1000 No. 1s Video Series Day 24:
Shaggy Talks About Topping the Hot 100
2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. 1 song on the Hot 100. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that milestone with a month-long series of videos --- one for each day of December -- chatting with 31 of the hitmakers who rocketed to the top of the chart since its inception in 1958. SEE THE FULL CHART HERE.
As for "Angel," Shaggy says he "was in South Africa when it was No. 1" less than two months later on March 31, 2001. "Funnily enough, I think that every record that we have that's a massive record, our problem is convincing others that it's special," he adds with a smile.
Be sure to come back tomorrow (Dec. 25) for the next 1000 No. 1s video: Mya talks about her No. 1 alongside Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim and Pink, "Lady Marmalade."