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Every album that hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2020

In 2020, 32 different albums hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Only seven artists managed to stay on top for more than one week: Roddy Rich, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, The Weeknd, Juice WRLD, Taylor Swift (twice), and Ariana Grande. Swift’s “Folklore” was the year’s longest-running No. 1 […]
Every album that hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in 2020
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The most popular one-hit wonder every year since 1955

One-hit wonders range from catchy tunes to horrible ear worms. We used Billboard’s year-end charts, which go back to 1955, to deduce the most popular one-hit wonder from each year. In 1976, the world was enamoured with “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. […]
The most popular one-hit wonder every year since 1955
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16 iconic musicians who have never had a No. 1 song

The Billboard Hot 100 has measured the 100 top pop songs in America based on sales, radio play, and online streaming since 1958. While some musical artists rack up No. 1 hits like it’s nothing (e.g., Mariah Carey and The Beatles), some prolific artists have never topped the Hot 100. […]
16 iconic musicians who have never had a No. 1 song
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The top pop song from the year you were born

Every year, the Billboard 100 chooses the best performing pop song from the previous year, based on units sold and chart performance. We rounded up the top pop songs from 1968 to 2020. The most popular song of 2020 was The Weeknd’s inescapable hit “Blinding Lights.” Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
The top pop song from the year you were born
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Paul McCartney has earned his first No. 1 album in over 36 years

Paul McCartney‘s recent album, “Egypt Station,” has become his first Billboard No. 1 album in over 36 years. “Egypt Station” is McCartney’s eighth No. 1 album and his first since 1982’s “Tug of War.” Paul McCartney’s recently released 18th solo album, “Egypt Station,” has become his first Billboard No. 1 […]
Paul McCartney has earned his first No. 1 album in over 36 years
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Why Drake’s latest album ‘Scorpion’ is so long

Drake’s latest album, “Scorpion” has broken several records on the Billboard charts. With 25 tracks, “Scorpion” follows a trend of hip-hop albums with huge tracklists. We explored the changes in the Billboard charts that have led to the increase in album lengths in the past few years. Following is a […]
Why Drake’s latest album ‘Scorpion’ is so long
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Rapper Travis Scott is giving away $100,000 to fans through the Cash app

Rapper Travis Scott announced on Tuesday that he would commemorate the success of his No. 1 album, “Astroworld,” by giving away $US100,000 to his fans through the Cash App. Scott has since sent sums ranging from $US50 to $US1,000 to several fans on Twitter, for tweeting lyrics from “Astroworld” along […]
Rapper Travis Scott is giving away $100,000 to fans through the Cash app