On this exact day, 10 years ago, Mariah Carey’s single ‘We belong together’ peaked on Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1. This single went on to chart at #1 for 14 nonconsecutive weeks; this reign was interrupted on July 2, 2005, by 2005 American Idol winner, Carrie Underwood debut single ‘Inside your heaven’ which debut at #1 on the chart. The following weeks, Mariah Carey earned her #1 spot back. This single tied Whitney Houston’s ‘I will always love you’ single in which Whitney originally set the record for the longest #1 single in history with 14 weeks atop of the charts, later becoming the longest #1 single on Billboard Hot 100 with 14 weeks on the chart by a FEMALE ARTIST. Mariah Carey ‘We belong together’ later tied Whitney’s record for the longest #1 single on Billboard Hot 100 by a FEMALE ARTIST. Mariah Carey & Boyz ll Men ‘One Sweet Day’ is the longest #1 single on Billboard Hot 100 with 16 weeks atop of the charts. This record is unmatched since it’s release in 1995.
Mariah Carey currently has 18 #1 singles on Billboard Hot 100 and 72 cumulative weeks atop on Billboard Hot 100. she has the most #1 singles and the most cumulative week atop of the chart, More than ANY FEMALE ARTIST.
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