It was a big year for Beyoncé, Drake, and others, but none of them topped the Billboard chart in 2013. Album sales, however, tell a more complicated story.
Now that online video views are factored into the Hot 100 formula, viral hits like “Harlem Shake” can dominate the charts. That’s good. And bad.
The rules are different now, but some artists were robbed of their rightful glory.
She now has as many Number One hits on the Billboard Hot 100 as Madonna and the Supremes.
Proving that comedy is sexy, the faux-news TV anchor came in at No. 69 thanks to a successful write-in campaign driven by the Colbert Nation.