This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 1989, Madonna’s ‘Like A Prayer’ Hit No. 1

April 22, 1989
Madonna‘s Like A Prayer ascends to the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart. The set spawned smashes in the title cut (a No. 1 for three weeks on the Billboard Hot 100), “Express Yourself,” “Cherish” (both reaching No. 2), “Oh Father” (No. 20) and “Keep It Together” (No. 8).

Madonna - Like A Prayer

Madonna - Cherish (Video)

Madonna - Oh Father (Video)

Madonna - Keep It Together (Live BAT Barcelona)