This Week in HipHopMagz Chart History: In 2002, Kelly Clarkson Enjoyed Her First No. 1 'Moment'


Plus, remembering feats by Bruno Mars, Garth Brooks & Janet Jackson.

Your weekly recap celebrating important milestones from greater than seven a long time of Billboard chart historical past.

Oct. 1, 1977
A very long time in the past (properly, 41 years) in a galaxy far, far-off (properly, on the Billboard Hot 100), Meco out-battled all opponents and reached No. 1 with "Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band."

Oct. 2, 2010
After main the Billboard Hot 100 as a featured artist on B.o.B's "Nothin' on You" earlier within the yr, Bruno Mars notched his first No. 1 as a lead, as "Just the Way You Are" started a four-week reign.

Oct. three, 1992
Billboard launched the Pop Songs radio airplay chart. Boyz II Men's ballad "End of the Road" led the inaugural checklist (mockingly sufficient, given its title). In 2017, Billboard celebrated the chart's 25th anniversary, with Rihanna reigning because the survey's all-time prime performer.

Oct. four, 1986
Billboard's Hot Latin Songs chart debuted, with Juan Gabriel's "Yo No Se Que Me Paso" the rating's first No. 1.

Oct. 5, 2002
Kelly Clarkson's "A Moment Like This" topped the Billboard Hot 100, marking the primary chief on the chart by an American Idol contestant. She's since added the No. 1s "My Life Would Suck Without You" in 2009 and "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" in 2012.

Oct. 6, 1990
One of Garth Brooks' signature anthems, "Friends in Low Places," rose as excessive as potential on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, spending its first of 4 weeks at No. 1.

Oct. 7, 1989
Janet Jackson's "Miss You Much" vaulted 5-1 on the Billboard Hot 100, turning into her first of 4 No. 1s from her Rhythm Nation 1814 album.