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Five Songs That Reached Number One By Two Different Artists

Some songs are just so good that they reach the top of the charts more than once. These are five songs that topped the Billboard Hot 100 by both the original artist and resurfaced years later as a cover by a different artist. Can you guess which songs are No.1 hits by two different artists?

1. “I’ll Be There”

Original Chart Topper — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Jackson 5[/lastfm] (1970)

Remake Hit — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mariah Carey[/lastfm] (1992)

2. “You Keep Me Hanging On”

Original Chart Topper — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Supremes[/lastfm] (1966)

Remake Hit —  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kim Wilde[/lastfm] (1987)

3. “When A Man Loves A Woman”

Original Chart Topper — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Percy Sledge[/lastfm] (1966)

Remake Hit —  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Bolton[/lastfm] (1991)

4. “Lean On Me”

Original Chart Topper — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bill Withers[/lastfm] (1972)

Remake Hit — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Club Nouveau[/lastfm] (1987)

5. “Lady Marmalade”

Original Chart Topper — [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Patti LaBelle[/lastfm] (1975)

Remake Hit —  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Christina Aguilera[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lil’ Kym[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Pink[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mya[/lastfm] (2001)


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