The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States. Its data, published by Billboard magazine and compiled by Nielsen SoundScan , is based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales, as well as airplay and streaming. At the end of a year, Billboard will publish an annual list of the most successful songs throughout that year on the Hot chart based on the information. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved December 6, Billboard Year-End Hot singles. Categories : record charts Billboard charts in American music. Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. Help Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
1. "You Are Not Alone" by Michael Jackson
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Subscriber Account active since. In the history of modern music rankings, only a handful of songs have ever debuted at No. The Hot is widely considered the definitive all-genre singles chart in the US. Although it was officially launched in , Billboard began using modern airplay and sales data in — allowing for more time-sensitive calculations and accurate rankings. Moreover, Billboard began incorporating digital sales data in and YouTube data in The chart methodology is updated at least once a year , to reflect rapidly evolving listening trends. Although more than 1, songs have reached the coveted No. Only 42 songs in history have achieved the rare feat.
BTS delighted fans earlier this week when they announced their plans to release a new English-language single on Aug. Over the last few years, BTS has become a fixture on the Hot , which ranks songs based on a combination of sales, streams and radio airplay in the United States. BTS has an incredible track record with physical and digital sales, and their new single is all but guaranteed to follow in the footsteps of previous hits. The BTS ARMY has already mobilized on social media to buy the new single en masse, raising tens of thousands of dollars via donation funds to help fans purchase the track. It also boasts their biggest Western pop star feature to date and lyrics that oscillate between Korean and English. The song peaked at No.