Readers of That Grape Juice know what avid music lovers we are – especially of hits past.
So, as our retrospective features ‘From the Vault’ and ‘TGJ Replay’ allow us the chance to re-spin the gems and jams of yesterday of one artist, our newest feature Chart Rewind – a variation of our current Retro Rewind assay – accedes salutes to an entire era of music history.
This week we’ll invite you to come on over and relive the magic of Christina Aguilera‘s 2000 hit ‘Come On Over’ – the fourth and final single from her multi-platinum, self-titled debut album. Ending the reign of Madonna‘s 12th and last #1 run on the Hot 100 (to date), ‘Come On Over’ shot to #1 this week 16 years ago on the strength of strong radio play and sales. Reportedly one of few songs on the project where Xtina was given creative control over the song’s concept, and later, its accompanying music video, the tune’s colorful music video would also be the beginning of the singer’s departure from her “cookie cutter” image (a journey brought to completion by the time 2002’s ‘Stripped’ rolled around).
Giving Xtina the distinct honor of being the youngest artist to earn three #1 singles from one album (‘Genie In a Bottle’ & ‘What a Girl Wants’ being the first two), tuck in below to see what other songs joined ‘Come On Over’ in the top 25 this week in 2000: