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This Week in Music History – April 20 – April 26

Left Eye Music Festival


The #1 songs of this week were:

2010 – Rihanna – Rude Boy (4 years ago)
2002 – Ashanti – Foolish (12 years ago)
1995 – Montell Jordan – This Is How We Do It (19 years ago)

April 21st

In 2003, the British pop-group S Club 7 split up. Americans usually remember their TV show, which aired on ABC Family.

In 2013, Calvin Harris became the first artist to have a total of 8 Top Ten hits from one studio album. He beat Michael Jackson, who received 7 Top Ten hits from two albums – “Bad” and “Dangerous”.

April 22nd

In 2001, Destiny’s Child went to #1 on the UK charts, becoming the first US girl group to have more than one UK #1.

April 24th

In 2007, George W. Bush was denied a suite at the Imperial Hotel because Mick Jagger booked it first.

In 2009, Robin Thicke performed his hit song “Lost Without You’ on Oprah. So many people complained about missing his performance that she brought him back to perform again a month later. This had never happened before.

April 25th

In 2002, TLC’s Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes dies while in Honduras.

Want more? Check out what happened in music history last week, April 13 – April 19.

Rae Quigley is from Albany, NY and currently resides in Orlando, FL where she received a BS in Music Business and an MA in Public Relations from Full Sail University. Rae is an entertainment reviewer and pop culture blogger at DrunkOnPop.com. She is a lover of all things entertainment, the 90s, puppies and zombies.