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Adult Contemporary, 1961-2020:
Dave's Music Database: The Top Adult Contemporary Hits of All Time
The Adult Top 40 also known as Adult Pop Songs chart is published weekly by Billboard magazine and ranks "the most popular adult top 40 as based on radio airplay detections measured by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems. It is a format in which the genre is geared more towards an adult audience who are not into hard rock , hip hop , or adult contemporary fare. The main genres within this format are alternative rock and mainstream pop that is more adult-oriented. It is not to be confused with adult contemporary where rather lesser-known and more ballad-driven songs are played. The chart was first published in the March 16, , issue of Billboard ; however, historically, the chart's introduction was in October , when it began as a test chart. The Adult Top 40 chart was formed following a split of the "Hot Adult Contemporary" chart due to the growing emergence of Adult Top 40 radio stations in the s.
Listeners' Top 100: Adult Rock
I posted a new ranking on my Facebook page that showed the biggest AC hits based solely on weeks at 1. Still not satisfied, I went to my music database and sorted all songs to hit 1 on the adult contemporary charts. The results made for what I consider the most balanced of the three lists and acknowledging some bonafide classics which may not have had longevity at 1 or on the charts, but have had long-lasting impact. One last thing — the pics are for the top-ten ranked AC acts according to Billboard.
These are the songs which reached number one on the Adult Top 40 chart during the s. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved March 3, Retrieved March 24,