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Rihanna Becomes FIRST Woman To Reach 20 Million YouTube Subscribers

By Teonny Spears / Published on Tuesday, 05 Apr 2016 16:54 PM / No Comments

That Rihanna reign just won’t let up! Since her debut 10 years ago, Rihanna has become one of the most successful solo acts of our time, and she continues to prove it with her sense of style and by setting new records in the music industry.

The songstress, who is currently on tour, took to her official Instagram account yesterday where she revealed that she was the first female artist to earn 20 million subscribes on Youtube:

Giving thanks to the Most High! Watch #KISSITBETTERVIDEO now on YouTube and VEVO!

A video posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on

Rihanna now joins Justin Bieber, who is the most subscribed male artist on the website with 20 million as well. Other artists with a big amount of subscribers include One Direction (19 million), Taylor Swift and Katy Perry (18 million) and Eminem (17 million).

Congratulations to Rihanna! She deserves this, The Navy is so proud of our captain for her amazing accomplishment!


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Teonny Spears
26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age because he simply didn't like getting dirty as a child, and preferred to stay inside.

His earlier writings consisted of short stories and poetry, and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists. After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk, a web-show that featured celebrity gossip, news, TV/movie talk and fashion. After 8 seasons and over 200 episodes, Teonny decided to end the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year.

In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine, an online publication dedicated to providing a multicultural exploration of art, entertainment, fashion and social issues through a mix of news and thought pieces. After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Pop Music, though he also dabbles in Fashion, TV/Film, Rap & introducing readers to new and rising talent.

Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.