Canada Best Selling Singles by Year 1957 – Present

Canada Best Selling Singles

This timeline details Canadian best-selling singles by year from 1957 to present day.

Canadian Singles charts were first compiled in May 1957 by the CHUM Chart. In 1964 RPM magazine became the dominant chart. It survived until 1999 when In 2000 chart compilation was taken over by Billboard. Year end figures for best selling singles have not always been recorded. Where this is the case we have included the single that remained at number 1 for the most weeks and indicated this with a double asterix **.

See also: Canada Best Selling Albums by Year
United Kingdom Best Selling Singles by Year
United States Best Selling Singles by Year
Australia Best Selling Singles by Year

1957
(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear – Elvis Presley **
1958
All I have to do is Dream – The Everly Brothers **
1959
The Battle of New Orleans – Johnny Horton **
1960
He’ll Have to Go – Jim Reeves **
1961
Runaway – Del Shannon **
1962
Sherry – The Four Seasons **
1963
Sugar Shack – Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs **
1965
Shakin’ All Over – Guess Who? **
1966
Monday, Monday – The Mamas and the Papas **
1967
The Letter – The Box Tops
1968
Hey Jude – The Beatles
1969
Get Back – The Beatles
1970
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
1971
Joy to the World – Three Dog Night
1972
American Pie – Don McLean
1973
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree – Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
1974
Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks
1975
Love Will Keep Us Together – Captain and Tennille
1976
Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright) – Rod Stewart
1977
You Light Up My Life – Debby Boone
1978
Night Fever – The Bee Gees
1979
The Logical Song – Supertramp
1980
Another Brick in the Wall (Part II) – Pink Floyd
1981
Stars on 45 Medley – Stars on 45
1982
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
1983
Every Breath You Take – The Police
1984
I Just Called to Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
1985
Never Surrender – Corey Hart
1986
The Power of Love – Jennifer Rush
1987
La Bamba – Los Lobos
1988
Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car – Billy Ocean
1989
Like a Prayer – Madonna
1990
I Wish It Would Rain Down – Phil Collins
1991
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You – Bryan Adams
1992
Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough – Patty Smyth with Don Henley
1993
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1994
All for Love – Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting
1995
I’ll Be There for You – The Rembrandts
1996
You Learn – Alanis Morissette
1997
Building a Mystery – Sarah McLachlan
1998
Torn – Natalie Imbruglia
1999
Livin’ la Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
2000
Music – Madonna **
2001
Walk On – U2 **
2002
A Little Less Conversation – Elvis Presley vs JXL **
2003
Bridge over Troubled Water/ This is the Night – Clay Aiken **
2004
I Believe – Fantasia **
2005
Don’t Cha – The Pussycat Dolls ft Busta Rhymes **
2006
Do I Make You Proud – Taylor Hicks **
2007
Apologize – Timbaland ft OneRepublic **
2008
Apologize – Timbaland ft OneRepublic
2009
I Gottta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
2010
California Gurls – Katy Perry ft Snoop Dogg
2011
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
2012
Somebody That I Used to Know – Goyte ft Kimbra
2013
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke ft TI and Pharrell
2014
Happy – Pharrell Williams
2015
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
2016
Sorry – Justin Bieber
2017
Shape of You – Ed Sheeran
2018
Havana – Camila Cabello ft Young Thug
2019
Old Town Road – Lil Nas X
2020
Dance Monkey – Tones and I

 

Published May 07, 2021 @ 12.02 pm – Updated – May 7, 2021 @ 9:06 pm

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2021). Canada Best Selling Singles by Year 1957 – Present. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/canada-best-selling-singles-by-year-1957-present. Last accessed June 11th, 2021