Every December Billboard publishes a chart listing the top songs of the year. The number of songs listed on the chart varied in the early years before becoming a top 100 chart in 1956. Select a year to see the list of most popular hit songs.

Number One Song of 1953: Percy Faith - Song From Moulin Rouge Go to year: 
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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?