No. 1 Billboard Hits This Week In History

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Over a century of recorded music history
Every Year from 2011 to 1890

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The world’s premier music publication, Billboard has served the entertainment business since 1894. Beginning as a weekly for the billposting and advertising business, Billboard and its popular music charts have evolved into the primary source of information on trends and innovation in music, serving music fans, artists, top executives, tour promoters, publishers, radio programmers, lawyers, retailers, digital entrepreneurs and many others.

THE 2010s

2011 Someone Like You Adele
2010 Just the Way You Are Bruno Mars

THE 2000s

2009 3 Britney Spears
2008 Womanizer Britney Spears
2007 Crank That (Soulja Boy) Soulja Boy Tell’em
2006 Money Maker Ludacris featuring Pharrell
2005 Gold Digger Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx
2004 Goodies Ciara featuring Petey Pablo
2003 Baby Boy Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul
2002 Dilemma Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland
2001 I’m Real [Murder Remix] Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule
2000 Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You) Christina Aguilera

THE 1990s

1999 Smooth Santana featuring Rob Thomas
1998 The First Night Monica
1997 Candle in the Wind 1997/
Something About the Way You Look Tonight Elton John
1996 Macarena [Bayside Boys Mix] Los Del Rio
1995 Fantasy Mariah Carey
1994 I’ll Make Love to You Boyz II Men
1993 Dreamlover Mariah Carey
1992 End of the Road Boyz II Men
1991 Emotions Mariah Carey
1990 Black Cat Janet Jackson

THE 1980s

1989 Miss You Much Janet Jackson
1988 Groovy Kind of Love Phil Collins
1987 Bad Michael Jackson
1986 True Colors Cyndi Lauper
1985 Saving All My Love for You Whitney Houston
1984 I Just Called to Say I Love You Stevie Wonder
1983 Islands in the Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
1982 Jack and Diane John Cougar
1981 Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do) Christopher Cross
1980 Woman in Love Barbra Streisand

THE 1970s

1979 Rise Herb Alpert
1978 Hot Child in the City Nick Gilder
1977 You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
1976 If You Leave Me Now Chicago
1975 Bad Blood Neil Sedaka Amazon
1974 Then Came You Dionne Warwick & the Spinners
1973 Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & the Pips
1972 My Ding-a-Ling Chuck Berry
1971 Maggie May/ Reason to Believe Rod Stewart
1970 I’ll Be There The Jackson 5

THE 1960s

1969 I Can’t Get Next to You The Temptations
1968 Hey Jude The Beatles Amazon
1967 To Sir, with Love Lulu
1966 96 Tears ? & the Mysterians
1965 Yesterday The Beatles Amazon
1964 Do Wah Diddy Diddy Manfred Mann
1963 Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs Amazon
1962 Monster Mash Bobby “Boris” Pickett & the Crypt Kickers
1961 Runaround Sue Dion
1960 I Want to Be Wanted Brenda Lee

THE 1950s

1959 Mack the Knife Bobby Darin
1958 It’s All in the Game Tommy Edwards
1957 Jailhouse Rock/
Treat Me Nice Elvis Presley
1956 Don’t Be Cruel/Hound Dog Elvis Presley
1955 Autumn Leaves Roger Williams
1954 Hey There Rosemary Clooney
1953 St. George and the Dragonet Stan Freberg
1952 I Went to Your Wedding Patti Page
1951 Because of You Tony Bennett
1950 Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins & the Weavers

THE 1940s

1949 That Lucky Old Sun Frankie Laine
1948 Twelfth Street Rag Pee Wee Hunt
1947 Near You Francis Craig
1946 Rumors Are Flying Frankie Carle
1945 Till the End of Time Perry Como
1944 You Always Hurt the One You Love The Mills Brothers
1943 Sunday, Monday or Always Bing Crosby
1942 (I’ve Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo Glenn Miller
1941 Piano Concerto in B Flat Freddy Martin
1940 Only Forever Bing Crosby

THE 1930s

1939    “Over the Rainbow” by Glenn Miller
1938    “I’ve Got a Pocketful of Dreams” by Russ Morgan
1937    “That Old Feeling” by Shep Fields
1936    “The Way You Look To-night” by Fred Astaire
1935    “Truckin'” by Fats Waller
1934    “One Night of Love” by Grace Moore
1933    “The Last Round-Up” by George Olsen
1932    “Please” by Bing Crosby
1931    “Good Night, Sweetheart” by Wayne King
1930    “Body and Soul” by Paul Whiteman

THE 1920s

1929    “Tip Toe Through the Tulips” by Nick Lucas
1928    “Sonny Boy” by Al Jolson
1927    “Charmaine!” by Guy Lombardo
1926    “Baby Face” by Jan Garber
1925    “Yes Sir! That’s My Baby” by Gene Austin
1924    “Memory Lane” by Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians
1923    “Yes! We Have No Bananas” by Ben Selvin
1922    “Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean” by Gallagher & Shean
1921    “Song of India” by Paul Whiteman
1920    “The Love Nest” by Art Hickman

THE 1910s

1919    “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles” by Ben Selvin’s Novelty Orchestra
1918    “Over There” by Enrico Caruso
1917    “Over There” by American Quartet
1916    “Pretty Baby” by Billy Murray
1915    “Hello, Frisco!” by Olive Kline & Reinald Werrenrath
1914    “Cohen on the Telephone” by Joe Hayman
1913    “Last Night Was the End of the World” by Henry Burr
1912    “Waiting for the Robert E. Lee” by Heidelberg Quintet
1911    “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” by Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
1910    “Every Little Moment” by Harry MacDonough & Lucy Isabelle Marsh

THE 1900s

1909    “I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now” by Henry Burr
1908    “Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine” by Ada Jones & Billy Murray
1907    “Harrigan” by Billy Murray
1906    “Love Me and the World Is Mine” by Albert Campbell
1905    “In My Merry Oldsmobile” by Billy Murray
1904    “Sweet Adeline (You’re the Flower of My Heart)” by Haydn Quartet
1903    “Harrah for Baffin’s Bay” by Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan
1902    “The Mansion of Aching Hearts” by Harry MacDonough
1901    “The Tale of the Bumble Bee” by Harry MacDonough
1900    “Because” by Haydn Quartet

THE 1890s

1899    “Curse of the Dreamer” by Dan Quinn
1898    “She Was Happy Till She Met You” by Dan Quinn
1897    “There’s a Little Star Shining for You” by Dan Quinn
1896    “On the Benches in the Park” by George J. Gaskin
1895    “The Band Played On” by Dan Quinn
1894    “My Pearl Is a Bowery Girl” by Dan Quinn
1893    “Daisy Bell” by Dan Quinn
1892    “Michael Casey Taking the Census” by Russell Hunting
1891    “Turkey in the Straw” by Billy Golden
1890    “The Thunderer” by U.S. Marine Band

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