Welcome to Billboard Top 100

 

Here you will find a comprehensive list of the Billboard Top 100 Songs songs for every year since 1940 according to Billboard Magazine. Please keep in mind that some years, specially in the early years may only contain 30-80 songs. Due to the early state of the music industry and Billboard magazine itself.  The magazine has an amazing story in how it morphed over the years into the most popular music chart magazine on the planet.  Today Billboard magazine and its charts are the industry standard for measuring the success of musical works all over the world.  When people say “number one hit” they are refering to the number one spot on billboard magazine’s Hot 100, Top 200 Albums & the year ends top 100. Many people want to know what were the Top 100 songs of a particular year and billboard has been keeping track since 1940 so if you are looking for the top 100 of every year since the beginning of the chart history, you are a the right place. Have a look around and enjoy!

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Not many people know that Billboard magazine has been around for quite a while. Outside of publishing several industry standard charts every week and at the end of every year, it publishes the Billboard Top 100 of that particular year.but it was not always like this………Read entire article

Billboard magazine’s Yearly chart starts the first week of December to the last week in November of every year. This allows the magazine to figure its year-end charts and allows them the time to include the chart in its final print issue on the last week of December. In the past, the year end chart for singles was tabulated by a simple point system. A song gained a points for every week it spend on the chart based on the position it was in that particular week. The point system for the old Billboard Top 100 worked as follows……..Read entire article

Over the last 15 years pop music has made a big come back with the help of yesterdays’ top 100. What does the Billboard Top 100 of every year have to do with today’s Hits?………..Read entire article