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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1995, TLC started a seven week run at number 1 on the US singles chart with ‘Waterfalls. This was the group’s second US number 1.


In 2007, Prince was forced off stage by police halfway through his set at the First Avenue nightclub during a late-night gig in his home town of Minneapolis due to playing past the clubs closing time. Prior to his late-night set, Prince made an appearance at a department store; where he promoted his new cologne with a nine-song, 45-minute set.


In 2016, Canadian rapper and singer Drake was at number 1 on the US chart with his fourth studio album Views. With Views, Drake also joined Adele, Michael Bublé and Taylor Swift as the only artists in the 2010s decade to have an album remain at number 1 on the Billboard 200 for six consecutive weeks.

Born on this day in 1970, American singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, Beck. Born Beck David Campbell, had the UK number 15 single ‘Loser‘ from his 1994 album ‘Mellow Gold’. His second official studio album Odelay has appeared in numerous publications’ lists of the greatest records of the 1990s.