Bonnie Tyler's 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' tops iTunes ahead of solar eclipse

Bonnie Tyler is back on top.

34 years after releasing her global smash, "Total Eclipse of the Heart," that made her a household name, the singer has topped iTunes ahead of the historic solar eclipse set to occur on Monday.

SEE ALSO: Britney Spears blasts media, sings cover of Bonnie Raitt's 'Something to Talk About'

Tyler surpassed Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber's inescapable hit, "Despacito," to nab the top spot.

See photos of Bonnie Tyler:

26 PHOTOS
Bonnie Tyler through the years
See Gallery
Bonnie Tyler through the years
Bonnie Tyler, British singer, during a live concert performance at the Montreux Rock Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, 1984. (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images)
Bonnie Tyler, 01.03.1980, Musik-Show, Bühne, Auftritt, singen, Mikrofon, Sängerin, Promis, Prominente, Prominenter, (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images)
Bonnie Tyler 1977 (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage) *** Local Caption ***
SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 01: MONTREUX ROCK FESTIVAL Photo of Bonnie TYLER (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns)
Bonnie Tyler at the Metropolis film preview . (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
FRANCE - MAY 01: Bonnie Tyler publishes a new disc in France in May , 1988. (Photo by Frederic SOULOY/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Bonnie Tyler, 01.03.1990, Musik-Show, B�hne, Auftritt, singen, Mikrofon, Kette, Gitarre, Musikinstrument, S�gerin, Promis, Prominente, Prominenter, (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Tyler, Bonnie *08.06.1951-(Eigentlich Gaynor Hopkins)Saengerin, GB- Portrait- undatiert (1995) (Photo by Galuschka/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
Rick Wakeman Launch Party For 'Return To The Centre Of The Earth' Record At Earth Galleries, Natural History Museum, London, Britain - Feb 1999, Bonnie Tyler (Photo by Brian Rasic/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2000: Singer Bonnie Tyler flashes a smile as she arrives at the Russian Tea Room for the wedding rehearsal dinner of Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The nuptials will be on Saturday at the Plaza Hotel. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
382098 13: (ITALY OUT) Scottish singer Bonnie Tyler arrives at the Russian Tea Room for a pre-wedding party with the families of actor Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones November 17, 2000 in New York City. Zeta-Jones and Douglas will be married November 18, 2000 in The Plaza hotel. (Photo by Arnaldo Magnani/Liaison)
(GERMANY OUT) Tyler, Bonnie *08.06.1951-(Eigentlich Gaynor Hopkins)Saengerin, GB- Halbportrait, bei einem Auftritt in der Fernsehshow 'Fruehlingsfest der Volksmusik' (ARD) in der Stadthalle Zwickau (Photo by Dagmar Scherf/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
(GERMANY OUT) Tyler, Bonnie *08.06.1951-(Eigentlich Gaynor Hopkins)Saengerin, GB- Halbportrait, feiert in Hannover (Photo by Thomas B�hme/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
Bonnie Tyler enjoys the city of Paris with her husband. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty Images)
Bonnie Tyler enjoys the city of Paris. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEUSS, GERMANY - MAY 28: Singer Bonnie Tyler arrives at the 'Adopt-A-Minefield' Benefit Gala in support of landmines victims on May 28, 2005 in Neuss, Germany. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)
The Hard Rock Cafe London celebrates its 35th birthday with a party to co-incide with a pre party for Hyde Park Calling.; Picture shows Bonnie Tyler.; 30th June 2006; , 12837; (Photo by JAB Promotions/Photoshot/Getty Images)
Thomas M. Stein Und S�gerin Bonnie Tyler Bei Der Verleihung Der 'Goldenen Henne' Im Friedrichstadtpalast In Berlin Am 210905 . (Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images)
Bonnie Tyler, 43. Bremer '6-Tage-Rennen', Bremen, Deutschland, 15.01.2007, (Photo by Peter Bischoff/Getty Images)
BERLIN - DECEMBER 29: Singer Bonnie Tyler performs on stage during the 'Danke Dieter Thomas Heck - 70th birthday gala' on December 29, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
MALMO, SWEDEN - MAY 15: Bonnie Tyler of the United Kingdom attends a photocall for the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 at Malmo Arena on May 15, 2013 in Malmo, Sweden. (Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images)
MALMO, SWEDEN - MAY 17: Bonnie Tyler of the United Kingdom performs during a dress rehearsal ahead of the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 at Malmo Arena on May 17, 2013 in Malmo, Sweden. (Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/Getty Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - OCTOBER 09:Juergen Reiter, KARE Founder and CEO and Bonnie Tyler attend the grand opening of KARE Kraftwerk on October 9, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images for KARE Design)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 20: Bonnie Tyler sighting at Global House on January 20, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by SAV/GC Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 01: British singer Bonnie Tyler during the tv show 'Willkommen bei Carmen Nebel' at Velodrom on October 1, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Franziska Krug/Getty Images)
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

Clearly, people have rediscovered the hit as they prepare to throw their special glasses on and check out Monday's solar eclipse, which has been 99 years in the making.

"Total Eclipse of the Heart" was the first-best-selling single of 1983 and it hit No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, making Tyler the first and only Welsh singer to have a No. 1 single in the United States.

Tyler performed the song on Monday in honor of the big occasion.

More from AOL.com:
Amal Clooney stuns in sparkling green gown during date night with George in Italy
'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay parties poolside with fiance Bryan Abasolo - see the pic!
5 Seconds of Summer's Luke Hemmings accused of using cocaine, escorts by ex-girlfriend

Read Full Story

Sign up for Entertainment Insider by AOL to get the hottest pop culture news delivered straight to your inbox!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.