antiTainment NEWS: Idol Winner Tops The Charts
The only other single to debut in the No.
1 spot on the Hot 100 chart since a rules change in 1998, was American
Idol season two runner-up Clay Aiken with his single “This Is the Night”.
However, Fantasia is the first artist to debut at the top of the chart
with a debut single. (Being on a hit TV show doesn’t hurt).