Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history
Dec. 29, 2007
Seven years ago today, Colbie Caillat was celebrating with “Bubbly”: her debut smash was amid a 13-week command on Adult Pop Songs.
Dec. 30, 1967
The Beatles tally their 15th Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with “Hello Goodbye.”
Dec. 31, 1966
Less than two months after notching their first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with “Last Train to Clarksville, the Monkees rolled to No. 1 again with the Neil Diamond-penned classic “I’m a Believer.”
Happy New Year! From U2 to you.
Jan. 2, 2010
With her first single, Ke$ha clocked her first Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 with “TiK ToK” five years ago today.
Jan. 3, 1976
The Bay City Rollers skated to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their debut chart entry, the bubblegum pop/dance hit “Saturday Night.” Despite their name, they weren’t from Bay City, Michigan, but Edinburgh, Scotland. They got their name by throwing a dart at a map of the U.S., which landed guess where …
Jan. 4, 2014
Let’s flash back all the way to … a year ago today. These songs all debuted on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming some of 2014’s buzziest hits: Beyonce‘s “Drunk in Love” (featuring Jay Z) (new at No. 12), Brantley Gilbert‘s “Bottoms Up” (No. 58) and Jason Derulo‘s “Talk Dirty” (featuring 2 Chainz) (No. 89).