Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1948. 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 7 1947 – February 14 1948 Vaughn Monroe - Ballerina 10
February 15 – March 6 1948 Art Mooney - I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover 3
March 7 – May 8 1948 Peggy Lee - Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) 9
May 9 – June 26 1948 Nat King Cole - Nature Boy 7
June 27 – August 7 1948 Kay Kyser - Woody Woodpecker 6
August 8 – 21 1948 Al Trace - You Call Everybody Darlin' 2
August 22 – October 2 1948 Pee Wee Hunt - Twelfth Street Rag 8 (6)
October 3 – November 6 1948 Margaret Whiting - A Tree In The Meadow 5
October 17 – 30 1948 Pee Wee Hunt - Twelfth Street Rag 8 (2)
October 31 1948 – January 1 1949 Dinah Shore - Buttons And Bows 10 (9)
Source: Billboard Magazine

9 different songs hit number one in the US during 1948.

Top 5 Songs of 1948

Number One Song of 1948: Pee Wee Hunt - Twelfth Street Rag
  1. Pee Wee Hunt - Twelfth Street Rag
  2. Peggy Lee - Manana
  3. Bing Crosby - Now Is The Hour
  4. Margaret Whiting - A Tree In The Meadow
  5. Jon and Sondra Steele - My Happiness
See the rest of the top 39 songs of 1948.