#1 Song On October 6 2008

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#1 Song On October 6 2008

The Number One Song on October 6, 2008

On October 6, 2008, the music world was buzzing with excitement as a new chart-topper emerged. According to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the number one song on this day was...

"SexyBack" by Justin Timberlake

A Game-Changing Hit

"SexyBack" was the lead single from Justin Timberlake's debut solo album, FutureSex/LoveSounds. Released in July 2006, the song marked a significant departure from Timberlake's previous work with NSYNC. The song's futuristic, synth-heavy sound and provocative lyrics catapulted it to the top of the charts, staying at number one for seven weeks.

A Critical and Commercial Success

"SexyBack" was met with widespread critical acclaim, earning Timberlake a Grammy nomination for Record of the Year in 2007. The song's success was not limited to the charts, as it also became a cultural phenomenon, with its catchy hook and memorable music video.

Timberlake's Solo Rise to Stardom

The success of "SexyBack" marked a turning point in Timberlake's career, cementing his status as a solo artist. The song's impact paved the way for the success of FutureSex/LoveSounds, which went on to sell over 10 million copies worldwide.

A Lasting Legacy

"SexyBack" remains one of the most iconic songs of the 2000s, influencing a generation of pop and R&B artists. Its impact can still be felt today, with the song frequently appearing on lists of the decade's best songs.

On October 6, 2008, "SexyBack" sat atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart, a testament to its enduring popularity and influence.

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