#1 Songs, 1957-2023
Several charts have been used to compile this list. The CHUM chart was used from May 27, 1957 to June 22, 1964. The latter date also marked the first appearance of the RPM Canadian chart, which ran until November 6, 2000. From November 11, 2000 to May 31, 2007, Billboard magazine published a weekly chart in which only songs available as physical singles were eligible. On March 31, 2007, Billboard magazine launched the Canadian Hot 100, which like the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, draws from sales and airplay.
Check other lists based on charts, sales, and airplay here.