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1959 in music

Events

Albums released (in alphabetical order)

Biggest hit singles

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1959.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Bobby Darin Mack the Knife 1959 UK 1 - Sep 1959, US BB 1 - Sep 1959, US BB 1 of 1959, US CashBox 1 of 1959, Canada 1 - Aug 1959, Grammy in 1959, POP 1 of 1959, DDD 3 of 1959, Norway 9 - Nov 1959, South Africa 13 of 1959, RYM 15 of 1959, RIAA 15, Italy 38 of 1960, Europe 88 of the 1950s, Party 226 of 1999, Rolling Stone 251, Acclaimed 407, WXPN 518
2 Johnny Horton Battle of New Orleans 1959 US BB 1 - May 1959, Canada 1 - May 1959, Australia 1 for 5 weeks Dec 1958, US CashBox 2 of 1959, Australia 9 of 1959, UK 16 - Jun 1959, South Africa 17 of 1959, RYM 19 of 1959, US BB 38 of 1959, POP 38 of 1959, DDD 47 of 1959, RIAA 333, Acclaimed 821
3 Lloyd Price (You've Got) Personality 1959 Australia 1 for 4 weeks Nov 1958, US BB 2 - May 1959, Canada 2 - May 1959, Australia 5 of 1959, US CashBox 6 of 1959, Norway 6 - Jul 1959, South Africa 12 of 1959, UK 25 - Aug 1959, US BB 33 of 1959, POP 33 of 1959, Europe 36 of the 1950s, DDD 56 of 1959, RYM 85 of 1959, Acclaimed 2027
4 Lloyd Price Stagger Lee 1959 US BB 1 - Jan 1959, Canada 3 - Dec 1958, South Africa 5 of 1959, UK 7 - Feb 1959, Norway 8 - Apr 1959, US CashBox 11 of 1959, DDD 23 of 1958, US BB 28 of 1959, POP 28 of 1959, RYM 31 of 1958, Europe 86 of the 1950s, Rolling Stone 456, Acclaimed 1013
5 Frankie Avalon Venus 1959 US BB 1 - Feb 1959, Canada 1 - Feb 1959, Australia 1 for 2 weeks Oct 1958, US CashBox 3 of 1959, RYM 4 of 1959, Italy 6 of 1959, South Africa 6 of 1959, Australia 15 of 1959, UK 16 - Apr 1959

Top hits on record (in alphabetical order)

See also: Hot 100 number-one hits of 1959 (United States)

Published popular music (in alphabetical order)

Classical music

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Musical theater

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Awards

Grammy Awards

Eurovision Song Contest

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