Monday Golden Oldies – 4.1.21

What bangers of the past charted this week in previous years?

2016: Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

Five years ago this laidback Justin Bieber track went all the way to no. 1 – time really flies!

2013: Scream & Shout – Will.i.am feat. Britney Spears

In early 2013, ‘Scream and Shout’ by Will & Britney charted at no. 2.

2011: What’s My Name – Rihanna feat. Drake

This killer duo charted at no. 2 at the start of 2011 with ‘What’s My Name’ – 10 years ago!!

2010: Bad Romance – Lady Gaga

One of Lady Gaga’s most iconic songs of her earlier career, ‘Bad Romance’ went all the way to no. 1 in January 2010.

 

2008: Crank That – Soulja Boy

Can anyone else remember doing this dance in school?? Simpler times eh! ‘Crank That’ charted at no. 3 early in 2008.

2003: Cheeky Song – Cheeky Girls

A European noughties classic – the ‘Cheeky Song’ charted at no. 2 in January 2003.

2002: Murder On The Dancefloor – Sophie Ellis Bextor

Definitely Sophie’s best known track and recently sampled by Skepta, ‘Murder On The Dancefloor’ charted at no. 4 at the start of 2002.

2001: Stan – Eminem feat. dido

20 years ago, Eminem & Dido charted at no. 2 with ‘Stan’, one of the rapper’s most received tracks.

1998: Never Ever – All Saints

A bit of a guilty pleasure, ‘Never Ever’ by All Saints charted at no. 2 at the start of 1998.

1994: Twist & Shout – Chaka Demus & Pliers feat. jack radics

This reggae cover of the 60s classic went all the way to no. 1 in early 1994.

Which one is your favourite? Let us know @pieradio

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