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 2016 and listen to a short countdown medley of the top 25 below.

Number One Song of 2016 Go to year: 
Play a medleyPlay a countdown medley of the top 25 songs of the year  Length: 1:53

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« 2015 2016
Position  Artist Song Title
« 2015 2016
1 Justin Bieber Love Yourself
2 Justin Bieber Sorry
3 Drake feat. WizKid and Kyla One Dance
4 Rihanna feat. Drake Work
5 twenty one pilots Stressed Out
6 Desiigner Panda
7 Adele Hello
8 Chainsmokers feat. Daya Don't Let Me Down
9 Justin Timberlake Can't Stop The Feeling!
10 Chainsmokers feat. Halsey Closer
11 Sia feat. Sean Paul Cheap Thrills
12 Lukas Graham 7 Years
13 Rihanna Needed Me
14 Flo Rida My House
15 Mike Posner I Took A Pill In Ibiza
16 Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign Work From Home
17 Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna This Is What You Came For
18 DNCE Cake By The Ocean
19 G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha Me, Myself and I
20 twenty one pilots Ride
21 twenty one pilots Heathens
22 Zayn Pillowtalk
23 Shawn Mendes Stitches
24 Drake Hotline Bling
25 Major Lazer feat. Justin Bieber and MO Cold Water
26 Adele Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
27 Chainsmokers feat. Rozes Roses
28 Shawn Mendes Treat You Better
29 Drake feat. Rihanna Too Good
30 Future feat. The Weeknd Low Life
31 Justin Bieber What Do You Mean?
32 Weeknd The Hills
33 Pink Just Like Fire
34 D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty Broccoli
35 Bryson Tiller Don't
36 Ariana Grande Dangerous Woman
37 Drake and Future Jumpman
38 gnash feat. Olivia O'Brien I Hate U I Love U
39 Alessia Cara Here
40 Selena Gomez Same Old Love
41 Drake Controlla
42 Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend Like I'm Gonna Lose You
43 Charlie Puth One Call Away
44 James Bay Let It Go
45 Meghan Trainor No
46 Zara Larsson and MNEK Never Forget You
47 DJ Snake feat. Justin Bieber Let Me Love You
48 Kent Jones Don't Mind
49 Florida Georgia Line H.O.L.Y.
50 Charlie Puth feat. Selena Gomez We Don't Talk Anymore
51 Ariana Grande Into You
52 Kiiara Gold
53 Bryson Tiller Exchange
54 Fetty Wap feat. Remy Boyz 679
55 Jeremih Oui
56 Selena Gomez Hands To Myself
57 Kevin Gates 2 Phones
58 Weeknd feat. Daft Punk Starboy
59 DJ Khaled feat. Drake For Free
60 Flume feat. Kai Never Be Like You
61 Weeknd In The Night
62 Meghan Trainor Me Too
63 Elle King Ex's and Oh's
64 Thomas Rhett Die A Happy Man
65 Post Malone White Iverson
66 Nick Jonas feat. Tove Lo Close
67 X Ambassadors Unsteady
68 Lil Wayne, Wi Sucker For Pain
69 Yo Gotti feat. Nicki Minaj Down In The Dm
70 Tory Lanez Luv
71 Beyonce Sorry
72 Weeknd Can't Feel My Face
73 Coldplay Hymn For The Weekend
74 Tory Lanez Say It
75 Travis Scott Antidote
76 Ruth B Lost Boy
77 Ariana Grande feat. Nicki Minaj Side To Side
78 Daya Sit Still, Look Pretty
79 Taylor Swift Wildest Dreams
80 DJ Snake feat. Bipolar Sunshine Middle
81 Ellie Goulding On My Mind
82 Drake feat. The Throne Pop Style
83 Adele When We Were Young
84 Daya Hide Away
85 Major Lazer and DJ Snake feat. MO Lean On
86 Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello I Know What You Did Last Summer
87 Fat Joe, Rem All The Way Up
88 Silento Watch Me
89 Chris Brown Back To Sleep
90 Usher feat. Young Thug No Limit
91 O.T. Genasis feat. Young Dolph Cut It
92 Kevin Gates Really Really
93 Fifth Harmony feat. Fetty Wap All In My Head (Flex)
94 Hailee Steinfeld and Grey feat. Zedd Starving
95 Coldplay Adventure Of A Lifetime
96 Tim McGraw Humble And Kind
97 Future Wicked
98 Desiigner Tiimmy Turner
99 Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth See You Again
100 One Direction Perfect

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