Hot 100 Turns 60! Chubby Checker's 'The Twist' & The Beatles Reign, as Billboard Recaps the ...

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Checker's classic rules as the Hot 100's all-time No. 1 song, while The Beatles lead the recap of the Hot 100's top acts. Plus, Rihanna & Drake surge among the ranks of the chart's all-time top performers.

Upon the Billboard Hot 100's 60th anniversary, dating to its Aug. 4, 1958, inception, Chubby Checker's "The Twist" is the chart's all-time No. 1 song, while The Beatles are the Hot 100's top-performing act in the chart's history.

The chart champions are reflected in Billboard's latest recap of the tally's most successful songs and artists to date. For the first time, Billboard goes 600 titles deep in recapping the biggest hit songs of the survey's first six decades, along with ranking the chart's all-time top 100 artists.

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