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.
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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. The charts of the best-selling singles by year in the world are compiled by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry annually since These charts were published in their two annual reports, the Digital Music Report and the Recording Industry in Numbers.
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After all, more than a few songs titled "Hold On" have hit the Hot In alone, two such songs battled for lofty chart space, by Wilson Phillips and En Vogue. The former ultimately rose higher, reaching No.
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.