Rihanna sings the hook on Eminem’s latest track from his latest album “Marshal Mathers LP 2” scheduled to be released on November 5. The two also collaborated back in 2010 on the single “Love the Way You Lie”, which made it to number two in the UK charts.
The duo was able to hold off boy band One Direction and tops the previous number one song by New Zealand singer Lorde, who saw her hit single “Royals” drop to number two after debuted last week at number one.
With the number one single, Rihanna joined some pretty distinguished company. She joined The Beatles and Elvis Presley as one of just three acts to top the UK singles chart seven times in a span of seven years.
“The Monster” is Rihanna’s overall eighth UK number one hit. Her previous number one’s include “Umbrella”, “Take a Bow”, “Run This Town”, “Only Girl”, “What’s My Name”, “We Found Love” and “Diamonds”.