“The Monster” a track from Eminem’s new album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 went straight to number one on the Official UK Singles Chart, which helped Rihanna to make a chart history.
The Barbadian singer joined Elvis Presley and The Beatles as one of just three acts, which helped them score a number one single over seven repeated years.
The song from Eminem’s new album The Marshall Mathers LP 2, “The Monster”, features the vocals from Rihanna. In 2010, the pair last released a hit “Love the Way You Lie”, which also went on to become one of the UK’s biggest-selling single of all time, and more than 1.15 million copies are sold till date.
Last in 2006, Eminem went to the top of the charts with “Smack that” featuring Akon. The single marks the eight times the pair have had a UK number one.
The list of songs which topped the charts across seven consecutive years include “Diamonds” (2012), “We Found Love” (2011), “What’s My Name” (2010), “Run This Town” (2009), “Take A Bow” (2008) and “Umbrella” (2007).
In this week’s list of the Official UK Singles, Lorde fell from number one to number two, whereas Fat Boy Slim’s “Eat Sleep Rave Repeat” made its entry at number three, the DJ’s first top ten single since 2001’s “Star 69/Weapon of Choice”. The four acts pushed boy band favorites One Direction’s new song “Story of My Life” to number four.
According to the reports, in the Official UK Singles Chart, Arcade Fire’s fourth album name “Reflektor” thumped Katy Perry’s Prism off the top spot, outselling the US singer by nearly two to one over the past week.