2004 – The third time is the charm for Rod Stewart… Read more

2004 – The third time is the charm for Rod Stewart…

2004 – The third time is the charm for Rod Stewart, who with his third collection of standards sits at No. 1 on The Chart Toppers 200 for the first time in more than 25 years. The artist’s J Records release, “Stardust…The Great American Songbook, Vol. 3,” opened with first-week sales of 240,000 copies in […]

2004 – For his enduring influence and contribution… Read more

2004 – For his enduring influence and contribution…

2004 – For his enduring influence and contributions to music, Stevie Wonder is named the 2004 recipient of the Chart Toppers Century Award. Wonder follows George Harrison (who received the inaugural award in 1992), Buddy Guy, Billy Joel, Joni Mitchell, Carlos Santana, Chet Atkins, James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Randy Newman, John Mellencamp, Annie Lennox and […]

2004 – After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Ch… Read more

2004 – After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Ch…

2004 – After nearly 60 years of recordings, Ray Charles posthumously earns the first platinum award of his career with “Genius Loves Company” during September certifications by the RIAA. The R&B veteran’s final studio album debuted at No. 2 on The Chart Toppers 200 in September, 2004, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Charles scored five gold […]

1996 – Madonna, Mariah Carey and Carlos Santana ar… Read more

1996 – Madonna, Mariah Carey and Carlos Santana ar…

1996 – Madonna, Mariah Carey and Carlos Santana are honored with special honors at the Chart Toppers Music Awards. Madonna receives Chart Toppers’s artist achievement award which recognizes popularity, record sales and career achievement. Carey is honored for setting a new chart record with her single “One Sweet Day,” a duet with Boyz II Men. […]