Plus, remembering feats by Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift & Elton John.
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history.
June 4, 2005
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" ascended 2-1 for its first of 14 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100. The song would also reign as the top title on the 2005 year-end Hot 100.
June 5, 1993
As 2018 Billboard Music Awards Icon Award recipient Janet Jackson's "That's the Way Love Goes" logged its fifth of eight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, parent album janet. launched atop the Billboard 200, arriving as her third of seven No. 1 sets to date.
June 6, 2015
Following the premiere of its official video at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" blasted 53-1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song became her third of five leaders, while featured artist Kendrick Lamar landed his first of two to date.
June 7, 1975
Truly fantastic! Elton John's Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy became the first album ever to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
June 8, 2002
The Eminem Show premiered at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The album spun off the Billboard Hot 100 No. 2 smash "Without Me."
June 9, 2007
Rihanna's "Umbrella," featuring JAY-Z, led the Billboard Hot 100 for its first of seven weeks. As for the chant on the hook where Rihanna repeats "ella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh," says co-writer The-Dream: "The 'ella' part was a play on reverb. Back in the day, we couldn't afford the good reverb program," so the phrase was repeated "to make it sound like it."
June 10, 1995
Nicki French's update of Bonnie Tyler's 1983 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Total Eclipse of the Heart," which made the song over as a high-NRG dance track, topped the Pop Songs airplay chart.