Every December Billboard publishes a chart listing the year's top songs based on their cumulative chart performance in the United States. The number of songs listed on the chart varied in the early years before becoming a top 100 chart in 1956. View a list of the top 30 hit songs in the US in 1953 and listen to a short countdown medley of the top 25 below.

Number One Song of 1953 Go to year: 
Play a medleyPlay a countdown medley of the top 25 songs of the year  Length: 2:25

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« 1952 1953 1954 »
Position  Artist Song Title
« 1952 1953 1954 »
1 Percy Faith Song From Moulin Rouge
2 Les Paul and Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios
3 Patti Page Doggie In The Window
4 Eddie Fisher I'm Walking Behind You
5 Ames Brothers You, You, You
6 Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again With You
7 Les Baxter April In Portugal
8 Perry Como No Other Love
9 Perry Como Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
10 Frankie Laine I Believe
11 Pee Wee Hunt Oh
12 Frank Chacksfield Ebb Tide
13 Nat King Cole Pretend
14 Richard Hayman Ruby
15 Stan Freberg St. George And The Dragonet
16 Hilltoppers P.S. I Love You
17 Gaylords Tell Me You're Mine
18 Julius La Rosa Eh Cumpari
19 Tony Bennett Rags To Riches
20 Silvana Mangano Anna
21 Perry Como Say You're Mine Again
22 Ray Anthony Dragnet
23 Frankie Laine and Jimmy Boyd Tell Me A Story
24 June Valli Crying In The Chapel
25 Joni James Why Don't You Believe Me
26 Joni James Your Cheating Heart
27 Frank Chacksfield Limelight (Terry's Theme)
28 Eddie Fisher With These Hands
29 Eartha Kitt C'est Si Bon
30 Joni James Have You Heard?