As ‘Shallow’ Tops Billboard, Bradley Cooper Earns a Milestone Over Springsteen, Backstreet Boys, and More

IndieWire | 3/5/2019 | Staff
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“Shallow” is the gift that keeps on giving for Bradley Cooper. The standout track from the “A Star Is Born” soundtrack officially went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending March 9, giving Cooper his first ever Billboard chart-topper. The song’s previous high was in the number five position. “Shallow” surged to number one following the song’s big Oscar win for Best Original Song and the now iconic performance Cooper and Lady Gaga gave during the Oscars telecast.

Cooper’s Hot 100 milestone is notable considering how many high profile music artists have never topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart: Bruce Springsteen, One Direction, James Brown, Backstreet Boys, Sheryl Crowe, Chaka Khan, Bob Dylan, Creedence Clearwater Revival, MC Hammer, New Edition, and more. The milestone follows Cooper’s Grammy win earlier this year for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Cooper’s one win gave him more Grammys than such music acts as Fleetwood Mac and Bob Marley.

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As for Gaga, “Shallow” is now her fourth number one hit and her first to top the charts since “Born This Way.” As one...
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