Rihanna, many congratulations!
The megastar’s 2013 ballad “Stay,” featuring Mikky Ekko, has surpassed one billion views on YouTube.
The song reached No. 3 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and was later nominated for a GRAMMY Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
“Stay” is the latest Rihanna music video to cross one billion streams on YouTube. According to The Source, her 2011 chart-topper “We Found Love” featuring Calvin Harris also hit one billion on YouTube in November. Both milestones come a decade after the song’s official release dates.
These days, Rihanna is busy growing her Fenty empire. The singer-turned businesswoman is opening retail stores for her lingerie line Savage X Fenty, according to a recent Instagram post. “2022, we coming in HOT! we bout to bring you a whole new #SavageXFenty experience with the launch of our brick-and-mortar retail stores!” she announced. Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia, and Washington DC will be the first in-person locations for the brand.