Regional Hits of 1950

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The standard page for 1950 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

There are few European charts available from before 1955, so the data on this page is dominated by the North American charts.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Nat King Cole Mona Lisa Moves 0 Moves 0 Nat King Cole Mona Lisa Moves -12 Moves -1 Anton Karas Third Man Theme 1
2 Patti Page Tennessee Waltz Moves -1 Moves -3 Anton Karas Third Man Theme Moves 1 Moves -16 Eve Young One Silver Dollar 2
3 Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers Goodnight, Irene Moves -2 Moves 1 Patti Page Tennessee Waltz Moves -12 Moves -1 Teresa Brewer (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music! 3
4 Teresa Brewer (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music! Moves 0 Moves 0 Teresa Brewer (Put Another Nickel In) Music! Music! Music! Moves 1 Moves -5 Doris Day Bewitched (bothered & bewildered) 4
5 Anton Karas Third Man Theme Moves 3 Moves 2 Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers Goodnight, Irene Moves -5 Moves -5 Billy Eckstine My Foolish Heart 5
6 Sammy Kaye Harbour Lights Moves -6 Moves -2 Phil Harris The Thing Moves -6 Moves -7 Dinah Shore Dear Hearts & Gentle People 6
7 The Andrews Sisters I Can Dream, Can't I? Moves 0 Moves 0 The Andrews Sisters I Can Dream, Can't I? Moves -23 Moves -8 Bing Crosby Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer 7
8 Phil Harris The Thing Moves 2 Moves -1 The Ames Brothers Rag Mop Moves -90 Moves -16 Billy Whitlock Hop Scotch Polka 8
9 The Ames Brothers Rag Mop Moves 1 Moves -15 Doris Day Bewitched (bothered & bewildered) Moves 5 Moves -16 Eve Young If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd Have Baked a Cake 9
10 Red Foley Chattanoogie Shoe-Shine Boy Moves -4 Moves -48 Billy Eckstine My Foolish Heart Moves 5 Moves 5 Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers Goodnight, Irene 10
11 Eileen Barton If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd Have Baked a Cake Moves -5 Moves -2 Patti Page All My Love Moves -152 Moves -17 Russ Morgan Beloved, Be Faithful 11
12 The Andrews Sisters I Wanna Be Loved Moves -10 Moves 6 Sammy Kaye Harbour Lights Moves -152 Moves 6 Phil Harris The Thing 12
13 Patti Page All My Love Moves 2 Moves -14 Dinah Shore Dear Hearts & Gentle People Moves 7 Moves 12 Nat King Cole Mona Lisa 13
14 Guy Lombardo Third Man Theme Moves -15 Moves 4 Red Foley Chattanoogie Shoe-Shine Boy Moves -151 Moves -36 Yves Montand Autumn Leaves (Les Feuilles Mortes) 14
15 Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs Foggy Mountain Breakdown Moves -4 Moves -95 Bing Crosby Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Moves 8 Moves 12 Patti Page Tennessee Waltz 15
16 The Ames Brothers Sentimental Me Moves -4 Moves 5 Eileen Barton If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd Have Baked a Cake Moves -150 Moves -10 Frank Sinatra Goodnight, Irene 16
17 Frankie Laine The Cry of the Wild Goose Moves -14 Moves -4 The Mills Brothers Daddy's Little Girl Moves -22 Moves -58 Mel Torme Bewitched (bothered & bewildered) 17
18 Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters Hoop-Dee-Doo Moves -14 Moves -100 Eve Young One Silver Dollar Moves 16 Moves -58 Jo Stafford Goodnight, Irene 18
19 Bing Crosby & Gary Crosby Play a Simple Melody Moves -14 Moves 4 Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs Foggy Mountain Breakdown Moves -137 Moves -100 Andre Claveau Cerisier Rose & Pommier Blanc 19
20 Perry Como & Betty Hutton Bushel & a Peck Moves -14 Moves 4 The Ames Brothers Sentimental Me Moves -147 Moves -100 Nilla Pizzi & Duo Fasano La Raspa 20

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