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.

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Position  Artist Song Title
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1 Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand
2 Beatles She Loves You
3 Louis Armstrong Hello, Dolly!
4 Roy Orbison Oh, Pretty Woman
5 Beach Boys I Get Around
6 Dean Martin Everybody Loves Somebody
7 Mary Wells My Guy
8 Gale Garnett We'll Sing In The Sunshine
9 J. Frank Wilson and The Cavaliers Last Kiss
10 Supremes Where Did Our Love Go
11 Barbara Streisand People
12 Al Hirt Java
13 Beatles A Hard Day's Night
14 Beatles Love Me Do
15 Manfred Mann Do Wah Diddy Diddy
16 Beatles Please Please Me
17 Martha and The Vandellas Dancing In The Street
18 Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas Little Children
19 Ray Charles Singers Love Me With All Your Heart
20 Drifters Under The Boardwalk
21 Dixie Cups Chapel Of Love
22 Terry Stafford Suspicion
23 Dave Clark Five Glad All Over
24 Four Seasons Rag Doll
25 Four Seasons Dawn (Go Away)
26 Newbeats Bread And Butter
27 Gene Pitney It Hurts To Be In Love
28 Jan and Dean Dead Man's Curve
29 Jay and The Americans Come A Little Bit Closer
30 Peter and Gordon A World Without Love
31 Honeycombs Have I The Right?
32 Serendipity Singers Don't Let The Rain Come Down (Crooked Little Man)
33 Supremes Baby Love
34 Betty Everett and Jerry Butler Let It Be Me
35 Dusty Springfield Wishin' And Hopin'
36 Lesley Gore You Don't Own Me
37 Dionne Warwick Walk On By
38 Animals The House Of The Rising Sun
39 Ronny and The Daytona G.T.O.
40 Beatles Twist And Shout
41 Johnny Rivers Memphis
42 Danny Williams White On White
43 Rip Chords Hey Little Cobra
44 Betty Everett The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)
45 Dave Clark Five Bits And Pieces
46 Millie Small My Boy Lollipop
47 Major Lance Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
48 Jan and Dean The Little Old Lady
49 Gerry and The Pacemakers Don't Let The Sun Catch You Crying
50 Chad and Jeremy A Summer Song
51 Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto The Girl From Ipanema
52 Beatles Can't Buy Me Love
53 Shangri-Las Remember (Walkin' In The Sand)
54 Bobby Freeman C'mon And Swim
55 Beatles Do You Want To Know A Secret
56 Impressions Keep On Pushing
57 Four Tops Baby I Need Your Loving
58 Diane Renay Navy Blue
59 Bachelors Diane
60 Marketts Out Of Limits
61 Hondells Little Honda
62 Bobby Goldsboro See The Funny Little Clown
63 Dave Clark Five Because
64 Reflections (Just Like) Romeo And Juliet
65 Rick Nelson For You
66 New Christy Minstrels Today
67 Dave Clark Five Can't You See That She's Mine
68 Shangri-Las Leader Of The Pack
69 Joe Hinton Funny
70 Temptations The Way You Do The Things You Do
71 Dionne Warwick Anyone Who Had A Heart
72 Al Martino I Love You More And More Every Day
73 Roy Orbison It's Over
74 Four Seasons Ronnie
75 Trashmen Surfin' Bird
76 Tams What Kind Of Fool (Do You Think I Am)
77 Dean Martin The Door Is Still Open To My Heart
78 Kinks You Really Got Me
79 Sammy Davis Jr. The Shelter Of Your Arms
80 Impressions I'm So Proud
81 Jelly Beans I Wanna Love Him So Bad
82 Roger Miller Chug-a-lug
83 Roger Miller Dang Me
84 Al Hirt Cotton Candy
85 Nancy Wilson (You Don't Know) How Glad I Am
86 Kingsmen Money
87 Searchers Don't Throw Your Love Away
88 Tommy Tucker Hi-heel Sneakers
89 Gerry and The Pacemakers How Do You Do It!
90 The Ventures Walk Don't Run '64
91 Dave Clark Five Do You Love Me
92 Robert Maxwell, His Harp and Orch. Shangri-La
93 Gene Simmons Haunted Houses
94 Jimmy Hughes Steal Away
95 Beatles I Saw Her Standing There
96 Andy Williams A Fool Never Learns
97 Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas Bad To Me
98 Bobby Vinton There! I've Said It Again
99 The Kingsmen Louie Louie
100 Searchers Needles And Pins