Rihanna Becomes First Female Artist to Cross Two Billion Streams on Apple Music
The Barbadian singer-songwriter is also the number one most streamed female globally on Apple Music
Rihanna set a new streaming record on Apple Music on March 8th, International Women’s Day, by becoming the first female recording artist to cross two billion worldwide streams. The Barbadian singer-songwriter is also the number one most streamed female globally on Apple Music, revealed on Apple Music’s Top 20 Women in Streaming list.
The streaming service unveiled the list to commemorate the International Women’s Day celebration, including playlists to highlight the contribution of women to music. Rihanna, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and Adele make up the top five streaming female artists while on the hip-hop side of things, Nicki Minaj sits at number 12 and young songstress on the rise SZA is at number nine.