Both Beyoncé and Rihanna are hugely popular singers worldwide and have their ardent fans. A close look at their popularity in social media – Instagram reveals very interesting statistics .
The 38 – year-old Beyoncé is way ahead with 132.9 million followers. Rihanna has some catching up to do surely with 8.2 million followers .
Beyoncé had grabbed the spotlight with her songs such as – “Crazy in Love” and “Baby Boy” and the album Dangerously in Love. In 2018, she released Everything Is Love, a collaborative album with her husband, Jay-Z, as The Carters. Beyoncé has sold over 100 million records worldwide as a solo artist and a further 60 million records with Destiny’s Child.
In 2014, she became the highest-paid black musician in history and was listed among Time’s 100 most influential people in the world for a second year in a row.
The 31 – year old Rihanna on the other hand is no less popular as is considered a sex symbol . Rihanna earned significant recognition following the release of her first two studio albums Music of the Sun (2005) and A Girl like Me (2006), both of which were influenced by Caribbean music and peaked within the top ten of the US Billboard 200 chart.
Rihanna’s third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), incorporated more elements of dance-pop and catapulted her to greater stardom, establishing her status as a sex symbol and a leading figure in the music industry