The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing songs in the United States. Its data, published by Billboard magazine and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan , is based collectively on each song's weekly physical and digital sales , as well as the amount of airplay received on American radio stations and streaming on online digital music outlets. During , fifteen singles reached number one on the Hot ; a sixteenth single, " Thank U, Next " by Ariana Grande , began its run at number one in November Of those fifteen number-one singles, four were collaborations. Lil Nas X's " Old Town Road " was the longest-running number-one of the year, leading the chart for nineteen weeks one for the song's original version, credited solely to Lil Nas X, and eighteen for a remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus ; in doing so, it broke the record as the longest-running number one single in Billboard history - a record previously held by the sixteen-week runs of both " One Sweet Day " by Mariah Carey who added a nineteenth number one single in and Boyz II Men —96 , and " Despacito " by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
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. In , for the 50th anniversary of the Hot , Billboard magazine compiled a ranking of the best-performing songs on the chart over the 50 years, along with the best-performing artists. Also shown are the artists placing the most songs on the overall "all-time" top song list. Source: . Source:  .
This article is about the American Billboard Hot chart held during the s. The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing songs of the United States. Published by Billboard magazine, the data are compiled by Nielsen SoundScan based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales, airplay , and, since , streaming. A new chart is compiled and officially released to the public every Tuesday in Billboard magazine and on its website. Each chart is dated with the "week-ending" date of the Saturday four days later. Mariah Carey 's " All I Want for Christmas Is You " began the s in the number-one position on the Hot , and made her the first artist to rank at number one on charts from four different decades.
This is a list of songs that have peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot and the magazine's national singles charts that preceded it. Introduced in , the Hot is the pre-eminent singles chart in the United States , currently monitoring the most popular singles in terms of popular radio play , single purchases and online streaming. The following year-by-year, week-by-week listings are based on statistics accrued by Billboard magazine before and after the inception of its Hot popularity chart in August Later charts also include digital single sales, online streaming, and YouTube hits. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.