Category Archives: From the Vault

From the Vault: Aaliyah Try Again

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This week’s From the Vault entry comes from R&B princess Aaliyah.

We decided to dust ourselves off and ‘Try Again‘. The aforementioned track ‘Try Again‘ was released as single from the ‘Romeo Must Die Soundtrack‘, a film which the laid star also starred in.

The single debuted at number fifty eight the week of March 18, 2000. It later soared to number one the week of June 17, 2000.

The feat was not only awesome, but historic—the track became the first song in the history of Billboard to reach number one based solely on the strength of its radio airplay. The track peaked in the top five of multiple countries:

  1. United States – #1
  2. The Netherlands – #3
  3. Norway – #5
  4. United Kingdom – #5
  5. Germany – #5
  6. Belgium – #5

Watch the awesome music video below:

From the Vault: Beyonce Irreplaceable

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To the left. To the left. Everything you own in the box to the left! If, you just sang that aloud—you’ll appreciate this weeks’ from the vault installment.

This weeks’ track From the Vault is a cut from Beyonce’s critically acclaimed sophomore album B’Day. Irreplaceable is the highest-charting and best-selling single from the album. In fact, the single went on to become the best-selling song of 2007—in the United States.

The single peaked at #1 on the Billboard hot 100—it occupied the #1 spot for a total of 10 weeks. The song has also been certified 3x platinum by the RIAA, and peaked in the top five of many countries internationally.

Chart-performance

  1. United States – #1
  2. Australia – #1
  3. Hungary – #1
  4. Ireland – #1
  5. New Zealand – #1
  6. Canada – #2
  7. The Netherlands – #3
  8. United Kingdom – #4

The video has generated over 124M views since being uploaded on YouTube five years go. Relive 2007 by watching the video below: