Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1946. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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December 30 1945 – January 12 1946 Freddy Martin - Symphony 2
January 13 – 19 1946 Bing Crosby and Carmen Cavallaro - I Can't Begin to Tell You 1
January 20 – February 23 1946 Vaughn Monroe - Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! 5
February 24 – March 2 1946 Betty Hutton - Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief 1
March 3 – 9 1946 Johnny Mercer - Personality 1
March 10 – April 20 1946 Frankie Carle - Oh! What It Seemed To Be 6
April 21 – 27 1946 Sammy Kaye - I'm A Big Girl Now 1
April 28 – May 18 1946 Perry Como - Prisoner Of Love 3
May 19 – July 27 1946 Ink Spots - The Gypsy 10
July 28 – August 3 1946 Pery Como - Surrender 1
August 4 – 24 1946 Eddy Howard - To Each His Own 5 (3)
August 25 – September 7 1946 Freddy Martin - To Each His Own 2
September 8 – 14 1946 Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More 2 (1)
September 15 – 21 1946 Ink Spots - To Each His Own 1
September 22 – 28 1946 Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More 2 (1)
September 29 – October 12 1946 Eddy Howard - To Each His Own 5 (2)
October 13 – December 7 1946 Frankie Carle - Rumors Are Flying 8
December 8 – 21 1946 Kay Kyser - Ole Buttermilk Sky 2
December 22 1946 – February 8 1947 Sammy Kaye - The Old Lamp-Lighter 7
Source: Billboard Magazine

17 different songs hit number one in the US during 1946.

Top 5 Songs of 1946

Number One Song of 1946: Perry Como - Prisoner Of Love
  1. Perry Como - Prisoner Of Love
  2. Eddy Howard - To Each His Own
  3. The Ink Spots - The Gypsy
  4. Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More
  5. Frankie Carle - Rumors Are Flying
See the rest of the top 40 songs of 1946.