Did you know?

The original version of Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers did not chart on the UK Singles Chart until 2009, 38 years after its release.

Freddie Mercury’s dying wish for Bohemian Rhapsody to be reissued in order to raise money for AIDS charities.

When Billy Idol’s cover of Tommy James and the Shondells’ Mony Mony reached the top of the Billboard singles chart, it knocked off Tiffany’s I Think We’re Alone Now, which was also a cover of a Tommy James and the Shondells song.

Michael Jackson’s Neverland theme park was 3,000 acres or 12.14 square kilometres.

Talking of which, in 2002, George Harrison’s re-issued of My Sweet Lord knocked Aaliyah’s More Than A Woman off of number one in the UK, it was the first time that one deceased artist had replaced another at the top.

Coldplay were originally called Pectoralz then, in 1997, they renamed themselves Starfish before becoming Coldplay.

The first rap song to top the Billboard singles charts was Blondie’s Rapture.

The first UK number one with rapping in was New Edition’s Candy Girl in 1983.

Weird Al Yankovic’s 2014 Mandatory Fun album was the first comedy album to ever debut at number one on the Billboard album chart.

When Rihanna was 15, she won a talent show by singing Hero by Mariah Carey.