Since her debut in 2005, Rihanna has transformed from sweet Barbados beauty into bad-girl extraordinaire! In a 2013 interview with Rolling Stone magazine, the star confirmed that she rekindled her relationship with ex-boyfriend and fellow singer, Chris. Maybe Chris will help her feel like the only girl in the world on her big day!
Rihanna’s Music Career:
RiRi is kind of big deal. She has received 6 Grammy Awards and has sold over 37 million albums worldwide. Currently, she holds the record for top-selling digital artist of all time. We’ll cheers to that! In 2012, she was named by Forbes as the number one social networking superstar, having over 60 million fans on Facebook and 25 million followers on Twitter. Well, hello miss popular! She also has over 2.7 billion views on YouTube, and growing! Her countless top singles speak for themselves–this girl has got some serious pipes! Whoever sings her happy birthday better practice!
Rihanna’s seventh album, Unapologetic, is her most recent success. It debuted at number one in the U.S. on Nov. 19, 2012. It became her first number one album in the country and was the best-selling debut week of her entire career. You go girl! The lead single off the album, “Diamonds”, became the star’s 12th number one hit, tying her with Madonna and The Supremes for the fifth most number one songs in the Billboard Chart’s history!
Rihanna Strikes Gold:
Her new song, “Pour It Up”, sums up her year quite nicely in saying, “All I see is dollar signs.” Rihanna is seeing more dollar signs than ever this year, having landed the number four spot on Forbes Celebrity 100 list in May 2012. Hits such as “We Found Love” and “Talk That Talk” combined with recent endorsements by Vita Coco and Nivea have pushed RiRi to the top! Her fragrance, Reb’l Fleur, is also responsible for raking in millions for the bad girl.
Rihanna is looking forward to kicking off her Diamonds World Tour, starting March 8, 2013. Her previous tour, “LOUD”, set expectations high after grossing over $90 million worldwide!
With so much success in the past year, Rihanna will have no problem raising a glass! But what’s left for Rihanna to wish for when she blows out her candles?
Reprinted from Hollywood Life