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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1989, Madonna started a three week run at number 1 on the US singles chart with ‘Like A Prayer’, the singers seventh US number 1, also a number 1 in the UK.

 

In 2001, Destiny’s Child went to number 1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Survivor.’ Their second chart topper, they were the first US female band to have more than one UK number 1. 

In 2007, Beyoncé & Shakira were at number 1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Beautiful Liar’. The track won the Most Earth-Shattering Collaboration award at the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards and the song won an Ivor Novello Award for Best-Selling British Song.