Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1951. 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 24 1950 – February 24 1951 Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz 9
February 25 – March 3 1951 Perry Como - If 6 (1)
March 4 – 10 1951 Mario Lanza - Be My Love 1
March 11 – April 14 1951 Perry Como - If 6 (5)
April 15 – June 16 1951 Les Paul and Mary Ford - How High The Moon 9
June 17 – July 21 1951 Nat King Cole - Too Young 5
July 22 – September 1 1951 Rosemary Clooney - Come On-a My House 6
September 2 – October 27 1951 Tony Bennett - Because Of You 8
October 28 – December 8 1951 Tony Bennett - Cold Cold Heart 6
December 9 – 22 1951 Eddy Howard - (It’s No) Sin 2
December 23 1951 – March 8 1952 Johnnie Ray - Cry 11
Source: Billboard Magazine

10 different songs hit number one in the US during 1951.

Top 5 Songs of 1951

Number One Song of 1951: Nat King Cole - Too Young
  1. Nat King Cole - Too Young
  2. Tony Bennett - Because Of You
  3. Les Paul and Mary Ford - How High The Moon
  4. Rosemary Clooney - Come On-a My House
  5. Mario Lanza - Be My Love
See the rest of the top 30 songs of 1951.