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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1990, Vanilla Ice started a four-week run at number 1 in the UK with the single ‘Ice Ice Baby’

In 1997, Kenny G set a new world record when he held a note on his saxophone for 45 minutes and 47 seconds.

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 19: Kenny G performs onstage during the “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives” Premiere Concert during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at Radio City Music Hall on April 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

In 2008, Wham’s ‘Last Christmas’ was the most played festive track of the last five years.

In 2016, Drake was named Spotify’s ‘Most-Streamed Artist of 2016’, with his single ‘One Dance’ the site’s biggest song of the year.

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 23: Recording artist Drake performs onstage at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)