Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. It was 50 years ago this week that the most successful group in Billboard Hot history enjoyed what was essentially their chart swan song. The Beatles, band behind a still-record 20 No. Of course, to even have a "final No. We settled at a minimum of four total No. Shout out as well to one of the single's B-sides, the extended instrumental "Dance on Your Knees," a rare full dance-funk workout for the Philly duo. After a run of four No.
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Every Number 1 single in Official Charts history.
This is a list of the albums ranked number one in the United States during The top-performing albums and EPs in the United States are ranked on the Billboard chart, which is published by Billboard magazine. The data is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan based on each album's weekly physical and digital sales , as well as on-demand streaming and digital sales of their individual tracks. Starting on the issue dated January 18, , Billboard updated the methodology to compile the chart by incorporating official video data from YouTube , along with visual plays from streaming services like Apple Music , Spotify , Tidal , and Vevo. Folklore by Taylor Swift was the best-selling album of ,   and the longest-running number-one album of the year, spending eight weeks atop the chart. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Subscriber Account active since. Free subscriber-exclusive audiobook! Get it now on Libro. Notching a No. Billboard began publishing a weekly albums chart, detailing an artist's popularity, in After a variety of iterations, the Billboard , which ranks the most popular albums and EPs in the US, adopted its current name in Today, the chart's weighted formula — which combines metrics like merchandise bundles , streams, YouTube views , and pure sales via Nielsen to calculate "equivalent units" — is roundly recognized as the most reliable ranking of albums in the US.