On this day thirteen years ago, Stacy Ann Ferguson, a.k.a. Fergie, debuted with her solo masterpiece, The Duchess. Life has never been the same since. The album hit #2 on the Billboard charts, is certified Platinum in the US, and has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.
From "Big Girls Don't Cry" to "London Bridge," the album has given the world unforgettable hits that will forever have a cultural imprint. And today, fans — as well as Fergie herself — remember September 14, 2006 fondly. Here are some of the best Twitter reactions to #TheDutchessTurns13.
#TheDutchessTurns13 👑👑♥️♥️ https://t.co/0gMjSwzoaS— Fergie (@Fergie) 1568411134.0
Cultural Impact: █ █ █ █ █… https://t.co/eghzcDRIJ9— Jon (@Jon) 1568416518.0
I learned how to spell thanks to Fergie and Gwen #TheDutchessTurns13 https://t.co/VuF2t3K6el— ARMY™ ⁷ ⟭⟬ 🌬 (@ARMY™ ⁷ ⟭⟬ 🌬) 1568444322.0
“T to the A to the S T E Y, girl, you tasty” Me: #TheDutchessTurns13 https://t.co/ExqI5rTxA1— ARMY™ ⁷ ⟭⟬ 🌬 (@ARMY™ ⁷ ⟭⟬ 🌬) 1568444284.0
9 Year Old Vee: “If you ain't got no money take yo'broke ass home You say: If you ain't got no money take yo'broke… https://t.co/BD0fWNYo39— Venandah Madanhi (@Venandah Madanhi) 1568459917.0
#TheDutchessTurns13 literally made me pause and think about just how many bops @Fergie gave us. I had no business… https://t.co/YKGRgbSCnk— Venandah Madanhi (@Venandah Madanhi) 1568460883.0
The Dutchess is one of the most underrated albums of contemporary pop music. Fergie absolutely did her thing. G… https://t.co/PRaIXSywrM— Antwann Michael (@Antwann Michael) 1568450768.0
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