This is a comprehensive listing that highlights significant achievements and milestones based upon Billboard magazine 's singles charts, most notably the Billboard Hot This list spans the period from the issue dated January 1, to present. The Billboard Hot began with the issue dated August 4, , and is currently the standard popular music chart in the United States. These charts, which ranged from 20 to slots, were phased out at different times between and Though technically not part of the Hot chart history, select data from these charts are included for computational purposes, and to avoid unenlightening or misleading characterizations.
1969: "Sugar, Sugar" — The Archies
The global smash finished its week stint at Number 1 in December but has hung around the Top 40 for the entirety of so far. The track was first released in but unexpectedly took off this year after becoming a viral hit on TikTok, thanks to a remix by Kazakh producer Imanbek. It narrowly missed out on Number 1, logging three weeks at Number 2, but hung around the Top 10 for a total of 25 weeks — the most ever for a British female solo artist. Its chart sales tally for is ,, 1. Dua makes a second entry in the year-to-date Top 40; follow-up single Physical places at The touching ballad earned Lewis his second UK Number 1 single in February and has racked up , chart sales this year.
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.
This list contains the top songs with the most streams on the audio streaming platform Spotify. Prior to February , Spotify's most-streamed song was " Radioactive " by Imagine Dragons ;  it was overtaken by Avicii 's " Wake Me Up ", which became the first song to hit million streams on 27 February The artists with the most singles in the top are Justin Bieber with a total of 7 4 as a lead artist and 3 as a featured artist and Post Malone with 7 all lead. The following table lists the top most-streamed songs on Spotify, with streams rounded to the nearest million, as well as the artist s , the album it is currently published to Spotify on, and the date it was originally published on Spotify. This is a list of artists with the most songs in the top It includes an artist's solo and featured songs where the artist is officially credited. The following table lists the last six songs to become Spotify's most-streamed song, from to the present.