Rihanna has been named Billboard's Top Pop Artist of the last 20 years.

The magazine awarded her top spot for her achievements on the chart, which include 34 appearances with 21 top ten hits, and nine number one songs.

Taking to her Twitter page, Rihanna wrote: "Billboard crowned me #1 top 40 artist of the decade just 7 years into this!!. My fans just majorly s**t on ur existence. #HistoRIH."

Billboard Top Pop Songs Artists 1992-2012 Top 20:

1. Rihanna
2. Pink
3. Britney Spears
4. Kelly Clarkson
5. Mariah Carey
6. Katy Perry
7. Usher
8. Black Eyed Peas
9. Janet Jackson
10. Madonna
11. Lady Gaga
12. Christina Aguilera
13. Justin Timberlake
14. Nickelback
15. Matchbox 20
16. Beyoncé
17. Backstreet Boys
18. Jennifer Lopez
19. Maroon 5
20. Avril Lavigne

Rihanna further took to her Twitter account this morning to confirm that she will be unveiling the title and cover artwork for her new album today.