Plus, remembering feats by The Monkees, Madonna & Bee Gees.
Your weekly recap celebrating vital milestones from greater than seven a long time of Billboard chart historical past.
Dec. 31, 1966 Less than two months after notching their first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with "Last Train to Clarksville, The Monkees swung to the highest once more with the Neil Diamond-penned basic "I'm a Believer."
Jan. 1, 1966 Simon & Garfunkel hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their first entry, "The Sound of Silence." The duo led twice extra: with "Mrs. Robinson" in 1968 and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" in 1970.
Jan. 2, 2010 With her first single, Kesha clocked her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 – and the primary No. 1 of the 2010s – with "TiK ToK."
Jan. three, 1976 The Bay City Rollers skated to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their debut chart hit, the bubblegum pop/dance hit "Saturday Night." Despite their identify, they weren't from Bay City, Michigan, however Edinburgh, Scotland. They acquired their identify by throwing a dart at a map of the U.S., which landed guess the place …
Jan. four, 2014 Florida Georgia Line landed its longest-leading Country Airplay No. 1 (of 14 so far), as "Stay" started a four-week keep on the summit.
Jan. 5, 1991 MTV famously refused to indicate the tune's racy video, however that didn't damage its recognition. In reality, it fueled its fireplace, as "Justify My Love" grew to become Madonna's ninth Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 (of 12 whole).
Jan. 6, 1979 Bee Gees earned their seventh of 9 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s, ballad "Too Much Heaven." The trio tallied all 9 leaders within the '70s, essentially the most of any act that decade.