Subscriber Account active since. Every year, the Billboard chooses the best performing pop song from the previous year, based on units sold and chart performance. Some of these songs never even hit No. Scroll on to see what the top pop songs have been for the past 52 years. Watch the music video here. Listen to the song here. Flack covered the folk song 15 years after it was written, and her rendition soon became the definitive version of the song. Miley Cyrus covered Flack's version in Legend says that "Yellow Ribbon" is about a criminal returning home, but it's actually about a soldier coming home from a POW camp , according to one of the song's writers, L.
1969: "Sugar, Sugar" — The Archies
1968: "Hey Jude" — The Beatles
What was the most popular song the year you were born? While the Billboard Music Awards might have been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic , in honor of the acclaimed music magazine, Wonderwall. We're starting with a somber song all about love that stole the top spot in the country and everyone's heart back in the day…. It's a song that speaks to anyone who's ever had a broken heart: In July , "I'll Never Smile Again" became an instant hit for listeners and lovebirds in the States and remained on the charts for three impressive months. Performed by big band leader Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, with smooth vocals by Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, the song captured the sorrow of losing the one you love.
At the start of only two videos could boast having over a billion views. By the end of the year, ten more had crossed the threshold. Now, as of , plenty of videos are a part on the one billion view club, with a bunch just short of the mark. At the peak of this popularity pyramid sit a few behemoths which have breezed way past billion point, with many even tripling it. Can you guess who they are? Probably, but for the sake of it, here are the 10 most popular song in the world according to YouTube. You must be logged in to post a comment. Tags: most played songs ever most played songs on youtube most popular songs popular songs.
This article is a compendium of the best-selling music singles. The criterion for inclusion on the list is to have sold at least five million copies worldwide. The singles listed here were cited by reliable sources from various media, such as digital journalism , newspapers, magazines, and books. It is notable that, according to Guinness World Records , Irving Berlin 's " White Christmas " as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies.