Woodstock galvanizes the Boomer-Hippie counterculture as men walk on the moon, Bubblegum and Doomsday Folk triumph and Black acts score the year’s top 2 songs. Learn more on Chartcrush 1969!
EDM triumphs as the “New Pop” unifies American music for the first time in a decade, while Adele sets a new standard for soulful female singers. Learn more on Chartcrush 2011!
Glam metal arrives on the pop charts but Gen-X genres are pushing at the ramparts on MTV’s 120 Minutes, Yo! MTV Raps and Headbanger’s Ball. Learn more on Chartcrush 1987!
Things are unraveling but music is a sanctuary, in the car on 8-tracks or at home on headphones, as Rock and Soul expand horizons on albums like never before. Learn more on Chartcrush 1973!
Broadband juices mp3 piracy but Ringtones are making big buck$ as Hip-Hop’s Bling Era endures and Kelly Clarkson confirms American Idol’s star-making prowess. Learn more on Chartcrush 2005!
The Beatles and Supremes flood the charts as the Baby Boom arrives and Motown, the British Invasion and the concept of the “Rock band” reshape U.S. Pop forever. Learn more on Chartcrush 1964!