This Day in Music History

3 Sep 2008

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Background

Heavy metal band Slipknot scored their first US number one album – but only after a recount put them ahead of rapper The Game’s latest release. Slipknot topped the US chart with their fourth studio album All Hope Is Gone which, according to analysts Nielsen SoundScan, sold 239,516 copies – 1,134 more than the Games album.

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2 Sep 1996

Michael Jackson earns his 12th and final solo #1 with “You Are Not Alone” Pop star Michael Jackson's song “You Are Not Alone” reaches number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100—his 12th #1 hit. Jackson’s incredible run of chart-topping hits began in 1972 with the release of his fifth single, “Ben,” from the motion picture of the same name. A touching ballad about a sensitive boy’s devotion to a rat, […]

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