The Police single “Every Breath You Take” – itself the best hit of the summer of 1983, when it topped the Hot 100 for eight frames, and the No. 7 track on all summer weather.
BillboardThe ranking of the best summer songs of all time is based on the performance of the tracks on the Hot 100 during the annual monitoring period from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The graph uses an inverted point system for 1959 (the first full summer of the Hot 100, after its inception on August 4, 1958) through 1991 (the last summer before the advent of MRC Data information), with weeks in the n # 1 winning the highest value and # 100 winning weeks the least. From 1992 to 2020, the recap incorporates point totals accumulated from radio broadcast, sales and, subsequently, streaming data included in the Hot 100 methodology. Additionally, years have been weighted to fit. account of the different card turnover rates throughout the history of the Hot 100.
Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine” is No. 2 on the All-Time Greatest Summer Song Chart, leading the Hot 100 for 13 weeks in 1998, and “Tossin ‘and Turnin'” by Bobby Lewis. a seven-week No.1 Hot 100 in 1961, ranked at No.3.
Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”, starring TI and Pharrell, ranks 4th best all-time song in the Summer Survey, having topped the Hot 100 for 12 weeks in 2013, and “Despacito, of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, “along with Justin Bieber, takes fifth place, after his 16-week reign in the Hot 100 in 2017.
Elsewhere in the top 10 greatest songs of all time this summer: “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X, with Billy Ray Cyrus, of 2019 (# 6); “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey from 2005 (n ° 8); “I Just Wanna Be Your Everything” by Andy Gibb from 1977 (# 9); and “When the doves cry” from Prince and the Revolution of 1984 (no. 10).
Going through all of the 500 best songs of all time on the summer charts, Rihanna leads all acts with eight songs, with “Umbrella,” featuring her best-ranked Jay-Z at No.23. song topped the Hot 100 for seven weeks in 2007.
With five hits each on the list of the greatest songs of all time this summer, we find Elton John, Paul McCartney / Wings, the Rolling Stones and Usher, while the Beatles, Drake, Lil Wayne, Katy Perry and ( rightly so) Donna Summer claim four each.
Bee Gees, Justin Bieber, The Black Eyed Peas, Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey, Destiny’s Child, Madonna, Prince and Frankie Valli each add up to three tracks on the recap of the greatest songs of all time this summer.
You can relive the biggest hits of the beach, baseball and barbecue season on the complete list of the best songs of all time of summer in the Billboard.com charts menu.
You can also check out the Top 10 Songs of Summer each year throughout Hot 100 history and Billboardof the Songs of the Summer weekly chart in its entirety.