Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Top 100 Songs Word Cloud, Top Artists Map & More

Hot 100 55th Anniversary: Top 100 Songs Word Cloud

The 55th anniversary celebration of Billboard's Hot 100 rolls on today (August 4), the chart's birthday, with a visual look at the all-time top 100 songs and artists in the form of a special word cloud, map, icons and more. 

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The word cloud at the top of this page reimagines the titles of the all-time top 100 songs list we just revealed by word frequency; the larger the word, the more often it occurs in song titles. As you can see, "Say," "You," "Love" and "Me" figure prominently in the all-time chart's top tunes.

The Top 100 Artists Map
The map shows the all-time top 100 artists -- broken down by region and based on where solo artists were born or where they spent their formative years and where groups formed.

Alabama (2): Lionel Richie, Commodores
Arizona (1): Linda Ronstadt
California (14) The Beach Boys, Carpenters, Katy Perry, Cher, The Black Eyed Peas, Three Dog Night, Huey Lewis & the News, Eagles, Paula Abdul, Jefferson Starship, The Pointer Sisters, Maroon 5, The 5th Dimension, Captain & Tennille
Georgia (5): Brenda Lee, Ray Charles, TLC, Gladys Knight & the Pips, Kanye West
Hawaii (1): Bruno Mars
Illinois (3): Chicago, R. Kelly, Richard Marx
Indiana (4): Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Jackson 5/The Jacksons, John Mellencamp
Massachusetts (1): Donna Summer
Michigan (10): Madonna, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, The Temptations, The Miracles, Bob Seger, Four Tops, The Spinners
Minnesota (1): Prince
Mississippi (1): Elvis Presley
New Jersey (8): Whitney Houston, The Four Seasons, Connie Francis, Bon Jovi, Kool & the Gang, Rick Nelson, Dionne Warwick, Bruce Springsteen
New Mexico (1): John Denver
New York (11): Mariah Carey. Billy Joel, Neil Diamond, Barbra Streisand, Foreigner, Bobby Darin, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Neil Sedaka, Tony Orlando & Dawn, 50 Cent
Pennsylvania (6): Darryl Hall & John Oates, Bobby Vinton, P!nk, Chubby Checker, Boyz II Men, Taylor Swift
South Carolina (1): James Brown
Tennessee (1): The Everly Brothers
Texas (1): Usher, Kenny Rogers, Beyonce, Nelly, Kelly Clarkson, Destiny's Child, Roy Orbison
Virginia (1): Chris Brown
Washington (1): Heart
Washington D.C. (1): Marvin Gaye
OTHER COUNTRIES
Canada (3): Celine Dion, Bryan Adams, Paul Anka
Cuba (1): Gloria Estefan
Barbados (1): Rihanna
United Kingdom (11): The Beatles, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney/Wings, Bee Gees, Phil Collins, George Michael, Duran Duran, Rod Stewart, Fleetwood Mac, Andy Gibb
Australia (2): Olivia Newton-John, Air Supply

Top Artists By Decade
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Top 100 Songs By Artists' Gender