Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today in K-HITS Music: Bon Jovi at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Bon Jovi at #1

Today in 1988, Bon Jovi started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with their fourth release, ‘New Jersey.’ The album produced five Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 singles, the most top ten hits to date for a hard rock album.                        Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Def Leppard Made Chart History

Today in K-HITS Music: Def Leppard Made Chart History

Today in 1988, Def Leppard became the first act in chart history to sell seven million copies of two consecutive LPs, with Pyromania (their third studio album released in 1983) and Hysteria, (which became the band’s best-selling album to date, selling over 20 million copies worldwide, and spawning six hit singles).    Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk

Today in K-HITS Music: Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk

Today in 1979, Fleetwood Mac released their twelfth album Tusk, an experimental set of songs that cost the band over $1 million to record. The double album peaked at No.4 in the US and achieved sales in excess of two million copies, spawning two Top Ten singles, ‘Sara’ and the title track. It reached No.1 in…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Rod Stewart at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Rod Stewart at #1

Today in 1971, Rod Stewart was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Maggie May’, (first released as a B side to ‘Reason To Believe’). The first of six UK No.1’s for Stewart, spent five weeks at the top of the chart.              Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Paula Abdul at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Paula Abdul at #1

1989, Paula Abdul went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Forever Your Girl’. Abdul spent sixty-four consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 before hitting number one, making it the longest time for an album to reach the number one spot.  Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: ‘Something’ was a Beatles A side

Today in K-HITS Music: ‘Something’ was a Beatles A side

Today in 1969, George Harrison’s song ‘Something’ was released as the “A” side of a Beatles’ 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney’s ‘Come Together’, the single went on reach No.1 on the US chart the following month. Both tracks were lifted from the Abbey Road album.Continue Reading