On August 4, 1958, Billboard launched the Hot 100. Sixty years later, not only did it change pop music, but the chart is the gold-standard of America’s top songs on a weekly basis. Attaining a spot on that list and earning a No. 1 spot is a serious hill to climb. But for some musicians, they were able to reach those heights while achieving other success in their careers.
Billboard released a Top Hot 100 artist list to honor musics best. Who is one of the most decorative Grammy winners or the musician who recorded two albums before turning 20? Here are the musicians who left us with great music while gaining some big achievements.
Olivia Newton-John Collected Three Grammy’s By The Time She Was 25
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It wasn’t a common thing back in the day, but the Grease star had her music recognized by the time she hit the quarter-of-a-century mark. Olivia won a total of four Grammy’s, including Best Female Country Vocal Performance for “Let Me Be There.”
But, how many musicians can say they won Record of the Year before turning 26? Not many people except for Olivia. The Australian did just that with her single “I Honestly Love You.”