#1 Song 15 September 2006

2 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song 15 September 2006

September 15, 2006: The Day of "SexyBack"

The Chart-Topping Hit

On September 15, 2006, the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart was "SexyBack" by Justin Timberlake. This was the third week in a row that the song had held the top spot, and it would go on to spend a total of seven weeks at number one.

A Comeback Single

"SexyBack" was the lead single from Timberlake's debut solo album, FutureSex/LoveSounds. The song was a departure from his earlier work with 'N Sync, showcasing a more mature and experimental sound. The song's unusual rhythm, catchy hooks, and Timberlake's smooth vocals all contributed to its massive success.

Critical Acclaim

"SexyBack" received widespread critical acclaim, with many praising Timberlake's bold new direction. The song was nominated for several Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, and Best Dance Recording. It would go on to win the latter two awards.

A Lasting Impact

The success of "SexyBack" helped to establish Timberlake as a solo artist, and paved the way for his future projects. The song's influence can still be heard in many modern pop and R&B tracks, and it remains one of the most iconic songs of the 2000s.

So, do you remember dancing to "SexyBack" back in 2006?

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