The #1 songs of this week were:
2009 – Black Eyed Peas – Boom Boom Pow (5 years ago)
2006 – Daniel Powter – Bad Day (8 years ago)
2000 – Santana feat. The Product G&B – Maria Maria (14 years ago)
In 1988, Public Enemy release their second album, “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back”. Some of the group’s best tracks came off this album including “Don’t Believe The Hype” and “Bring the Noise”.
In 2006, Mary J. Blige sets a record with 15 weeks at #1 on the Billboard R&B chart with her single “Be Without You”.
In 2008, Leona Lewis becomes the first British woman to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart with her debut album “Spirit”. Leona Lewis was the winner of the UK’s X Factor.
In 2003, Etta James receives her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2008, Foxy Brown is released after serving 8 months at Riker’s Island for battery charges.
In 1986, Prince became the 5th songwriter in history to have two singles in the top ten on the charts at the same time. These songs were “Kiss” and “Manic Monday”.
In 1989, Madonna’s “Like A Prayer” hits #1.
This was a pretty slow week in music history. Check out what happened in music history last week, April 6 – April 12.Google+