Chart-Topping Hits On December 8: Memories Of No. 1 Tracks

Prince, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna and more.

On this day, December 8, the hits that topped the charts on this day were fire and legendary artists took over the airwaves. From Prince to Rihanna, let's take a nostalgic stroll down the memory lane of No. 1 hits on this significant date, reliving the moments when these iconic songs ruled the charts.

  • "I Wanna Be Your Lover" - Prince (1979)

    Prince's electrifying track, "I Wanna Be Your Lover," ascended to #1 on the R&B charts in 1979, marking one of his early triumphs with his signature style and energy.

  • "Solid" - Ashford & Simpson (1984)

    Ashford & Simpson's R&B gem dominated the R&B charts in 1984, showcasing their harmonious chemistry and soulful vibes, making it an unforgettable hit.

  • "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)" - Stevie B (1990)

    Remember this classic? Stevie B's heartfelt ballad claimed the #1 spot on the Hot 100 chart in 1990, resonating with audiences through its emotional delivery and romantic essence.

  • "Family Affair" - Mary J. Blige (2001)

    Mary J. Blige's "Family Affair" ruled the music scene in 2001, becoming a chart-topper on the Billboard Hot 100.

  • "Diamonds" - Rihanna (2012)

    Rihanna's "Diamonds" shone brightly at the top of the Hot 100 chart in 2012, captivating listeners with its incredible story about starstruck lovers.

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