The singer stated that she started work on her ninth album just months after ‘Anti’ was released.It was reported last year that Rihanna had registered two new songs with ASCAP titled ‘Phatty’ and ‘Only One Who Knows’ – which many believe are a sign that new material is coming soon. It was reported that ‘Phatty’ was co-written with reggae artist Buju Banton.
The streaming giant shared their list of the 20 most streamed women in music for International Women’s Day on Instagram. She landed the top spot, closely followed by Taylor Swift (#2), Beyoncé (#3), and Adele (#5).
The ad has attracted huge backlash, with Rihanna herself now responding to slam the app for “[spending] money to animate something that would intentionally bring shame to domestic violence victims”. Her criticism reportedly cost the company around $1billion.