Billboard

Your destination for the world's most popular music charts, news, videos, reviews, events and more.
Recent Tweets @billboard
Posts tagged "history"

Pink Floyd’s ambitious psychedelic masterpiece, “The Dark Side of the Moon,” was released 40 years ago. Journey back through the iconic album with our classic track-by-track review.

Today in Billboard History – 30 years ago today, Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

On the 10th anniversary of the March 4, 2003 release of Evanescence’s “Fallen,” take a look back at the album with this classic track-by-track review.

Feb. 5, 1983

Thirty years ago today, an ’80s classic topped the Billboard Hot 100, as Toto’s “Africa” ascended 2-1. The band remains active today in its 37th year, and still with David Paich, who sang the band’s sole No. 1.

Feb. 4, 1978

Can’t hear this one without picturing John Travolta’s moves, can you? On this date 35 years ago, the Bee Gees took over atop the Billboard Hot 100 with “Stayin’ Alive.”

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.

Today in Billboard History

Jan. 9, 1988

Whitney Houston notches her sixth of a record seven consecutive Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s, as “So Emotional” rises 2-1.