The world of music lost dozens of treasured talents in 2012, from Whitney Houston, Adam Yauch and Donna Summer to Dick Clark and Don Cornelius and many more. As we prep for 2013, help us take a look back at the music stars we’ve said a sad goodbye to this year. (See the photo gallery.)
Six years ago today, Rihanna reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time with “SOS.” Amazingly, RiRi has added 10 more No. 1s since then, tying her with Whitney Houston for the third-most leaders among women all-time. Only Mariah Carey (18) and Madonna (12) have more.