PTBN’s Weekend Playlist 7/3-7/5 – Fourth of July #1’s

Celebrating our country’s independence, fireworks, hot dogs & hamburgers and spending time with our family & friends. The Fourth of July is truly one of the highlights of every summer. These festivities aren’t complete without some music throughout the day!

To help celebrate our nation’s 239th birthday, have a listen back to what we were listening to on July 4th over the past 35 years. Here are the #1 singles and albums in America, beginning with 1980!

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1980
Number One Single: Paul McCartney – “Coming Up”

Number One Album: Billy Joel – Glass Houses

1981
Number One Single: Kim Carnes – “Betty Davis Eyes”

Number One Album: Kim Carnes – Mistaken Identity

1982
Number One Single: The Human League – “Don’t You Want Me”

Number One Album: Asia – Asia

1983
Number One Single: The Police – “Every Breath You Take”

Number One Album: 
Flashdance Soundtrack

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1984
Number One Single: Duran Duran – “The Reflex”

Number One Album: 
Huey Lewis and the News – Sports

1985

Number One Single:
Bryan Adams – “Heaven”

Number One Album: Beverly Hills Cop Soundtrack

1986
Number One Single: Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald – “On My Own”

Number One Album: 
Whitney Houston – Whitney Houston

1987
Number One Single: Whitney Houston – “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)”

Number One AlbumWhitney Houston – Whitney

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1988
Number One Single: Michael Jackson – “Dirty Diana”

Number One Album: Van Halen – OU812

1989
Number One Single: Milli Vanilli – “Baby Don’t Forget My Number” 

Number One Album: Fine Young Cannibals – The Raw & the Cooked 

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1990
Number One Single: New Kids on the Block – “Step by Step”

Number One Album:  New Kids on the Block – Step by Step

1991
Number One Single: Paula Adbul – “Rush Rush”

Number One AlbumSkid Row – Slave to the Grind

1992
Number One Single: Sir Mix-a-Lot – “Baby Got Back”

Number One Album: Billy Ray Cyrus – Some Gave All

1993
Number One Single: Janet Jackson – “That’s the Way Love Goes”

Number One Album: Janet Jackson – janet

1994
Number One Single: All-4-One – “I Swear”

Number One Album: The Crow: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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1995
Number One Single: Bryan Adams – “Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?

Number One Album: Hootie & the Blowfish – Cracked Rear View

1996
Number One Single: Bone Thugs-n-Harmony – “Tha Crossroads”

Number One Album: Metallica – Load

1997
Number One Single: Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 – “I’ll Be Missing You”

Number One Album: Bob Carlisle – Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace) 

1998
Number One Single: Brandy and Monica – “The Boy is Mine”

Number One Album: City of Angles Soundtrack

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1999
Number One Single: Jennifer Lopez – “If You Had My Love”

Number One AlbumBackstreet Boys – Millennium 

2000
Number One Single: Enrique Iglesias – “Be with You”

Number One Album: Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP

2001
Number One Single: Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mýa and Pink  “Lady Marmalade”

Number One Album: Blink-182 – Take Off Your Pants and Jacket 

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2002
Number One Single: Nelly – “Hot in Herre”

Number One Album: Eminem – The Eminem Show

2003
Number One Single: Clay Aiken – “This is the Night”

Number One Album: Luther Vandross – Dance with My Father

2004
Number One Single: Usher – “Burn”

Number One Album: Beastie Boys – To the 5 Boroughs

2005
Number One Single: Carrie Underwood – “Inside Your Heaven”

Number One Album: Coldplay – X&Y

2006
Number One Single: Taylor Hicks – “Do I Make You Proud”

Number One Album: Busta Rhymes – The Big Bang

2007
Number One Single: Rihanna featuring Jay-Z – “Umbrella”

Number One Album: Toby Keith – Big Dog Daddy

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2008
Number One Single: Coldplay – “Viva la Vida”

Number One Album: Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III

2009
Number One Single: The Black Eyed Peas – “Boom Boom Pow”

Number One Album: Jonas Brothers Lines, Vines and Trying Times

2010
Number One Single: Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg – “California Gurls” 

Number One Album: Drake – Thank Me Later

2011
Number One Single: Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”

Number One Album: Bad Meets Evil – Hell: The Sequel

2012
Number One Single: Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”

Number One Album: Usher – Looking 4 Myself

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2013
Number One Single: Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”

Number One Album: Black Sabbath – 13

2014
Number One Single: Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX – “Fancy”

Number One Album: Jack White – Lazaretto 

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Author: Jason Greenhouse

Jason is a proud nerd for all things 80s and 90s. He's a life long wrestling fan and can make a Seinfeld reference out of any situation. In addition, he hopes to see the Jets win the SuperBowl in his lifetime.