Rihanna's latest accolade

RiRi has been named the biggest selling digital artist of all time.

The 'We Found Love' singer had sold over 47 million digital downloads by the end of 2011, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Black Eyed Peas came in second place selling an over 42 million tracks while 'Love The Way You Lie' rapper Eminem came in third.

Other artists who also appear in the top ten include Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Beyonce.

Meanwhile, Aele's '21' album was this week confirmed as the biggest selling album of 2011 in the US after sales of over 5 million.

View the full top 10 biggest selling digital artists of all time below:

1. Rihanna – 47,571,000
2. Black Eyed Peas – 42,405,000
3. Eminem – 42,290,000
4. Lady Gaga – 42,078,000
5. Taylor Swift – 41,821,000
6. Katy Perry – 37,620,000
7. Lil Wayne – 36,788,000
8. Beyonce – 30,439,000
9. Kanye West – 30,242,000
10. Britney Spears – 28,665,000

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