LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Rihanna performs live on stage as part of her 777 tour at The Forum on November 19, 2012 in Lo
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At the ripe age of 26, Rihanna has more skills on her resume than the most qualified CEO. She can actmodeldesign clothes, is a social media guru and a twerking queen. But her biggest strength has to be her dependability to always bring a smash single. Case in point: In April, she rewrote the record for most No. 1s on Billboard's Pop chart.

Celebrate the Barbadian beauty's 26th birthday with her biggest contribution to the world: Chart hits. Listen to our essential Rihanna playlist featuring 45 tracks that have raced up the Billboard charts, beginning with debut single "Pon de Replay" from 2005 all the way through her newest No. 1, "The Monster" with Eminem.

Keep celebrating Rih's 26th with 26 photos of the star throughout the years and her 26 sexiest Instagram snaps