On This Day

Billboard Magazine and Charts in History (Part 2)

Events in Music

Album Release

2013-08-13 "Crash My Party" 4th studio album by Luke Bryan is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2014)

Music Single

2013-11-21 "Happy" single is released by Pharrell Williams (Billboard Song of the Year 2014, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance 2015)

  • 2013-11-25 Disney release “Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 2015, 2014 Billboard Album of the Year)
  • 2014-02-10 "This Is How We Roll" single released by Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan (Billboard Song of the Year 2014)

Album Release

2014-09-19 Columbia Records releases "Cheek To Cheek", a duet album of jazz standards by singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga; debuts at #1 on Billboard 200, Jazz Albums, and Traditional Jazz Albums charts.

Album Release

2014-10-27 Taylor Swift releases her 5th studio album “1989” (2015 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Album of the Year 2016)

  • 2014-10-27 "Montevallo" debut album by Sam Hunt is released (American Country Countdown Award Digital Album of the Year 2016, Billboard Album of the Year 2015)

Music Single

2014-11-10 "Uptown Funk" single released by Bruno Mars (Billboard Song of the Year 2015, Grammy Record Of The Year, Grammy Song of the Year 2016)

  • 2014-11-24 "Take Your Time" single is released by Sam Hunt (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

Film Release

2015-03-10 "See You Again" released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film "Furious 7" as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

  • 2015-05-05 "Traveller" debut album by Chris Stapleton is released (Grammy Award Best Country Album, 2016; Billboard Album of the Year, 2016)

Album Release

2015-10-09 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to #1 on Billboard 200

Music Single

2015-11-09 "Love Yourself" single released by Justin Bieber (Billboard Song of the Year 2016, Grammy Song of the Year)

Album Release

2015-11-20 XL/Columbia releases "25", 3rd studio album by Adele (Grammy Award for Album of the Year, 2017; 2016 Billboard Album of the Year)

Music Single

2016-04-05 "One Dance" single Released by Drake (Billboard Song of the Year 2016)

  • 2016-04-29 "H.O.L.Y" single released by Florida Georgia Line (Billboard Song of the Year, 2016)

Album Release

2016-05-13 Chance the Rapper releases his third mixtape "Coloring Book" on Apple Music - first album to chart on Billboard Top 100 based only on streams (Grammy for Best Rap Album)

Album Release

2016-09-23 Shawn Mendes releases his album "Illuminate", debuts at No. 1 US Billboard 200

Music History

2017-05-21 BTS wins the Top Social Artist at the Billboard Awards, becoming the first K-pop group to win any Billboard Award

  • 2017-11-18 Shawn Mendes is the first singer under 18 to get three No. 1 singles on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart

Music History

2018-05-27 South Korean boy band BTS are the first K-pop group to top the US Billboard 200 with their album "Love Yourself: Tear"

Music History

2018-07-03 Cardi B becomes first female rapper to get two number one US Billboard hits, with "I Like It" with Bad Bunny and J Balvin

  • 2018-07-10 Drake surpasses The Beatles record of most singles in Billboard Hot One 100 with seven against their five from his album "Scorpion"
  • 2018-10-31 BLACKPINK become the first K-pop girl group to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with multiple hits
  • 2019-02-06 Davido's 'Fall' becomes longest-charting Nigerian pop song in US Billboard history
  • 2020-03-06 American rapper Lil Uzi Vert second album, "Eternal Atake", tops the Billboard charts upon its release
  • 2020-08-07 Cardi B releases single "WAP", featuring Megan Thee Stallion, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100
  • 2020-09-01 BTS become the 1st all-Korean pop act to top the Billboard 100 singles chart with "Dynamite"
  • 2022-03-08 UK band Glass Animals' song "Heat Waves" sets new record of 59 weeks for longest time to reach No. 1 on US Billboard Top 100 [1]