The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the United States and elsewhere. The results are published in Billboard magazine. Billboard biz, the online extension of the Billboard charts, provides additional weekly charts,  as well as year-end charts. The charts can be ranked according to sales, streams, or airplay, and for main song charts such as the Hot song chart, all three data are used to compile the charts. The weekly sales and streams charts are monitored on a Friday-to-Thursday cycle since July ; previously it was on a Monday-to-Sunday cycle. Radio airplay song charts, however, follow the Monday-to-Sunday cycle previously Wednesday-to-Tuesday. Madonna is widely considered by Billboard as the artist with the most chart toppers in any active chart, with 50 1 songs on the Dance Club Songs chart as well as, the first artist to achieve as many as 50 number one songs in the history of the magazine. On January 4, , Billboard magazine published its first music hit parade. A variety of song charts followed, which were eventually consolidated into the Hot by mid
1. "You Are Not Alone" by Michael Jackson
Here, we revisit the ranking's biggest hits of all-time. On Aug. Sixty years later, the chart remains the gold-standard ranking of America's top songs each week. And while what goes into a hit has changed bye, bye jukebox play; hello, streaming! The Twist - Chubby Checker The only song to rule the Billboard Hot in separate release cycles one week in , two in , thanks to adults catching on to the song and its namesake dance after younger audiences popularized them. Smooth - Santana Feat. Rob Thomas. Uptown Funk!
Top Charts. Greatest of All Time. Breaking and Entering. Songs Of The Summer. Additional Charts. Taylor Swift. Blinding Lights. Greatest Hits. If I Know Me. Frozen II.
These charts are meant for the public to use for research, entertainment and educational purposes only. Some errors, typos, and misinformation may be presented variously throughout. We are working daily to correct those through research and over-looking each and every chart to find these errors and fix them. We have tons of research resources and will look up anything you may want, or need to know. Please feel free to use the contact form below if you have any questions, comments, suggestions or you just want to reach out. There are some charts missing an element or two of these details. These are charts we are still researching to finalize the accurate information. It is located immediately after label -. In some cases this section will be empty, as the entirety of those songs fell completely off the Hot for that week. POWER PLAYS These are songs that have risen the Hot to land just outside of the Top 40 and are either potential Top 40 hits for the upcoming weeks, and, on occasion, recurrents that have a continuation through rising sales and airplay.