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The No. 1 Hot 100 Hits of Every Year Since 1990, by Usher, Beyonce, Guest Flo Rida & More: Chart Beat Podcast

Wrapping up 60 years of the best of the best in the second of a two-part episode.

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 two-part look back at every year-end Billboard Hot 100 No. 1, from 1990 to this year, as we cover smashes from Whitney Houston, Elton John, Usher, Beyoncé, Drake and more. Plus, we welcome special guest Flo Rida, who reminisces about his debut smash, the No. 1 hit of all of 2008, “Low.”

After this week, we’ve got one more episode for 2018, a look back at the most notable trends of the year in music, plus a preview of what might be ahead in 2019.


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