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 1955 and listen to a short countdown medley of the top 25 below.

Number One Song of 1955 Go to year: 
Play a medleyPlay a countdown medley of the top 25 songs of the year  Length: 2:24

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« 1954 1955 1956 »
Position  Artist Song Title
« 1954 1955 1956 »
1 Perez Prado Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
2 Bill Haley and His Comets Rock Around the Clock
3 Mitch Miller The Yellow Rose of Texas
4 Roger Williams Autumn Leaves
5 Les Baxter Unchained Melody
6 Bill Hayes The Ballad of Davy Crockett
7 Four Aces Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
8 McGuire Sisters Sincerely
9 Pat Boone Ain't That a Shame
10 Georgia Gibbs Dance With Me Henry
11 Crazy Otto Crazy Otto Medley I and II
12 Billy Vaughn Melody of Love
13 Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons
14 Frank Sinatra Learnin' the Blues
15 Fontaine Sisters Hearts of Stone
16 Georgia Gibbs Tweedle Dee
17 Four Lads Moments to Remember
18 Chordettes Mr. Sandman
19 Joan Weber Let Me Go Lover
20 Nat King Cole A Blossom Fell
21 Al Hibbler Unchained Melody
22 Fess Parker The Ballad of Davy Crockett
23 Art Mooney Honey Babe
24 Tennessee Ernie Ford The Ballad of Davy Crockett
25 Perry Como Ko Ko Mo
26 Gisele Mackenzie Hard to Get
27 Ames Brothers The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane
28 Jaye P. Morgan That's All I Want From You
29 Platters Only You
30 Somethin' Smith and The Redheads It's a Sin to Tell a Lie

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