Released on December 3rd, 1977, this was the second hit single from their 1976 album, Too Hot To Handle.
Jeffrey Osborne – On The Wings Of Love (1982)
Eurythmics – There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) 1985
This week, on July 7th, 1985, this song by The Eurythmics, entered the UK Top 40, later going on to reach Number 1, but only reaching Number 22, on the Billboard Hot 100. Featuring great vocals by Annie Lennox.
On this day in history, 1997
Spice Girls release ‘Wannabe’ in the US
Already a hit in the UK, the Spice Girls’ first single, ‘Wannabe’, is released in the US and will top the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks. The group’s debut album will go on to sell more than 30 million copies worldwide as they become on of the biggest pop acts of the ‘90s.
The Eagles were right?
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (1985)
This song, Money For Nothing, by Dire Straits, is from the album, “Brothers In Arms”.
It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1985, but only made number 4, on the chart, in the UK.
This groundbreaking video was the first to be aired on MTV Europe when the network launched on 1 August 1987.
Snap – The Power (1990)
The Power, was the biggest hit for American rappers Snap.
It reached number 1 in the UK and number 2, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1990.
Tami Lynn – I’m Gonna Run Away From You (1971)
American soul singer, Tami Lynn, had a top ten hit with this song, in the UK, in 1971. This was partly due to a following of Northern Soul fans. It did not chart in the USA.
MC Hammer – U Can’t Touch This (1990)
U Can’t Touch This, was the biggest hit for American rapper MC Hammer.
It reached number 3 in the UK and number 8, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1990.
Taylor Swift – Willow (2020)
December 26th, 2020 Taylor Swift has knocked Mariah Carey off of the number one spot, on the Christmas Billboard Hot 100 chart.