Who was the first artist to debut at Number One on their own merit? It was Danish euro-pop star Whigfield.
Her song “Saturday Night” (with its associated dance) had been huge on the continent for some months and the demand from Brits returning home built up an enormous head of steam prior to its release and I have to admit that I loved it – shock!
Let’s not forget the dance…
She also tried remaking it 14 years later…
I get my facts from the brilliant EveryHit.com
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