Flashback Friday: These songs were #1 in the U.S. and U.K. 8 years ago today


Drake might be smashing chart records all over the shop with ‘One Dance’ but eight years ago – way back in 2008 – nobody had even heard of him. Here’s who was number one in the United States and United Kingdom on July 1 2008.


United States


The Billboard Hot 100 number-one single on July 1, 2008 was:


‘Viva La Vida’ – Coldplay



United Kingdom


The Official Singles Chart Top 100 number-one single on June 10, 2006 was:


‘Closer’ – Ne-Yo



School disco vibes all round.

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