On this day, exactly 7 years ago (July 31, 2010), Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie,” featuring Rihanna, ascended to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, where it reigned for seven weeks.


The song entered the United States’ Billboard Hot 100 at No. 2 in the issue dated July 10, 2010. It debuted at No. 1 on the US Digital Songs after selling 338,000 digital copies in its first week. From July 31 to September 11, 2010, it had a seven-week run at the top of the Hot 100, giving Eminem his fourth, and Rihanna her seventh, number-one US hit.