THERE’S little question that 2020 will go down as probably the most memorable years in fashionable historical past – and there is definitely no forgetting its largest anthem.
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s smash hit WAP is ready to prime the singles charts this 12 months after breaking streaming data and garnered over 26 million views in its first 24 hours on YouTube.
Cardi B and Meg Thee Stallion had the hit of the summer season with WAP
Nevertheless, the outrageous tune sparked livid debate over its specific lyrics and raunchy video, with comic Russell Model questioning whether or not it was “pornographic”.
It is actually a world away from Right here in My Coronary heart by Al Martino, the primary tune to prime the yearly UK single charts again in 1952.
However which chart topper was the discuss of the nation within the 12 months you have been born?
After we introduced you the top films of years past, right here we glance again at every decade’s greatest promoting singles – from Elvis to Woman Gaga.
Within the first decade that the UK singles charts started, 1958 noticed Elvis Presley break by way of with Jailhouse Rock.
The Sixties introduced Beatlemania, with She Loves You, Cannot Purchase Me Love and Hey Jude turning into a few of its best-selling data.
Quick-forward to 1980, and Rick Astley got here out on prime with By no means Gonna Give You Up, which infamously sparked the ‘Rick Rolling’ craze a long time later.
Whitney Houston bagged the largest hit of the Nineties together with her timeless basic I Will At all times Love You, which nonetheless holds the file for being the best-selling single by a girl in music historical past.
Extra surprisingly, the artist that kicked off the century was Bob The Builder, who led chart gross sales with Can We Repair It? in 2000.
If Bob’s bop does not swimsuit you, then perhaps Lewis Capaldi’s heart-wrenching ballad Somebody You Cherished would possibly. The 23-year-old launched the hit in 2019, spending seven weeks within the prime spot.
Capaldi is joined by the likes of Rihanna, Adele, Pharell, Drake and Bruno Mars for the highest single within the 2010s.