This Week In Billboard Chart History: Blue Ivy Carter Makes Her Debut
Two years ago this week, the days-old daughter of Jay Z and Beyonce made her chart arrival. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Michael Jackson, Celine Dion and Sting
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history
Jan. 20, 1990
Two decades into his career, Rod Stewart scored his first Adult Contemporary No. 1 at last, as "Downtown Train" chugged to the top of the chart.
Jan. 21, 2012
Days-old Blue Ivy Carter receives featured credit on dad Jay Z's "Glory." As the song, featuring her cooing, debuts on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs at No. 74, mom Beyonce's daughter becomes the youngest person ever to appear on a Billboard chart.
Jan. 22, 1994
Playing off the movie "The Three Musketeers," Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting share the Billboard Hot 100's top spot for the first of three weeks with the film's hit single "All for Love."
Jan. 23, 1988
Michael Jackson scored his third Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 from "Bad," as "The Way You Make Me Feel" reached the summit. The song became one of five No. 1s from the album, the only set by a male to produce a quintet of Hot 100 leaders.
Jan. 24, 1998
Sixteen years ago today, as the movie reigned at the box office, the "Titanic" soundtrack began its 16-week Billboard 200 rule. The soundtrack and the album it replaced at No. 1, Celine Dion's "Let's Talk About Love," both include the film's signature ballad, "My Heart Will Go On."
Jan. 25, 1997
En Vogue enjoys its sixth (and last, to date) No. 1 on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, as "Don't Let Go (Love)" reaches the top.
Jan. 26, 1991
Sting crowns Alternative Songs with the first single from his album "The Soul Cages," as "All This Time" hits No. 1.