Robin Thicke Continues to Break Records as “Blurred Lines” Hits #1 on 5 Charts
Achievement Marks First Time in Charts’ History This Has Been Done by an Artist
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Robin Thicke’s No. 1 hit single, “Blurred Lines,” featuring T.I. & Pharrell continues to break records this week as the track takes over the top spot on five radio charts. The single is currently holding down the top spot on the Top 40, Rhythm, Urban, Hot AC and Urban AC charts. Earlier this month, the track broke the record for the highest radio audience ever recorded and reached No. 1 in 102 countries around the world. In addition, “Blurred Lines” been certified 4x-platinum with more than 4 million in sales to date.
Last week, Robin Thicke’s critically acclaimed sixth studio album of the same name, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. At the same time, “Blurred Lines,” the single, continues its reign on the Billboard Hot 100 chart making Robin the first artist to take the top spot on both lists since December 2012 and only the 17(th) act to earn the distinction in the past ten years.
About Robin Thicke
Robin Thicke has established himself as one of the most respected singer-songwriters in soul and R&B music today. The musician, composer, and actor, released his critically acclaimed debut album, A Beautiful World, in 2003 under the name “Thicke.” Soon after, he came out with his breakthrough second release, 2006′s The Evolution Of Robin Thicke. Now on the way to double platinum status, Evolution’s mega hit “Lost Without U” became the #1 most played song in Urban Adult Contemporary BDS and topped four Billboard charts simultaneously. The award-winning multiplatinum superstar returned to center stage in 2008 with Something Else, a joyful and modern tribute to the ’70s soul and pop records that have inspired an extraordinary career. Revered by critics as one of the best soul albums in years, this ’70s-inspired album dealt with racism, poverty, and love in the hits “Dreamworld,” “Magic,” and “The Sweetest Love.” In December of 2009 Robin released Sex Therapy. The title song was hailed by critics as “the sexiest song of the year.” Robin’s fifth studio album, Love After War was released in December of 2011.
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