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Billboard Music Charts

Billlboard music charts rank the popularity of songs and albums by genre. The most popular Billboard chart is the Hot 100, featuring the top 100 songs of the moment based on radio airplay. Ask questions about past and present chart toppers here.

Asked in Song Meanings, Billboard Music Charts

What is a current song that has a positive meaning?

Some more recent pop songs with a positive meaning include: "Firework" by Katy Perry and "Who Says" by Selena Gomez. "Firework" talks about letting your light shine and showing everyone what your made of. "Who Says" talks about how you are perfect just the way you are- no matter what anyone says. Also Lady gaga " Born This Way." say your perfect in your way cause Gid makes no mistake. Similar to these songs is "Try" by Colbie Caillat which says...
Asked in Rock Music, Billboard Music Charts

What were the Billboard top rock songs of 1979?

hot stuff ymca my sharona da ya think I'm sexy i will survive
Arvid Yost asked in Billboard Music Charts, Music, Music Awards and Events

What is the longest song to crack the Billboard Hot 100?

Released on Aug. 7, 2019, rock band Tool's titular single from their new album Fear Inoculum currently holds the title, clocking in at a length of 10 minutes and 23 seconds. It debuted at No. 93 on the Billboard Hot 100, the first song by the band to make the chart since "Schism" in 2001. When the album released on Aug. 30, 2019, it debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Top 200, a major success...
Asked in School Subjects, Radio, Billboard Music Charts, Record Labels

What is payola?

Payola is a term that was originally used to describe the money or other payment that was given in the music industry to get the radio stations to play an artist's music on air. It has broadened in scope to also now represent any bribery of influential people for promotion of a product, etc. ...
Jayde Bins asked in Billboard Music Charts, Music, Music Awards and Events, Audio Editing and Recording

In music, what is a Diamond certification?

When an album or single by your favorite artist is said to have gone "gold," "platinum," or even "diamond," that means it's definitely popular. Each of these certifications signifies an achievement in the number of units sold, and in America, they're are awarded by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Gold is 500,000 units sold, platinum is 1 million, and diamond is 10 million. But in the modern age of streaming, how do they...
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What was the number 1 song on September 12 1975?

The #1 song in America on September 12th, 1975, according to the Billboard magazine, was "Rhinestone Cowboy" by Glen Campbell. ...
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What was the number 1 song on September 5 1939?

Over The Rainbow by Glenn Miller
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What was the number one song on April 27 1969?

"Aquarius/ Let the Sunshine In(The Flesh Failures)" by The 5th Dimension.
Asked in Music, TV and Movie Music, Las Vegas, Billboard Music Charts

What happened to the billboard awards in Vegas you heard they were cancelled?

According to Fox News, it was canceled due to their evaluation of the show's ratings in the previous year, which were found to be lower than acceptable. Fox News did not want to take another chance on having low ratings again. ...
Asked in Billboard Music Charts

What was the number 1 Billboard song on September 9 1974?

In the United States, the number one billboard song for September 1974, was Eric Clapton's 'I Shot the Sheriff'. ...
Asked in Music, Billboard Music Charts

What was number 1 in the billboard charts on 21st may 1938?

"Whistle While you Work" by the Seven Dwarfs was number 1.
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Which song was Number 1 in the charts on 16 March 1973?

Killing me softly with his song-Roberta Flack
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What was the number one hit song on March 19 1963?

Walk Like a Man-The Four Seasons
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What song topped the Billboard charts on March 17 1963?

The song "Walk Like A Man" by The 4 Seasons topped the Billboard Charts on March 17, 1963. ...
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What was the number one song on October 14 1939?

The number one song on October 14, 1939 was "Over the Rainbow" by Glenn Miller. ...