Today in 2011, Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ became the Hot 100’s landmark 1,000th No. 1.
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Baauer and his “Harlem Shake” cover the latest issue of the magazine, as the viral hit debuts atop the revamped Hot 100.
Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” soars in at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, aided by the addition of YouTube streaming data to the chart’s methodology.
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Remain Atop Hot 100
(Plus A$AP Rocky Reaches Top 10)
Today in Billboard History
Jan. 18, 1975
The hit that inspired Barry-oke: Barry Manilow’s debut Billboard Hot 100 entry “Mandy” became his first No. 1, rising to the top of the chart 38 years ago today.
Jan. 9, 1988
Whitney Houston notches her sixth of a record seven consecutive Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s, as “So Emotional” rises 2-1.
Dec. 13, 2008
It’s been four years since Beyonce coined her phrase aimed at pushing guys’ cold feet toward the altar. On this date in 2008, “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” spent its first of four weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Dec. 12, 1987
On this date 25 years ago, George Michael began a four-week command atop the Billboard Hot 100 with “Faith.” The song went on to become Billboard’s top hit of 1988.
Dec. 11, 2010
Two years ago today, P!nk was the toast of the Billboard Hot 100, as her “Raise Your Glass” rose to No. 1.