Rihanna was born Robyn Rihanna Fenty on February 20, 1988 to a Barbadian father (Ronald) and a Guyanese mother (Monica) in the Parish of St. Michael, Barbados.
Rihanna has sold over 25 million albums worldwide and has had number-one singles in 35 countries. She has achieved nine number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 since first appearing on the chart on June 11, 2005, which is the most by any artist during that time span. Rihanna has sold 5,563,000 albums in the United States. She won World's Best-Selling Pop Female Artist and Female Entertainer of the Year at the 2007 World Music Awards, and then Favourite Pop/Rock Female Artist and Favourite Soul/R&B Female Artist at the 2008 American Music Awards.
Rihanna won 2 Grammy Awards in 2010 for the single, "Run This Town".
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