Tagged: Paula Abdul


DEF: Paula Abdul “Straight Up”

After building a name for herself as a choreographer, Paula Abdul tried her hand at a pop music career and released the album Forever Your Girl in 1988. The album’s first...


Straight Up

Over a roughly three-year period from the beginning of 1989 through the beginning of 1992, Paula Abdul hit number 1 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart six times and had two additional Top 10 hits.  That run...


Rushing to Number One 20 Years Ago Today

In December 1984 and January 1985, Madonna’s “Like A Virgin” spent six weeks at the top of Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart.  Over the next six-and-a-half years, no song would spend...