#1 Song On February 12 2009

3 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song On February 12 2009

The #1 Song on February 12, 2009

"My Life Would Suck Without You" by Kelly Clarkson

On February 12, 2009, the #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was "My Life Would Suck Without You" by Kelly Clarkson. This upbeat pop-rock anthem was the lead single from Clarkson's fourth studio album, All I Ever Wanted.

The Song's Success

"My Life Would Suck Without You" was a massive commercial success, debuting at #97 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and quickly rising to #1 in just three weeks. The song spent two weeks at the top of the chart, becoming Clarkson's second #1 single in the US after "A Moment Like This" in 2002.

The song also reached #1 on the US Pop Songs chart and peaked at #2 on the US Adult Contemporary chart. Internationally, the song charted in several countries, including Australia, Canada, and the UK.

Song Meaning

"My Life Would Suck Without You" is a romantic pop-rock track that features Clarkson's powerful vocals and a catchy chorus. The song's lyrics, written by Max Martin, Lukasz Gottwald, and Claude Kelly, describe a relationship where the speaker's life would be empty without their partner.

Clarkson has said that the song is about the idea that even though relationships can be difficult, they are worth fighting for. The song's message resonated with listeners, making it a fan favorite.

Legacy

"My Life Would Suck Without You" was certified platinum by the RIAA and has sold over 1 million copies in the US alone. The song was also nominated for Record of the Year and Song of the Year at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards.

The song's success helped establish Clarkson as a consistent hit-maker in the music industry, paving the way for her future success. Today, "My Life Would Suck Without You" remains one of Clarkson's signature songs and a fan favorite.

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