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We have ranked the pop songs that have charted over the past 50+ years on The ARC Weekly Top 40 and Billboard Hot 100,
and come up with a definitive list that will continue to expand as we add to it, and continue to modify as new songs chart in the Top 40.

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Favorite Pop/Rock Single

50th American Music Awards
(November 20, 2022)

Harry Styles
"As It Was"
Harry Styles other nominees:

Adele - "Easy On Me"
Encanto cast - "We Don't Talk About Bruno"
The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber - "Stay"
Lizzo - "About Damn Time"
49th American Music Awards
(November 21, 2021)

BTS Info Page other nominees:

Doja Cat & SZA - "Kiss Me More"
Dua Lipa - "Levitating"
Olivia Rodrigo - "drivers license"
The Weeknd & Ariana Grande - "Save Your Tears" (remix)
48th American Music Awards
(held November 22, 2020)

Dua Lipa
"Dont' Start Now"
Dua Lipa - 'Future Nostalgia'
other nominees:

Lewis Capaldi - "Someone You Loved"
Post Malone - "Circles"
Selena Gomez - "Lose You To Love Me"
The Weeknd - "Blinding Lights"

47th American Music Awards
(held November 24, 2019)

"Without Me"
Halsey - "Without Me" (Single)

other nominees

Jonas Brothers - "Sucker"
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus - "Old Town Road" (remix)
Panic! At The Disco - "High Hopes"
Post Malone & Swae Lee - "Sunflower"

46th American Music Awards
(held October 9, 2018)

Camila Cabello
& Young Thug
Camila Cabello - 'Camila'

other nominees

Drake - "God's Plan"
Ed Sheeran - "Perfect"

45th American Music Awards
(held November 19, 2017)

Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber - "Despacito" (Single)

other nominees

The Chainsmokers & Halsey - "Closer"
DJ Khaled,
Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper Lil Wayne - "I'm The One"
Maroon 5 & Kendrick Lamar - "Don't Wanna Know"
The Weeknd & Daft Punk - "Starboy"

44th American Music Awards
(held November 20, 2016)

Justin Bieber
"Love Yourself"

Justin Bieber - 'Purpose'

other nominees

Adele - "Hello"
Drake, Wizkid & Kyla - "One Dance"

43rd American Music Awards
(held November 22, 2015)

Taylor Swift
"Blank Space"

Taylor Swift - '1989'

other nominees

Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth - "See You Again"
Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars - "Uptown Funk"
Ed Sheeran - "Thinking Out Loud
The Weeknd - "Can't Feel My Face"

42nd American Music Awards
(held November 23, 2014)

Katy Perry
featuring Juicy J
"Dark Horse"

Katy Perry - 'Prism'

other nominees

Iggy Azalea featurng Charli XCX - "Fancy"
John Legend - "All Of Me"
Magic! - "Rude"
Pharrell - "Happy"

41st American Music Awards
(held November 24, 2013)

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line - "Cruise" (Single)

other nominees

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - "Thrift Shop"
Robin Thicke featuring Pharrell & T.I. - "Blurred Lines"
22nd American Music Awards
(held January 30, 1995)

Boyz II Men
"I'll Make Love To You"

Boyz II Men - II other nominees:

Ace Of Base - "The Sign"
Celine Dion - "The Power Of Love"

21st American Music Awards
(held February 7, 1994)

Whitney Houston
"I Will Always Love You"

Whitney Houston - The Bodyguard soundtrack other nominees:

UB40 - "Can't Help Falling In Love"
Tag Team - "Whoomp! (There It Is)"

20th American Music Awards
(held January 25, 1993)

Boyz II Men
"End Of The Road"

Boyz II Men - Cooleyhighharmony other nominees:

Mariah Carey - "I'll Be There"
Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Under The Bridge"

19th American Music Awards
(held January 27, 1992)

Bryan Adams
"(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"

Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves soundtrack other nominees:

Color Me Badd - "I Wanna Sex You Up"
- "More Than Words"

18th American Music Awards
(held January 28, 1991)

Jon Bon Jovi
"Blaze Of Glory"

Jon Bon Jovi: Blaze Of Glory other nominees:

Madonna - "Vogue"
Wilson Phillips
- "Hold On"

17th American Music Awards
(held January 22, 1990)

Milli Vanilli
"Girl You Know It's True"

Milli Vanilli other nominees:

Bon Jovi - "I'll Be There For You"
Gloria Estefan- "Don't Wanna Lose You"

16th American Music Awards
(held January 30, 1989)

Guns N' Roses
"Sweet Child O' Mine"

Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction other nominees:

Rick Astley - "Never Gonna Give You Up"
Steve Winwood - "Roll With It"

15th American Music Awards
(held January 25, 1988)

Whitney Houston
"I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)"

Whitney Houston - Whitney other nominees:

Bon Jovi - "Livin' On A Prayer"
Bob Seger - "Shakedown"

14th American Music Awards
(held January 26, 1987)

Billy Ocean
"There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)"

Billy Ocean - Love Zone other nominees:

Madonna - "Live To Tell"
Pet Shop Boys
- "West End Girls"
Steve Winwood - "Higher Love"

13th American Music Awards
(held January 27, 1986)

Huey Lewis & The News
"The Power Of Love"

Back To The Future soundtrack other nominees:

Dire Straits - "Money For Nothing"
- "Careless Whisper"

12th American Music Awards
(held January 28, 1985)

Bruce Springsteen
"Dancing In The Dark"

Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A. other nominees:

Prince - "When Doves Cry"
Tina Turner - "What's Love Got To Do With It"

11th American Music Awards
(held January 16, 1984)

Michael Jackson
"Billie Jean"

Michael Jackson - 'Thriller'
other nominees:

Irene Cara- "Flashdance... What A Feeling"
The Police - "Every Breath You Take"
Bonnie Tyler - "Total Eclipse Of The Heart"

10th American Music Awards
(held January 17, 1983)

Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie - 'Lionel Richie'
other nominees:

Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder - "Ebony & Ivory"
Survivor - "Eye Of The Tiger"

9th American Music Awards
(held January 25, 1982)

Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
"Endless Love"

Diana Ross - 'All The Great Hits'
other nominees:

Kim Carnes - "Bette Davis Eyes"
REO Speedwagon - "Keep On Loving You"
Rick Springfield - "Jessie's Girl"

8th American Music Awards
(held January 30, 1981)

"Another One Bites The Dust"

Queen - 'The Game'
other nominees:

Pink Floyd - "Another Brick In The Wall"
Diana Ross - "Upside Down"

7th American Music Awards
(held January 18, 1980)

Donna Summer
"Bad Girls

Donna Summer - 'Bad Girls'
other nominees:

The Knack - "My Sharona"
Rod Stewart - "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?"

6th American Music Awards
(held January 12, 1979)

The Commodores
"Three Times A Lady"

The Commodores - Natural High other nominees:

Bee Gees - "Stayin' Alive"
Debby Boone - "You Light Up My Life"

5th American Music Awards
(held January 16, 1978)

Debby Boone
"You Light Up My Life"

Debby Boone - 'You Light Up My Life' other nominees:

Andy Gibb - "I Just Want To Be Your Everything"
- "Star Wars Medley"

4th American Music Awards
(held January 31, 1977)

Elton John & Kiki Dee
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart"

Elton John - Decade - Greatest Hits 1976 - 1986 other nominees:

The Manhattens - "Kiss And Say Goodbye"
Wild Cherry
- "Play That Funky Music"

3rd American Music Awards
(held January 24, 1976)

Glenn Campbell
"Rhinestone Cowboy

Glenn Campbell other nominees:

Captain & Tennille - "Love Will Keep Us Together"
Elton John- "Philadelphia Freedom"

2nd American Music Awards
(held February 18, 1975)

Olivia Newton-John
"I Honestly Love You"

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Olivia Newton-John - Long Live Love other nominees:

Terry Jacks - "Seasons In The Sun"
Barbra Streisand - "The Way We Were"

1st American Music Awards
(held February 19, 1974)

Tony Orlando & Dawn
"Tie A Yellow Ribbon

Tony Orlando & Dawn other nominees:

Jim Croce - "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown"
Roberta Flack
- "Killin' Me Softly"

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