Who are the top single and album artists in Hot and Billboard history? The Beatles No. Air Supply? For the first time Billboard reveals the most successful songs, albums and acts of the past plus years. The Beatles 2. Madonna 3. Elton John 4. Elvis Presley 5. Mariah Carey 6. Stevie Wonder 7.
1968: "Hey Jude" — The Beatles
50. ‘Gimme Shelter’ — The Rolling Stones
Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. Due to changes in chart methodology over the years, eras are weighted differently to account for chart turnover rates during various periods. Artists are ranked based on a formula blending performance, as outlined above, of all of their Hot chart entries. We welcome to you to join our Top40Weekly Forum to discuss the charts with like-minded enthusiasts. These are the top songs of all time. Page Contents. Songs 1 - 10 Songs 11 - 20 Songs 21 - 30 Songs 31 - 40 Songs 41 - Songs 51 - 60 Songs 61 - 70 Songs 71 - 80 Songs 81 - 90 Songs 91 -
Subscriber Account active since. Every year, the Billboard chooses the best performing pop song from the previous year, based on units sold and chart performance. Some of these songs never even hit No. Scroll on to see what the top pop songs have been for the past 52 years. Watch the music video here. Listen to the song here. Flack covered the folk song 15 years after it was written, and her rendition soon became the definitive version of the song. Miley Cyrus covered Flack's version in