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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1970, Elton John’s first US hit, ‘Your Song’ entered the Billboard Hot 100, where it went on to reach number eight.

in 2012, Madonna’s ‘MDNA World Tour’ made more money than any other during 2012.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – FEBRUARY 05: Singer Madonna performs during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

in 2015, 30 years after it was released, Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ album became the first to sell more than 30 million copies in the US.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – JULY 31: Artist Graham McKean stands with his oil painting of Michael Jackson in Govan Old Parish Church on July 31, 2009 in Glasgow, Scotland. The painting depicting Michael Jackson scene from �Thriller� is being put up for auction on the 18th of August at McTear�s auctioneers. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)