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The accolades keep coming in for Rihanna. Hard to believe with all the hit songs the Bajan beauty has amassed in her career, that she’s never had a chart-topping album. That is until now, RiRi’s seventh solo album Unapologetic will debut at #1 on the Billboard album charts on Wednesday. Lead by her record 12th #1 single “Diamonds,” the album which features appearances from Eminem, Future, and David Guetta, has sold 238,949 copies its first week according to HitsDailyDouble. Her seventh album also is the biggest first week numbers she’s grossed.

Also making their debut on the album charts is Keyshia Cole. Her new Woman to Woman LP scores a a top ten spot on Billboard selling 96, 695 copies opening week. Pick up both Unapologetic and Woman to Woman on iTunes, and congrats to their respective teams at Roc Nation/Def Jam/Geffen.

UPDATE: Billboard and Soundscan confirm the final number for Rihanna’s Unapologetic is 230,000 units opening week.

Rihanna’s emotinal reaction to the news after the jump…..

Previously: Rihanna and Bruno Mars Perform on ‘X Factor’ U.K.