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. This makes it the second-best-selling physical single of all time.
This list contains the top songs with the most streams on the audio streaming platform Spotify. Prior to February , Spotify's most-streamed song was " Radioactive " by Imagine Dragons ;  it was overtaken by Avicii 's " Wake Me Up ", which became the first song to hit million streams on 27 February The artists with the most singles in the top are Justin Bieber with a total of 7 4 as a lead artist and 3 as a featured artist and Post Malone with 7 all lead. The following table lists the top most-streamed songs on Spotify, with streams rounded to the nearest million, as well as the artist s , the album it is currently published to Spotify on, and the date it was originally published on Spotify. This is a list of artists with the most songs in the top It includes an artist's solo and featured songs where the artist is officially credited. The following table lists the last six songs to become Spotify's most-streamed song, from to the present. The following table lists the songs that reached the No. The table only records No. The following table lists the 20 songs with the most days at the No.
The Rolling Stone Top is a song chart that ranks popular songs from today's most popular artists. Songs are ranked by Song Units, a number that combines audio streams and song sales using a custom weighting system. The song chart does not include any passive listening, such as terrestrial or digital radio. The Rolling Stone Top Song chart is updated daily, and each week Rolling Stone finalizes and publishes an official version of the chart, covering the seven-day period ending with the previous Thursday.
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. The song "Chattanooga Choo Choo," which was featured in the movie "Sun Valley Serenade," became the big band hit of The trumpet-heavy track, performed by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, with vocals from Paula Kelly and The Modernaires, was about traveling from New York to Chattanooga, Tennessee, by rail and captured the hopeful spirit of visiting somewhere new. It remained in the No. Recorded on Dec. Released in January , the big band track sung by Ray Eberle and The Modernaires quickly became a hit.