On the Charts: Thomas Rhett Ends Country Music’s Number One Drought

Country singer Thomas Rhett's Life Changes debuted atop the Billboard 200, giving country music its first Number One album of 2017.

Life Changes sold a total of 123,000 copies – and 94,000 traditional copies – to open at Number One, the first country album since Jason Aldean's They Don't Know in October 2016 to do so. Rhett's previous LPs, 2015's Tangled Up

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How Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ Scored a Staggering Five Number Ones

When Michael Jackson released Bad in 1987, he accomplished something astonishing: One after another, the singles "I Can't Stop Loving You," "Bad," "The Way You Make Me Feel," "Man in the Mirror" and "Dirty Diana" shot to the top of the Hot 100.

Chris Anokute, then a kid in New Jersey, was

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