Rihanna Is Billboard Magazine’s Top Pop Artist Of The Last Twenty Years

by: Joseph On  Tuesday, October 9, 2012


Music magazine Billboard is still one of the most prominent sources of information related to the world of pop music. So it is definitely significant that they’ve named Rihanna the top pop artist of not just this year, but the last 20 years.

Of course, the list of the top artists since 1992 (yes, 1992 was 20 years ago, you are old) isn’t a matter of opinion. ┬áIt all boils down to chart performance, and Rihanna has had 21 top ten hits and nine number one songs so far.

Here’s the list of Billboard Magazine’s “Top 20 Pop Artists of the Last Twenty Years” in full, in case you’re interested:

BiIlboard Top Pop Songs Artists 1992-2012:

1. Rihanna

2. Pink

3. Britney Spears

4. Kelly Clarkson

5. Mariah Carey

6. Katy Perry

7. Usher

8. Black Eyed Peas

9. Janet Jackson

10. Madonna

11. Lady Gaga

12. Christina Aguilera

13. Justin Timberlake

14. Nickelback

15. Matchbox 20

16. Beyonce

17. Backstreet Boys

18. Jennifer Lopez

19. Maroon 5

20. Avril Lavigne