List of Billboard number-one singles of 1950

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This is a list of number-one songs in the United States during the year 1950 according to Billboard magazine. Prior to the creation of the Hot 100, Billboard published multiple singles charts each week. In 1950, the following three charts were produced:


Issue dateBest Sellers in StoresMost Played by JockeysMost Played in Jukeboxes
January 7"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Gene Autry
"I Can Dream, Can't I?"
The Andrews Sisters
"Mule Train"
Frankie Laine
January 14"I Can Dream, Can't I?"
The Andrews Sisters
January 21"I Can Dream, Can't I?"
The Andrews Sisters
January 28
February 4
February 11"Rag Mop"
Ames Brothers
"Rag Mop"
Ames Brothers
"Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy"
Red Foley
February 18"Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy"
Red Foley
February 25"Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy"
Red Foley
March 4
March 11"The Cry of the Wild Goose"
Frankie Laine
March 18"Music! Music! Music!"
Teresa Brewer
March 25"If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked a Cake)"
Eileen Barton
April 1
April 8"Music! Music! Music!"
Teresa Brewer
April 15"If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked a Cake)"
Eileen Barton
"If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked a Cake)"
Eileen Barton
April 22
April 29"The Third Man Theme"
Anton Karas
May 6"The Third Man Theme"
Guy Lombardo and His Orchestra
May 13
May 20
May 27
June 3"Hoop-Dee-Doo"
Perry Como
June 10"Sentimental Me"
Ames Brothers
June 17"Hoop-Dee-Doo"
Perry Como
June 24"I Wanna Be Loved"
The Andrews Sisters
July 1
July 8"Mona Lisa"
Nat King Cole
July 15"Mona Lisa"
Nat King Cole
July 22"Mona Lisa"
Nat King Cole
July 29
August 5
August 12
August 19"Goodnight, Irene"
Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers
August 26"Goodnight, Irene"
Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers
September 2"Goodnight, Irene"
Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers
September 9
September 16
September 23
September 30
October 7
October 14
October 21
October 28"All My Love (Bolero)"
Patti Page
November 4
November 11
November 18"Harbor Lights"
Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra
"Harbor Lights"
Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra
November 25
December 2"The Thing"
Phil Harris
"The Thing"
Phil Harris
December 9
December 16"The Tennessee Waltz"
Patti Page
December 23"The Thing"
Phil Harris
December 30"The Tennessee Waltz"
Patti Page

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