9 years ago today, Rihanna released her 3rd studio album ‘Good girl gone bad’ on May 31st, 2007. Good Girl Gone Bad spawned five singles, including the international hits “Umbrella” and “Don’t Stop The Music”. In support of the album, Rihanna embarked on her first worldwide concert tour, the Good Girl Gone Bad Tour. The album was reissued as Good Girl Gone Bad: Reloaded in June 2008 with three new songs, including the Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits “Take a Bow” and “Disturbia”. -@louievreveals
The album received seven Grammy Award nominations and one win in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category for “Umbrella” at the 2008 ceremony. The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart and sold 162,000 copies in its first week.
Today, this album has been certified 5x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the album reached number one in Canada, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, with over 15 million records sold worldwide.
In her 10 year career, Rihanna has sold over 58 million albums and 210 singles (268 millions records worldwide), she is the best selling black female artist (2nd best overall female selling artist) in music history.