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 100 hit songs in the US in 2006 and listen to a short countdown medley of the top 25 below.

Number One Song of 2006 Go to year: 
Play a medleyPlay a countdown medley of the top 25 songs of the year  Length: 1:40

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« 2005 2006 2007 »
Position  Artist Song Title
« 2005 2006 2007 »
1 Daniel Powter Bad Day
2 Sean Paul Temperature
3 Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland Promiscuous
4 James Blunt You're Beautiful
5 Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean Hips Don't Lie
6 Natasha Bedingfield Unwritten
7 Gnarls Barkley Crazy
8 Chamillionaire feat. Krayzie Bone Ridin'
9 Justin Timberlake Sexyback
10 Beyonce feat. Slim Thug Check on It
11 Mary J. Blige Be Without You
12 Nelly feat. Paul Wall, Ali and Gipp Grillz
13 Fray Over My Head (Cable Car)
14 Cassie Me and U
15 Pussycat Dolls feat. Snoop Dogg Buttons
16 Chris Brown Run It!
17 Ne-Yo So Sick
18 Yung Joc It's Goin' Down
19 Rihanna SOS
20 Panic! At The Disco I Write Sins not Tragedies
21 All-American Rejects Move Along
22 Fergie London Bridge
23 Red Hot Chili Peppers Dani California
24 Lil Jon feat. E-40 and Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ Snap Yo Fingers
25 Dem Franchize Boyz feat. Lil Peanut and Charlay Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It
26 Rascal Flatts What Hurts the Most
27 Fray How to Save a Life
28 Rihanna Unfaithful
29 Snow Patrol Chasing Cars
30 Hinder Lips of an Angel
31 Cascada Everytime We Touch
32 Christina Aguilera Ain't no Other Man
33 Fall Out Boy Dance, Dance
34 Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx Gold Digger
35 Ludacris feat. Pharrell Money Maker
36 Bubba Sparxxx feat. Ying Yang Twins and Mr. ColliPark Ms. New Booty
37 Sean Paul feat. Keyshia Cole (When You Gonna) Give It Up To Me
38 Nickelback Photograph
39 Kelly Clarkson Because Of You
40 Pussycat Dolls Stickwitu
41 T-Pain feat. Mike Jones I'm N Luv (Wit a Stripper)
42 Black Eyed Peas My Humps
43 Fort Minor feat. Holly Brook Where'd You Go
44 Chris Brown Yo (Excuse Me Miss)
45 Kelly Clarkson Walk Away
46 D4L Laffy Taffy
47 T.I. What You Know
48 All-American Rejects Dirty Little Secret
49 Nickelback Savin' Me
50 Mariah Carey Don't Forget About Us
51 Ne-Yo Sexy Love
52 E-40 feat. T-Pain and Kandi Girl U and Dat
53 Nickelback Far Away
54 Nick Lachey What's Left of Me
55 Field Mob feat. Ciara So What
56 Cherish feat. Sean Paul Of The YoungBloodZ Do it to It
57 KT Tunstall Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
58 Juelz Santana There it Go! (The Whistle Song)
59 Young Dro feat. T.I. Shoulder Lean!
60 Jamie Foxx feat. Ludacris Unpredictable
61 Justin Timberlake feat. T.I. My Love
62 Eminem feat. Nate Dogg Shake That
63 Chingy feat. Tyrese Pullin' Me Back
64 Kelis feat. Too $hort Bossy
65 Jibbs Chain Hang Low
66 Akon feat. Eminem Smack That
67 Ray J One Wish
68 Fall Out Boy Sugar We're Goin' Down
69 Chris Brown feat. Lil' Wayne Gimme That
70 Yung Joc feat. Brandy 'Ms. B.' Hambrick I Know You See It
71 Bon Jovi Who Says you can't Go Home
72 JoJo Too Little Too Late
73 Busta Rhymes Touch It
74 Daddy Yankee Rompe
75 Beyonce feat. Jay-Z Deja Vu
76 Rascal Flatts Life is a Highway
77 Evanescence Call me When You're Sober
78 Carrie Underwood Jesus, take the Wheel
79 Danity Kane Show Stopper
80 Ciara feat. Chamillionaire Get Up
81 Sean Paul We be Burnin'
82 Blue October Hate Me
83 Lifehouse You And Me
84 Pussycat Dolls feat. will.i.am Beep
85 Dem Franchize Boyz feat. Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat and Bow Wow I Think They Like Me
86 Chris Brown Say Goodbye
87 John Mayer Waiting on the World to Change
88 Young Jeezy feat. Akon Soul Survivor
89 Black Eyed Peas Pump It
90 Eminem When I'm Gone
91 Madonna Hung Up
92 Three 6 Mafia feat. Young Buck and Eightball and MJG Stay Fly
93 Keyshia Cole Love
94 Ne-Yo When You're Mad
95 T.I. Why You Wanna
96 Pink Stupid Girls
97 Gorillaz Feel Good Inc
98 T-Pain I'm Sprung
99 Taylor Hicks Do I Make you Proud
100 Teddy Geiger For You I Will (Condience)

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