Chart Beat Podcast: The Hot 100's All-Time Top 100 Hits, Nos. 75-51, From Kanye West to Maroon 5, Meghan Trainor, Whitney Houston & More
Part 2 of a 4-part countdown celebrating the Hot 100's 60th anniversary.
Welcome to the Billboard Chart Beat Podcast, where each week co-hosts Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson, from the Billboard charts department, discuss why what's on the charts … is on the charts, while also looking at current chart action in a historical context for even greater insights.
This week, Gary and Trevor continue a four-part countdown of the top 100 hits in the Billboard Hot 100's history, as part of Billboard's celebration of the chart's 60th anniversary, spotlighting songs Nos. 75 through 51.
In the second edition, classics by John Lennon, Bee Gees and Blondie mix with more recent smashes by Maroon 5, Lorde and Meghan Trainor. Plus, hear from The Monkees' Micky Dolenz and legendary label executive Clive Davis, who offer exclusive insights on some of the Hot 100's all-time biggest hits.
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