This week in 1990, the Material Girl struck a pose at No. 1. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Adele, Usher and Mariah Carey
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history
May 19, 1990
Madonna had been inspired by dancers/choreographers Jose and Luis Xtravaganza from the Harlem “House Ball” community, who introduced “vogue”-ing to her at the New York club Sound Factory. Twenty-four years ago today, her song “Vogue,” with its iconic back-and-white video, struck a pose atop the Billboard Hot 100 for the first of three weeks.