#1 Song On December 30 2008

3 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song On December 30 2008

The #1 Song on December 30, 2008

On December 30, 2008, the music world was dominated by a catchy and upbeat tune that topped the charts. According to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the #1 song on that date was:

"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" by Beyoncé

Released in October 2008, "Single Ladies" was a single from Beyoncé's third studio album, I Am... Sasha Fierce. The song was written by Beyoncé, Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, and Terius "The-Dream" Nash, and produced by Stewart and Nash.

The song's innovative choreography, showcased in the iconic music video, became a cultural phenomenon, with the dance move being widely imitated and parodied. The song's catchy hook, "If you like it, then you shoulda put a ring on it," became a sing-along favorite among music fans.

"Single Ladies" stayed at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for four non-consecutive weeks, selling over 5 million copies in the United States alone. The song won several awards, including Song of the Year, Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, and Best Music Video at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards.

The song's impact extended beyond the music industry, with its influence seen in fashion, film, and popular culture. "Single Ladies" has since become an iconic song of the late 2000s, and its legacy continues to inspire new generations of music lovers.

Fun fact: The song's music video, featuring Beyoncé and two backup dancers, was filmed in black and white and cost only $80,000 to produce.

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