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Rihanna Is The Biggest Selling Digital Artist Of All Time,, Eminem in 3rd Place/ She Relaxes On Beach In Barbados / listed as one of the highest grossed paid entertainers of 2011

While Rihanna may be known as the Princess Of Pop, she is the undisputed Queen in the digital sales department.

According to Nielsen SoundScan, the Barbados born beauty has moved an incredible 47.5 million digital sales since she hit the scene back in 2005.

Black Eyed Peas, who claim the top digital selling song of all time moving 7.68 million downloads of ''I Got A Feeling'', came in second on the list with 42.4 million total downloads.

Eminem was not to be left out of the party, he came in right behind the B.E.P selling an impressive 42.29 million downloads.

The complete Top 10 looks like this:

1. Rihanna (47,571,000)

2. Black Eyed Peas (42,405,000)

3. Eminem (42,290,000)

4. Lady Gaga (42,078,000)

5. Taylor Swift (41,821,000)

6. Katy Perry (37,620,00)

7. Lil Wayne (36,788,000)

8. Beyonce (30,439,000)

9. Kanye West (30,242,000)

10. Britney Spears (28,665,000)


Rihanna worked her tail off in 2011 and it paid off big time. The singer's "Loud" tour grossed an incredible $90 million dollars, placing it at No. 9 among all tours for the year.

Riri battled through a brief hospitalization in November due to severe exhaustion to complete the 78 city, 6-month tour, which hit North America, South America and Europe.

The trek bested tours by heavy hitters such as Sade, Paul McCartney, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. The only female artist with a higher 2011 tour gross was Taylor Swift, who raked in $104 million to place 4th on the list.

Only one rap tour managed to crack the top 25. Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch The Throne" trek grossed $48.3 million to earn the No. 23 spot.








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Comment by O.N.E. on January 17, 2012 at 4:25am


Comment by Eddie Barrett on January 8, 2012 at 2:55pm

I thought Adele was # 1, and Rihanna is # 2?


Comment by evolution on January 8, 2012 at 7:37am

Girl I hope you saving that money in Barbados and not the US.

Comment by Bruce Thorne on January 5, 2012 at 10:20am

Rihanna is absolutely adorable and the girl could sing.She is the ultimate babe and she even got a very wild side which makes her even sexier and am sure a lot of men could relate.

Comment by ROSALIND MORROW on January 4, 2012 at 4:01pm
I love her
Comment by Ianna Patterson on January 3, 2012 at 6:55pm

urghhh. ! I'm madly in love with this woman. . . I hope she continues to do her thing && prosper. !

Comment by joshua martin on January 2, 2012 at 6:28pm

TallIslandgirl i am not jealous. her mother and her grandmother are guyanese. blood is thicker than water some blue water.guyanese people don't want rihanna to sell guyana. guyana have resource.

Comment by joshua martin on January 2, 2012 at 2:29pm


Comment by One Love on January 2, 2012 at 2:20pm
Even bbd like her now.
Comment by One Love on January 2, 2012 at 2:20pm
Joshua I will let her reps know you love her.

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