Buzzing: Rihanna tops digital single awards

RIHANNA TOPS DIGITAL SINGLE AWARDS

Rihanna, 27, is the first artist to surpass more than 100 million cumulative digital singles, the Recording Industry Association of America said. She topped the list of artists with the most digital single awards, coming in ahead of Taylor Swift, 25, and Katy Perry, 30, who are second and third respectively. The recording industry's digital single certifications count download sales and on-demand streams in the United States.


ACTRESS SONIA SUI TO GIVE BIRTH HERE

Taiwanese actress Sonia Sui, 34, who is seven months pregnant, said she plans to give birth and spend her confinement period in Singapore.

"It's quieter there, and close to Taiwan and the bilingual environment there allows for communication so Tony will not feel any pressure," she said at an event in Taiwan on Wednesday, referring to her English-educated husband named Tony, who is in his mid-30s .

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 03, 2015, with the headline '(No headline) - BUZZING03'. Print Edition | Subscribe