Finally you should accept that there are some locations and periods for which there really isn't enough data to pick a number one record for a particular date, for example the UK before 1950 or anywhere (including the US) before 1940.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), known mononymously as Rihanna, is a Barbadian recording artist.
The song was an international success, topping the charts in seventeen countries She also had Stay, and Diamonds from unapologetic. Rihanna's work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including five American Music Awards, 18 Billboard Music Awards, two BRIT Awards and six Grammy Awards. Furthermore, she has also shipped 7.3 million album units in the U. Rihanna has claimed to sell more than 200 million records worldwide since the beginning of her career in 2005, which makes her tied for 7th artist with the most claimed sales, but her certified sales are over 180 million making her the third artist with the most claimed sales topping Micheal Jackson. As of March 15 2016 she has 14 number one singles she's the third highest artist with number ones with Mariah Carey, and The Beatles topping her, and having more than Micheal Jackson.
When we are looking for the exact name of an artist, song or album we usually use the search facilities on the following sites: Searching for a song when you know the lyrics is really easy.Just select a distinct phrase from the text you have and enter it into Google.Her fourth studio album Rated R (2009), produced the top-ten singles "Russian Roulette", "Hard" and "Rude Boy", with the latter achieving the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100.Loud (2010), Rihanna's fifth studio album, spawned the number-one hits "Only Girl (In the World)", "What's My Name? "We Found Love" served as the lead single from Rihanna's sixth studio album, Talk That Talk (2011). Some of her singles have earned their place on the list of best-selling singles worldwide.Rihanna's third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad released in May 2007, spawned the international hit singles "Umbrella", "Don't Stop the Music", "Take a Bow" and "Disturbia", with an additional four singles being released.
The album was nominated for nine Grammy Awards, winning Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Umbrella".
This site lists all the songs that were major hits 1900-2007.
If you are trying to find, for example, hits that are connected to a particular word then the index here is the best place to look.
Then you must decide which source to use, in the US for example the Billboard number one is usually different from the Cash Box magazine one.
The Wikipedia page //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category: Number- one_singles also has lots of links to lists of number one records in different locations and for different time periods.
If your first phrase doesn't work then pick another.