Throwbacks

20th Anniversary of ‘7 Days’ by Craig David

Today marks 20 years since Craig David released ‘7 Days’ in the UK. The song went on to become his biggest worldwide hit.

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‘7 Days’ debuted at #1 in the UK, becoming his second consecutive #1 single after ‘Fill Me In’. At the age of 19, he became the youngest male artist to have two #1 singles in the UK since Donny Osmond in 1973.

In Australia, the hit spent ten weeks in the Top 10, peaking at #4, and was certified Platinum.

It also became Craig’s most successful song in the US, peaking at #10. It is one of only three of his songs to chart in America.

The song was also awarded ‘Best Contemporary Song’ at the Ivor Novello Awards.

Chart Positions:

  • Australia: #4
  • Canada: #9
  • Ireland: #3
  • Italy: #7
  • New Zealand: #6
  • Scotland: #2
  • UK: #1
  • US: #10

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Live Performance:

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