Regional Hits of 1951

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The standard page for 1951 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 Les Paul & Mary Ford How High the Moon Moves -3 Moves -2 Nat King Cole Too Young Moves -9 Moves -1 Nat King Cole Unforgettable 1
2 Johnnie Ray Cry Moves -1 Moves -8 Nat King Cole Unforgettable Moves 1 Moves -12 Mel Blanc I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat 2
3 Nat King Cole Too Young Moves 2 Moves 1 Johnnie Ray Cry Moves -169 Moves -3 Les Paul & Mary Ford Mockin' Bird Hill 3
4 Mario Lanza Be My Love Moves -1 Moves 3 Les Paul & Mary Ford How High the Moon Moves -170 Moves -17 Teresa Brewer Longing For You 4
5 Tony Bennett Because of You Moves -2 Moves 1 Mario Lanza Be My Love Moves -168 Moves -17 Anita O'Day Tennessee Waltz 5
6 Rosemary Clooney Come On-a My House Moves -5 Moves -9 Les Paul & Mary Ford Mockin' Bird Hill Moves 3 Moves -17 Hoagy Carmichael My Resistance is Low 6
7 Perry Como If (They Made Me a King) Moves -1 Moves 2 Tony Bennett Because of You Moves -168 Moves -23 Jimmy Young Too Young 7
8 Eddy Howard (It's No) Sin Moves -4 Moves 1 Perry Como If (They Made Me a King) Moves -168 Moves -23 Billy Cotton & his Band The Petite Waltz (La Petite Valse) 8
9 Tony Bennett Cold, Cold Heart Moves 0 Moves 0 Tony Bennett Cold, Cold Heart Moves -168 Moves -23 Nelson Eddy & Jo Stafford With These Hands 9
10 Nat King Cole Unforgettable Moves 8 Moves -2 Frankie Laine Jezebel Moves -9 Moves 9 Nat King Cole Too Young 10
11 The Weavers On Top of Old Smokey Moves -6 Moves 5 Rosemary Clooney Come On-a My House Moves -167 Moves -31 Tennessee Ernie Ford The Shotgun Boogie 11
12 Frankie Laine Jezebel Moves 2 Moves 4 Eddy Howard (It's No) Sin Moves -167 Moves -4 Mario Lanza The Loveliest Night Of The Year 12
13 Patti Page Mockingbird Hill Moves -15 Moves -1 Guy Mitchell My Heart Cries For You Moves -167 Moves -77 Mouloudji Comme Un P'tit Coquelicot 13
14 Guy Mitchell My Heart Cries For You Moves 1 Moves -55 Mel Blanc I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat Moves 12 Moves -77 Claudio Villa Luna rossa 14
15 Les Paul & Mary Ford Mockin' Bird Hill Moves 9 Moves -1 Guy Mitchell My Truly Truly Fair Moves -166 Moves -91 Winifred Atwell Black & White Rag 15
16 Guy Mitchell My Truly Truly Fair Moves 1 Moves -6 Mario Lanza The Loveliest Night Of The Year Moves 4 Moves -92 Teddy Johnson Beloved, Be Faithful 16
17 Del Wood Down Yonder Moves -26 Moves 6 The Weavers On Top of Old Smokey Moves -165 Moves -95 Anne Shelton The Petite Waltz (La Petite Valse) 17
18 Billy Eckstine I Apologize Moves -9 Moves -1 Johnnie Ray The Little White Cloud that Cried Moves -14 Moves -95 Donald Peers Beloved, Be Faithful 18
19 Johnnie Ray The Little White Cloud that Cried Moves 1 Moves -6 Elmore James Dust My Broom Moves -19 Moves 9 Frankie Laine Jezebel 19
20 Tony Martin I Get Ideas Moves -15 Moves -11 Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter The Aba Daba Honeymoon Moves -163 Moves -25 John Lee Hooker I'm in the Mood 20

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