Plus, remembering feats by Sam Hunt, Wilson Phillips & Madonna.
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades Billboard chart history.
Sept. 10, 1988 A month after its breakthrough album, Appetite for Destruction, topped the Billboard 200 (at last, in its 50th week on the chart), Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child O' Mine" hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Sept. 11, 1993 With its breezy, hot air balloon-themed video, Mariah Carey's "Dreamlover" floated to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for its first eight weeks on top. It became her seventh 18 No. 1s to date, the most among soloists.
Sept. 12, 2015 Sam Hunt scored his third career-opening Country Airplay No. 1, as "House Party" was cause for celebration, climbing 2-1.
Sept. 13, 1997 More Mariah: Mariah Carey coated the top the Billboard Hot 100 in "Honey," her 12th No. 1 on the list.
Sept. 14, 1974 Forty-four years later, he's still a free man. But, on this date in 1974, Eric Clapton topped the Billboard Hot 100 with his damning confession, "I Shot the Sheriff." Reggae icon Bob Marley wrote the song.
Sept. 15, 1990 Following their debut Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Hold On," Wilson Phillips returned to the top with "Release Me."
Sept. 16, 2000 Madonna achieved her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 since 1995 (and her 12th and most recent leader), as "Music" shimmied to the summit.