Category Archives: Today in K-Hits

Today in K-HITS Music: ABBA at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: ABBA at #1

Today in 1976, ABBA were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Dancing Queen’, the group’s fourth UK No.1 single and their only US No.1 chart topper. The song was a No.1 hit in over a dozen countries and stayed at the top of the Swedish charts for 14 weeks.  Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Stevie Nicks #1 album

Today in K-HITS Music: Stevie Nicks #1 album

Today in 1981, Stevie Nicks went to No.1 on the US album with Bella Donna, featuring the tracks ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’ (the Tom Petty duet), ‘Leather and Lace’ (with Don Henley), ‘Edge of Seventeen’ and ‘After the Glitter Fades.’        Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Steve Miller Band at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Steve Miller Band at #1

Today in 1982, The Steve Miller Band started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Abracadabra’ the group’s third US No.1, a No.2 hit in the UK. The song is said to have been inspired by Diana Ross with whom Miller had met while performing together on Hullabaloo in the 1960s.…Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: UB40 at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: UB40 at #1

Today in 1983, UB40 had their first UK No.1 single with ‘Red Red Wine’. Taken from their album Labour of Love the song was a cover of the 1968 Neil Diamond hit song. The re-released single was a US No.1 in 1988.Continue Reading

Today in K-HITS Music: Tina Turner at #1

Today in K-HITS Music: Tina Turner at #1

Today in 1984, After a 25-year career, Tina Turner had her first solo No.1 single in the US with ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’. This song was originally written for Cliff Richard, however the song was rejected. It was then offered to Donna Summer, who has stated she sat with it for a…Continue Reading