Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. Ten weeks later, it reached No. Keys just release a new song, "We Are Here. This really hit me on a deep level," Keys says. As I prepare to give birth to a new child, I can't help and think about the world I'm bringing my baby into. No matter where we come from, when we see the state of the world today, we can all feel the growing frustration and desire to make a difference. And we all have a voice — we just need to know how to make it heard. Madge has since upped her record sum to
1940: "I'll Never Smile Again" — Tommy Dorsey
1941: "Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)" — Jimmy Dorsey
Issued nearly five years after her previous album, the internationally successful 21 , the album is titled as a reflection of her life and frame of mind at 25 years old and is termed a "make-up record". Its lyrical content features themes of Adele "yearning for her old self, her nostalgia ", and "melancholia about the passage of time" according to an interview with the singer by Rolling Stone , as well as themes of motherhood and regret. The album was widely anticipated and Adele's record labels promoted the album with an extensive marketing campaign. It became a massive commercial success, debuting at number one in 32 countries and breaking first-week sales records in multiple countries, including the United Kingdom and United States. In the US, the album sold over 3. Following 21 , it was certified Diamond by the RIAA , making Adele the only artist of the s to achieve this certification with two albums. Four singles were released to promote the album, with " Hello " becoming an international number one song and the fastest selling digital single in the US, with over a million copies sold within a week of its release, " Send My Love To Your New Lover " charted within the top 10 and " When We Were Young " and " Water Under the Bridge " charted within the top 20 across Europe and North America. Credited for impacting the music industry by encouraging a renewed interest in buying physical releases rather than downloading or streaming and much like 21 , for saving the dwindling sales of the UK and US music industry, 25 won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and the Brit Award for British Album of the Year. To promote the album, Adele embarked on her third worldwide concert tour, Adele Live It started on 29 February and ended on 30 June
1968: "Hey Jude" — The Beatles
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Submit questions about Billboard charts, as well as general music musings, to askbb billboard. Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U. Or, tweet gthot We're almost at 25 years of Nielsen information on the Billboard Hot It started on the chart dated Nov.
Subscriber Account active since. For songs prior to , before the year-end list existed, we looked at the singles that stayed at No. Frank Sinatra performed vocals for the song along with the Pied Pipers. The song spent a dozen weeks at No. You can listen to the song here. Glenn Miller's "Chattanooga Choo Choo" was a close second. It spent nine weeks at No. You can listen to "Amapola" here. Crosby's version of the Irving Berlin song holds the record for being the best-selling single ever since