The Queen of Pop began a three-week Hot 100 reign. Plus, remembering chart feats by U2, R.E.M. & Adele.
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history.
May 16, 1992
U2 scored its fifth of six Billboard Hot 100 top 10s, as "One" rose 12-10. The song became the second top 10 from the band's 1991 album Achtung Baby; "Mysterious Ways" had hit No. 9 in January 1992.
May 17, 2008
Madonna earned her seventh of eight No. 1s on the Billboard 200 with the chart-topping launch of Hard Candy. The set yielded the No. 3 Billboard Hot 100 hit "4 Minutes," featuring Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.