it was announced by Billboard that 25-year-old singer Rihanna has broken the record for the most number one pop songs on the Billboard chart, thanks to her 13th hit with "The Monster." The Bajan beauty achieved the feat after her single "The Monster" with Eminem went straight to the top of the Billboard charts in the US.

The singer now has a total of 13 number ones, tying her only with Michael Jackson and passing Madonna and Katy Perry along the way – who have achieved 11 number ones. The single also reached number one in UK, marking her eighth UK number one. It also made her the third act ever to the achieve seven number ones in seven consecutive years. Elvis Presley and The Beatles are the only other acts to achieve this.

Source: Bossip