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Ontd Original:Famous Songs that didn't reach number one on the Hot 100 Billboard chart



Source:https://youtu.be/R7UrFYvl5TE

-Reached number 2. Was block by 50 cent "Candy Shop" Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Since_U_Been_Gone






-Peaked at number 2. Was blocked by "Empire State of Mind" Alicia Keys& Jay-z, and "Tik Tok" Kesha.
Source:https://youtu.be/qrO4YZeyl0I
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Romance

Source:https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/bp/2-popular-songs-never-made-1-213150820.html
Source:https://bestlifeonline.com/songs-that-never-charted-top-40/




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Source:https://youtu.be/bQRzrnH6_HY Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Make_Me_Wanna...

-Peaked at number 2 for 7 weeks. Was blocked by Elton John" Candle in the Wind 1997"




-Peaked at number 2 for 5 weeks. Was blocked by Elton Johns"Candle in the wind 97".

-Trisha Yearwood's version that appeared in "Con Air" and was the version that was nominated for the Oscar, where she performed, was moving up the charts also and peaked at number 25 when the record company ordered no more physical copies of her version to be made, in fear of the two songs cannibalizing each other. Yearwood came in at number 2 on the country charts where radio airplay is the main way to chart.

Source:https://youtu.be/MUFasKZcH_c
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_Do_I_Live




-The original peaked at number 2. It was blocked by Elton John "Candle in the wind 97"

Source:https://youtu.be/PaEMpAlppNE

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/It%27s_All_About_the_Benjamins






-Peaked at number 2. Was blocked by B2K's "Bump,Bump.Bump" *Thanks to the Ontd commenters for this one, it was not on any list I read.

Source:https://youtu.be/eAfyFTzZDMM
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beautiful_(Christina_Aguilera_song)







Source:https://youtu.be/5NPBIwQyPWE

-Peaked at number 2. Was blocked by Nelly "Hot in Herre"

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Complicated_(Avril_Lavigne_song)



-Peaked at number 2. Blocked by Beyonce ' "Irreplaceable"

Source:https://youtu.be/5T0utQ-XWGY Source;https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fergalicious



-Peaked at number 2. was blocked by Vanessa Williams "Save the best for last"

Source:https://youtu.be/JxPj3GAYYZ0
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tears_in_Heaven



-Peaked at number 2. Was blocked by MAGIC! "Rude"

Source:https://youtu.be/pB-5XG-DbAA
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stay_with_Me_(Sam_Smith_song)



-Peaked at number 2 for 7 weeks. Blocked by Janet Jackson's"That's the way love goes", Ub40 "Can't help falling in love" and Mariah Carey "Dreamlover".

Source :https://youtu.be/ffCEr327W44
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoomp!_(There_It_Is)



-Peaked at number 2. Blocked by J. Geils band "Centerfold" and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts "I Love rock and roll"

Source:https://youtu.be/3ByIYof4mqo

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Arms_(Journey_song)




-Peaked at number 2. Was Blocked by Chic"Le Freak" and Rod Stewart "Do you think I'm sexy"
Source:https://youtu.be/CS9OO0S5w2k

Source:https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-village-people/ymca



-Peaked at number 2 in 1992. BR Peaked at number 9 when it was released in 1975.

Source:https://youtu.be/wBqMbefDgys
Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_Rhapsody


Songs that never entered the charts because they were never officially released on vinyl, cassette, or c.d. when they came out, which was a rule to be eligible the years they were released




Source:https://youtu.be/E8gmARGvPlI

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Last_Christmas




Source:https://youtu.be/TR3Vdo5etCQ

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_Speak



-Released in 1994. Rules changed and with youtube,streaming being allowed for chart positioning , this song became number one the first week of January 2020 26 years after it debuted. Brava Lambs, Brava.

Source:https://youtu.be/rNp4aBz9Jww

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_I_Want_for_Christmas_Is_You



Songs that never cracked the top 40



-Peaked at number 51

Source:https://youtu.be/k4M53xndqiU



Source:https://youtu.be/l5aZJBLAu1E

-Martha Wash 's voice has many top ten hits, including C+C Music Factory's "Gonna make you sweat" which went to number one on Billboard and 2 top tens from the group Black box. both groups had models lip sync to Wash's vocals.After a long legal battle Wash was given credit.

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martha_Wash

Songs people assume were number one, but weren't <



-Peaked at number 29

Source:https://youtu.be/1zaWaUjMlQQ

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Run_the_World_(Girls)




-Peaked at number 9.
Source:https://youtu.be/LOZuxwVk7TU

Source:https:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxic_(song)
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