On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1970, George Harrison was at number 1 on the US singles chart with ‘My Sweet Lord’; making him the first Beatle member to score a number one hit.

 

In 2003, 50 Cent’s debut album, ‘Get Rich Or Die Tryin’ was named the biggest selling album in the US in 2003

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 20: Recording artist Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson of the music group G-Unit performs onstage during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Born on this day in 1978, John Legend

LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 01: Singer John Legend performs on stage at the “Chime For Change: The Sound Of Change Live” Concert at Twickenham Stadium on June 1, 2013 in London, England. Chime For Change is a global campaign for girls’ and women’s empowerment founded by Gucci with a founding committee comprised of Gucci Creative Director Frida Giannini, Salma Hayek Pinault and Beyonce Knowles-Carter. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Gucci)