Plus, remembering feats by Whitney Houston, Del Shannon & Blondie.
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history.
April 22, 1989
30 years ago: Madonna's Like a Prayer ascended to the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart. The set spawned smashes in the title cut, "Express Yourself," "Cherish" (both reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100), "Oh Father" (No. 20) and "Keep It Together" (No. 8).
The Material Girl has just announced new material: her album Madame X arrives June 14; first, she'll perform on the Billboard Music Awards on May 1, sharing the stage with Maluma on their duet first single from the set, "Medellín."