Then: On May 2, 1964, The Beatles’ “Can’t Buy Me Love” was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles’ song, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” still gets played all over the world almost 50 years after its initial release. When it hit No. 1 on Billboard, the next four songs were all Beatles songs too. You knew they were popular, but the fact that no other artist has ever dominated the charts like that since paints a pretty impressive portrait of just how popular those four long-haired visionaries were. Click here to watch The Beatles perform “Can’t Buy Me Love” the year of its release.
Now: P!nk’s, “Just Give Me A Reason,” ft. Nate Reuss is No. 1
P!nk and Nate Reuss pair up for a passionate declaration of love in “Just Give Me A Reason.” The third single off P!nk’s The Truth About Love borrows a little pizzaz from fun.’s frontman. Turns out the duo is beloved all over the world. The song topped charts not only in the U.S., but in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Italy, Holland and Scotland too. Watch the official video for “Just Give Me A Reason” by P!nk ft. Nate Reuss on YouTube.