Global Superstar Rihanna to perform on THE X FACTOR results show
Global superstar Rihanna, who joined L.A. Reid during THE X FACTOR’s “Judges’ Homes” round, will perform her newest No. 1 smash hit “We Found Love” on THE X FACTOR results show Thursday, Nov. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM live) on FOX 50.
"We Found Love" is Rihanna's lead single from her upcoming Island Def Jam album release, "Talk That Talk," which will be available Monday, Nov. 21. Rihanna made Billboard history earlier this month, when "We Found Love" became her 11th No. 1 hit on the Hot 100 and her 20th Top 10 hit. She collected her 20 Hot 100 Top 10 singles faster than any other solo artist – six years and four months – as reported by Billboard.com. The time span beat Madonna’s previous record by five months, and places Rihanna second only to the Beatles. Additionally, “We Found Love” gives Rihanna her 16th No. 1 Billboard Dance single.
Next week, the Top 10 Finalists, including Girls – Melanie Amaro, Rachel Crow and Drew; Boys – Astro, Marcus Canty and Chris Rene; Over 30s – LeRoy Bell, Stacy Francis and Josh Krajcik; and last remaining group Lakoda Rayne will continue to battle it out for America’s votes, THE X FACTOR title, a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music and an iconic Pepsi commercial. Don’t miss the Top 10 Finalists perform LIVE Wednesday, Nov. 16 (8:00-10:00 PM live) on FOX 50.
Tune in the following night, Thursday, Nov. 17 (8:00-9:00 PM live), to the LIVE results show to see Rihanna perform her latest hit and to find out who moves on in the competition and who is sent home.
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As the ongoing "Rihanna: UNLOCKED" campaign gathers momentum around the world, Island Def Jam’s reigning queen of the Billboard Hot 100 earns a second week at No. 1 with "We Found Love" (featuring Calvin Harris). The excitement is building up to the release of “Talk That Talk,” Rihanna’s upcoming sixth Island Def Jam studio album, arriving Monday, Nov. 21.
“Talk That Talk” is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to “Loud” (released Nov. 2010), an industry phenomenon that went multi-platinum worldwide, with global sales of nearly eight million albums sold. “Loud's” release one year ago registered over 200,000 first week sales, the biggest Soundscan week of Rihanna's recording career. From the album, "Only Girl (In the World),"
"What's My Name" (featuring Drake), and "S&M" became Rihanna's eighth, ninth and 10th No. 1 hits, respectively; the album also contained the Top 10 "Cheers (Drink To That)." Prior to “Loud,” Rihanna struck RIAA platinum with “Rated R” (Nov. 2009), containing the No. 1 hit "Rude Boy." Rihanna became the first female artist of the decade to chart six No. 1's on the Hot 100 when "Rude Boy" went to the top spot. “Rated R” also contained the Top 10 hits "Russian Roulette" and "Hard" (featuring Jeezy).
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