Regional Hits of 1976

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The standard page for 1976 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.

The most distinctive songs of 1976 (that is the hits that only charted in one place) has been calculated.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Rod Stewart Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright) Moves -7 Moves -2 Abba Dancing Queen Moves -2 Moves -9 Boney M Daddy Cool 1
2 Wings Silly Love Songs Moves -7 Moves -3 Queen Bohemian Rhapsody Moves -3 Moves -3 Abba Fernando 2
3 Abba Dancing Queen Moves 2 Moves -3 Chicago If You Leave Me Now Moves -4 Moves 2 Abba Dancing Queen 3
4 Wild Cherry Play That Funky Music Moves -18 Moves -7 Elton John & Kiki Dee Don't Go Breaking My Heart Moves -5 Moves -8 Brotherhood of Man Save All Your Kisses For Me 4
5 Queen Bohemian Rhapsody Moves 3 Moves -103 Abba Fernando Moves 3 Moves 3 Queen Bohemian Rhapsody 5
6 Chicago If You Leave Me Now Moves 3 Moves -2 The Four Seasons December 1963 (Oh What a Night) Moves -22 Moves -8 Abba Money, Money, Money 6
7 Starland Vocal Band Afternoon Delight Moves -20 Moves -5 The Manhattans Kiss & Say Goodbye Moves -9 Moves 4 Chicago If You Leave Me Now 7
8 The Four Seasons December 1963 (Oh What a Night) Moves 2 Moves 7 Rod Stewart Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright) Moves -57 Moves -7 Pussycat Mississippi 8
9 Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band A Fifth of Beethoven Moves -8 Moves 7 Wings Silly Love Songs Moves -22 Moves 5 Elton John & Kiki Dee Don't Go Breaking My Heart 9
10 Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots Disco Duck Moves -15 Moves -100 Boney M Daddy Cool Moves 9 Moves -34 Harpo Moviestar 10
11 Elton John & Kiki Dee Don't Go Breaking My Heart Moves 7 Moves -61 Bellamy Brothers Let Your Love Flow Moves 0 Moves 0 Bellamy Brothers Let Your Love Flow 11
12 The Manhattans Kiss & Say Goodbye Moves 5 Moves -100 Brotherhood of Man Save All Your Kisses For Me Moves 8 Moves -7 Abba Mamma Mia 12
13 Sylvers Boogie Fever Moves -22 Moves -7 Donna Summer Love to Love You Baby Moves -9 Moves -33 Tina Charles I Love to Love 13
14 Paul Simon 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover Moves -9 Moves -100 Abba Money, Money, Money Moves 8 Moves -17 Penny McLean Lady Bump 14
15 Johnnie Taylor Disco Lady Moves -30 Moves -100 Pussycat Mississippi Moves 7 Moves -45 John Miles Music 15
16 C W McCall Convoy Moves -8 Moves -12 Nazareth Love Hurts Moves -8 Moves 9 The Manhattans Kiss & Say Goodbye 16
17 The Bay City Rollers Saturday Night Moves -19 Moves 8 Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band A Fifth of Beethoven Moves -46 Moves -48 Sailor A Glass of Champagne 17
18 Gary Wright Dream Weaver Moves -20 Moves -7 Bee Gees You Should Be Dancing Moves -17 Moves -19 David Dundas Jeans On 18
19 KC & The Sunshine Band (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty Moves -2 Moves -166 Abba Mamma Mia Moves 7 Moves -1 Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing 19
20 Donna Summer Love to Love You Baby Moves 7 Moves -27 Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing Moves 1 Moves -64 Johnny Wakelin In Zaire 20

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