RockOnTheNet presents The Top Pop Songs Of All Time !
We have ranked the top 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 on The ARC Weekly Top 40.

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Best New Artist

61st Grammy Awards
(February 10, 2019)


Chloe x Halle
Luke Combs
Greta Van Fleet
Dua Lipa
Margo Price
Bebe Rexha
Jorja Smith
60th Grammy Awards
(January 28, 2018)

Alessia Cara - 'Know-It-All'
Alessia Cara

other nominees:

Lil Uzi Vert
Julia Michaels
59th Grammy Awards
(February 12, 2017)

Chance The Rapper - 'Coloring Books'
Chance The Rapper

other nominees:

Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Maren Morris
Anderson Park
58th Grammy Awards
(February 15, 2016)

Meghan Trainor - 'Title'
Meghan Trainor

other nominees:

Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
57th Grammy Awards
(February 8, 2015)

Sam Smith - 'In The Lonely Hour'
Sam Smith

other nominees:

Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
56th Grammy Awards
(January 26, 2014)

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - 'The Heist'
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

other nominees:

James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran
55th Grammy Awards
(February 10, 2013)

Fun. - 'Some Nights'

other nominees:

Alabama Shakes
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean
54th Grammy Awards
(February 12, 2012)

Bon Iver - 'Bon Iver'
Bon Iver

other nominees

The Band Perry
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj
53rd Grammy Awards
(February 13, 2011)

Esperanza Spalding
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Esperanza Spalding

other nominees:

Justin Bieber
Florence & The Machine
Mumford & Sons
52nd Grammy Awards
(January 31, 2010)

Zac Brown Band - 'The Foundation'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Zac Brown Band

other nominees:

Keri Hilson
Silversun Pickups
The Ting Tings
51st Grammy Awards
(February 8, 2009)

Adele - 19
iTunes / Amazon.mp3

other nominees:

Jonas Brothers
Lady Antebellum
Jazmine Sullivan
50th Grammy Awards
(February 10, 2008)

Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Amy Winehouse

other nominees:

Taylor Swift
49th Grammy Awards
(February 11, 2007)

Carrie Underwood - Some Hearts
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Carrie Underwood

other nominees:

James Blunt
Chris Brown
Imogen Heap
Corinne Bailey Rae
48th Grammy Awards
(February 8, 2006)

John Legend - Get Lifted
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
John Legend

other nominees:

Fall Out Boy
47th Grammy Awards
(February 13, 2005)

Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Maroon 5

other nominees:

Los Lonely Boys
Joss Stone
Kanye West
Gretchen Wilson
46th Grammy Awards
(February 8, 2004)

Evanescence - Fallen
iTunes / Amazon.mp3

other nominees:

50 Cent
Fountains Of Wayne
Heather Headley
Sean Paul
45th Grammy Awards
(February 23, 2003)

Norah Jones - Come Away With Me
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Norah Jones

other nominees:

Michelle Branch
Avril Lavigne
John Mayer
44th Grammy Awards
(February 27, 2002)

Alicia Keys - Songs In A Minor
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Alicia Keys

other nominees:

Nelly Furtado
David Gray
Linkin Park
43th Grammy Awards
(February 23, 2001)

Shelby Lynne - I Am Shelby Lynne
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Shelby Lynne

other nominees:

Brad Paisley
Papa Roach
Jill Scott
42nd Grammy Awards
(February 23, 2000)

Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera LP
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Christina Aguilera

other nominees:

Macy Gray
Kid Rock
Britney Spears
Susan Tedeschi
41st Grammy Awards
(February 25, 1999)

Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Lauryn Hill

other nominees:

Backstreet Boys
Andrea Bocelli
Dixie Chicks
Natalie Imbruglia
40th Grammy Awards
(February 25, 1998)

Paula Cole - This Fire
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Paula Cole

other nominees:

Fiona Apple
Erykah Badu
Puff Daddy
39th Grammy Awards
(February 26, 1997)

LeAnn Rimes - Blue
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
LeAnn Rimes

other nominees:

No Doubt
Tony Rich Project
38th Grammy Awards
(February 28, 1996)

Hootie & The Blowfish - Cracked Rear View
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Hootie & The Blowfish

other nominees:

Alanis Morissette
Joan Osborne
Shania Twain
37th Grammy Awards
(March 1, 1995)

Sheryl Crow - Tuesday Music Club
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Sheryl Crow

other nominees:

Ace Of Base
Counting Crows
Crash Test Dummies
Green Day
36th Grammy Awards
(March 1, 1994)

Toni Braxton - Toni Braxton LP
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Toni Braxton

other nominees:


Blind Melon
Digable Planets
35th Grammy Awards
(February 24, 1993)

Arrested Development - 3 Years 5 Months & Days In The Life Of Arrested Development
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Arrested Development

other nominees:

Billy Ray Cyrus
Sophie B. Hawkins
Kris Kross
Jon Secada
34th Grammy Awards
(February 25, 1992)

Marc Cohn LP
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Marc Cohn

other nominees:

Boyz II Men
C+C Music Factory
Color Me Badd
33rd Grammy Awards
(February 20, 1991)

Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Mariah Carey

other nominees:

The Black Crowes
The Kentucky Headhunters
Lisa Stansfield
Wilson Phillips
32nd Grammy Awards
(February 22, 1990)

Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Milli Vanilli (revoked)

other nominees:

Neneh Cherry
Indigo Girls
Soul II Soul
Tone Loc
31st Grammy Awards
(February 22, 1989)

Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Tracy Chapman

other nominees:

Rick Astley
Toni Childs
Take 6
Vanessa Williams
30th Grammy Awards
(March 2, 1988)

Jody Watley LP
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Jody Watley

other nominees:

Breakfast Club
Cutting Crew
Terence Trent D'Arby
Swing Out Sister
29th Grammy Awards
(February 24, 1987)

Bruce Hornsby - The Way It Is
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Bruce Hornsby & The Range

other nominees:

Glass Tiger
Nu Shooz
Simply Red
Timbuk 3
28th Grammy Awards
(February 25, 1986)

Sade - Diamond Life
iTunes / Amazon.mp3

other nominees:

Freddie Jackson
Katrina & The Waves
Julian Lennon
27th Grammy Awards
(February 26, 1985)

Cyndi Lauper - 'She's So Unusual'
Cyndi Lauper

other nominees:

Sheila E.
Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Corey Hart
The Judds
26th Grammy Awards
(February 28, 1984)

Culture Club - Kissing Clever
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Culture Club

other nominees:

Big Country
Men Without Hats
Musical Youth
25th Grammy Awards
(February 23, 1983)

Men At Work - 'Business As Usual'
Men At Work

other nominees:

Jennifer Holliday
Human League
Stray Cats
24th Grammy Awards
(February 24, 1982)

Sheena Easton - 'Take My Time'
Sheena Easton

other nominees:

Adam & The Ants
The Go-Go's
James Ingram
Luther Vandross
23rd Grammy Awards
(February 25, 1981)

Christopher Cross LP
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Christopher Cross

other nominees:

Irene Cara
Robbie Dupree
Amy Holland
The Pretenders
22nd Grammy Awards
(February 27, 1980)

Rickie Lee Jones - 'Ricki Lee Jones'
Rickie Lee Jones

other nominees:

The Blues Brothers
Dire Straits
The Knack
Robin Williams
21st Grammy Awards
(February 15, 1979)

A Taste of Honey - 'A Taste of Honey'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
A Taste Of Honey

other nominees:

The Cars
Elvis Costello
Chris Rea
20th Grammy Awards
(February 23, 1978)

Debby Boone - 'You Light Up My Life'
Debby Boone

other nominees:

Stephen Bishop
Shaun Cassidy
Andy Gibb
19th Grammy Awards
(February 19, 1977)

Starland Vocal Band - 'Starland Vocal Band'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Starland Vocal Band

other nominees:

Brothers Johnson
Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
Wild Cherry
18th Grammy Awards
(February 28, 1976)

Natalie Cole - 'Inseparable'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Natalie Cole

other nominees:

Morris Albert
Amazing Rhythm Aces
Breacker Brothers
KC & The Sunshine Band
17th Grammy Awards
(March 1, 1975)

'The Way We Were' soundtrack
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Marvin Hamlisch

other nominees:

Bad Company
Johnny Bristol
David Essex
Graham Central Station
Phoebe Snow
16th Grammy Awards
(March 2, 1974)

Bette Midler - The Divine Miss M
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Bette Midler

other nominees:

Eumir Deodato
Maureen McGovern
Marie Osmond
Barry White
15th Grammy Awards
(March 3, 1973)

America - 'America'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3

other nominees:

Harry Chapin
Loggins & Messina
John Prine
14th Grammy Awards
(March 14, 1972)

Carly Simon - 'Carly Simon'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Carly Simon

other nominees:

Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
Bill Withers
13th Grammy Awards
(March 16, 1971)

The Carpenters - 'Close To You'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
The Carpenters

other nominees:

Elton John
Melba Moore
Anne Murray
Partridge Family
12th Grammy Awards
(March 11, 1970)

Crosby, Stills & Nash - 'Crosby, Stills & Nash'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Crosby, Stills & Nash

other nominees:

Led Zeppelin
Neon Philharmonic
11th Grammy Awards
(March 12, 1969)

Jose Feliciano - 'Feliciano!'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Jose Feliciano

other nominees:

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
Jeannie C. Riley
O.C. Smith
10th Grammy Awards
(February 29, 1968)

Bobbie Gentry - 'Ode To Billie Joe'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Bobbie Gentry

other nominees:

Lana Cantrell
The 5th Dimension
Harpers Bizarre
Jefferson Airplane
9th Grammy Awards
(March 2, 1967)

no award given
8th Grammy Awards
(March 15, 1966)

Tom Jones - 'It's Not Unusual'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Tom Jones

other nominees:

The Byrds
Herman's Hermits
Horst Jankowski
Marilyn Maye
Sonny & Cher
Glenn Yarbrough
7th Grammy Awards
(April 13, 1965)

The Beatles - 'Please Please Me'
The Beatles

other nominees:

Petula Clark
Astrud Giberto
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Morgana King
6th Grammy Awards
(May 12, 1964)

Swingle Singers - 'Bach's Greatest Hits'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
The Swingle Singers

other nominees:

Vikki Carr
John Gary
The J's With Jamie
Trini Lopez
5th Grammy Awards
(May 15, 1963)

Robert Goulet - 'Always You'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Robert Goulet

other nominees:

The Four Seasons
Vaughn Meader
New Christy Minstrels
Peter, Paul & Mary
Allan Sherman
4th Grammy Awards
(May 29, 1962)

Peter Nero - 'Piano Forte'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Peter Nero

other nominees:

Dick Gregory
The Lettermen
Timi Yuro
3rd Grammy Awards
(April 12, 1961)

Bob Newhart - 'Button Down Mind of Bob Newhart'
iTunes / Amazon.mp3
Bob Newhart

other nominees:

The Brothers Four
Miriam Makeba
Leontyne Price
Joanie Sommers
2nd Grammy Awards
(November 29, 1959)

Bobby Darin - 'That's All'
Bobby Darin

other nominees:

Edd Byrnes
Mark Murphy
Johnny Restivo
Mavis Rivers
1st Grammy Awards
(May 4, 1959)

no award given

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