Chart-Topping Songs as Graphs and Diagrams

Posted to Data Underload  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Billboard ranked the top 100 songs since the creation of their Hot 100 list in 1958. The list is based on airplay and sales. Here are the songs in chart form.

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