Plus, remembering feats by Madonna, George Michael & Celine Dion.
Your weekly recap celebrating vital milestones from greater than seven a long time of Billboard chart historical past.
Feb. 25, 1995 What's Madonna's longest-leading Billboard Hot 100 No. 1? It's not any of her signature '80s songs like "Like a Virgin" or "Material Girl" (the latter of which peaked at No. 2). Nope, it's ballad "Take a Bow," which, on this date, started its seven-week command.
Feb. 26, 2011 Making a becoming grand entrance at No. 1, Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" grew to become the Billboard Hot 100's landmark 1,000th No. 1. The music arrived because the title minimize to her second full-length studio album, which she had touted forward of its launch as "biggest album of this decade." The set yielded 4 complete prime 10s.
The identical historic week, the Glee Cast handed Elvis Presley for probably the most Hot 100 chart hits. To date, the Fox TV troupe (which has 4 episodes left within the sequence' run) has charted a file 207 entries, whereas Drake now ranks second with 192 charted titles.
Feb. 27, 1988 George Michael started presiding over the Billboard Hot 100 along with his gospel-tinged "Father Figure," the second of 4 No. 1s that he tallied from his debut solo album Faith.
Feb. 28, 1998 Amid buzz for the blockbuster Titanic, Celine Dion's love ballad from the film "My Heart Will Go On" roared onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1 for the primary of its two weeks on prime.
March 1, 1997 LeAnn Rimes notched her first of two No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200, as Unchained Melody/The Early Years debuted on prime. You Light Up My Life – Inspirational Songs then led in September 1997.
March 2, 2013 Baauer blasted in at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with EDM/lure observe "Harlem Shake." He had produced the music in his bed room studio on Feb. 5, 2013, not anticipating the onslaught of user-generated viral movies that may comply with. "It's actually unbelievable," Baauer mentioned upon the music's coronation. "It's superb to have this observe acknowledged by the world."
March three, 2012 Adele's aptly-titled 21 collected a 21st week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, passing Whitney Houston's The Bodyguard to turn out to be the longest-leading album by a feminine artist. 21 went on to complete 24 weeks on prime. In 2015, the set was revealed because the all-time No. 1 within the Billboard 200's historical past.