Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Our favorite ‘Rude Girl’ Rihanna has finally achieved her first No. 1 album on the US Billboard Hot 200 and her fourth No. 1 in the UK.  Her seventh album, “Unapologetic” has sold 238K copies in its first week.  The album’s first song “Diamonds” also tied her with Madonna’s record as her twelfth No. 1 single and was recently remixed by Kanye West.

The news comes just days after her now infamous 777 Tour, where the singer traveled to seven countries in seven days promoting her new album, complete with a chartered Boeing 777 along with journalists and fans.  Although she had to recently apologize for her minimal access to everyone on the plane, the negative press surprisingly didn’t hurt her record sales.

Congratulations once again Rihanna as 2012 has certainly turned out to be your best year to date!

Check out Rihanna’s steamy magazine covers for GQ and Billboard as well as her newest single off the “Unapologetic” album called “Pour It Up.”

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