Rihanna Dubs Herself ‘Empress’ As She Passes 4 Billion VEVO Views

Rihanna has declared herself to be the “Empress” of music video site VEVO after becoming the first artist to reach 4 billion views.

The hitmaker’s string of hugely-successful visuals have seen her being named the most-viewed artist ever.

Celebrating on Twitter and Instagram, she had posted: “Your fave is basic!! #VEVOEmpress”.

VEVO confirmed to EntertainmentWise that she had indeed reached the milestone, and will be celebrated in a huge special on the site’s dedicated TV channels across the pond.

“I can confirm Rihanna has broken the 4 billion views mark across the full VEVO platform,” they said.

Rihanna (WENN)

“In celebration of her milestone VEVO are also airing an hour of Rihanna’s videos on VEVO TV at 4pm EST/9pm BST today (although this is US and Canada only at the moment, VEVO TV is launching in the UK later this year).”

Rihanna’s most-viewed video is ‘Diamonds’, which has 330.6 million views; followed by ‘What’s My Name?’ on 320.5 million.

‘Only Girl (In The World)’ has 289.5 million, and ‘We Found Love’ has 285 million.

Check out the list of her most-watched clips below.

1. ‘Diamonds’ – 331 million
2. ‘What’s My Name?’ – 320 million
3. ‘Only Girl (In The World)’ – 290 million
4. ‘We Found Love’ – 285 million
5. ‘Rude Boy’ – 241 million
6. ‘Man Down’ – 230 million
7. ‘Where Have You Been’ – 209 million
8. ‘Don’t Stop The Music’ – 188 million
9. ‘Stay’ – 182 million
10. ‘Unfaithful’ – 157 million