Worldwide superstar Rihanna – said to be the “#1 Person On Facebook” with over 61.7 million Likes – has once again ignited record charts around the world with “Diamonds,” claimed to be the fastest-rising single of her career to date, with first-week postings at #1 iTunes in 27 countries and Top 5 iTunes in 55 countries.
Now, Rihanna announces the global release of her 7th studio album for Island Def Jam in just seven years: Unapologetic arrives in stores worldwide on Monday, November 19th.
Meanwhile, Grammy Award-winning artists Rihanna and Bruno Mars, and Grammy Award nominated artist Justin Bieber will perform on The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 4 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Victoria’s Secret Angels Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes, Candice Swanepoel, Erin Heatherton, Lily Aldridge, Lindsay Ellingson and a bevy of other Supermodels will star in this lingerie runway show. (Read: Rihanna at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show)
In the U.S., “Diamonds” debuted this week at #16-bullet on the Billboard Hot 100, tying Rihanna’s previous highest debut, last year’s worldwide #1 smash, “We Found Love” (featuring Calvin Harris).[ Also Read: Rihanna to Release New Single “Diamonds” ]
“Diamonds” amassed 41.5 million total audience, her biggest first-week audience ever on the Hot 100 Airplay Chart where it debuted at #28-bullet, tying her previous highest debut, last year’s “You Da One.”
She continues her digital media domination with #R7, launching on Monday, October 15th. #R7 is an interactive gaming experience where fans visit www.Rihanna7.com and explore this site to “RIHveal” exclusive content and prizes.
Each week fans are assigned weekly trivia questions. When answered correctly, fans have a new mission to exclusive Rihanna announcements and “RIHwards,” bringing fans closer to her 7th album, Unapologetic.