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Thursday, July 31, 2008

Billboard – All Time Hot 100 Artists

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For the history of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, the magazine released this list of the top Hot 100 artists.

1. The Beatles
2. Madonna
3. Elton John
4. Elvis Presley
5. Stevie Wonder
6. Mariah Carey
7. Janet Jackson
8. Michael Jackson
9. Whitney Houston
10. The Rolling Stones

11. Paul McCartney
12. The Bee Gees
13. Chicago
14. The Supremes
15. Daryl Hall & John Oates
16. Prince
17. Rod Stewart
18. Olivia Newton-John
19. Aretha Franklin
20. Marvin Gaye

21. Usher
22. Phil Collins
23. Billy Joel
24. Donna Summer
25. Diana Ross
26. The Four Seasons
27. The Temptations
28. The Beach Boys
29. Lionel Richie
30. Neil Diamond

31. The Carpenters
32. Boyz II Men
33. The Jackson 5/The Jacksons
34. Connie Francis
35. Brenda Lee
36. Barbra Streisand
37. Kenny Rogers
38. Bryan Adams
39. Cher
40. George Michael

41. Bobby Vinton
42. John Mellencamp
43. Three Dog Night
44. Huey Lewis & the News
45. Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine
46. Bon Jovi
47. Ray Charles
48. Chubby Checker
49. Foreigner
50. Kool & the Gang

51. Ricky Nelson
52. Duran Duran
53. The Commodores
54. Eagles
55. Paul Anka
56. TLC
57. Barry Manilow
58. Dionne Warwick
59. Gladys Knight & the Pips
60. Heart

61. The Everly Brothers
62. R. Kelly
63. Bobby Darin
64. James Brown
65. Paula Abdul
66. Richard Marx
67. Jefferson Airplane/Starship
68. Destiny’s Child
69. Linda Ronstadt
70. Celine Dion

71. The Miracles
72. Bob Seger
73. Fleetwood Mac
74. Bruce Springsteen
75. The Pointer Sisters
76. John Denver
77. The Four Tops
78. Tony Orlando & Dawn
79. The 5th Dimension
80. Alicia Keys

81. Captain & Tennille
82. Andy Gibb
83. Air Supply
84. Nelly
85. Roy Orbison
86. The Spinners
87. Queen
88. 50 Cent
89. Dion & the Belmonts
90. Aerosmith

91. Billy Ocean
92. Tommy James & the Shondells
93. Earth, Wind & Fire
94. Brook Benton
95. Michael Bolton
96. Styx
97. Toni Braxton
98. Neil Sedaka
99. Herman’s Hermits
100. Simon & Garfunkel


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