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Rihanna is first female artist to hit 2 billion streams on Apple Music


The biggest artist under Apple Music's umbrella. Ella, ella. 'Eh 'eh?
Photo: Apple

Rihanna is the first female artist to surpass 2 billion streams on Apple Music, according to a tweet sent out by Cupertino.

It’s not clear whether the quick stat refers to just Rihanna’s solo songs or includes other artists’ tracks on which she appeared. However, it’s a big achievement — and proof positive of just how big Apple Music is getting.

Apple Music boss enrages Twitter after Rihanna incident during NBA Finals


Eddy Cue had the best seats in the house to watch the Warrior's comeback.
Eddy Cue has the best seats at Oracle Arena.
Photo: SF Chronicle/Twitter

The internet is furious at Apple Music boss Eddy Cue after the exec was supposedly spotted heckling singer Rihanna last night during Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, California.

Video of Cue at the game appears to show the Apple VP telling Rihanna to sit down. Rihanna had been doing a bit of heckling herself during the game, yelling at Warriors superstar Kevin Durant. Twitter immediately went in on Cue for going at Rihanna, but most people thought he was just your average court-side rich white guy.

Tim Cook & Walter Isaacson Feature In TIME Magazine’s List Of Most Influential People


Tim Cook is hoping to make a last-minute arrangement with Samsung before the jury steps in.
Cook's really cooking as Apple's new CEO.

Apple CEO Tim Cook and author Walter Isaacson, famous among Apple fans for his authorized Steve Jobs biography, have made TIME Magazine’s list of The World’s 100 Most Influential People. Cook’s complimentary “report card” was written by former Vice President of the United States and Apple board member Al Gore.