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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1977, Abba went to number 1 on the US singles chart with ‘Dancing Queen’. This was the group’s 7th US Top 40 hit and first number 1. The song was also a number 1 in the UK in 1976 and 12 other countries.


In 2013, According to the Official Charts Company, Adele’s ‘Someone Like You’ was the most downloaded single of all time in the UK, followed by tracks by Maroon 5.

In 2017, Fleetwood Mac announced that Lindsey Buckingham had been fired from the band and would be replaced by Crowded House’s Neil Finn and Mike Campbell, former lead guitarist of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers on their upcoming tour. 

Born on this day in 1987, American singer & actor, Jesse McCartney. Former member of the boy band Dream Street. McCartney had 2005 US number 1 & Uk Top 20 hit single with ‘Beautiful Soul’.