Friday, April 24, 2020

Canada: Songs of the Year, 1967-2019

First posted 4/24/2020.

Canada:

Song of the Year, 1967-2019

These are the biggest hits for Canada each year from 1967 to present. 1967 to 1999 are based on Year-End RPM charts. 2008 to 2019 are based on Billboard Canadian Hot 100 year-end charts. Other years are determined by selecting the song which spent the most weeks at #1 that year.

  • 2019: Lil Nas X with Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road
  • 2018: Camila Cabello with Young Thug “Havana
  • 2017: Ed Sheeran “Shape of You
  • 2016: Justin Bieber “Sorry
  • 2015: Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!
  • 2014: Happy…Pharrell Williams
  • 2013: Robin Thicke with T.I. & Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines
  • 2012: Gotye with Kimbra “Somebody That I Used to Know
  • 2011: Adele “Rolling in the Deep
  • 2010: Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg “California Gurls

  • 2009: Black Eyed Peas “I Gotta Feeling
  • 2008: One Republic with Timbaland “Apologize
  • 2007: Low…Flo Rida with T-Pain
  • 2006: Taylor Hicks “Do I Make You Proud?”
  • 2005: Madonna “Hung Up”
  • 2004: Usher, Lil Jon & Ludacris “Yeah!
  • 2003: Clay Aiken “Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • 2002: Elvis Presley vs. JXL “A Little Less Conversation”
  • 2001: Sugar Jones “Days Like That”
  • 2000: Madonna “Music

  • 1999: Ricky Martin “Livin’ La Vida Loca”
  • 1998: Natalie Imbruglia “Torn”
  • 1997: Sarah McLachlan “Building a Mystery”
  • 1996: Alanis Morissette “You Learn”
  • 1995: The Rembrandts “I’ll Be There for You”
  • 1994: Bryan Adams with Rod Stewart & Sting “All for Love”
  • 1993: Whitney Houston “I Will Always Love You
  • 1992: Patty Smyth & Don Henley “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough”
  • 1991: Bryan Adams “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You
  • 1990: Phil Collins “I Wish It Would Rain Down”

  • 1989: Madonna “Like a Prayer
  • 1988: Billy Ocean “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car” (1988)
  • 1987: Los Lobos “La Bamba”
  • 1986: Jennifer Rush “The Power of Love”
  • 1985: Corey Hart “Never Surrender”
  • 1984: Stevie Wonder “I Just Called to Say I Love You
  • 1983: The Police “Every Breath You Take
  • 1982: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts “I Love Rock and Roll
  • 1981: Stars on 45 “Medley I”
  • 1980: Pink Floyd “Another Brick in the Wall Part II

  • 1979: Supertramp “The Logical Song”
  • 1978: Bee Gees “Night Fever”
  • 1977: Debby Boone “You Light Up My Life
  • 1976: Rod Stewart “Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)”
  • 1975: Captain & Tennille “Love Will Keep Us Together”
  • 1974: Terry Jacks “Seasons in the Sun”
  • 1973: Tony Orlando & Dawn “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree”
  • 1972: Don McLean “American Pie
  • 1971: Three Dog Night “Joy to the World”
  • 1970: Simon & Garfunkel “Bridge Over Troubled Water

  • 1969: The Beatles “Get Back”
  • 1968: The Beatles “Hey Jude
  • 1967: The Box Tops “The Letter”

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