thank her thanks her fans for their support over her decade-long career. "Navy y'all did this i$h!!!" she wrote. "FIRST & ONLY @RIAA certified with 100M song awards & #ANTI is PLATINUM!! Thank you for the love!"
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