Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today in K-HITS Music: Madonna in the Hall of Fame

Today in K-HITS Music: Madonna in the Hall of Fame

Today in 2008, Madonna was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a star-studded ceremony in New York City, she received her honour at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel from singer Justin Timberlake. The 49-year-old thanked her detractors in an acceptance speech, including those who “said I couldn’t sing, that I was…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Gloria Gaynor at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Gloria Gaynor at #1

Today in 1979, Gloria Gaynor started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘I Will Survive’, also a No.1 in the UK. The song was originally released as the B-side to a song first recorded by The Righteous Brothers called ‘Substitute.’  Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: U2 released their fifth album

Today in K-HITS Music: U2 released their fifth album

Today in 1987, U2 released their fifth studio album The Joshua Tree which features the singles ‘Where The Streets Have No Name’, and ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’. The album became the fastest selling in UK history and the first album to sell over a million CDs, spending a total of 201 weeks on the…Continue Reading